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RuPaul's Drag Race: General/Off Season Discussion

A litter box for our between season posts.

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by Anonymousreply 39618 hours ago

Bianca del Rio should have been in the bottom for the interview challenge in which she fully failed to talk at all to Georgia Holt.

by Anonymousreply 104/29/2021

I agree r2, and I would have thought she'd be a natural. That's one of the few times I've seen Bianca's nerves get the best of her.

by Anonymousreply 204/29/2021

Obviously *I* am NOT a natural, as of course I meant I agree R1

Slinking off in shame now....

by Anonymousreply 304/29/2021

For those who have never seen Bimini in full boy/Jesus drag, enjoy!

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by Anonymousreply 404/29/2021

Bringing my post over from the dregs of the Season 13 thread now that we have a home for non season specific chat.

I guess there was a falling out between Trixie and Kennedy Davenport.

Kennedy gives her side of the story.

I didn't know anything about this.

I have since watched the whole video and I'm more intrigued than ever. I hope other folks bring their posts over here, or dear reader, you can go back over there to read them. Some good insight.

I believe Kennedy, and this is bringing up some stuff about Trixie that has kind of bugged me from time to time over the years. I watched Moving Parts (it was "eh') and I don't think drugs was the only reason Trixie and Katya had issues around that time and around Trixie's run on All Stars. I think that now they are deep in their friendship, they will likely never let the whole story come out. But if in wine, truth, (whatever the meth equivalent of that may be) and apparently some of the things that Katya had to say apparently hit pretty close to home to Trixie. I think Trixie may have gotten a bit high handed/big headed with Katya, and Katya wasn't having it.

Trixie can play fake nice for the 14 year olds, but, damn she can be pretty cunty to her friends and what family she's got left. Katya has made it clear over the years that she doesn't play the fake nice game and has zero patience for it.

I'm wondering if something similar went down between them that came out of left field to Katya as it did to Kennedy.I think Katya's relapse was triggered by Trixie treating what Katya thought of as a friendship as more of a business relationship--it was becoming The Trixie Show. I think they really are tremendously close these days, but I always catch myself giving Trixie a bit of side eye every so often, and this clip from Kennedy confirms some of my suspicions about her.

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by Anonymousreply 504/29/2021

Likely cast of the upcoming [italic]All Stars International:[/italic]

[bold]Baga Chipz,[/bold] [italic]Drag Race UK S1[/italic]

[bold]Blu Hydrangea,[/bold] [italic]Drag Race UK S1[/italic]

[bold]Cheryl Hole,[/bold] [italic]Drag Race UK S1[/italic]

[bold]Janey Jacké,[/bold] [italic]Drag Race Holland S1[/italic]

[bold]Jimbo,[/bold] [italic]Canada's Drag Race S1[/italic]

[bold]Jujubee,[/bold] [italic]RPDR S2, All Stars 1, All Stars 5[/italic]

[bold]Lemon,[/bold] [italic]Canada's Drag Race S1[/italic]

[bold]Monique Heart,[/bold] [italic]RPDR S10, All Stars 4[/italic]

[bold]Pangina Heals,[/bold] co-host/judge, [italic]Drag Race Thailand[/italic]

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by Anonymousreply 604/30/2021


by Anonymousreply 704/30/2021

Pangina Heals is sickening and a hot guy out of drag.

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by Anonymousreply 804/30/2021

Manila Luzon and Envy Peru, the winner of [italic]Drag Race Holland,[/italic] were rumored early on but were debunked/ruled out in the thread above.

by Anonymousreply 904/30/2021

Miss Janey Jacké

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by Anonymousreply 1004/30/2021

[Quote] Manila Luzon and Envy Peru, the winner of Drag Race Holland, were rumored early on but were debunked/ruled out in the thread above.

Thank god! Manila is an asshole!

by Anonymousreply 1104/30/2021

I have a feeling that Drag Race Spain will be pretty good.

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by Anonymousreply 1204/30/2021

Paca La Piraña from [italic]Veneno[/italic] is going to be either a guest judge or a regular judge on [italic]Drag Race España,[/italic] and she's doing a series of promos for the streaming service carrying the show in Spain. I can't understand a word, but she's hilarious anyway. (They have to put Spanish subtitles on because she speaks a Spanish dialect different from the one in Madrid.)

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by Anonymousreply 1304/30/2021

r11 Please spill the dirt! I've heard this before, but would love some specifics.

by Anonymousreply 1404/30/2021

r14 We met Manilla in Disneyland. We were riding the train to Haunted Mansion and she was on it with her now husband. As we got off the train he was next to me and I said "Is your name Karl with a K?" and he smiled and said Yes. I said "I thought you should have won," and he laughed and said I was very kind. He offered to take picture with us an even laughed while I could not get my camera to work on my phone. We ended up in line right behind him which probably weirded him out but I ended up talking to her husband, he was really nice too. He could have been a dick and got out of line to get away from us but he was really nice, even texted my friend for me who is a RPDR nut.

by Anonymousreply 1504/30/2021

Manila can be really nice or really unpleasant depending on her mood. (Source: fan encounters on Reddit)

by Anonymousreply 1604/30/2021

So Manila is just basically human: good days, bad days, etc.

by Anonymousreply 1704/30/2021

That casting is rather unfair to Holland and Thailand- they only have one entrant each.

by Anonymousreply 1804/30/2021

R18 And to rub salt in the would, they don’t even have a contestant from Drag Race Thailand competing — they have a judge!!

Of course there’s a language barrier, but it seems a bit unfair to have a judge compete with contestants. They could have gotten Vanda Miss Joaquim, she was pretty good and knows English!

by Anonymousreply 1904/30/2021

r19, I would have loved Vanda- she has a beautiful face, is pretty funny, and a good sense of style. Plus it seems her eye problem has resolved itself.

by Anonymousreply 2004/30/2021

Although I think they should have waited one more year for this, to add the Oz and Espana contestants. Then it would be a proper international event.

by Anonymousreply 2104/30/2021

R21 Oh, don't worry, there will be another International Edition quick smart.

by Anonymousreply 2204/30/2021

R21 I agree, I think it would have been wise to wait a year, too. They could also pull contestants from DRUK Season 2. A big cast with a varied group would be a fun competition to watch.

by Anonymousreply 2304/30/2021

I watched the entire season up until the finale. I didn’t bother watching because I just didn’t care who won.

by Anonymousreply 2404/30/2021

It seems like every other queen has a podcast out now.

I've started to listen to Sibling Rivalry, Bob the Drag Queen's and Monet X Change's podcast now and then, and it's much funnier than I expected. If you dislike either of them, I can't imagine that you'd like their podcast, but man... the way Bob comes after Monet sometimes really makes me laugh. I've also enjoyed a few episodes of Lady Bunny's and Monet's podcast, too.

I tried to give Bianca's podcast a few listens. I respect Bianca as a queen and what she's achieved, but I just find her insult comic drag persona a bit grating sometimes.

Jinkx also has a new podcast.

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by Anonymousreply 2504/30/2021

I'm not paying for any podcast to hear old/young queens blab and complain. I can hear that here!

by Anonymousreply 2604/30/2021

R26 Podcasts are free...

by Anonymousreply 2704/30/2021

all stars international - 3 from UK 2 from other countries and 1 from Thailand and the Netherlands. I am guessing Jujubee wins - I mean is her 4th attempt.

by Anonymousreply 2804/30/2021

^ Hope she does, love her.

by Anonymousreply 2904/30/2021

Those white boy world of wonder queens must be getting rich with all these franchises. But they sure ain’t paying the talent and below-the-line folk.

by Anonymousreply 3004/30/2021

not all of them, r27.

by Anonymousreply 3104/30/2021

R31 Well those ones are, they're on Spotify.

by Anonymousreply 3204/30/2021

[quote]Manila can be really nice or really unpleasant depending on her mood.

So, under the influence of something, and not.

by Anonymousreply 3304/30/2021

I keep hearing Manila is a cunt, but I never hear specifics. So for now I am going with the "human being, good moods, sometimes bad moods like all of us" explanation.

Damn it Raven, take whatever fucking pull you have and make it happen for your/my/our Jujubee!

by Anonymousreply 3404/30/2021

I wonder if the All Stars International is in the US- I remember that Jujubee hates flying.

by Anonymousreply 3505/01/2021

R35 According to what I've read about International All Stars, it was filmed in Manchester.

by Anonymousreply 3605/01/2021

Tamisha Iman has a rivalry with Money now. I’m surprised that Tamisha has such thin skin!

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by Anonymousreply 3805/01/2021

Bob and Monét think this is funny, but Tamisha says she will be delivering some blistering reads on her show on Tuesday.

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by Anonymousreply 3905/01/2021

Direct link to Tamisha's IG Live

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by Anonymousreply 4005/01/2021

Bob is probably the ugliest man I've ever seen out of drag.

by Anonymousreply 4105/01/2021

“I have sat back and let a lady read me whose best look on Drag Race was made with sponges.”

by Anonymousreply 4205/01/2021

Is there going to be a new season of All Stars?

by Anonymousreply 4305/01/2021

AS6 is moving to Paramount Plus. Likely cast per r/SpoiledDragRace:

[bold]A'keria C. Davenport,[/bold] S11

[bold]Ginger Minj,[/bold] S7, AS2

[bold]Jan,[/bold] S12

[bold]Jiggly Caliente,[/bold] S4

[bold]Pandora Boxx,[/bold] S2, AS1

[bold]Ra'Jah O'Hara,[/bold] S11

[bold]Scarlet Envy,[/bold] S11

[bold]Serena ChaCha,[/bold] S5

[bold]Sonique,[/bold] S2

[bold]Trinity K. Bonét,[/bold] S6

[bold]Yara Sofia,[/bold] S3

by Anonymousreply 4405/01/2021

[quote]I would have loved Vanda—she has a beautiful face, is pretty funny, and a good sense of style. Plus it seems her eye problem has resolved itself.

Vanda Miss Joaquim is STUNNING.

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by Anonymousreply 4505/01/2021

r44 Eureka is on AS6 as well

by Anonymousreply 4605/01/2021

R46 Oh god, not THAT loud bitch again.

by Anonymousreply 4705/01/2021

R44 I kinda want to really fuck Trinity, she is so sweet.

by Anonymousreply 4805/01/2021

Gigi interviews Symone. They really do seem like sisters. I love it.

Vogue, bitches!

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by Anonymousreply 4905/01/2021

r47 Rumor has it one of the lip sync assassins brought back is The Vixen - she either goes against Eureka or wins and picks her to go home - just a rumor not a spoiler.

by Anonymousreply 5005/01/2021

Manila once punched me in the face... it was awesome.

by Anonymousreply 5105/01/2021

R50 Would they really want The Vixen back?

by Anonymousreply 5205/01/2021

R52, yea they want her back. Not cause they like her but to use her for free woke points. But there’s no way they’d have her in a story w Eureka, much less having the power to send her home.

by Anonymousreply 5305/02/2021

[quote]RuPaul's Drag Race: General/Off Season Discussion

Jesus fucking christ. This is 2021.

There is no such thing as "off season" for this tired, old show at this point.

by Anonymousreply 5405/02/2021

Now The Vixen is going after Bob.

