Joey Barton, a man who describes himself on his own website as “Footballer. Question Time guest. Philosophy student. Fluent French speaker.” may be surprised to learn that the Shutterstock photo library has him tagged as something else entirely – a legendary New York drag queen.
Searches for images of Renaissance man Barton bring up only one picture – of drag legend Joey Arias.
Apart from being unable to tell their first names apart, there is no indication as to why this confusion should have arisen.
Unless, of course, they really are the same person.
For those unfamiliar with the work of Joey Arias, check this.
For Joey Barton putting on another persona, go here.