Looks like fans of RuPaul’s Drag Race are in for some exciting news! On Tuesday the Emmy-winning TV host announced that his popular franchise, has inspired a spin-off series. This spin off will feature all-celebrity guest competitors and will be titled "RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race".
The show will launch in 2020. In a press release RuPaul stated, “Doing drag does not change who you are, it reveals who you are. I can’t wait for the world to see what happens when our celebrity contestants get all up in drags!”
The 12 celebrities will compete for the title of America’s Next Celebrity Drag Superstar and the prize money will be donated to the charity of their choice.
In a sit down with Vanity Affair, RuPaul joked about his team constantly figuring out different spin offs for the award winning show, “We’ve done it again, we have a laboratory figuring out other ways—Drag Race Junior, perhaps? Or how about Jailbreak Drag Race?”
WAs of now, the list of celebrities for the upcoming show have not been released. The anticipation is KILLING us! Gayes, which celebs do you think will make an appearance?
Watch him talk about it in the interview with Vanity Fair here. Begins at 4:30.