RuPaul’s Drag Race is expanding!
VH1 announced on Friday (April 10) that a brand new, star-filled celebrity edition of the long-running drag reality TV competition series will debut later this month.
RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race will launch on April 24 at 9:30 p.m. ET on VH1.
“Each episode in the four-part event series will feature a trio of celebrities opening up their hearts and minds to the transformative power of drag. After getting some help from beloved past contestants — deemed ‘Queen Supremes’ — Alyssa Edwards, Asia O’Hara, Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, Monét X Change, Monique Heart, Nina West, Trinity the Tuck, Trixie Mattel and Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, the celebrity contestants will compete in fan-favorite challenges and step onto the runway in their new looks,” Variety reports.
Each episode, one of the three celebrities will win the title of America’s Next Celebrity Drag Race Superstar. as well as prize money for a charity of their choice.
“RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race is a blast. We put these celebrities through it! Because no matter how famous your charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent is, you still put your pantyhose on one leg at a time,” RuPaul said in a statement.
This Drag Race event was canceled due to the ongoing pandemic.