Miley Cyrus. RuPaul’s Drag Race. Does it get any higher?
The singer would be the first visitor decide on RuPaul’s Drag Race season 11, becoming a member of host RuPaul and judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley and Ross Mathews on the desk on the Thursday, Feb. 28 premiere.
VH1 made the announcement with a particular video, which you’ll see above.
“Are you freaking out? As a result of I am freaking out!” Cyrus says within the video. Can we take a minute and admire the gown made out of data she’s carrying? Cyrus teased one thing massive was approaching her Instagram carrying that outfit.
The episode options Cyrus going undercover within the workroom to spy on the brand new solid of queens. Their first take a look at? Create signature seems from supplies belonging to former RuPaul’s Drag Race solid members. A 90-minute episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked follows.
Meet the brand new crop of contestants under.
Yvie Oddly, referred to as Denver’s “commodity of drag oddity,” is a shock queen.
Vanessa Vanjie Mateo
Sure, Miss Vanjie. Miss Vaanjie. Miss… Vaaanjie! She’s again! She was the primary queen eradicated from season 10, however her backwards exit turned a meme by itself.
Soju was raised in Korea and brings Korean influences into her drag, be it colourful loopy Ok-Pop aesthetics or martial arts weapons.
Silky Nutmeg Ganache
Silky Nutmeg Ganache is called the lifetime of the get together, however beneath there is a softer aspect to Silk—she’s even on her technique to changing into a health care provider of philosophy and has her grasp’s diploma in organizational management.
Shuga Cain is a relative newcomer to tug after she give up her six-figure company job to change into a full-time drag queen.
Scarlet Envy involves the competitors with “Southern magnificence combined with New York Metropolis grit.” She pulls influences from in all places, together with Andy Warhol superstars. She’s appeared in Harper’s Bazaar and even on SNL.
Ra’jah D. O’Hara
Ra’jah D. O’Hara involves the competitors for Dallas and is a dancing queen identified for her kicks and splits.
Initially hailing from Saigon, Plastique Tiara takes quite a lot of drag inspiration from Vietnamese pop stars.
Nina West is described as a “comedy queen” with a giant popularity previous her into the competitors.
Mercedes Iman Diamond
Mercedes Iman Diamond moved from Kenya to america when she was 11, however VH1 says Mercedes wasn’t “born” for one more 10 years later at a homosexual membership in Minneapolis.
Kahanna Montrese is described by VH1 as “Las Vegas’s hip-hop showgirl.” She merges road influences with upscale excessive style couture.
New Yorker Honey Davenport cites Drag Race alum Sahara Davenport as a mentor. She’s appeared in Off-Broadway performs and in an electro band.
Brooke Lynn Hytes
Brooke Lynn Hytes, a Canadian native now in Nashville, traveled the world as an expert ballet dancer.
Ariel Versace, described as a “life-sized Bratz doll,” is from Cherry Hill, New Jersey. VH1 describes her look as “Jersey-licious Disney princess aesthetic.”
A’keria C. Davenport
A’keria C. Davenport involves the competitors from Dallas, Texas. She’s the reigning Miss Black Universe, a pageant queen identified for large hair and massive angle.
RuPaul’s Drag Race premieres Thursday, Feb. 28 at 9 p.m. on VH1. Untucked follows at 10:30.
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