Detox is an American drag performer and recording artist, she was a fixture in the Southern California drag scene before gaining prominence on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Detox has appeared in music videos with Ke$ha and Rihanna and is a member of Chad Michaels‘ Dreamgirls Revue, the longest-running female-impersonation show in California.
In March 2012, Willam Belli released “Chow Down,” a parody of “Hold On” by Wilson Phillips. The song featured Detox and Vicky Vox, who co-wrote the parody’s lyrics.
The three began performing under the name DWV, a dual reference that takes note of their first initials (Detox, Willam and Vicky) while also parodying the group SWV. Together they released several other singles: “Boy is a Bottom,” a parody of “Girl on Fire” by Alicia Keys which debuted at number six on Billboard’s Comedy Digital Songs, selling 3,000 downloads in its first week.; “Silicone“, a parody of “Dancing on My Own” by Robyn; and “Blurred Bynes“, a parody of “Blurred Lines” by Robin Thicke. The accompanying videos all became viral hits with views in the multi-millions.
In June 2016, Detox was announced as one of the cast members on the second season of All Stars season 2, where she was a runner up along with Katya Zamolodchikova.
In 2017, Detox appeared in the film Cherry Pop, directed by Assaad Yacoub, alongside Drag Race alumni Tempest DuJour and season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen, as well as season 10 contestant Mayhem Miller.