Almost a year to the day, RuPaul
returns in search for the next superstar drag queen.
RuPaul begins the second season of the
reality hit RuPaul's
Drag Race with: “Gentlemen, start your engines. And may
the best woman win!”
Last year, RuPaul, America's first drag
queen superstar, starred as judge and jury to 9 men competing to fill
her high heels. This year, she's joined by a bevy of celebrity
judges and guests, including Kathy Griffin, Cloris Leachman, Debbie
Reynolds, and punk rocker Henry Rollins.
Also, three more men are in the
catfight, bringing the number of contestants up to 12.
The drag queens will face a barrage of
fashion-related and talent challenges in their quest to win the
coveted title of “America's Next Drag Superstar,” and a prize
package that includes a photo spread in Paper Magazine and a one year
public relations contract with Project Publicity, a leading LGBT PR
While the contest gives viewers an
insider's look at RuPaul's outrageous world of drag, producers say
the show will also tackle some of the real life prejudices female
And what talents will RuPaul be checker
flagging? “To be a winner on this show the contestants need to be
a fashion designer, an American idol, and a top model all rolled up
into one,” RuPaul said. “And they definitely have to be smarter
than a fifth grader.”
RuPaul's Drag Race returns to
all-gay cabler Logo on February 1 at 9PM ET/PT.
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