RuPaul and Michelle Visage Dish on “Drag Race U.K.”: “I Think People Are Going to F*cking Love It”
Harry and Meghan might have just welcomed a new addition to their Royal Family, but another British baby is about to born: RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K.
RuPaul and his best squirrel friend, Michelle Visage, were recently in London for a month filming the British version of Drag Race, but aside from Graham Norton and Alan Carr being announced as resident guest judges for the new series, not many details have been revealed about Drag Race U.K.—but didn’t stop Ru and Michelle from teasing about what fans can expect.
On the latest episode of Ru and Michelle’s podcast, What’s the Tee?, the two kiki about many different topics, one of them being the time they spent across the pond, and they tease listeners what they
“I think people are going to be thrilled,” said Michelle, with Ru adding: “When [the fans] see this show, they are going to flip.”
“I predict we will be doing this English edition of Drag Race for many years to come,” adds Ru.
Michelle goes onto explain how she feels Drag Race U.K. has a “different tone,” and how there is “an Englishness, a Britishness about it.”
“It has a charm the American one doesn’t have,” she says. “I think people are going to fucking love it.”
As if we weren’t excited enough already!
The first season of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. will consist of eight episodes and scheduled to air later this year on BBC Three. No word from our mates at Stan whether they’ll be airing the series here or not.