The estate of legendary actor, recording star and international drag icon, Divine announces the formation of Divine Official Enterprises, LLC to represent the intellectual property of the deceased performer. Divine (born Harris Glenn Milstead) starred in many of John Waters’ films including Pink Flamingos, Female Trouble, Polyester and Hairspray. Divine also had a very successful recording career with international hit singles including “Shoot Your Shot”, “You Think You’re A Man” and “I’m So Beautiful”.
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Divine is more popular now than ever and has achieved a worldwide iconic status rarely seen. Divine Official Enterprises, LLC has been established to perpetuate the legacy of Divine through its creative and licensing efforts. “I know my cousin Divine would have been thrilled to see the continued interest in his persona,” remarked Donna Cocco, Chief Financial Officer of Divine Official Enterprises, LLC. “Divine is such a unique and interesting intellectual property.” said Noah Brodie, Chief Executive Officer of Divine Official Enterprises, LLC. “I’m excited to be working with Divine’s family in creating an unparalleled brand.” Divine has become an enduring icon of global popular culture. People magazine described Divine as the “Drag Queen of the Century”. Divine died in 1988 of an enlarged heart in Los Angeles, California.