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by Anonymousreply 5505/02/2021

Vanda Miss Joaquim guest-starred on Yuhua Hamasaki's [italic]Bootleg Opinions.[/italic] Her English is good—she's Singaporean, and English is an official language there along with Chinese, Malay, and Tamil.

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by Anonymousreply 5605/02/2021

[quote]I have a feeling that Drag Race Spain will be pretty good.

The names alone are delightful:

Arantxa La Mancha

Carmen Farala [Farala = a cheap drugstore perfume in Spain)

Dovima Nurmi

Drag Vulcano

Hugáceo Cruijente (play on "Crustáceo Cruijente," or "Krusty Krab" in Spanish; Hugo is her boy name)


Killer Queen

The Macarena

Pupi Poisson


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by Anonymousreply 5705/02/2021

[ ... ]

The Macarena

Pupi Poisson


Hilaria Baldwin

by Anonymousreply 5805/02/2021

Proof that Kandy Muse is actually a young white jersey girl - check out this clip at the start. It is Kandy's doppleganger.

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by Anonymousreply 5905/03/2021

I love Tamisha Iman but she is losing it!

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by Anonymousreply 6005/05/2021

R30 is not one of our more talented cunts.

Same old song.

by Anonymousreply 6105/05/2021

Have any of you bitches subscribed to the Tamisha Iman Network yet?

I think Tamisha is about to be the next queen to have a mental breakdown (see Tyra Sanchez, Robbie Turner, etc.). This whole drama with her vs WOW, her vs. Monet, has just become strange. It's not fun shady drama anymore. It's just... weird.

by Anonymousreply 6205/06/2021

r62 Is that the name of her YouTube channel?

Can you give us some highlights (or lowlights as may be the case)?

by Anonymousreply 6305/06/2021

R62, can you summarize for the rest? What’s going on with Tamisha? Isn’t the vixen against Monet too these days? Kennedy also recently revealed Trixie is pretty manipulative too.

by Anonymousreply 6405/06/2021

This behind the scenes shit has gotten to be too much. I love watching the shows, and seeing the (mostly) fun challenges, the runways, and the lip syncs, but I am over all this social media back and forth fighting between the queens. I didn’t even watch any of Untucked this past season. And the teen girl and YASSSS queen fandom is souring me on the whole thing as well. It ain’t that serious, girls!!!

by Anonymousreply 6505/06/2021

Monét is a cunt. She was scheduled for the touring haters roast and got a call from Madonna to be in a video. Instead of staying the night and completing her obligation that people PAID to see her in, she just left between rehearsal and the actual show in Denver.

She’s a shady bitch.

And can you even name the video or would you recognize her in it?

by Anonymousreply 6605/06/2021

Tamisha sent an 'open invitation' for Kandy to join her IG live last night or the night before. Really cringey and disappointing. It's over girl, move on.

by Anonymousreply 6705/06/2021

At least Monet and Kandy (I don't care for either's persona.) haven't called Tamisha "The Bag Lady."

Because they're not that low.

by Anonymousreply 6805/06/2021

I'm non-binary!

by Anonymousreply 6905/06/2021

[quote][R62] Is that the name of her YouTube channel?

No, it's a subscription service. Miss Gyrl is charging $25 a month!

by Anonymousreply 7005/06/2021

Seriously R70? Good fucking luck with that!

by Anonymousreply 7105/06/2021

I really liked Tamisha on the show, but this is all getting rather creepy and sad.

by Anonymousreply 7205/07/2021

Only if you actually follow it r72.

by Anonymousreply 7305/07/2021

I really want to see Heidi N Closet come back for All-Stars and win! She’s my favorite queen of the last 5 years (in the US). Up there with Bimini and Jimbo.

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by Anonymousreply 7405/07/2021

r44 what is below Z-list? For hurricanes, they switch to Greek letters after exhausting the alphabet.

by Anonymousreply 7505/07/2021

Vanj is posting on her IG stories the "drag n drive" shit show. Why the fuck would anyone want to see this shit? It's a tiny stage NOT elevated on and huge football fiend with huge fucking cars and trucks parked in front of the stage. Then the assholes in those cars are sitting on top of the cars blocking even more of the views from the 2nd row on back. This is hundreds of dollars being spent on tickets. What a fucking scam! The reviews are scandals !

Photo from the Phoenix show in March. Yikes!

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by Anonymousreply 7605/07/2021

So there isn’t one all star in the all stars 6 cast?

by Anonymousreply 7705/07/2021

r77 Ginger 3 times minge

by Anonymousreply 7805/08/2021

If you haven’t seen DR Thailand, it’s really good. The second season is on WOW presents plus. And yes, Vanda is amazing, and one of the best lip sync-ers to ever come out of the franchise.

I hope the rumors that they aren’t getting renewed for a third season are not true. Maybe Pangina going on IAS will generate some interest. I heard she has auditioned for past DRUS seasons too.

I will feel so embarrassed for Jujubee if she doesn’t win AGAIN. She was just in AS5. Team Juju!

by Anonymousreply 7905/08/2021

R64, this Kennedy vs. Trixie drama is so stupid. Kennedy had a rotten attitude and rude and unpleasant from the moment she arrived on season seven until the moment she left on All Stars. Trixie previously revealed that Kennedy had said fucked up shit to her.

Of course, Trixie is in heat because she’s successful and the fans are automatically taking Kennedy’s side because she’s black and making herself out to be a victim. So tired of hearing about this utterly uninteresting queen. What exactly does she do? High kicks? So has almost every queen who has appeared since then.

Busted looks and an ugly fetal alcohol syndrome face.

by Anonymousreply 8005/09/2021

r79, from what I understand, the producer of DR Thailand was more interested in continuing his model series (The Face) for men and women, rather than continuing DR. Which is odd, because he's sort of draggy himself:

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by Anonymousreply 8105/09/2021

[quote]Trixie is in heat

Pics please.

by Anonymousreply 8205/09/2021

R80 is Trixie’s mom....your daughter is an asshole, and is a major factor in why the show now caters to tweenage girls

by Anonymousreply 8305/09/2021

This is why I like Katya so much more than Trixie, though the two of them together are a good blend. Katya does not pander, and Trixie does. We have Trixie to blame for a huge influx of these 14 year olds that I would like to see shot into space.

When you pander you pay the price. I don't know many queens who don't have a lot of respect for Katya, but for all of her business acumen and success, give Trixie the side-eye. I do agree that so much of these arguments/infighting are ridiculous though. Keep them private. I watched an IG live with Bianca and Adore last night where among many things (they have so much fun together) they addressed the latest Tamisha drama, and Bianca had some choice words for both of them about shutting the fuck up.

by Anonymousreply 8405/09/2021

I love hearing about Bianca telling people to shut up. Now much self-awareness with that one.

by Anonymousreply 8505/09/2021

[quote]Now much self-awareness with that one.

Not just now, but always.

by Anonymousreply 8605/09/2021

R84, I like Katya but I also find her exhausting. She does too much shit to just be weird. I find it very interesting that Trixie considers herself a musician and Katya believes she’s this great abstract performance artist. The truth is that the two of them are natural comedians and not very good at their chosen vocations. I always thought that was an interesting contradiction.

I watched Katya’s performance art stand-up show and it was unbelievably bad. Lots of weirdness that meant nothing and dragged on forever.

by Anonymousreply 8705/09/2021

Kandy in performance at Pieces

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by Anonymousreply 8805/13/2021

Now THAT is polished! r88

As in furniture polish sprayed into my eyes

by Anonymousreply 8905/13/2021

Bianca del Rio is only doing one night in PTOWN. Lazy cunt.

by Anonymousreply 9005/13/2021

Amazing performance at r88. Wow she was really into it! For sure a runner up.

by Anonymousreply 9105/13/2021

She doesn't know all the words at r88.

by Anonymousreply 9205/13/2021

R53 I doubt Vixen would be asked back. WOW does not like girls who do not play nice with WOW. And, not to mention that Ru holds a grudge as well. You may be able to come for WOW, but if you come for Ru, no more drag race for you. It is why Willam, Pearl and now maybe Tamisha will never be on All Stars.

I am still holding out for Nina Bonina Brown. She said she turned down an invite for season 5 because she knew it was Shae’s season. She has said a few things about WOW but nothing about Ru so I am hoping she still have a chance to be on AS.

by Anonymousreply 9305/14/2021

R93, I think Nina is out at least for now. I think she got cancelled recently lol but she didn’t play into it at time so maybe it went away.

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by Anonymousreply 9505/15/2021

Nina Bo'Nina Brown got cancelled for calling Gottmik a woman and referring to GM using female pronouns.

by Anonymousreply 9605/15/2021

Nina is one of us.

by Anonymousreply 9705/15/2021

Nina is actually insane. Not internet insane or DL INSANE, but clinically insane. The most unattractive personality to ever appear on Drag Race. Completely disordered personality.

by Anonymousreply 9805/15/2021

^ Somebody is forgetting The Vixen.

by Anonymousreply 9905/15/2021

Has GM gotten her tits stuffed back in? I hear she's already off to other adventures. AKA nowhere she's been invited to, but still wants to participate because, she's a white woman, so why shouldn't she? Duh, gorge! (Barf) I hear she is still fuming that her rich adopted parents filled with guilt because....well..."she's always been a bit of a handful but we tried our best *hand wringing*" couldn't buy her a win.

by Anonymousreply 10005/15/2021

r87 As much as I like Katya, I do agree about her likely being exhausting. That she is, self admittedly, is a mess wins a lot with me though. That she tries new things is fantastic. Also, name one of best bitches in this game who isn't exhausting? Even my beloved Coco...I could see her as being exhausting, but she is fucking perfection in my eyes, so I DO NOT SEE THAT.

The videos she did during CuntRona were literally everything, and helped keep my fucking sanity. So gentle and loving and "let us talk about other things, but I know you are still scared, and that is OK"

Coco is true perfection, and she knew how to take care of her Coco Puffs. She never let us down. Ever.

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R101, I thought you were taking about Coco Monstrese!!!

I was about to call the insane asylum on your ass! 😂

by Anonymousreply 10205/16/2021

R102 Thankfully you realized your misstep. I was about to cut a switch!

*fans self* and NOT in that tired fan shit way!

by Anonymousreply 10305/16/2021

Trixie out of drag is so awkward looking

by Anonymousreply 10405/17/2021

Trixie looks exactly like Uncle Fester. He really lucked out parlaying his disorders and bad singing and terrible makeup into something that seems aspirational to his fans?!? He's made a few million dollars being a mean Mary Kay to non binary teens? Huh. Trixie Martell is deserving of a in depth profiling by an objective and curious source. He's good for his business, but bad for Drag Queens. IMO. Please don't quote his earnings either LOON. We know that he's made money. But he's mean and not embracing of anyone really. So it's a very cold and homely success. Trixie did well at NOTHING on Drag Race. Remember that.

by Anonymousreply 10505/17/2021

R105, he did nothing worthy of winning and only got that because of his teenage fan base.

I don’t buy his “woke” act either.

