Drag Race star Jade Jolie has come out as transgender!
Jade Jolie first won viewers’ hearts when she appeared on season five of RuPaul’s Drag Race, finishing in eighth place. She then starred in season four of The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula and is known for her Taylor Swift impersonations.
She even starred in Taylor Swift’s 2019 music video for her LGBTQ+ anthem, “You Need to Calm Down,” which has been viewed more than 320 million times.
Jade Jolie Comes Out
In a new tweet shared online, Jolie came out as trans to her 85 thousand followers online. “Deciding to choose myself and move forward with my transition,” she wrote.
As expected, her post received praise from numerous users.
“Thank you to everyone for the immense amount of love & support I’ve received,” Jolie wrote in a recent Instagram story. “My heart is so full from all the kindness & so incredibly excited to become the best version of myself.”
Other Queens Who Came Out
In the history of Drag Race, Jolie is not the first transgender queen.
In Season Nine, Peppermint blazed a trail as the inaugural transgender woman competitor, while Season Thirteen introduced Gottmik as the first transgender man on the show. Kylie Sonique Love made history by clinching the All Stars 6 title, becoming the first trans winner. Season 14 marked another milestone with five transgender contestants, including the beloved Kornbread and eventual victor Willow Pill.
We love you, Jade!
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