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The problem with the new winner of 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

7 hours ago | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The tepid seventh season of "RuPaul's Drag Race" came to a close last night in decadent fashion. The three finalists, Ginger Minj, Pearl, and Violet Chachki sashayed for Ru's final blessing. Who won? Check below. We'll tell you why it's annoying.  Though Ginger Minj was the favorite going into the finale thanks to her wild showmanship and electrifying impersonation of Adele, the crown went to Violet Chachki. Take a look at her season highlight reel. In seasons past, contestants won "RuPaul's Drag Race" for exhibiting a range of charismatic traits. Season six winner Bianca Del Rio was snide, ferocious, and whip-smart. Season five winner Jinkx Monsoon was kooky, kitschy, and slyly carnal. Violet Chachki, meanwhile, is certainly a glamorous and compelling stage-walker, but she's exhibited none of the comic verve that has made so many other notable contestants (Sharon Needles, Alaska, Adore Delano, Willam) such indelible characters. In fact, Violet »

- Louis Virtel

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RuPauls' Drag Race Season 7 Finale Winner: Is Ginger Minj, Pearl, or Violet Chachki America's Next Drag Superstar?

1 June 2015 3:43 PM, PDT | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

RuPaul's Drag Race wrapped up its seventh season at Los Angeles's legendary Orpheum Theater on June 1, where finalists Ginger Minj, Pearl, and Violet Chachki competed for the title of America's Next Drag Superstar. Read the recap to find out which draq star ruled the Queendom! Who Wins America's Next Drag Superstar? You better work! RuPaul was initially unsure who to crown as America's Next Drag Superstar, so naturally he made his finalists lip sync for their lives during the show's finale. After that amazingness, Ru spent [...] »

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Queen of All He Surveys: A Weekend Inside RuPaul's Drag Empire

1 June 2015 11:36 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Of the many things to admire about RuPaul Charles, one of the least immediately apparent is his success as a business(wo)man. He's a self-made icon with a three-decade career: In addition to "RuPaul's Drag Race," an elimination-style reality show for drag queens Which You Should Be Watching and the many Logo companion shows, Ru's TV talk show about plastic surgery, "Good Work," recently premiered on E!. He's also got a podcast, and has self-released three studio albums in the last five years. Read More: Ranking the House Down:
 The Queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, from Worst to Best (Part One) That work ethic has surely contributed to his success. But it's also due to the fact that RuPaul understood himself to be a brand before many people thought of themselves as brands. He built "Drag Race" around that brand, where girls compete to be crowned by him, »

- Matthew Poe

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Queen of All He Surveys: A Weekend Inside RuPaul's Drag Empire

1 June 2015 11:36 AM, PDT | Indiewire Television | See recent Indiewire Television news »

Of the many things to admire about RuPaul Charles, one of the least immediately apparent is his success as a business(wo)man. He's a self-made icon with a three-decade career: In addition to "RuPaul's Drag Race," an elimination-style reality show for drag queens Which You Should Be Watching and the many Logo companion shows, Ru's TV talk show about plastic surgery, "Good Work," recently premiered on E!. He's also got a podcast, and has self-released three studio albums in the last five years. Read More: Ranking the House Down:
 The Queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race, from Worst to Best (Part One) That work ethic has surely contributed to his success. But it's also due to the fact that RuPaul understood himself to be a brand before many people thought of themselves as brands. He built "Drag Race" around that brand, where girls compete to be crowned by him, »

- Matthew Poe

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Logo’s Summer Programming Big on Food, RuPaul

1 June 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Logo is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year and is ready to party.

Hence, the cable channel is amping up summer with a new “Sunday Funday” evening block. This includes “RuPaul’s Drag Race: Season 4 RuVealed,” the Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos-produced lifestyle reality series “Secret Guide to Fabulous,” as well as new cooking series “Food To Get You Laid.”

