The performer who went viral online with her ‘Dancing Hermione’ costume has reprised the role at London Pride.
Kelsey Ellison dressed as the Harry Potter character on Saturday afternoon, as thousands of people turned out to celebrate the LGBT community in London.
In a series of videos posted on Twitter, Ellison is seen busting her moves in the middle of a circle – while a huge crowd cheers her on.
Speaking to the Press Association, close friend Hannah Snow explained how Ellison was recognised by Pride attendees.
— Hannah Snow (@HannahSnow) July 7, 2018
“Kelsey got lots of people coming up to her and asking for a photo,” she told the Press Association.
“She had people pointing and screaming, ‘It’s Hermione’ in the middle of the street and lots of people telling her she was awesome and to keep dancing.”
Kelsey first achieved online fame back in May, when a video of her performance secured over 30,000 retweets.
Describing her appearance at Pride, she wrote on Twitter: “I’m bisexual. The dance style is voguing, which is celebrated in gay culture & was created by black gay men.
“Hermione imo is a character who would support and stand up for LGBTQ+ rights. I don’t take myself seriously.”
She added: “I’m just so thankful and grateful I live in a country where we can be proud a celebrate who we are. Also thank you to the Black gay ballroom scene for inspiring me to vogue like no ones watching