Ready or not, here they come. The RuPaul‘s Drag Race queens of season 15 are stepping up to mark, ready for the race of their lives. News broke recently that the show has left VH1 to her sister network MTV. Drag Race is clearly reaching new heights, and the show is even promising “biggest season yet.”
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They’re not just exaggerating either. The show will literally be bigger with 16 queens competing this year, as opposed to the usual 14. The season also harks back to those racing aesthetics of the early seasons. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure, allow us to introduce you to the queens battling it out to become America’s Next Drag Superstar.
Amethyst is from CT.
Amethyst’s name comes from her birthstone.
As a comedy queen, Amethyst plays up and into her “stupidity”.
Amethyst says it would be easier to make a list of normal things about her. For example, she loves Taco Bell.
Amethyst is not afraid to make a fool of herself.
Amethyst got into drag through the theater.
Amethyst is most excited for The Rusical and Snatch Game
Amethyst says “because the nose knows no bounds.”
Anetra is from Las Vegas, Nevada.
Anetra got her name from a beautiful stripper who she worked with.
Anetra calls her style c**talicious and divalicious.
Anetra says she has a heart and a good conscience. She uses drag to express her art, although she is not a vocalist
People have told Anetra she has a resting bitch face.
Anetra says she is most nervous about disagreements with Drag Race judge Michelle Visage.
When asked this question Anetra said, “Have you seen the promo? Have you seen the look? Heard the voice?”
Originally from the Philippines, Aura Mayari grew up in Chicago, IL. She currently lives in Nashville, TN.
Aura is gay lingo from the Philippines. It refers to someone overly confident, attention-seeking, and maybe a little bit thirsty.
Aura Mayari sees herself as an edgy, boss bitch, queen of the night.
Aura Mayari was circumcised in 3rd grade.
Aura Mayari says she looks sickening and pretty but can perform with the best of them. Her background in hip-hop and performance puts her a leg ahead of the competition. Although she says she is definitely not a comedy queen.
Aura Mayari is known as the walking face tune in Chicago.
Aura Mayari expressly remembers watching Manila Luzon, who is also from the Philippines, on her season.
Aura Mayari says she is pretty and talented. She is ready to inspire others.
Irene DuBois is from Seattle, WA.
Irene DuBois got her name from Medium’s Allison DuBois played by Patricia Arquette.
Irene DuBois likes to look like an alien or out of this world.
Irene DuBois is sober.
Irene DuBois doesn’t feel the need to look like other drag queens. She wants to look like a Star Wars character.
Irene is known for her unique drag style.
Seeing Raven walk in on her season of Drag Race made Irene DuBois who she is. She knew that is what she wanted to be.
Jax lives in Astoria Queens but is originally from CT.
Jax’s boy name is Jackson. Also, she was inspired by Jax from Mortal Kombat and likes to juxtapose his masculinity with her femininity.
Jax says she comes from the whitest place in the world.
Jax had her start as an athlete. She was a junior Olympic diver, a gymnast, and a competitive cheerleader.
Jax says she is surprisingly short but known for being a stunt queen.
Jax remembers that watching Drag race helped her get through her grandmother’s death.
Jax is most worried about the twists and turns in the show.
Jax says she is the “BBB,” or “booked, Black, and blessed.” She is also the hardest worker she knows.
Loosey Laduca is from Ansonia, CT.
Loosey is an homage to comedian and actress Lucille Ball and Laduca is a shoe brand.
Loosey Laduca considers herself a comedy queen.
Loosey Laduca loves slasher movies and loves gore. Her favorites are Friday the Thirteenth Part 6. Part 4, and Part 1.
Loosey Laduca jokes that her gorgeous white straight teeth make her different.
Loosey Laduca is a construction worker by day and a drag queen by night.
Loosey Laduca distinctly remembers Nina Flowers contouring her chest.
Loosey Laduca says she always strives to get better. Every time she goes in drag she wants to be better than the last.
Luxx Noir London
Luxx Noir London is from East Orange, NJ.
Luxx Noir London was inspired by Black luxury. London comes from the person who put them in drag for the first time.
Luxx Noir London says she talks to herself, which some people might think is weird.
Luxx Noir London says she can do it all and doesn’t put herself in a box, category, model, or label
Luxx Noir London says she is known for looking gorgeous, and smelling nice. She says that if you see her will be nice but won’t look like she’ll be nice.
Luxx Noir London remembers watching Drag Race with her aunt.
Luxx Noir London thinks that she is and knows that she is America’s Next Drag Superstar.
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx is from Miami, FL.
She likes to go by Malaysia “Babydoll Babydoll Babydoll” Foxx because she loved playing with babydolls. She added Foxx because it just fit.
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx calls her drag style bodacious, beautiful, and glamorous.
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx says she is the type to do a silent but deadly fart in a group of people and blame someone else.
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx says her leg goes all the way up.
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx remembers seeing LaShawn Beyond, her drag mother, on season 4.
Malaysia Babydoll Foxx quoted Nicky Minaj, saying “I am a star in every room that I stand in. I am a stand-out. These girls are my stand-ins.”
Marcia Marcia Marcia
Marcia Marcia Marcia is from New York City, NY.