Logo is also bringing back “Trailblazer Honors,” the tribute special that honors Lgbt leaders and allies who are breaking new ground in the quest for Lgbt equality,

“With eight consecutive quarters of growth and the highest ratings in Logo’s history, we are aiming even higher,” said Chris McCarthy, general manager of Logo TV and MTV2. “From new series ‘Food to Get You Laid’ to a special edition of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ this summer we are set to own the post brunch party with our new ‘Sunday Funday’ block. »

- Whitney Friedlander

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RuPaul: Katie Price is a female drag queen

1 June 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

RuPaul thinks Katie Price is a ''female drag queen''. The 'RuPaul's Drag Race' host feels he can connect with the 37-year-old star because she is a ''kindred spirit'' like him and understands what it means to be a drag queen. He told The Sun newspaper: ''I feel like we're kindred spirits - she's a female drag queen. I love all female drag queens because they understand and get it.'' The 54-year-old artist has previously said Katie is not ''ashamed'' of being referred to as a drag queen and admits he loves women who are confident enough to go ''big'' with their »

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'Big Brother' replaces four housemates

29 May 2015 3:00 PM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

RuPaul thinks Katie Price is a ''female drag queen''. The 'RuPaul's Drag Race' host feels he can connect with the 37-year-old star because she is a ''kindred spirit'' like him and understands what it means to be a drag queen. He told The Sun newspaper: ''I feel like we're kindred spirits - she's a female drag queen. I love all female drag queens because they understand and get it.'' The 54-year-old artist has previously said Katie is not ''ashamed'' of being referred to as a drag queen and admits he loves women who are confident enough to go ''big'' with their »

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RuPaul: "Men will stick it in anything - I swear to god - It's true"

29 May 2015 3:42 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

RuPaul has said that men - all men that is - will "stick it anything".

Alan Carr told the drag superstar that his friend started fancying Latrice Royale after "having a few Stellas" while watching Drag Race for the first time.

"You know, in my years of doing drag, I realised that there's one common thing with men and that is that men will stick it in anything," RuPaul told the Alan Carr Chatty Man audience.

"It doesn't mater. They will say other things when they are with their family and friends but when they're alone, any man, I'm talking all men, will stick it in anything.

"I swear to god. It's true. They're laughing but they're nervously laughing. The truth is that what men are. I'm a man you're a man and you know that is true.

Asked by Carr if he had ever been mistaken for "a genuine »

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Jonathan Ross joins panel of judges to find 'Drag Race UK Ambassador'

27 May 2015 9:00 AM, PDT | Virgin Media - TV | See recent Virgin Media - TV news »

Jonathan Ross will join Katie Price on the judging panel of 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK Ambassador'. The 54-year-old chat show host will complete the celebrity line-up that are tasked with choosing the best drag queen in a nationwide search of hundreds from across Britain ahead of the launch of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' on TruTV in June. RuPaul said:''''i am beyond thrilled that RuPaul's Drag Race is coming to the UK on truTV. This show is a celebration of the art of drag. Not only is it dazzling to watch, it's funny, outrageous, heart-warming, stupid and wickedly smart - all at the »

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Yikes! Amber Rose Wears Unflattering Nude Velour Jumpsuit

21 May 2015 10:45 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Amber Rose's street style is bringing us back to the '00s ... and not in a good way! The model was spotted out with friends and her son, Sebastian Thomaz, in Los Angeles on Wednesday.  Rose showed off her famous figure in a curve-hugging, nude velour jumpsuit for her casual day spent running errands. Amber completed her outfit with giant black sunglasses and black and gold studded Guiseppe Zanotti sandals.  Normally the 31-year-old beauty looks stunning on and off the red carpet ... but we're not loving the mother-of-one's latest look -- this tracksuit should have been left in the early 2000s, right?!  The blonde beauty made headlines earlier this month, when she proved that her famous backside was the real deal by letting E!'s "Good Work" host, RuPaul, cop a feel.    What do you think about Amber's latest look? Tell toofab in the comment section below and click »

- tooFab Staff

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It’s Hello Kitty Hour on RuPaul’s Drag Race!

