A new group of nine stars are hooked, ripped and ready to lip-sync for their lives RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Season 2. The second outing of the VH1 reality show adopts a new format similar to the The masked singer, keeping the celebrities’ identities a secret until a new queen is eliminated each week. “We keep the identities of our contestants a secret so you can stay focused on their charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent,” RuPaul explained on the Aug. 12 premiere.
The nine secret celebrities have undergone a “wig-to-heel transformation”, performing in a lip-sync extravaganza in each episode. After each round, the final two contestants must lip sync for the duration of their lives in front of judges Michele Visage, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews, and of course, Mama Ru. The last queen standing will win $100,000 for a charity of her choice, along with the title of “America’s Next Celeb Drag Superstar.”
Helping the celebrities on their journeys are “Queen Supreme Mentors”, Jujubee, Brooke Lynn Hytes and Monét X Change. There will also be several “extra special guest stars.” Drag Race family, which includes Eureka, Gottmik, Katya, Morgan McMichaels, Silky Nutmeg Ganache, and Violet Chachki, who appear during Season 2.
As the competition unfolds, here are all the stars who Celebrity Drag Race has revealed so far, in addition to the best guesses and fan theories about the queens who have yet to be unmasked.
“Fabulousness” – Loretta DeVine
The first celebrity to be eliminated, Fabulosity, was revealed to be Emmy winner Loretta DeVine. “I have had a very interesting career. I never thought I’d be in a drag competition, but now I’m at an age where I want to do what I want!” she said of the “exciting and new” experience before belting out a rendition of Mary J’s “Just Fine” . Blige and promising to “surprise everyone.” After landing in the bottom two and falling short by lip-syncing to Bananarama’s “Venus,” Fabulosity had to step away from the competition.
Clues to Poppy Love’s celebrity identity include that he is a “straight man” who lives to be on stage, also known as his “happy place”. He added: “I’m doing this because I’m a big supporter of the LGBTQ+ community. I’m very in touch with my masculine side and my feminine side. I’d love this opportunity to really get closer.” After her rendition of Alanis Morissette’s ‘You Oughta Know’, Poppy Love was named the winner of week 1. On Twitter, fans seemed convinced Poppy Love is Backstreet Boy AJ McLean for his “distinctive” voice and matching tattoos.
“People have always known who I am. I can’t hide, so assuming a new identity is really exciting for me,” the mystery star hinted during the premiere, explaining that she’s been acting since she was “a little girl.” She also claimed that she’s been watching Drag Race “forever” and who “grew up listening to RuPaul’s songs,” Chakra 7 first lip-synced to Chaka Khan’s “I’m Every Woman.” After the performance, several fans believe she is The Prince of Bel-Air alum Tatiana Ali.
The yet-to-be-revealed star, who performed Nicki Minaj’s “Super Bass” for the first time, has been in show business for 20 years and wanted to try something different. “I have struggled a lot with femininity as a problem. Now I want to be able to go up there and celebrate all of this,” she said, adding that she once “stayed in the closet” but now she’s “done with all of that.” So far, most Twitter users seem think that Donna Bellissima is Daniel Franzesealso known as Damian de bad girls.
“Millie del Sol”
Before her debut lip-sync to Ava Max’s “Sweet But Psycho,” Milli Von Sunshine noted that her background is in entertainment and acting. “Drag is just this other art form and this other identity that you get into,” she said, calling her involvement a “new discovery” that she hopes will bring “some happy, positive energy to this world.” . After episode 1, viewers bought into the theory that Milli is glee student Jenna Ushkowitz.
One of the hardest celebs to guess, Jackie Would, who played Lizzo’s “Juice,” described her drag persona as a mix of “a little bit classy and a lot of sass.” Also explaining that he’s “super passionate” about what he does, he hinted, “Professionally, I’m an expert in my field.” Although many have guessed that Jackie could be someone from strange eye, including Tan Francethe most prevalent theory is that she is Carson’s former co-star, interior designer Thom Filicia.
“I’m an entertainer; I’ve done it for many, many years, but to perform in drag? This is completely disheartening,” Electra said before her premiere of Pink’s “Raise Your Glass.” Also one of the most perplexed celebrities, guesses on Twitter ranged from Julie Bowen to a Real Housewife Still, most seem to be investing their money singer Taylor Dane.
“Sede Von Trap”
The first major clue to Thirsty Von Trap’s identity is that the star who played her was a child actor who grew up on television. “I’m a huge fan of the art of drag, and there’s a sense of confidence that I don’t necessarily know I have,” she explained, adding that joining Drag Race was an “exercise in self-confidence “. After Thirsty wowed the judges with a lip-sync to The Pussycat Dolls’ Don’t Cha, several viewers put the pieces together, suggesting that she is indeed ugly bettyby Mark Indelicato.
“I feel best when I’m on stage performing in front of an arena or a packed theater,” explained the secretive celebrity, who performed a stunning rendition of Ciara’s “Goodies” for the first time, at the premiere , adding that “he came.” of music” and “was on a TV show”. On Twitter, however, it did not seem to fool many viewers, who are convinced Chic-Li-Fay is Kevin McHale from glee.
This post will be updated as more celebrity identities are revealed RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race Season 2.