They never revealed why he and Katya had a falling out way back right?

by Anonymousreply 10605/18/2021

R96 Actually, that is NOT what happened. Nina said that Gotmik had a nice little figure “and we all know why”. Pretty benign, but you know how rabid the fan base.

by Anonymousreply 10705/18/2021

r105 you are a hater. Trixie has devoted her channel into promoting black owned make up businesses, queer businesses. Trixie is the perfect example of doing MEH on RPDR and breaking out afterwards.

by Anonymousreply 10805/18/2021

Ru and Michelle appear with Symone and the lovely Gottmik at the MTV awards. Symone has on her downtown awards show Mary J realness and Gottmik looks like always. Stunning and expensive.

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by Anonymousreply 10905/18/2021

I thought Symone was Janelle Monae at r109

by Anonymousreply 11005/18/2021

6 bottles of rose + a zoom tasting with Jackie Cox. $39.99. What's the catch? You could be on this wine club's mailing list forever.

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by Anonymousreply 11105/20/2021

R111 Is that the best queen they could get? Jackie Cox? I would need half the bottles just to get through it.

by Anonymousreply 11205/21/2021

[italic]Drag Race España:[/italic] Meet the Queens

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by Anonymousreply 11305/23/2021

Preview footage featuring a DL FAVE

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by Anonymousreply 11405/24/2021

Will Jackie Cox cry at least once during the tasting session?

On another note, Peppermint recently confirmed that she was the one who was supposed to be eliminated just before the finale in Season 9, but they filmed alternate endings including one where no one got eliminated and all four move onto the finale, and that's the one the producers ended up choosing. That's not a surprise to me as she did have the weakest record of the top 4, with only one challenge win and falling into the bottom two twice.

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by Anonymousreply 11505/24/2021

¡Pupi Poisson!

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by Anonymousreply 11605/24/2021

R115 He is fat and useless, and does not attract an audience.

by Anonymousreply 11705/24/2021

Recent interview with my...sorry... our Bimini

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by Anonymousreply 11805/25/2021

Katya's "Help Me I'm Dying"

Try not to spread this around as I found it through a friend.

She is quite funny, handles hecklers well, and looks hot. There is a big segment of her character "Trish" I especially love.

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by Anonymousreply 11905/25/2021

Why was Mik the one chosen to appear with Symone? Wasn't she like the 2nd Runner Up? Shouldn't Symone have appeared solo?

by Anonymousreply 12005/25/2021

r120 What are you referring to? I am so bored by GM I don't follow anything having to do with her/him/them/whocares

by Anonymousreply 12105/25/2021

120 I am glad she appeared with Symone if only because it must eat up Kandy.

by Anonymousreply 12205/25/2021

R122 better to eat up Kandy before she eats you up

by Anonymousreply 12305/26/2021

That's Kandy "Top Two" Muse, BITCH!

by Anonymousreply 12405/26/2021

All Stars 6 is coming...

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by Anonymousreply 12505/26/2021

R125 Jan?! Silky Nutmeg Ganache?! Rajah O’hara (who)?! At least we finally get to see more of Yara Sofia. Three concurrent seasons on at the same time (this, downunder and España). I guess this means All Stars International will start a few weeks later. They are going to ride this horse till it collapses it seems.

by Anonymousreply 12605/26/2021

The only way I’ll watch is if the first elimination challenge is a competition to see who can slap Serena Cha Cha the hardest across the face.

by Anonymousreply 12705/26/2021

[quote]They are going to ride this horse till it collapses it seems.

Happened years ago.

by Anonymousreply 12805/26/2021

Lol. RuPaul said this show would sell out when it went mainstream yet every season the posters here act like it’s a shocking concept!

by Anonymousreply 12905/26/2021

I give it about 30 seconds before Silky and Eureka get into it.

by Anonymousreply 13005/26/2021

Do you think WOW gets a cut from Trixie cosmetics?

by Anonymousreply 13105/26/2021

Interesting question, r131. Generally contracts like that are for 3 years (Face Off comes to mind), but it appears that she launched her line a year after winning AS. So it's very likely.

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by Anonymousreply 13305/26/2021

Oh wow, AS season 6 has a pretty strong cast. And Serena Chacha.

by Anonymousreply 13405/26/2021

Does Silky give them all the Covid?

by Anonymousreply 13505/26/2021

I'm happy to see Yara back. Pandora's entrance look is really stunning on her. Looks like everyone spent a lot of money on their wardrobe, fillers and teeth this time.

I guess since the various other shows that Ru has tried spinning off failed, this is the only one that has a lasting audience, so he's milking that cow until the udders implode.

by Anonymousreply 13605/26/2021

I guess Ginger or Eureka are going to win, aren't they? Time for a "big girl" winner, I guess.

by Anonymousreply 13705/26/2021

I can’t see Eureka being crowned. She’s a bit too controversial I think. Ginger might take it though.

by Anonymousreply 13805/26/2021

All I know is that Silky and Eureka better be in the final 3. This should be a fun season.

by Anonymousreply 13905/26/2021

Two threads come up for All Stars 6 when I search, but clicking them takes me to the bottom of a comment box with nothing else showing. Anyone else had this issue?

by Anonymousreply 14005/26/2021

R140 You have blocked the OP?

by Anonymousreply 14105/26/2021

I love it.

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R137 They have 4 big girls this season so it looks like they are gunning for a big girl. Ginger is the most talented and she says she now has a sense of style, so if that is the case, the crown is hers to lose. I remember being stunned when she didn’t win her season.

You think the show would work harder to get another hispanic winner or an East Asian winner but I guess they are not the right kind of diversity.

by Anonymousreply 14305/26/2021

The OP of this thread is an international poison - without ever leaving his basement. He's a transphobic virulent racist who hates everyone overweight. Just ban the old white bitch man. Let's get rid of it.

by Anonymousreply 14405/27/2021

Crunch Crunch Munch Munch Sliky Nutmeg Ganache is here to tell you Eureka and I are friends so you got that wrong bitch,

by Anonymousreply 14505/27/2021

Silky, hove you given Vanjie a blowjob? Maybe a hand job?

by Anonymousreply 14605/27/2021

^^^ Have you

by Anonymousreply 14705/27/2021

r147 No bitch. She has a type. Fat ain't it. We are friends.

by Anonymousreply 14805/27/2021

Silky, do the other Queens know about the Datalounge? Do they also read here? Btw, I love you're here. It's great!

by Anonymousreply 14905/27/2021

Someone needs to spill some tea on production and queens if they are who they are.

Just sayin'.

by Anonymousreply 15005/27/2021

I'm not excited to see Jan again. I've had enough of these queens weaponizing their BFAs. They are so boring! You can sing? Just like thousands of rejects from The Voice, American Idol, etc. So what?

Jiggly looks good, I hope she does well. I also hope Pandora can redeem herself, she TRULY got the short end of the stick on All Stars 1 with Mimi Imfurst. I'm excited to see what Yara brings, too.

Here's Nina Bo'Nina Brown's review of the AS6 queens.

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Nina Bonina Brown is nuts. Then, now and forever. What a waste of review time. And time.

Pandora is not funny, a hundred years old and not liked at all by any of the other queens. None of them. He's a pissy sad ANCIENT queen who wears Hello Dolly costumes.

Jiggly is fun, skinny and NOW a girl. But talentless. Transphobes Unite! Juliette Lewis's imitation of Jiggly will always be better than anything Jiggly can do. And Willams fake admiration of Jiggly was always just like that. Fake.

Yara was amazing in her looks and always fun to watch - the most amazing creature and cute guy. Yara had the most subtle and best use of silicone the show has ever displayed. Just a little bit in those thighs and ASS and LIPS. Just a bit. Boy in a bikini. Nobody did it better than Yara.

I fucked Yara Sofia in his ASS off the coast of the North Atlantic for one whole summer in his ASS.

by Anonymousreply 15205/27/2021

Nina BB is so bitter and cunty? What happened?

by Anonymousreply 15305/27/2021

It's not ALWAYS bad to give a side eye to certain trans overactivists, but as an eldergay fatty of color, I don't mind finding a cliff for the cunt to be pushed off of.

Hoping Ginger gets this. Eureka is good too, but she always seems to end up a bit off the mark. That said, she has Coco Peru's seal of approval, and to me that's fucking everything.

by Anonymousreply 15405/27/2021

I know certain cunts here hate Ginger but she is pure talent. We all know she really won her season.

by Anonymousreply 15505/27/2021

R153 Two words: Blac Chyna.

by Anonymousreply 15605/27/2021

Where is the show? Did it start already?

by Anonymousreply 15705/27/2021

I love Ginger R155. That's a full service Drag Queen. The powers that be took away the crown from her in Season 7. Because that was the season that things turned on DR. I liked Violet to be honest. But that was Ginger's crown to lose. And Kennedy deserved the other final 3 spot over......Pearl?

Ginger performed in Season 7. We saw it. She was great in most everything but high fashion challenges. But that TOAD can look really middle aged like a pretty WOMAN! And can sing and act and host and tell jokes and do it all. People will say it's time for a big girl to win. Ginger deserved to win her own season, and so did Eureka. Maybe. Aquaria was pretty great, but Eureka won lots of mini and main challenges and definitely the finale lip syncs. One of them is going to take it,'s time for a "big" girl to win. Ginger or Eureka. Bring it on. They are both great talents. Far more talented than Trixie or BoB or Violet or Yvie. Give one of them the damn crown.

by Anonymousreply 15805/27/2021

This is a good season. I enjoy all the those queens.

by Anonymousreply 15905/27/2021

Akeria C Davenport , from the LEGENDARY House of Davenport is the one to watch

by Anonymousreply 16005/27/2021

I like Nina. She is cool, and looks for days. Far superior to the fat slags on the new AS.

by Anonymousreply 16105/27/2021

[quote]Where is the show? Did it start already?

June 24 on Paramount Plus

by Anonymousreply 16205/27/2021

Paramount plus?! Wtf?

by Anonymousreply 16305/28/2021

I an disappointed it is on a new streaming service and not still on Netflix. However, I am also convinced that in order to do so, Paramount must have really increased the budget so I am optimistic for a great season and hopefully another reunion ala AS2.

by Anonymousreply 16405/28/2021

r164, I worked on Lip Sync Battle pre and post Paramount, and the budget did not increase. As a matter of fact, they did not renew the series. We also got a crappy t-shirt as a wrap gift with the giant Paramount + logo on the front (like 1.5 feet). Previous Paramount, we got an amazing bomber jacket, hoodie, and robe.

by Anonymousreply 16505/28/2021

I'd like to see Pandora again, but if it's not on the WOW app, I'm not watching. The last regular US season was blah, the Down Under season is hard to watch, I'm in Drag Race overkillville, and making me pay for a whole streaming network on top of all the ones I pay for is one step too far. Drag Race has gone from fun, strange entertainment to an assembly line production that hops networks and seems to be used as bait to move eyes from one network to others. They tried this premium thing with the last All Stars on Showtime and got a backlash and bailed out and now they're doing it again? Bah. I might have done it had the franchise not oversaturated itself, but as of now, there may as well be a whole RPDR cable network that airs nothing but Drag Race. It's crazy how many seasons there are and how they never stop coming. And how the whole series (except UK thanks to its small budget) has eliminated a lot of the creativity in favor of endless memorized-choreography pageant dances.

by Anonymousreply 16605/28/2021

R166 I’m with you, fuck RuPaul I’m not signing up fo Paramount plus!

by Anonymousreply 16705/28/2021

Somehow I doubt RuPaul's involvement with the franchise extends beyond showing up and smirking at the frequent direct deposits.

by Anonymousreply 16805/28/2021

When S12 aired I literally didnt knew Jan existed until her elimination, I dont understand the hype at all shes textbook basic.

by Anonymousreply 16905/28/2021

Akeria is LEGENDARY in her own mind. Have no idea how Ra'jah got on there. She's just a bitch, and a boring one at that.

by Anonymousreply 17005/28/2021

Akeria is certainly more entering than Jan of all people

by Anonymousreply 17105/28/2021

R165 Well, it is going to have Untucked, which I think makes it the first all stars since S1 to have.

