RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Below queens revealed. Video / Equipped
Ever since TVNZ confirmed an Australasian model of standard actuality present, RuPaul’s Drag Race, followers have been holding their collective sequin-loving breath for particulars on when the present will air. The wait is lastly over.
Saturday night time is now the night time to remain in, quite than head out, with RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Below premiering on Might 1 on TVNZ OnDemand and screening the identical day on TVNZ 2.
Hosted by RuPaul, with Drag Race veteran Michelle Visage and award-winning Australian comic Rhys Nicholson on the principle judging panel, 10 fabulous queens will show their charisma, uniqueness, nerve and expertise. There are additionally sure to be some jar-dropping particular friends showing all through the collection, however the wait remains to be on for particulars on who they are going to be.
The ten Australasian queens hoping to grab the crown are: Anita Wigl’it, New Zealand, Artwork Simone, Australia, Coco Jumbo, Australia, Elektra Shock, New Zealand, Etcetera Etcetera, Australia, Jojo Zaho, Australia, Karen from Finance, Australia, Kita Imply, New Zealand, Maxi Protect, Australia and Scarlet Adams, Australia.
RuPaul’s Drag Race premiered in 2009, and is airing its thirteenth season on Netflix. Within the present, a dozen drag queens every season compete for the title of the subsequent Drag Famous person. American and Canadian contestants win $100,000 alongside the title and crown.
The present is the most-lauded actuality present within the historical past of the Emmy Awards. RuPaul entered the Guinness E book of World Data final 12 months for essentially the most consecutive wins for Finest Actuality Host.
On bringing a neighborhood aptitude to the eight-part international juggernaut collection, new panel choose Rhys Nicholson stated: “I simply can’t inform you how thrilled I’m to have been invited into the illustrious home of Drag Race. I genuinely nonetheless cannot bloody consider it.
“The primary phrases RuPaul ever stated to me have been ‘welcome to the household’ and that is precisely what it appears like. A household. Ru and Michelle are my new mummies. I hope the editors took out the bits have been I am simply gazing them wide-eyed making an attempt to grasp sitting subsequent to them.”
Nicholson added: “With the ability to be part of the present and assist expose the world to our distinctive and notably magnificent fashion of Downunder drag will without end be a spotlight of my life and an honour. I hope I did not f**ok. It. Up.”
On welcoming Nicholson into the fold, RuPaul stated: “Rhys Nicholson is the proper addition to the Drag Race Down Below household. His fast wit, love of drag and willingness to hold Michelle Visage’s heavy baggage have already made him indispensable. I do know our viewers goes to like him as a lot as we do.”
• RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Below will premiere on TVNZ OnDemand on Might 1.