Carla from Bankstown with Ben James. Breaking into Aussie media, overcoming stereotypes and handling trolls.


Mar 24 2022 • 45 mins

Social media superstar, chart topping artist, and Gladys Berejiklian’s hottest personal assistant – Carla from Bankstown needs no introduction. But do you know the face behind this iconic persona? And how he got there?

Introducing Ben James, the person behind the persona – Carla from Bankstown. Taking Australia by storm with his unique sense of humour and drag style, Ben has built a loyal following over the past couple of years. He has captured the hearts and imagination of Australia, and more recently the attention of National TV stations, iconic brands, and local favourites. And can you believe it all started at a local Maccas with SWAT cars?

In this episode of Commical, both Carla and Ben sit down with Chasing Albert’s very own Bankstown OG Marie. They talk all things creativity, comedy, and collaboration. Plus, how this iconic personality is breaking down Western Sydney stereotypes and dealing with the haters along the way.

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