Luckily I live in the UK, and here, Netflix will show it. I hated AS5, and also hated S13, but I think I will enjoy this season.

by Anonymousreply 17205/28/2021

R171, agreed. Jan is more entered probably.

by Anonymousreply 17305/29/2021

Alexis Michelle was far more entertaining than Jan. In good and bad ways. Jan will be one of the first outs, I'm sure. Trinity K Bonet is still a lip sync assassin.

by Anonymousreply 17405/29/2021

I hope that Jiggly does well, I watched S4 not too long ago and she was a better queen than I remembered. I mean, she was MESSY as hell and unpolished, but I dunno, she tried. She was in a pretty low mental place too, still quite depressed and emotional about her mother's death. She had a difficult go of it. I think now that she's transitioned and has done decently for herself with Pose, etc. she's in a better place. I just like Jiggly!

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R175 Jiggly is a tranny now? Well, that won't help his endless mental health issues.

by Anonymousreply 17605/29/2021

Jiggly transitioned a long time ago. Sometimes it all makes sense. Same with Sonique and even that dumb hairbox, Carmen Carrera. Peppermint took 20 years to leave the man behind. But she's still a proud, talented performer and fierce Drag Queen.

Tranny realness is not a phrase that needed to be cancelled. Just posters like R176.

by Anonymousreply 17705/29/2021

[quote]Luckily I live in the UK, and here, Netflix will show it.

Well the U.S. has to toss you a bone, because, well, you live in the U.K.

by Anonymousreply 17805/29/2021

R177 What chopping ya dick off and getting tuppawear titties is gonna help their mental problems?

by Anonymousreply 17905/29/2021

You have fat moobular titties + a little nub of a dick, hiding under your old man gunt, R179. Does this help your mental problems?

by Anonymousreply 18005/29/2021

R180 Maybe fuck off to a tranny website with ya homophobic gay hating 70s bullshit.

by Anonymousreply 18105/29/2021

Huh? Put down the bottle gramps. That means you, r181. I was born in 1983. What the fuck you say about the 1970s? Why not relive your pre-AIDS disco memories on Facebook, Karl?

by Anonymousreply 18205/29/2021

R182 You make zero sense. Tell us about your friend, Dan Levy...

by Anonymousreply 18305/29/2021

Dan Levy is well known to me. True. That's not the subject here old queer. I make too perfect sense. Don't deflect again gramps @ R183. You're ancient but not senile.

by Anonymousreply 18405/29/2021

I fucked Dan Levy off the coast of Lake Rousseau for one whole summer in their front hole.

by Anonymousreply 18505/29/2021

Yes I would like the lake Rousseau details please

by Anonymousreply 18605/30/2021

Drag Race Spain, episode one has dropped.

by Anonymousreply 18705/30/2021

Wow r187, it seems literally minutes since the last episode of some form of Drag Race.

by Anonymousreply 18805/30/2021

R188 In a few weeks Down Under, Spain and the new All Stars will all be screening.

by Anonymousreply 18905/30/2021

Better than Down Under, which is not hard. carmen should have won. I also want his cock in me.

by Anonymousreply 19005/30/2021

Three seasons of Eureka is like Chinese water torture

by Anonymousreply 19105/30/2021

R191 And the HBO show with Shangela and Bob.

by Anonymousreply 19205/30/2021

And Drag Race Italy is on the way too.

by Anonymousreply 19305/30/2021

Do we want/need a Spain thread, or can we keep it here?

by Anonymousreply 19405/30/2021

Silky dresses her body so much better than Ginger. That Silky knows how to proportionize! Ginger's legs appear to start at the knees. Yet she doesn't have any knees?

by Anonymousreply 19505/30/2021

R192 I liked bob until he started with the whole “white people are inherently racist” BS; Shangela is cute.

by Anonymousreply 19605/30/2021

r194 Would you or another poster here mind creating one for Spain? I think having this thread for bits and pieces / general discussion is good. UK and AUS have their own threads too so makes sense for Spain to have a dedicated thread.

I can do it in the morning if there isn't one already, but I'm ready to hit the hay now.

by Anonymousreply 19705/30/2021

Coolio shall do

by Anonymousreply 19805/30/2021

Thank you r198 *muah*

by Anonymousreply 19905/30/2021

R199 Here we go.

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by Anonymousreply 20005/30/2021

Those Spanish queens speak so quickly it's going to be a challenge.

by Anonymousreply 20105/31/2021

R196 I wish I didn't know that Shangela travels the world with Eliad Cohen and is apparently also friends with Aaron Schock, evidenced by photos they've posted from Brazil, Dubai, etc. I can't like or respect her at all knowing that.

by Anonymousreply 20205/31/2021

R201 All that. Like they are all speeding.

by Anonymousreply 20305/31/2021

So, in a few weeks there will be another thread started for All Stars. It really is getting to be too much of a meh thing. Glad Spain is off to a good start. But I always thought doing a All Stars every 4 seasons would have been the way to go. We would now only be up to 3, and the quality of Queens would have been so better.

by Anonymousreply 20405/31/2021

r204 there already is one.

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by Anonymousreply 20505/31/2021

R205 Oh golly, how organized.

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by Anonymousreply 20605/31/2021

very, r206.

by Anonymousreply 20705/31/2021

R204 I was very bored by AS5, perhaps because I think Shea is overrated and I knew she would win. Also, the lip sync assassins thing was dumb. I like having two winners each episode because it makes the contest feel closer. As long as AS6 goes back to that format, I should enjoy it.

by Anonymousreply 20806/01/2021

Trinity the Tuck should not have had to share the crown with Monet, that was annoying. Even more annoying that Shea during All Stars 5.

by Anonymousreply 20906/01/2021

I can't find the Drag Race Spain thread. Dammit.

by Anonymousreply 21006/01/2021

Here you go r210

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by Anonymousreply 21106/01/2021

Serena Cha Cha, Eureka, Silky Ganache! “All Stars” is truly circling the drain at this point...

by Anonymousreply 21206/01/2021

... along with the rest of the brand r212.

by Anonymousreply 21306/01/2021

But this All Stars cast is really the bottom of the barrel...all other all star seasons we had some top tier queens, with a drop off to season 4 and a plummet on season 5 (Blair St Clair top 4! Surely you jest). So the only qualification for all stars 6 was a BMI over 40 and a top 10 placement ?

by Anonymousreply 21406/01/2021

Bracing myself for the Kandy Muse all stars 7 run with obligatory rudemption story arc

by Anonymousreply 21506/01/2021

Yeah that season was made so Shea would win.

by Anonymousreply 21606/01/2021

All Stars ONE was made so Chad would win. All Stars TWO, so Alaska would win. The travesty and fuckery of All Stars THREE - was all performative was so talent free TRIXIE could win.

by Anonymousreply 21706/01/2021

Trixie is the worst all stars winner to date, prove me wrong ...

by Anonymousreply 21806/01/2021

I agree with you completely R218.

by Anonymousreply 21906/01/2021

I didn't understand why people loved Trixie before All Stars and All Stars didn't help me understand. Trixie doesn't stand out on Drag Race. But I've since discovered her many media appearances and I do think she is entertaining and very funny. I'm a fan now. It's a bummer Drag Race had to so blatantly rig its show to make her a winner because of her off-show status, though. Someone else could have used the money. Trixie is now worth an estimated $10 million.

by Anonymousreply 22006/01/2021

Bendela eliminated herself in sixth place. So she wouldn't have to tour, as per her agreement with Drag Race. Shangela or Kennedy should have won All Stars Three after that. Everyone knows it. Trixie is still defensive about it. Cries all the way to bank.

Shangela slayed Kitty Girl. Kennedy and Bebe were also better than Tracey Martell. One continuous take.

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by Anonymousreply 22106/01/2021

[Quote] Trixie is the worst all stars winner to date, prove me wrong

Her bank account. Next.

by Anonymousreply 22206/01/2021

Both Trixie and Bob won (despite sucking on the show) so they could appeal to the fake woke wannabe white teen girls market that is obsessed with this show.

Shangela and Manila should’ve won their seasons.

by Anonymousreply 22306/01/2021

^true and true^

by Anonymousreply 22406/01/2021

Ooh Widow Von Du went and got arrested for domestic violence against her man.

by Anonymousreply 22506/01/2021

Oh my...

[quote]The BF went on to tell police that what happened next was nothing short of a vicious beatdown -- claiming Von'Du proceeded to punch his face 4 to 5 times, strangle him, drag him across the floor and eventually push him into a bed frame ... which the BF says knocked him unconscious after he hit his head, making him bleed profusely.

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by Anonymousreply 22606/01/2021

The don't call her a Widow for nothing.

by Anonymousreply 22706/01/2021

Widow Von did try to become a widow, din't she?

by Anonymousreply 22806/01/2021

R223, you're take is limited. Not wrong, just not fully right.

Of course the "most palatable" AKA "the most relatable" queen is selected, once the show's other rubrics are applied (flexibility, "fit and contrasts" with recent winners, pluses and likely benefits to Ru-World, etc.)

Shangela is respected and liked, but isn't available to play the game the way Trixie has been. Shangela makes money in other ways that would clash with WOW's contracts. Manila is respected but lacks the "top tier" quality they go for. Neither Shangela nor Manila test particularly well, and neither has a brand that works well with WOW. Shangela comes across as a humorless hustler and Manila, even though Menstrual Gate was unfortunate for her, lacks consistent good judgment. It's not "scandal" that does people in. Sharon being a druggy cunt fit her well-fitting brand. Manila, ultimately, is boring, and so is Shangela. It's always the same.

Trixie and Bob were the right choices at the time, and time has proven the choices right.

by Anonymousreply 22906/01/2021

[Quote] Manila should’ve won their seasons.

Raja was/is Ru's personal friend. It was rig before it started. Manila is a costume/look queen. That's it. It's rewarded on DR but Raja out looked her + friendship with Ru is a killer combo.

And no Manila IS NOT a comedy queen. One good moment in comedy doesn't make a comedian.

by Anonymousreply 23006/01/2021

R230, I meant she should’ve won the All Star season. As far as he’s not being a comedian, well, I won’t argue against that but I will say compared to her All Star sisters she was the funniest (which I guess says something about the season).

Monet was too serious and Trinity was cringy at times and funny at others. I did like Monique but I think her being a wildcard didn’t work with the show. Monet and Trixie do seem like the types who would kiss as much producer ass as they can whereas Monique probably wouldn’t keep her mouth shut about how the show works.

