Twelve seasons. 5 All Stars off-shoots. 126 queens. That is an entire lot of charisma, uniqueness, nerve and expertise, mama.
However not all RuPaul’s Drag Race queens are created equal.
With the present returning to the Emmys on Sunday, Sept. 20 to see if it’s going to take dwelling its third consecutive trophy for Excellent Competitors Program—to not point out a possible fifth Excellent Host Emmy for RuPaul—we thought the timing was proper to open the library, learn these queens to filth, and decide which of Mama Ru’s women deserved to be in our Prime 20. Why? As a result of studying is prime. (And in addition, as a result of any alternative we get to speak about Drag Race as “work,” we’ll take it.)
Which queens made the lower and which needed to sashay away? It wasn’t straightforward narrowing this down. The sheer magnitude of expertise among the many wonderful drag queens that the present has launched the world to is actually a power to be reckoned with. This present hasn’t spawned an trade unto itself, full with a yearly bi-coastal weekend-long fan conference, for no motive. And as you check out our record, you may discover that merely successful a season wasn’t sufficient for some queens to make the lower. (You will additionally discover the record is proscribed to queens who’ve appeared on the U.S. flagship. Sometime we’ll think about the queens from the U.Okay., Canada, Holland and Thailand—however immediately ain’t that day.)