season 14 cast, premiere date announced – .

season 14 cast, premiere date announced – .

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” will return for Season 14 with a two-part premiere on Friday, Jan. 7 at 8 p.m. ET / PT, VH1 reported Thursday. A group of 14 queens will compete for the grand prize of $ 100,000, including the show’s first-ever heterosexual and cisgender male contestant.

The post-show, “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked,” will premiere immediately following the premiere at 9:30 p.m. ET / PT.

For several seasons, the “Drag Race” franchise has broadened its vision of what defines a drag queen. The recently concluded third season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race UK” featured the franchise’s first cisgender woman, Victoria Scone, who identifies as a lesbian. The first season of “Drag Race UK” featured bisexual artist Scaredy Kat, who had a girlfriend when he was on the show. The most recent season of “RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars” was won by Kylie Sonique Love, the first trans woman to win in franchise history. And last year, “Drag Race” introduced its first trans male competitor, Gottmik, who identifies as pansexual.

Bringing a straight man into the “Drag Race” labor room, however, marks the first time that a person who does not identify as LGBTQ has been on the show which was celebrated for bringing queer identities into the world. main stream.

The season 14 cast includes:

Alyssa Hunter: Continuing the long tradition of Puerto Rican competitors on ‘Drag Race’, Alyssa is known as an accomplished pageant queen.

Angeria Paris VanMicheals : This classic Southern show queen hails from Atlanta.

Bosco : The Seattle native experimented with prosthetic makeup at the start of the pandemic to add it to her repertoire.

Betty’s power: Standing six feet four inches tall, Daya sports an ’80s look that she crafted while working at the Missouri-based House of Methyd, founded by Season 12 finalist Crystal Methyd.

Leaving Skye: This Fresno, Ca. native has a brightly colored trail aesthetic and possesses “killer lip-syncing skills,” according to a statement.

Jasmine Kennedy : This Queen of New York is known for her dancing skills and upbeat personality.

Jorge : This Latina queen started dragging when she was 16 and also comes across as a “dancing diva” on Instagram.

Jambalaya in June: Another queen known for her dance, June is from Los Angeles.

Kerri Colby : One of the two trans women of the season, Kerri is a queen of Los Angeles and member of “the legendary House of Colby”.

Kornbread “The Snack” Throw: As the name suggests, Kornbread – also a trans woman and queen of LA – has a food-driven aesthetic.

Dame Camden : This British native now lives in Sacramento and is a skilled ballet dancer.

Maddy Morphosis : The first straight queen to compete in “Drag Race,” Maddy is from Fayetteville, Ark. and play the role of a camp and comedy queen.

History of Orion: Orion is the first Queen to represent Michigan on “Drag Race,” with an aesthetic described in a release as “the smoldering energy of Lana Del Rey.”

Willow pill: The drag sister of Season 11 winner Yvie Oddly shares her outraged approach to drag.


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