And Trixie did not deserve to win her season at all. Her being successful out of the show does not mean she should’ve won. She literally floundered at the challenges. By that logic let’s just make the winner whoever has the most social media followers instead. Plastique Tiara would win every All Star season...

by Anonymousreply 23106/01/2021

^What a bunch of self confirmatory nonsense.^ The fans were outraged that Shangela didn't win and Manila is probably the most high tier assumed winner to ever be eliminated early by All Star fuckery. That inflated lipped skinny flat chested boy with size 14 feet kicked Manilla off? And she was not let back on somehow? Her looks were stunning and campy and fashion and beautiful AND Drag. In all three of her seasons. She won acting and comedy challenges. Was a great partner to Latrice. Manila is a tall good looking guy who made all his own drag. And it was ALWAYS good. Head to toe. Coy, cute, in on the joke but always presenting the fantasy. Sexy and versatile. Detailed. Gorgeous makeup and truly creative visual ideas. Campy but very polished. Pretty whenever he chose to be. A brand with a personal style. Manila is probably the iconic representative of what the show was about for the first 10 years. Raja has never NOT looked like a MAN and Sharon Needles was a mistake.

Shangela is always mentioned as the greatest robbery of Drag Race. Her victory in All STARS 3 was CLEAR to even her detractors.

Stop the bullshit. Bob and Trixie are not drag queens and only share a title of "least impressive winners" with Yvie Oddley.

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by Anonymousreply 23206/01/2021

It's a game show. Fuckery and strategy is gameplay. Some of you are so dim. Sheeeesh.

by Anonymousreply 23306/01/2021

My post was directed to R229. What nonsense. Time has not proven Bob or Trixie to be deserving of the Drag Race crown. They're both odious people and terrible Drag Queens. Trixie has some comedic talent, but much better marketing skills. He's mean. And he's always a he. Ugly man in an ugly dress. Bob, ditto.

by Anonymousreply 23406/01/2021

Oh sorry, 232.

by Anonymousreply 23506/01/2021

r212 uh Eureka was top 2 and technically should have won but they double shantayed Aquaria. She has been pretty successful post Drag Race with the show on HBO Max as well as the BTS shows and Hater's Roast. I still love her Big Girl music video.

by Anonymousreply 23606/01/2021

If Manila was so fucking great should would have won already. She isn't. She basically a one note queen just like many of the other queens who show up on drag race. There's nothing wrong with that. Yes, her costumes are lovely and she can LS but that is about it. She knows how the game is played but she fails every time. Being partly CUNT isn't going to cut it but she is very bitchy and cunty though. If she had the chance she would have done the same but the other queens got to her first. I say kudos to them.

by Anonymousreply 23706/01/2021

It seems like some of you don't like any of the queens who appear on this show.

by Anonymousreply 23806/01/2021

[Quote] It seems like some of you don't like any of the queens who appear on this show.

I hate 25% maybe 30% of them. Most of the mean cunty girls who have zero reason to be cunty because they lack talent and beauty. Typical delusional cunts. The rest I love!

by Anonymousreply 23906/01/2021

So, R238. Can't one be critical of something/someone they are also a fan of, or once were? These guys do drag, they should be able to take a little criticism. They also used to have senses of humor, as did their fans.

by Anonymousreply 24006/01/2021

"Don't joke about that."

by Anonymousreply 24106/01/2021

R237 is a nutjob who thinks he runs these threads. Manilla did have a chance to cut a top tier queen who otherwise performed well - and she did not. Because that's not fair play. By your reasoning R237 Alaska would have been eliminated when SHE was in the bottom for her terrible makeover challenge. But she offered $10,000 cash on camera to her alliance. Voila, she made it! And later was crowned the winner. As was the show's plan.

It's a game and all is fair? Except when they don't want you to go. Then they find a way to bring you back. Kennedy got more votes from the other queens than Trixie did to win All Stars 3. Who did Ru crown? Gross untalented undeserving Trixie who shone in nothing. Cuz Kennedy lost that final LSFYL against Trixie? Hahahahaha. No, she didn't. Not on this planet .

by Anonymousreply 24206/01/2021

r242, is projecting again. As always.

by Anonymousreply 24306/01/2021

[quote]Can't one be critical of something/someone they are also a fan of, or once were?

Absolutely. But it just seems that for some people the show doesn't bring them any joy any more. Maybe they get joy from hate watching. For me, I think the biggest issue for many is that they've aged out of the show and take it out on these current queens who have chosen to adapt to this Disneyland, cleaned up, woke and politically correct everybody loves everybody drag that appeals to middle American. I think some of you are reacting to the loss of something that was fun and uniquely gay to the mainstream by throwing serious hate on people who are just looking to build careers by way of a highly edited and scripted reality competition show.

by Anonymousreply 24406/01/2021

R236 it’s a bogus top 3 placement (not top 2, they only crowned Aquaria, we don’t know how either her or Kameron placed). She was already on the show one time and had all that insight when she went back, totally unfair. She’s big fat and loud, and that is what they casted for on her HBO show.

R238 it does seem like that and I’m contributing to the negativity, but this is a weak cast. Hoping some of the older season queens show out. To keep it more positive, looking forward to some knucking and bucking by Akeria and Trinity.

by Anonymousreply 24506/01/2021

Aquaria's a sexy guy. Eureka absolutely placed 2nd, because she beat Aquaria so securely in the lip sync that Ru and producers had to call it a tie. ON The FINALE. In a lip sync for your life. It was fuckery.

That said, I think Aquaria is very talented, funny and charming. The best of the no titties Drag Queens and he looks great in a jock strap too. As a guy or in drag - always turning lewks.

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Thanks Aquaria.

by Anonymousreply 24706/01/2021

R236 Well, Aquaria fell down flat of her face during her lipsync with Eureka but the shos edited it out. She should have lost and then Eureka would have and should have won.

I personally like Eureka. She is the most polished big girl on the show. Ginger was more talented but had ugly looks, snd Latrice is lovable but most of her drag comes acoustic as messy, unfinished and all the same.

by Anonymousreply 24806/01/2021

R226 Widow is claiming now that the man (she won’t say if they were dating) came to her home uninvited and wouldn’t leave, so she was “standing her ground”. Not sure I buy that, but I will withhold judgment.

Her fans are delusional, however. They have already started a petition to get her released, are claiming she was arrested for being black, and are trying to get AOC involved for some reason.

After the incident, Widow was on her live, saying how she “beat up some lil white boy” who tried to disrespect her. She then claimed that her home bar, who kicked her out, was racist. I was a bit sympathetic, seeing as how she was arrested at her going away party, but her playing the race card for beating up a “white boy” ends it for me.

by Anonymousreply 24906/01/2021

If you have 75 minutes to waste, here are each and every AS6 contestant blathering on about the same thing they always do. Why can't any of them be interesting??

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by Anonymousreply 25006/02/2021

R249, what I read is the white boy claims they were dating, went to her place and texted her saying he’d crash there, and she arrived drunk and fighting.

by Anonymousreply 25106/02/2021

As far as I'm concerned, Manila, Jujubee and Raven are true stars who don't need to win regular or All Stars seasons. Something about each one of them has much heftier star power than almost any of the others in the run of the series. They've got tons of charisma and I've forgotten 90 percent of contestants but I remember all of them clearly from all the way back to the beginning of the series.

I totally disagree with the Bob basher above, though. Bob has "it." I felt like he was the clear winner from the beginning and throughout his season with no one else coming close. As a female impersonator, no, he's a "he," but it really doesn't matter when someone's presence is as commanding as Bob's is. He's like Jujubee in that way. During their seasons, I just wanted more of them and less of the others.

by Anonymousreply 25206/02/2021

I liked Bob. He’s a talented and less annoying version of Monet.

by Anonymousreply 25306/02/2021

R246 so your opinion overrides the facts

by Anonymousreply 25406/02/2021

R249 could you imagine if Trixie said “I beat up some little black boy”...the world would come to a screeching halt

by Anonymousreply 25506/02/2021

I believe, based on absolutely nothing but my own cracked speculation, that All Stars is almost always negotiated. I don't believe for a second that they don't know who's going when, or that they didn't know that Bendela wasn't leaving or that Shangela wasn't going to win.

by Anonymousreply 25606/02/2021

R246, to a degree I agree. I do think they leave room for adaptation though. This started happening back in season 4 when it seemed the season was set up for Chad but Sharon’s popularity managed to change things. Then all of a sudden All Stars 1 was rushed just to get her the crown. You also see this happen with Monet being added as a second winner in order to make up against negative deserved backlash over the Shangela situation.

by Anonymousreply 25706/02/2021

Yeah, they clearly have an idea of who they want to eliminate along the way, but they take a break between the season and the finale to measure popularity and buzz among viewers. They choose the most popular ones to win, obviously, because that's who they invest their money in and want to hook into contract obligations so that they can skim profits off their sales.

by Anonymousreply 25806/02/2021

I get that Eureka is not everyone's cup of tea, but she was great on that HBO show.

by Anonymousreply 25906/02/2021

Again based on nothing, I think they tell the judges before the runway who is going home that week. Then I think the judges have to build their critiques around the who will win and who will go home.

by Anonymousreply 26006/02/2021

I also agree with you R218. Awful.

by Anonymousreply 26106/02/2021

Willam said he knew they had picked Sharon to win because they let her retape her entrance because she fucked up the first one. WIllam asked to redo his and they told her no.

by Anonymousreply 26206/02/2021

I have a hard time believing that Chad was originally slated to win. The first challenge was an apocalypse challenge and the judge was Elvira. No way that wasn’t intended for Shannon to thrive in. And even the song choice of Glamazon is suitable for Shannon’s style.

I am not sure if queens are chosen to win, but they definitely plan at least some challenges with certain Queens in mind. Latrice in the Large Marge skit was clearly intended for her to get to use her prison story. Yvie was given the Monster Ball, although she fucked it up, the first stand up challenge was when Bianca was on, and Shade the Rusical was intended for Adore and Courtney. They also put Robbie in the bottom two for the Rollar Skate lip-sync so she could do it even though he was not the worse that episode, and what a coincidence that on the episode they did Micky (In Spanish) the bottom two queens were Spanish speakers.

by Anonymousreply 26306/02/2021

R263, but Sharon was a nobody back then. Meanwhile Chad was supposed to be the legend. Season 4 is also when they started allowing fan votes in the finals and it was the online fandom that developed that was cheering for Sharon. Sharon was one of the first queens that blew up in social media as her season aired. Everyone back then was also saying the sudden rushed All Stars season was to make up for Sharon winning over Chad due to Sharon’s surprising rise in social media.

by Anonymousreply 26406/02/2021

The great Phi Phi O’Hara deserved the season 4 win...fight me!

by Anonymousreply 26506/02/2021

R265 We're all laughing at you.

by Anonymousreply 26606/02/2021

Who the fuck is Shannon?

by Anonymousreply 26706/02/2021

R265 No, but Phi Phi did do great on All Stars, should have won her LSFYL over Alaska and probably should have been top two over Alyssa in the Future of Drag runway.

by Anonymousreply 26806/02/2021

Ok Phi Phi...

by Anonymousreply 26906/02/2021

Whatever happened to Sharon Needles? Haven't heard anything about her in ages, did she quit drag or something? And Alaska? The fans don't talk much about either of them anymore, it's odd. I always thought they'd be at the level of Trixie and Katya's success post show but it doesn't seem to have happened for them.

by Anonymousreply 27006/02/2021

r270 Sharon is a staple of the Murray Peters tours - BTS, Haters roasts. and she is still doing music. She pretty much fucked up her face though.

by Anonymousreply 27106/02/2021

^ Alaska is the Marilyn Manson of drag, i.e., a loudmouth dog with not much talent to back it up.

by Anonymousreply 27206/02/2021

Sharon fucked up more than her face. Admittedly, I am not her biggest fan but I'm glad she won her season. Needles is a hopeless drunk who is on and off drugs. Meth, coke, and downers. Her racist comments and the lack of professionalism on tours hurt and then pretty much stopped her momentum. She's been quite vocal in her jealousy of the money and access and fame that queens from later seasons achieved. Sharon's a mess. And has been for a long time. A bad liver and a dark heart.