12 May 2015 7:12 AM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

With only a handful of episodes left in its seventh season, RuPaul’s Drag Race cranks up the competition by asking the contestants to tap into their creative sides yet again, and design looks centered around everybody’s favorite cutie cat, Hello Kitty. But another clothing-design challenge leaves some of the queens with a crisis of confidence and ultimately sends a frontrunner home.Hello Kitty GirlMuch like last week’s nods to both the Real Housewives franchise and Dancing With the Stars, this week’s main challenge seemed like a page straight out of the Project Runway playbook, with the queens designing an elegant look made entirely out of repurposed Hello Kitty merchandise. As if that wasn't enough, they also have to design a second surprise look creating a new bestest friend for the overgrown cat-girl. The results are mixed, and for good reason. Repurposing material for new designs is »

- Libby Hill

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Video: Amber Rose Proves Her Booty Is Real by Letting RuPaul Squeeze It!

12 May 2015 6:15 AM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Amber Rose is known for that bodacious booty, but is it the real deal? The 31-year-old star stops by "Good Work" this week, where host RuPaul puts her derriere to the test. "Think of me as Judge Judy," RuPaul tells his guest. "May I please squeeze the evidence?" After he gives Amber's butt a good squeeze and lets it bounce in his hands, Ru comes to a conclusion: "I concur ... this sh*t is real! This case is closed." Despite the fact that Amber didn't go under the knife to get her enviable bum, Dr. Terry Dubrow says a lot of his clients see her as the inspiration behind the Brazilian butt lift. So, what does the blonde beauty think of all that booty buzz? "It's a compliment," she admits. Amber is clearly proud of her curves, but there is one thing she would like to improve ... her 36H breasts. »

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Amazing Disney parody 'Beauty and the Beat Boots': Count the star cameos

8 May 2015 3:37 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Todrick Hall, the YouTube star and onetime "American Idol" semifinalist, has a habit of producing unbelievable, gay-centric clips parodying Disney figures. His empire has grown, and now in the new video "Beauty and the Beat Boots" he brings us a slew of gay and gayish celebrity cameos and points out that, yes, Belle is a bit basic. Here are my favorite cameos (so far; I might find a few dozen more later) RuPaul. There he is at La's gay dance basilica The Abbey having no time for Belle's speech. Pit Crew! Away with us! Daniel Franzese of "Mean Girls" and "Looking." He's palling around with "Big Brother" alum Frankie Grande, who is really committed to that Burger King Kids Club look.  Fortune Feimster. The onetime "Chelsea Lately" regular and standup star can be broadly funny or throw down a great one-liner.  Ross Mathews: I feel like we haven't seen the "Hello, »

- Louis Virtel

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Kris Jenner Goes Commando?! See the Moments that Made Us Lol on the Latest Good Work!

6 May 2015 1:26 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

On the latest episode of Good Work, RuPaul was joined by pals Dr. Terry Dubrow and beauty expert Sandra Vergara for another week of plastic surgery talk!  Plus reality stars Lilly Ghalichi and Kris Jenner both stopped by and confessed what work they had done and played some games with the hosts!  As usual we were laughing out loud at RuPaul's narrative and everyone's hysterical commentaries, so we rounded up the best ones below: 9. Sandra's new beard 8. RuPaul's contagious laugh 7. Grumpy Cat's good work  6. Lilly Ghalichi saying she couldn't deal with Pitbull's you know what 5. When we learned Mary Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen »

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RuPaul thinks a UK version of Drag Race is going to happen

5 May 2015 7:15 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

RuPaul is confident that a UK version of RuPaul's Drag Race will be made.

The original show's fourth season is coming to the UK on truTV in June, and RuPaul told Digital Spy that he thinks fans will start calling for a remake.

RuPaul: 'Plastic surgery has come out of the closet and we're here to welcome it'

Explaining that he loves the show "with a passion", RuPaul said: "It comes on in the UK in June, and I'm so excited about it! I'm so excited, because for years people have gotten it bootleg, and now they actually get to have it for real."

