AUSTRIA – Tom Neuwirth, the man behind Eurovision winner Conchita Wurst, has announced he will kill of his drag act upon the release of her second album later this year. Speaking to “Die Welt am Sonntag”, Tom said he has achieved all he can with the Conchita character and that it is time to move on. “I feel like I want to create a new persona. Maybe not even me. But with the bearded lady, I have achieved everything since the Song Contest victory. I don’t need her anymore”. After he completes the promotion of Chonchita’s upcoming album Tom says, “I have to kill her”. Tom Neuwirth won the 2014 Eurovision Song Contest as Conchita Wurst with the song “Rise like a Phoenix”.