These queens are ready to serve their country and defend the U.S. of Shade!
Nicki Minaj was previously announced as the special guest judge for the Season 12 premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race, and now, the full trailer for the new season RuVeals which other celebs are pledging allegiance to the flag drag. What’s more, this season’s premiere is so gag-worthy that it will span multiple nights, airing in two parts on Friday, February 28, and Friday, March 6.
Scroll through the list below for some of the big names who will be sitting next to Ru and Michelle on the judges’ panel this season.
In case you need a RuFresher, the 13 girls competing this season are Aiden Zhane, Brita, Crystal Methyd, Dahlia Sin, Gigi Goode, Heidi N Closet, Jackie Cox, Jaida Essence Hall, Jan, Nicky Doll, Rock M. Sakura, Sherry Pie, and Widow Von’Du.
“With each new generation of queens, the RuPaul’s Drag Race revolution continues to drive culture,” RuPaul said in a media statement. “And as more and more new viewers discover the show, the phenomenon continues to open hearts and minds with love, laughter and a whole lotta sass.”
As if learning who the special guest judges are wasn’t enough, there’s also a new Season 12 trailer that shows the queens serving opulence from sea to shining sea—including their eleganza entrance looks, which already have us pledging allegiance to the drag.
RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12 premieres Friday, February 28 at on VH1 and will be available on Stan on Saturday February 29.