Alaska is far from poor. She was extremely successful for quite a few years. But she doesn't have anything new to offer. She's as tedious as her vocal inflections and her talent is really slender. Had a good run near the top. She'll be alright.

by Anonymousreply 27306/02/2021

Is t Marilyn Manson the Marilyn Manson of drag? 🤔

by Anonymousreply 27406/02/2021

Here’s a little something to wet your appetite r269

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^^ “whet” ..don’t oh dear me!

by Anonymousreply 27606/02/2021

Jeremi quit drag. That's not news. He was a little prick who had the first? and best double save with It's Raining Men with Sharon Needles. There have been many better lip syncs but that one stood out at the time. I'm not a fan of Sharon Needles weak wrists and turned down mouth postures, but she was great in that one moment. Dark hair and red lips. Sharon was a small town meth head who became a two year sensation. Her drag and face got worse with success and the small amount of talent she had turned out to just be a horror movie rebellion. She still makes a lot of money a night - but only in the two weeks around Halloween.

Phi Phi. Simpler times, ha. Phi Phi would be one of the first 5 to go now, respectable. She was quite good in All Stars 2. They all were. Sharon is something worse than an early All Stars OUT - she's a complete anachronism. There's nothing shocking about her and never was. A blood capsule? I like her more than this sounds. But when a self proclaimed freak immediately gets so much cosmetic surgery, she lost me. Phi Phi was quite respected by other drag queens - he's a cute bitch who went to jail too but still turned out 365 very different Instagram drag looks in one year.

Season 10 had that great opening episode - where all the new contestants do a freak runway in front of just about every important or unexpected contestant of all time. More than you can count. Sharon was there. That was cool.

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R270 I liked Needles on the show far more than in real life. She had a great edit and was a very charismatic underdog. However she isnt as charismatic out of drag, and tries too hard to be edgy. That said, she has a big enough fan base. Some reddit fans hate her because you used nazi imagery in the past and because some weird straight white girl fan claims that Needles was abusive to her.

by Anonymousreply 27806/02/2021

R110, and I thought Michelle was Mrs. Doubtfire. Pinch and zoom if you dare!

by Anonymousreply 27906/03/2021

Can someone explain what you love about Sharon Needles besides the punny name?

I started watching Drag Race the season after Sharon won and so I wasn't caught up in the zeitgeist of that season. I enjoyed the show and went back and watched all prior seasons. Of them, Sharon's season was my least favorite and it remains one of my least favorites to this day. The whole cast overall wasn't as outstanding as in many other seasons and Sharon had the gothy gimmick going with white contact lenses, etc., but I was never that impressed with either her performances or her costumes. And she wasn't that likable, either.

I don't understand why people consider Sharon one of the best.

I've rewatched all the old seasons many times—Drag Race is one of those shows I sometimes turn on just for background noise—and I usually end up turning off that season's episodes because they just don't stand up to many of the rest. People here complain about later seasons like the most recent one, and to me Sharon's is in league with those, and she's not the one shining thing about it.

by Anonymousreply 28006/03/2021

Sharon’s style was very good at the time and it also broke up the pageant girl domination the drag world knew back then. So she was considered the future and PhiPhi just made her seem sympathetic too. She was but she didn’t take advantage of it properly and I think she”s cancelled now because of drama that came out w a white teen girl I believe.

by Anonymousreply 28106/03/2021

R280 You had to be there. She really was different than anything the show had before. Raja was kind of punk and fashion forward, but Sharon really opened the door for other types of drag on the show. Also, there were not any white winners yet so there was an additional dynamic there.

Season 4 is still one of my favorites, but 3 was the best.

by Anonymousreply 28206/03/2021

I was all by myself, because I couldn't understand why people hated Phi Phi. Then I decided to rewatch both of her seasons and then I figured it out. While I still don't hate her, it is clear that some people probably shouldn't be on reality TV. She overplayed and her insecurities made her make bad choices.

by Anonymousreply 28306/03/2021

I thought Phi Phi was very talented and I couldn't stand him. I dislike Shangela for the same reason. They both do the "I'm here to play a game! I'm makin' allies and enemies!" thing. I hate reality shows like that and if that's their schtick and their niche in the show, fine, it obviously works for Shangela but I hate it. Of course, now that I know Shangela shares the same circle of gay friends as Aaron Schock, I have zero tolerance.

by Anonymousreply 28406/03/2021

I recently rewatched season 4 and really loved it. To me, it felt like a product of peak reality TV at the time: a clear villain, a clear underdog, big fights, big drama, big personalities. Sharon’s win felt very special, fresh, and unexpected. As mentioned above, she has some very serious addiction issues and is now truly a mess in every sense of the word. I listen to the Race Chaser podcast with Alaska and Alaska said she paid for Sharon’s ticket to Los Angeles to be on their show because Sharon couldn’t afford it. Ultimately winning the show was a curse for her in the long run.

by Anonymousreply 28506/03/2021

As R281 mentioned, about a year ago Sharon got exposed online by an unstable fangurl named Annecy whom Sharon had originally befriended on a Drag Race cruise not long after she won S4. Annecy, who made a name for herself blogging about RPDR on Tumblr, was 15 when they met.

She claimed they did drugs together and that she told a horrified Michelle Visage about it during the cruise. She also said that Sharon sexually harassed her—grabbed her boobs, flashed his dick, asked her prying questions about her sex life—and encouraged her to self-harm and attempt suicide. After the drama hit Twitter and Reddit, Aquaria publicly cut ties with Sharon, who was her drag mom.

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[quote]I thought Phi Phi was very talented and I couldn't stand him. I dislike Shangela for the same reason. They both do the "I'm here to play a game! I'm makin' allies and enemies!" thing. I hate reality shows like that and if that's their schtick and their niche in the show, fine, it obviously works for Shangela but I hate it. Of course, now that I know Shangela shares the same circle of gay friends as Aaron Schock, I have zero tolerance.

Shangela is talented, and I respect how she worked her way up from first boot on S2. That said, she's an unadulterated cunt, and I loved watching her face crack when the bitter jury voted her out on AS3.

Both Alexis Mateo and Stacy Layne Matthews confirmed that she beat the shit out of Mimi Imfurst during the [italic]Untucked[/italic] "sugar daddy" blowup and that it shut down production on S3 (rather than Ru having a health scare, as was reported at the time).

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R286, Aquaria and Sharon are very close, as was evidenced by the Werk The World series a few years ago.

R270, I did see Sharon perform at a gay club in Downtown LA in 2019, she was fabulous as always, and looked healthy.

by Anonymousreply 28806/03/2021

I wonder if straight people dissect every possible aspect of The Bachelor and Honey Boo Boo the way Drag Race and Housewives fans/haters dissect those shows.

by Anonymousreply 28906/03/2021

R287 I’ve heard that too. By all accounts Mimi Imfurst deserved it. She does tend to have that effect on people.

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Alexis is so shady. LOL

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Alexis is one of the more intelligent contestants the show has ever had. I can't get into her Drag or Makeup - That's a man Maury - but she has great insight into people and can use that power for understanding and compassion or extreme shade and on point putdowns. She's funny and fun and humane. She was pretty great in Season Three, even though Raja was a complete snobby bitch to her the whole time. Alexis and Manila are the ones we remember.

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by Anonymousreply 29406/03/2021

r287 and it was Sonique who told Mimi about Shangela's sugar daddy. She told her before she was eliminated Mimi just repeated it.

by Anonymousreply 29506/03/2021

I never - ever once thought Raja was doing drag. He looked, the entire season, like a man in a dress.

by Anonymousreply 29606/03/2021

R296 Son did Sonique.

by Anonymousreply 29706/03/2021

Shangela was clearly there to play her role in Season 3; in fact it wouldn't surprise me to hear some sort of confirmation that the producers actively encouraged her to be a shit-stirrer. Raja would admit in the final Untucked of the season that Shangela just knew what buttons to push - and thank goodness, because if it wasn't for Shangela, Season 3 would have been thirteen or so straight episodes of everyone, especially the judges, fawning over everything Raja did.

Season 4, despite the quality of queens not matching the innovative challenges (as opposed to Season 7 where the inverse was true), was really instrumental in making the show move from niche to mainstream. However, Season 3 definitely helped nudge it in that direction. There isn't going to be another season like it, with the first returning queen from a past season, first double shantay, first returning queen from the same season (the last two being wasted on talentless Carmen "weesh nose" Carrera, but whatever), clique rivalries, fights - both verbal and physical, several stressful design challenges, "who should go home" being asked in three separate episodes - it was a marathon of a season but not in a tedious way, unlike Season 13.

by Anonymousreply 29806/03/2021

Season 13?

by Anonymousreply 29906/03/2021

R298 I also love how diverse Season 3. I do not mean racially, although it was that as well, but just the styles of drag. Season 4 had: Camp Queens, Fashion Queens, Ballroom Queens, Pageant Queens, Comedy Queens, Gender Fuck, and even a Celebrity Impersonater.

by Anonymousreply 30006/04/2021

Was it ever revealed why Rupaul quit his podcast? I miss it. The craziest one was with Rose McGowan as the guest - talk about uncomfortable. For once Rupaul was speechless!

by Anonymousreply 30106/04/2021

I'm surprised that Valentina never capitalized on her rising star...I wonder if she took the Fame route and got a sugar daddy.

by Anonymousreply 30206/04/2021

A lot of people seem to agree on speculation that RuPaul went into hiding in response to criticism over fracking and his un-woke irreverence.

If you'll recall, he wiped out his Twitter and Instagram accounts totally and was silent for months before returning to promote appearances and the show in October. The silence coincided with the pandemic, but he has been pretty much all business in his public appearances since then. His tweets used to be personal and irreverent and now they seem pretty sanitized and primarily promotional.

by Anonymousreply 30306/04/2021

It seems like a lot of people don't like Valentina.

by Anonymousreply 30406/04/2021

Valentina admits it herself, in Werk the World, she "loves getting ready so much" that it takes her a long time.

She is an indulgent creature and a total diva. That said, I don't know that she's all that talented. There are other queens who will show up on time, so I think her career is failing.

by Anonymousreply 30506/04/2021

Speaking of season 4 queens, Dida Ritz seems pretty pissed that they haven't put her on All Stars yet. I guess, I'd be pissed too if Serena Cha Cha got on before me, too. It sounds like she's practically harassing the producers to cast her!