Marcia Marcia Marcia’s name comes from that iconic scene in The Brady Bunch.
Marcia Marcia Marcia’s style is inspired by vintage fashion, taking her cues from Marcia Brad.
Marcia Marcia Marcia still watches all the shows she loved as a kid. Hannah Montana was one of her most-played artists on Spotify last year.
Just like Marcia Brady, Marcia Marcia Marcia is pretty, popular, and talented.
Marcia Marcia Marcia is known for her vintage style and unique handmade looks.
Marcia Marcia Marcia remembers watching Drag Race during her freshman year of college watching season 6.
Marcia Marcia Marcia jokingly says she should be America’s Next Drag Superstar because she is young. Seriously though, she makes her own wigs, mixes, make-up, and clothing. She really is a Marcia of all trades.
Mistress Isabelle Brooks
Mistress Isabelle Brooks is from Houston, Texas.
According to Mistress Isabelle Brooks a Mistress is a “b**ch who’s in control.” Isabelle comes from her boy-name Israel, and Brooks comes from her drag mother.
Mistress Isabelle Brooks calls her drag style big, over the top, with her hair touching the ceiling.
Mistress Isabelle Brooks does old-school drag, which she calls a dying art, with a modern twist.
Mistress Isabelle Brooks remembers watching the season 4 drama between with Sharon and PhiPhi.
Mistress Isabelle Brooks is most nervous about being in drag all day while filming.
Mistress Isabelle Brooks says she should be America’s Next Drag Superstar because she represents the past, present, and future of drag.
Princess Poppy is from San Francisco, CA.
Princess Poppy always felt like royalty and wanted a name that reflected that. She also likes alliteration, and “P.P.” is funny.
Princess Poppy says her drag is full of comedy, beauty, and performance with strong lip-syncs. She is a glamorous beautiful princess in drag, but wild in real life.
Princess Poppy says her breasts can tell when it’s going to rain.
Princess Poppy was born on April fool’s day which she says is very fitting.
Princess Poppy says she is known for reading and dishing back.
Princess Poppy remembers watching Drag Race season 4. She remembers being astounded by the idea of transforming into a woman.
Princess Poppy says she is a princess, and princesses always become queens.
She loved Raven from season two and wanted a bird name. Fierce is what her drag is.
Robin Fierce singing, dancing, the face is always correct.
Robin Fierce says she can wiggle her ears.
Though it’s cheesy, Robin Fierce sees herself as a source of light and positivity.
Robin Fierce is known for being polished, but she says there is so much more to her. She says that people think she’s a b**ch but she’s not.
Robin Fierce is worried about comedy challenges.
Robin Fierce says that she has something for everybody.
Salina EsTitties is from Hollywood, CA.
Salina EsTitties got her name from the queen herself, Selena Quintanilla Pérez comes from the queen herself. EsTitties come from titties.
Salina EsTitties says she is a performer, actress, dancer, singer and “p**sy all over.”
Salina EsTitties says she is loud. She says she has heart, light, p**sy, and t**ties.
Salina EsTitties wants to get the EGOT this season.
Salina EsTitties remembers seeing herself represented when Alexis Matteo said “BAM Chorizo Baby!”
Salina EsTitties says she doesn’t do well with confrontation.
Salina EsTitties says she should be America’s Next Drag Superstar because she is the best, “point blank period.” She says she is pretty, talented, campy, and coochie.
Sasha Colby is from Hawaii but currently lives in LA.
Sasha Colby is from the House of Colby. She got the name Colby from a model in the 2000s. It was a gender-neutral name, so it was a good choice for her when she transitioned.
Sasha Colby started in pageants, so she has that glamour. She describes herself as a goddess sl*t.
Sasha Colby says her splits make her different.
Sasha Colby says she is known for seeming intimidating, but when you get to know her you realize she’s actually a huge nerd.
Sasha Colby says she is already is a superstar and just needs to be given her the crown.
Spice is from Long Island, New York. She currently lives in Hollywood.
As a twin of Sugar, they coordinated their names. Her twin is Sugar and she’s Spice. According to Spice, she can’t even name 5 spices.
Spice calls her style silly with a side of wild wh*re. She’s a lifesize doll.
Spice says she is obsessed with carrots.
Spice says she’s the prettier twin, but also the ditzier twin.
Spice is known for having a twin that is also a drag queen. She says she is ready to throw her under the bus.
Spice says she has the charisma, the uniqueness, the nerve, and (jokingly)…maybe not the talent.
Sugar is from Long Island, New York. She currently lives in Hollywood.
As a twin of Spice, they coordinated their names. Her twin is Spice and she’s Sugar.
Sugar’s drag style is doll perfection.
Sugar says she needs to be zen when she eats. She doesn’t like eating out.
Sugar says that she’s not mean or bitchy, but drag allows her to play with that.
Sugar says she is known for being the better-looking twin.
Sugar says she is the next drag superstar because she “literally thought it.”
All Roads Lead…
That’s it! The queens are all geared up and ready to slay for the crown. If the promo is anything to go off of, this season is going to be sickening. RuPaul’s Drag Race season 15, premiers on Friday January 6 on MTV.