RuPaul introduced the queens from season one and reminds us how far we have come as a community of fans and supporters of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Oprah appears in a video clip and talks about what great things the show has done.
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RuPaul asks Aquaria why she should be crowned America’s Next Drag SuperStar and she explains that she’s been a fan from the beginning and says she sees herself in Nina Flowers from Season One. She remarks that this season is the best yet.
RuPaul asks Asia who is rooting for her and she says hopefully the world! She says that she hopes to marry her boyfriend. (Apparently this is news to him!)
Eureka says that if she wins, she will use the money to pay off her mother’s medical bills. Wow.
Kameron tells RuPaul that she and her mother share shoes (same shoe size) and RuPaul surprises her by showing a video of her grandmother telling her how much she loves her and supports her.
Very impressively, the queens of seasons one and ten do a mega-mix of a variety of songs from RuPaul’s Drag Race herstory. It’s great to see season one queens next to season ten queens lip synching to Sissy that Walk and We’re All Born Naked (and the Rest is Drag.)
Before the lip sync battle I would like to list the order I think of the top four queens :
Asia O’Hara, Kameron Michaels, Eureka, and Aquaria. I realize that’s not how it will likely go down, though.
So the top four lip sync will work like this, we are told. Two are chosen, they lip sync. Then the other two. The winners of each have a final lip sync. Kameron Michaels is chosen by the wheel and she chooses to lip sync against Asia. Asia chooses one of two boxes and it is Nasty, by Janet Jackson. Asia releases what appeared to be live butterflies from her outfit. Kameron is declared the winner and I already am wrong (it is interesting that my list has them in the order of the sync performances.)
Aquaria and Eureka lip sync to If by Janet Jackson. Uhm… and RuPaul says shantay, you BOTH stay.
The original winner of Miss Congeniality, Nina Flowers is introduced. The season ten queens apparently voted on this year’s Miss Congeniality and Monet X-Change won! I would have rather she just won the crown.
One last lip sync battle. Bang Bang by Nicki Minaj, Jessie J, and Ariana Grande. I think this is the first time I am hearing it.
Good gravy. Aquaria won. Oh my. Not gonna lie. I had a feeling this would happen but kept telling myself it wouldn’t because I didn’t want it to.