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R306 She clearly doesn’t know how to play the game, that is for sure. She got 5th on her season, so she would seem like she would eventually get called, seeing as how many All Star Seasons they do nowadays. But, pissing off WOW isn’t how you do it.

How to get on All Stars strategies for an earlier out/non fan favorite.

1. Have Drama with other cast mates: worked for India.

2. Tweet and hashtag it a lot, but without being a cunt to WOW , worked for Ongina and TKB.

3. Have a glow up: worked for Blair and Serena.

4. Be Trans: worked for Sonique, Gia and Jiggly.

5. Be on a good personal relationship with WOW: worked for Morgan and Mayham.

With over 100 Queens, WOW doesn’t need to cast someone hard to work with. There are easier ways to get WOWs attention.

by Anonymousreply 30706/04/2021

With 6 seasons of All Stars - 60 of the alumni queens have already returned, r307. Some TWICE.

They'll get a good season out of Gigi, Crystal, The Iranian dude, Kandy and Gottmik - with an oldtimer or two and a filler queen. (Dida) Yuhua should be asked back. She's hilarious and very popular now. Versatile drag too. Please spare us the one with the cuckoo. Lagana was once a choice, first she said no, now WoW says no thanks.

by Anonymousreply 30806/04/2021

This thread is weird. The thread watcher keeps saying there are new replies, but there aren't.

by Anonymousreply 30906/04/2021

R309 Maybe you blocked someone that is commenting?

by Anonymousreply 31006/04/2021

R309 Do you see this? If not, I guess you blocked me you heartless son of a bitch.

by Anonymousreply 31106/04/2021

I blocked R308 it seems, for some slight of the past.

by Anonymousreply 31206/04/2021

Dita pretty much turned her back on RPDR fame for a while then came back. She had some things to say about the show that rubbed producers the wrong way.

by Anonymousreply 31306/04/2021

Well Dida was the one to declare that this wasn't RuPaul's Best Friends Race!

by Anonymousreply 31406/04/2021

[quote]Well Dida was the one to declare that this wasn't RuPaul's Best Friends Race!

That was Lashauwn Beyond, who was also on S4 but second out.

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You are right, R315!!

by Anonymousreply 31606/04/2021

[quote] I'm surprised that Valentina never capitalized on her rising star...I wonder if she took the Fame route and got a sugar daddy.

She did. She tried. She was like all the skinny fashion queens—Aquaria, Gigi, Violet—and had a moment in the spotlight right after her season.

She capitalized on it and was cast on NBC's live "Rent" production, which was doomed and terrible. Her performance was not good. It was kind of sad and embarrassing to watch. She blamed it on the lead actor hurting himself, resulting in NBC airing a recorded rehearsal instead of the planned live show, and she admitted that she didn't give her best performance because she was saving it for show night—which theatre actors know not to do.

Her failure was so spectacular that people wrote her off as a reality show contestant and nothing more. She blew her big chance, unfortunately. She was repeatedly roasted for it on All Stars and you could tell that it hurt her to hear it. She admitted on All Stars that she wasn't educated/trained/competent to give the kind of performance she was supposed to have given.

I ended up hating Simon Cowell because he was gratuitously mean after developing his onscreen persona, but at the beginning of Idol, he really was doing contesants a favor. He criticized their abilities and their appearances in harsh ways but also separated them as people from the objectifying criticisms and he told them, kindly, that his onscreen comments may sound mean but they are only one person's opinion and they are representative of what they will hear from everyone in their industry once they make it; if they can't handle his criticism, then they will not be able to weather working in the music industry, where people have to look a certain way, sound a certain way, be extremely talented and experienced enough to weather storms and remain professional when dealing with businesspeople if not audiences. Keep smiling and do your job even when being told you're a fat ugly pig who can't sing as well as the chick who is the new It Girl—and say thank you. That's the reality of the business.

Tori Amos talked a lot about Idol-type shows and YouTube stars when they started becoming famous because she was worried for both the industry and for them as people. She started playing piano and singing in bars and hotels at age 12 and didn't stop until well into her record deals. She plays dingy clubs in L.A. for years and was raped by a fan. She was treated like scum by drunk and drugged people before she was famous and she learned over time how seedy and bad the industry is and she learned to battle people and stand her ground—and then the pressure of being in demand hit, and she was derided by music critics for being too avant garde, but she was confident in her talent and she had developed a thick skin. She said it's dangerous of the music industry to discover teen talents with zero public experience on TV or YouTube because being 'a meteor' causes emotional harm to people. Kate Bush was identified as a young genius and given a record deal, but also given years to develop her music, her style and to study all kinds of performing art before launching her first record at 19. She was prepared and professional and has remained stable throughout her career.

Valentina was not ready. She looks good on TV but she never cultivated the performance skills or the professional experience someone needs to establish themselves as a lasting talent in the public eye. This is why people like Chad and Bianca stand apart from almost everyone else on the show: they've been at it for so long that performing and dealing with idiots is second nature to them and they aren't fazed by insecure peers or critics. People like Alaska and countless others have embarrassing meltdowns because everything seems so high stakes to them.

by Anonymousreply 31706/05/2021

Valentina also developed a reputation among club owners for diva antics right after S9. One story that blew up the RPDR subreddits claimed that her performance rider specified Champagne and bowls of red M&M's.

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R317 I think you got lost in the middle...

by Anonymousreply 31906/05/2021

[quote]r317 I think you got lost in the middle...

I know I gave up reading that shit around that point r319.

by Anonymousreply 32006/05/2021

Why should Art try? They will bring her back again and again till she wins!

by Anonymousreply 32106/05/2021

Valentina got fat and was rude. Tori Amos got fat, had a head transplant and was always rude. She came across as an evil witch narrator in the Kevyn Aucoin Doc. Kelly Clarkson got fat and is more beloved than ever and more talented than most all other singers in the game. TWENTY years after winning a reality show. She's still grateful to Simon Cowell. But she hates Clive Davis.

Valentina and Alyssa Edwards both take a long time to get ready, are always late and keep the other queens waiting for hours on tours.......DIVAS. So is Shangela, but she works alone honey. The difference is that Valentina is a talentless BITCH. FAT!!

by Anonymousreply 32206/05/2021

R317 When did Alaska have an embarrassing meltdown? Do you just mean her tantrum when she was on All Stars 2, or did she have another meltdown I'm not aware of? I can't remember one!

She seems quite beloved by the "fandom," so I'm curious about that.

by Anonymousreply 32306/05/2021

What people don't understand about riders is that they throw in ridiculous things in there to see if the production is really reading and providing- it's crucial for some bands as far as equipment and safety goes, but now it's par for the course for all riders.

And I'll say that it should have been Adore in the Rent Live! instead of Valentina.

by Anonymousreply 32406/05/2021

R323. Alaska had a much bigger and mean spirited meltdown when Jinkx was declared the winner of Season 5. Not on the broadcast, but in the bar where she, Roxxy and Jinkx were watching the finale. It lasted more than a minute. Or an hour. Ha.

Alaska admits that she didn't handle it well, but Jinkx tells the story much better. And more often.😝🥇

by Anonymousreply 32506/05/2021

Adore is criminally underutilized. Rent would have been perfect. She had to kick her cousin who was her manager to the curb, hopefully that will help get some gigs flowing now that COVID is loosening up. (No Family Member Managers EVAH!) Looking great, quit the booze, still sharp and funny and hanging out with Bianca constantly. They are really fun together. Bianca is a good big brother influence, though she'd likely rather die than admit that.

Their latest Instagram Live. It gets glitchy but worth seeing them laugh it up.

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Lets roll the tape of Jinx winning, shall we? Next we'll hear what really went on. Alaska is petulant BRAT. As we've seen many times.

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"I'm a very sore loser. Expect a temper tantrum." Alaska and her mommy both had a fit.

Jinkx is so funny.

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by Anonymousreply 32806/05/2021

Rent was BAD. Adore may have lucked out by losing the role to Valentina. She became a joke. The whole production was poor, so Adore would have suffered, too. Not a single person from that show benefited from it aside from the paycheck.

by Anonymousreply 32906/05/2021

R317, R305 said it better, more succintly and more accurately than you.

by Anonymousreply 33006/06/2021

Kandy Muse is a filler queen. She wrote it. Rose is away from the tour and Kandy was called. Here is her performance. What do we think?

Voss events are the worst. They basically rape you and steal your money. Don't ever give them a penny.

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K and V

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Here's K & V.

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Kandy still hasn't learned how to dress

by Anonymousreply 33406/06/2021

Kandy is built like a snowman ⛄️

by Anonymousreply 33506/06/2021

No one here defends Kandy as any kind of talent. She was more than a filler queen as far as I'm concerned. Because she was very popular in the outside world of Brooklyn and the Bronx and she's known to all those other queens. She came in with some real cred. Note how reluctant Monet, BoB or even mean old Raven were to criticize her during the season? It was a collective mass denial. Kissing WoWs ASS. Kandy has a lot of "friends" in other drag queens. She even was an AAA girl with Willam and Alaska after Courtney left. She is the subject of one of Alaska's videos. They all release crap. (You're a bit better Blair St. Clair and Shea Coulee) Too late to Rupaulogize was fun too Willam.

Dahlia Sins was a first out on Season 12 and she was far better presented in and out of drag than Kandy. Dahlia might be dumb, but very cute and sexy. Good drag. Spent the season as a reappearing head of broccoli. Also from the broken house of Aja. I don't get Kandy. She's not in demand. And Aja has had her say about Kandi and it wasn't nice. Aja is a fat bald man with whiskers now. Dahlia and Kandy rule the Doll Haus. And it's all pretty silly. Because you need some brains and integrity to build a Drag House - not just sloppy blowjobs and still working the shemale corner.

Symone is going to surprise people. Like Bimini in the UK. A new kind of Drag Race Star was Born.

Violet, Aquaria and Miss Fame paved the way, but Symone's future will be about more than just fashion. Symone is about to do what The Vixen dreamed of. Same with Bimini. They illuminate the struggles and beauty of LIFE! WOKE fashion queens who work in creative collectives but are not only interested in LEWKS. Not a joke, just a fact.

Not in some fake ass Rupaul catchphrase kind of way either.

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[Quote] Because she was very popular in the outside world of Brooklyn and the Bronx and she's known to all those other queens. She came in with some real cred.

A tiny community in the big picture. Sadly what's considered todays cred is actually nothing. Talent is cred not a loud mouth.

by Anonymousreply 33806/07/2021

The new episode of [italic]Drag Race España[/italic] is up on WOW Presents Plus.

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Fuck you non working images...

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I'm surprised by how bad Valentina's make-up is in that pic at R318, has it always been that bad? The crack cocaine line down her nose and the visible wig line across her forehead... for someone who spends an inordinate amount of time getting ready you'd think she'd be better presented than that.

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That's the lace on her lace front wig, R342. Just some bad lighting. Not every queen can afford to cut that lace off every wig, R342. I don't find Valentina to be one of the great beauties from Drag Race. She has good features and colouring and proportions for drag - but he still looks like a vampy pekingese.

by Anonymousreply 34306/08/2021

Love Bimini!!

by Anonymousreply 34406/08/2021

Speaking of our Bimini Babes, I'm rewatching S2 UK starting at the episode Morning Glory (yet to watch fully) At the beginning, knowing what we do now, it's interesting to see how the camera in the work (sorry, I'm old, WERK room) is focused more on fucking carpet lint before Bimini even has a few frames. If they only knew.... That said, glad they haven't re-cut it, because this is when everyone thought LC was the clear winner. Again, watching back he is not...that. I think Ru bet on the wrong horse.

