RuPaul’s fierce Queens return for “All Stars Drag Race”
NEW YORK, NY – Hot off the heels of one of the most electrifying seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Mama Ru will return to the runway for RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race Season 2, premiering Thursday, August 25th at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Logo with a supersized 90-minute episode.
YouTube sensation Todrick Hall joins Carson Kressley and Michelle Visage on the judging panel alongside RuPaul for a season packed with more eleganza, wigtastic challenges and twists than Drag Race has ever seen.
“The world needs these queens now more than ever,” said executive producer RuPaul Charles. “We take great pride in providing a platform for our All Stars to shine bright. Because fierce is fierce is fierce is fierce is fierce is fierce.”
The new season, featuring 10 of the most celebrated competitors vying for a second chance to enter Drag Race “herstory,” will be filled with plenty of heated competition, lip-syncing for the legacy, and, of course, the All-Stars Snatch Game.
The 10 Queens who will sissy that walk for their chance at redemption and the title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar” include: Adore Delano, Alaska, Alyssa Edwards, Coco Montrese, Detox, Ginger Minj, Katya, Phi Phi O’Hara, Roxxxy Andrews and Tatiana. These fabulous queens will hit the runway for a second chance to snatch the crown and secure a place among Drag Race royalty.
Todrick Hall, Carson Kressley and Michelle Visage Join RuPaul as Judges.
Fans won’t have to wait long for their RuPaul fix. RuPaul's Drag Race: Season 8 RuVealed is currently airing every Sunday at 7 p.m. ET/PT on Logo. The never-before-seen look into the unforgettable season that crowned Bob the Drag Queen as America's Next Drag Superstar is packed with fresh reads and behind-the-scenes gossip from Ru herself.
For more information on RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race and sneak preview clips, go to go to www.AllStars.LogoTV.Com. For up-to-date RuPaul’s All Stars DragRacenews and exclusives, join the RuPaul's All Stars DragRaceFacebook page or follow #AllStars2 on Twitter at @RuPaulsDragRace.
Adore Delano (Season Six) - Season six’s runner-up returns to dazzle the judges with her vocal talents, alternative outlook and boundless charm. Previously critiqued for a messy aesthetic, only time will tell if Adore can win over the judges with her considerable talent.
Alaska (Season Five) - Hieee! Everybody’s favorite alien from the planet Glamtron is back again, after being declared runner-up of season five. Alaska is ready to bring boundary-pushing performances to the All Stars main stage.
Alyssa Edwards (Season Five) - Alyssa's back to prove she didn’t get bitter, she just got better. She has a hit web series, opening for Miley Cyrus’s national tour and closing the MTV VMA’s down with an iconic performance.
Coco Montrese (Season Five) - Coco has been busy since the show, performing in Vegas, nationwide and even getting to duet with legend Gladys Knight. But has her rivalry with Alyssa Edwards over a national drag title been truly resolved? Stay tuned...
Detox (Season Five) - When Detox was eliminated in fourth place on season five, she had had it. Now she's back with a vengeance, fresh from international touring cosmetics campaign, and inspiring a season eight runway theme.
Ginger Minj (Season Seven) - After narrowly missing out on winning season seven, Ginger has performed on stage (The Rocky Horror Show), sung live on the RuPaul’s Drag Race Battle of the Seasons international tour, and even recorded a Beach Boys cover with her idol Carnie Wilson. Not a bad year!
Katya (Season Seven) - Season seven’s Miss Congeniality, and fan favorite. With a hilariously surreal web series (RuPaul is a fan), tours in Brazil and Australia and an outpouring of fan love under her bedazzled belt, she’s ready to bring her A-Game to the All Stars runway.
Phi Phi O’Hara (Season Four) - Season four runner-up Phi Phi has come a long way since being dubbed a “tired-ass showgirl” by winner Sharon Needles. Phi Phi now sings her original music at sold-out international gigs! Get ready to be blown away by the all new and improved Phi Phi.
Roxxxy Andrews (Season Five) - Season five runner-up Roxxxy stunned audiences with her flawless “thick and juicy” runway looks and legendary wig-whipping lip sync stunts. With accusations of bullying winner Jinkx Monsoon still haunting her, will Roxxxy’s journey on All Stars be the ultimate Ru-demption mission?
Tatianna (Season Two) - Tatianna placed fourth on season two of Drag Race. She’s since carved out a full time career in drag, performing and releasing music. But has Tatianna kept ahead of the curve in an ever-changing world of drag? She’ll tell you “Yes... Thank you."
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