RuPaul, host of cabler Logo's RuPau's
Drag Race, says doing drag is his job.
Cabler OWN caught up with RuPaul in a
Where Are They Now? profile.
“I got into drag not because I love
drag,” RuPaul said. “In fact, if I never did drag again,
honestly, I really wouldn't care. It's not my passion. The only
time you'll ever see me in drag is when I'm what? – getting paid.
It is my job.”
RuPaul said that doing drag has taught
him that “you're born naked and the rest is drag. Everybody is in
The 52-year-old RuPaul also discussed
his 19-year relationship with his partner, Georges LeBar, a rancher
who lives on 50 acres in South Dakota and Wyoming.
“I've been with this man for the past
19 years,” RuPaul said. “I met Georges on the dance floor at
Limelight in New York City, the disco. He was on the dance floor
dancing like a maniac. And I had to go over and say, 'What are you
“He's devoted to me, I'm devoted to
him. And that's the end of the story,” RuPaul said. (The video is
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