I LOVE that UK contracts are nothing like the US contracts, and all of these bitches, winners or "losers" can go on and do their own thing. Bimini "losing" was one of, if not the, biggest win in Drag Race. Bimini has always done her own thing and now is doing it bigger and better than anyone in the game right now. Violet must be seething. Katya is purring.

Some of us called it from the start. Katya threw whatever she could behind Bimini from day 1, and even now her fan is a Bimini Babes fan. Fucking love it.

by Anonymousreply 34506/08/2021

I think Bimini lip synched on the first episode, so she was already underappreciated from the beginning.

by Anonymousreply 34606/08/2021

Bimini really has her look together. Part punk/camp/gay English deliciousness. I revel in her.

by Anonymousreply 34706/08/2021

I love Bimini, but don't give a rusty fuck that Katya promotes her so slavishly. That's a detriment if anything.

It won't hurt her though. Bimini is nothing like Katya, thank fucking christ.

Violet is also not seething. How silly. Bimini is her own entity and this kind of fame is always fleeting.

Except I see that Bimini could have a real career in acting and performance and fashion and as a mod/punk icon. A panelist or judge on non drag shows. She's got every kind of PERSONALITY. That's not possible in America for longer than 10 months. Like most good Brits, Bimini will visit, but not move to L.A. She's unlikely to completely sell out. Someone unique, surpsinging, political and hungry. Let's go.

No one needs Katya's old methy ass in an ironic dress. Bimini does irony in her sleep. She's aiming for MUCH more.

by Anonymousreply 34806/08/2021

I usually have NO fucking patience for vegans, let alone vocal ones. I usually have NO fucking patience for the pronoun game. But fucking hell, this hot, intelligent, educated, serious without being self-serious, happy to be on this planet and having some fun, but after experiencing a bit too much drug fun gently cautions the young ones about it without lecturing... Wow. What a soul.

Bimini is an exception to all of the rules, no matter how concrete (like mine). and I think that's her master plan. Well fucking done.

by Anonymousreply 34906/08/2021

Well said and received R349!👏🏾👏🏾👏🏾

by Anonymousreply 35006/08/2021

It’s more of a detriment to win the show these days. There’s more money and exposure to be made on All Stars, especially now that International All Stars is about to launch.

by Anonymousreply 35106/08/2021

R341 That is one hell of a fucking look.

This might sound stupid, but I'm a bit sad that Bowie never got to meet Bimini.

by Anonymousreply 35206/08/2021

"Bacteria, because why the fuck not?" --Bimini Bon Boulash

by Anonymousreply 35306/08/2021

Bimini's lip job is one of the only ones I've seen that really does enhance. I hope to god she doesn't go for more. That wee nip was perfect. I'm spilling out my feelings about some fucking drag queen. I don't know why, and I'm not even drunk. THAT is a sign of a fucking star.

Or that I need help.

Perhaps both.

by Anonymousreply 35406/08/2021

It's interesting that Bimini really got her shit together during lockdown and put the pedal to the metal, no fucks given. That said, I love it that Tai Kofi is doing well and getting her well-deserved glow up.

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by Anonymousreply 35506/09/2021

Tia Kofi was fucking annoying. And now she looks the love child of Miss Fame & Phi Phi O'hara? That's not a glow up - she looks like a completely different drag queen. I don't like it on her at all.

Her more modelesque less plastic look with some boho chic elements suited her much better.

by Anonymousreply 35606/09/2021

I like how Bimini had one big goal for the lockdown - to master chair dancing. They showed clips of him balancing on a simple metal folding chair and getting better at it, and he did use it upon his return.

by Anonymousreply 35706/09/2021

I don't remember this look. Symone has got it all.

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by Anonymousreply 35806/09/2021

Meanwhile in NYC - the dolls are on the town. Vangie, Kandy, Gottmik, Asia, Kameron, Aquaria.

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by Anonymousreply 35906/09/2021

Asstina, who was rather quickly eliminated from UK S2, turns out is a pretty fierce Ball Circuit Queen in the Liverpool area. This documentary about that scene features her heavily, and she's fabulous. Give it a look!

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by Anonymousreply 36006/09/2021

Gotornot can fucking miss me.

by Anonymousreply 36106/09/2021

r360 Hi, Astina.

by Anonymousreply 36206/09/2021

It's actually spelled Asttina.

by Anonymousreply 36306/09/2021

r345 Not True. I think Bimini was unprepared for Drag Race. The Corona break allowed her to up her game and bring better stuff. If you remember she was almost eliminated. Lawrence was prepared from day one. I think that is why he won over Bimini. If the Coivd 9 month break did not happen, would the top four be the same??

by Anonymousreply 36406/10/2021

Yeah, the Covid break was the best thing to happen to Bimini. After they returned, she was firing on all cylinders until the end of the season.

OTOH, Lawrence really lost a step or two after the Covid break. He wasn't the same competitor we saw in the first few episodes, where he was almost untouchable. Like Gigi in US Season 12, he peaked too early.

by Anonymousreply 36506/10/2021

Silky come back! We want all the tea!

by Anonymousreply 36606/10/2021

Sulky Gash has no time for the DL.

Like a hummingbird, she must eat constantly to stay in the air.

by Anonymousreply 36706/10/2021

Yeah I'm kind of intrigued, but mostly mortified, that four LOUD plus sized queens will be competing together in All Stars 6.

by Anonymousreply 36806/10/2021

r348, Ginger is "loud?" Really?

by Anonymousreply 36906/10/2021

Gurl....JIggly lost weight. She is TINY. Me and Eureka broke three couches. Damn we are close to 1000 pounds sitting down. Skinny bitches beware.

by Anonymousreply 37006/10/2021

I love you, Silky!

by Anonymousreply 37106/10/2021

R371 = Silky

by Anonymousreply 37206/10/2021

Silky, what type of guy are you into?

by Anonymousreply 37306/10/2021

r372 = Kandy "Top Two" Muse

by Anonymousreply 37406/10/2021

Silky, do you regret 'that trip' with Vanjie?

by Anonymousreply 37506/10/2021

Hey Silky! Next time don't disappear just because you got some heat re: the Mexico thing. You shouldn't have lied about not being there. Everyone has fucking camera phones these days. Just smile and say yeah, not my smartest move ever, and keep the covo rolling. Otherwise we end up wondering what other stuff you might not have been truthful about.

Good interview with Bimini at the link

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by Anonymousreply 37606/10/2021

r375 gurl yes. It was a mistake but I didn't go to perform. It was dumb I am sorry. r373 To quote Mya The last thing I need is a man that's soft He betta get it on up and break me off Some a that fly high rise, 6' 5", ain't shy And that's the kinda man I need

by Anonymousreply 37706/10/2021

R377 Well, i am glad you back, ya nutty tart.

by Anonymousreply 37806/10/2021

r375 luv you gurl. I can't say much about AS6 cuz I ain't getting the Tamisha Iman treatment but it is sooooo goood.

by Anonymousreply 37906/10/2021

Silky, any thoughts on Down Under or Spain?

by Anonymousreply 38006/10/2021

Silky, you don't owe anyone an apology. Most of the posters on this site ain't been anywhere in 30 years. Just cover your tracks better next time. You're funny and informative. But not really needed. Pop in or pop off. Who the fuck cares? Still, there are some real men in this place and we don't need the admonishment of old white queers who haven't been to a drag show since Shakespeare.

by Anonymousreply 38106/10/2021

r380 I got two words Elecktra Shock...okay three words. DAYUM DAT DICK. Espana. Them gurls speak so fast Vanjie has to read the subtitles too.

by Anonymousreply 38206/10/2021

Silky!!!! Bring the other girls here sometime! We'd love to talk to all of you!

by Anonymousreply 38306/10/2021

Oh ....some of them are here gurl. They are lurking,

by Anonymousreply 38406/10/2021

Oh okay! Thanks Silky!

by Anonymousreply 38506/10/2021

R384 CAMP! Vanjie, we love you big fat cock.

by Anonymousreply 38606/10/2021

[quote]Silky, what type of guy are you into?

Most likely living ones.

by Anonymousreply 38706/11/2021

I honestly don’t care about her little trip. I cared then, but in hindsight, nothing happened. She didn’t get Covid, so clearly no harm no foul. It is funny how all the little bully hall monitors who tried to get IG famous by calling out “gays over covid” have lost all steam.

by Anonymousreply 38806/11/2021

I am glad that this season has so many big Queens. And, I am glad there isn’t any major front runner. Ginger is probably the biggest threat, but I wouldn’t rule out a good half of the cast. And, I like that we have so many big girls! Yvie was a bully on her season, so I am happy to see Silky back on our screens.

I couldn’t care less about Jan and Scarlet tho.

by Anonymousreply 38906/11/2021

Sounds from the comments like Paramount+ is going to get a torrent of new subscribers just to watch season 46 of a tired basic cable reality show. RuPaul has a lot of power!

by Anonymousreply 39006/11/2021

R390, Ru does, but in a very limited way- all the other shows he tried launching, Drag U, Celebrity Drag U, he talk show, AJ and the Queen did not connect with people. Very smart to franchise the show in other countries though. I do miss DR Thailand. I wish there was another DR in Asia..

Cameron and Vanjie have a little show on Wow + about the basics of gay sex, and Vangie is her usual hilarious self. Also the face is going back to normal, thank the gods.

by Anonymousreply 39106/11/2021

R391 I don't know if it's really to his detriment that he has created a lot of shows that haven't lasted more than one season. He gets paid for every one of them, and if migrating Drag Race to VH1 increased ratings for VH1 and if moving DRAS to Paramount+ increases Paramount+ subscriptions significantly, then RuPaul Charles's currency in TV programming is going to go through the roof and he will keep getting development deals. The failure of a series probably doesn't mean that much if he can drive viewers to migrate among channels and platforms.

by Anonymousreply 39206/11/2021

SILKY !!!!!!!!!!!!!! Tell the rest of the queens to stop telling Mayhem she a fucking amazing singer !!!!!!! Mayhem's SUCKS !!!!! All Mayhem does on her Instagram is sing and all her enablers jumping in a say, " amazing!" IT'S NOT! She has a fucking TERRIBLE voice! Stop lying to her! Horrid voice! She needs to shut her delusional hole!

by Anonymousreply 39320 hours ago

What a specific rant, r393. Mayhem is cute as a man.

by Anonymousreply 39420 hours ago

So what if Mayhem is cute as a man? He's one of those ancient L.A. bar queens. Like Detox,Morgan, Raja and Delta. None of them are very talented but they rule their tiny piece of property. Hamburger fucking Marys. Really mean old bitches. Mayhem tried for 10 years to get on Drag Race and then we saw that she had nothing more to offer than a few good dresses. He's not talented and is indeed, a very terrible live singer. Don't do it.

He's cute and has nice skin. That doesn't mean we have to listen to him sing.

by Anonymousreply 39519 hours ago

Detox lives in Chicago now.

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