Gothy Kendoll is the stage name of Sam Handley, a drag queen, performer, model, and DJ. She placed 10th on Season 1 of "RuPaul's Drag Race UK".

Name Origin

Her name comes from a friend of hers, who described her as a Ken doll, but a Gothy one, because she used to wear loads of black, has black hair, but also is tanned and wears loads of makeup.

Rupaul's Drag Race UK

Gothy Kendoll
Season Competed DRUK Season 1
Ranking: 10th
Mini-Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Main Challenges Won: 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep.1)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 1

Entrance Quote

"So this is what it looks like."

Memorable Quotes

  • "Gothy Kendoll, Gothy Kendoll."
  • "I'm a bit of a chav, so--"
  • "Me? I give better head than all the queens here."
  • *rawr*
  • "Miss Kendoll, Miss Kendoll." (elimination quote referencing Vanessa Vanjie Mateo's elimination during the first episode of Season 10)

Farewell Message

"I'm the UK's Porkchop Love You, Friends for Life X X X Gothy."


  • Gothy Kendoll is one of only four queens in RuPaul's Drag Race herstory to have never competed in a sewing challenge - the other three being fellow UK Season 1 contestant Scaredy Kat, Jaymes Mansfield from US Season 9 and Dahlia Sin from US Season 12.
  • Gothy works with a lot of very famous brands as a model.
  • She is the first queen to have ever been eliminated on Drag Race UK. Her mirror message references this when she calls herself the "Porkchop of the UK."
  • Gothy is the first person to be eliminated in an entire series, similar to Porkchop of Drag Race US, Pandora Boxx and Mimi Imfurst of All Stars, Alvaro Lynch of The Switch and Meannie Minaj of Drag Race Thailand.
  • Her entrance line is the same as Farrah Moan’s.
  • Her "Snatch Game" choices were: Ozzy Osbourne, Nigella Lawson, or Joanna Lumley.
  • Since November 2019, she has her own drag host Nightclub that’s called "DIGIDOLL."
  • 2019 was her third year as a drag queen.


UK Season 1 Looks




  • RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 1, a contestant, placed 10th. (2019)

Social Media




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