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8 Wild Memories of the Most Famous Gay Bar in the World


In honor of The Abbey's 25th year in West Hollywood, stars shared recollections of go-go boys, drag performances, and Elizabeth Taylor.

What was your wildest night at the Abbey?

The Advocate posed this question to the special guests at the West Hollywood gay bar's 25th anniversary.

Ross Mathews (RuPaul's Drag Race), Jai Rodriguez (Queer Eye for the Straight Guy), designer Bobby Trendy, drag performer Rhea Litre, singer Ingenue, Heather McDonald (Chelsea Lately), Gilles Marini (Teen Wolf), and founder David Cooley shared fond recollections of friends, community, go-go boys, Christina Aguilera, and the late patron Elizabeth Taylor.

Afterward, guests headed inside the celebration to enjoy a champagne toast, a mayoral speech, cake, and music from a swing band.

Grab your own cocktail and enjoy the trip down gay memory lane.

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