Asked about a UK adaptation, which has been rumoured for some time, he added: "Jonathan Ross has been trying to make that happen, and I predict that it will happen, especially after the truTV run. People are going to be so ravenous for it that »

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RuPaul: 'Plastic surgery has come out of the closet and we're here to welcome it'

5 May 2015 12:00 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

RuPaul has a new show - and it's coming to the UK! The star has already built a legion of fans for RuPaul's Drag Race (which, by the way, is coming over here in June) and will be hoping to do the same with his E! series Good Work, a discussion show about cosmetic procedures.

We got RuPaul on the phone for a natter about the stigma of plastic surgery, the Kylie Jenner challenge, whether he's really joining Fashion Police and whether he'd ever follow Michelle Visage into the Celebrity Big Brother house...

You've got Good Work coming to the UK – how would you describe the show?

"Well, plastic surgery has come out of the closet, and we're here to welcome it with open arms. People live longer – it's important to take care of your body. Good Work is not only about plastic surgery, it's about all the things that »

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Top 9 Outrageous Moments From RuPaul, Patti Stanger and More in the Latest Episode of Good Work!

30 April 2015 3:33 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's hard to not pick the top 52 most outrageous moment's from the latest Good Work, but luckily we narrowed it down for you.  RuPaul continued his hilarious routine with Terry Dubrow and Sandra Vergara by his side! Plus, Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger stopped by along with Botched patient Lauren Powers! 9. Lauren Powers, "The Muscle Goddess," admitting she needs a boyfriend 8. Jennifer Lopez's inability to age 7. RuPaul's ballsy confession 6. Dr.Dubrow not being the medical expert in this situation 5. Throwback of Kris Jenner working on kegels 4. Patti Stanger admitting she is actually Katy Perry's mother 3. Our new »

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The critical difference between 'Lip Sync Battle' and 'RuPaul's Drag Race'

22 April 2015 3:20 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Lip Sync Battle," the Spike TV series based on the celebrity lip-sync duels from Jimmy Fallon's "Tonight Show," is officially renewed for a second season. Lip-syncing is always good for a silly viral moment, but let's not forget that there's a semi-serious art to doing it well. And while we're at it, let's point out that "RuPaul's Drag Race" is the real HQ for lip-sync sorcery on cable. The premise of "Lip Sync Battle" is that a bunch of celebrities acting like drunken karaoke acts is a riot. Sometimes the juxtaposition of a movie star and a pop song is very funny: Take, for instance, Paul Rudd's seriously impressive work with Tina Turner's "Better Be Good to Me" on "The Tonight Show." Not only did he memorize Turner's every spastic vocal moment, he also lived up to her grit with an impassioned performance. It was comedy, but »

- Louis Virtel

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Holly Madison Admits She Doesn't Talk to Kendra Wilkinson, Woman With Longest Nails Tries to Text—Get the Good Work Recap

22 April 2015 12:20 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

We cannot get enough of Good Work, honey!  On the new E! show, RuPaul, Sandra Vergara and Dr. Terry Dubrow talk beauty trends, celebrity surgeries and wacky procedures. On the most recent episode, former Girl Next Door Holly Madison and talk show host Jeannie Mai, both revealed some major beauty secrets.  We rounded up the top 10 funniest and most jaw-dropping moments!   10. RuPaul's hilarious confession 9. When Dr. Dubrow (sort of) revealed a huge Botched spoiler 8. The moment we realized we can eat terribly and still be healthy 7. Whatever this is...  6. The special moment between RuPaul and Dr. Dubrow  5. This vagina-focused »

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Start your engines! RuPaul's Drag Race is coming to the UK on June 1

22 April 2015 8:28 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

RuPaul's Drag Race is finally returning to the UK.

truTV has brightened our day by announcing that the reality show will kick off its fourth season on June 1.

This is the first time that these episodes have been shown on free to air UK TV - and as if that wasn't enough, each episode will be followed by sister show RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked.

The show sees legendary star RuPaul Charles guiding a group of hopeful drag queens through the competition, as they face styling, personality and performance challenges in an attempt to win the season.

And to make things even better, the bottom two contestants in each episode lip sync for their lives before RuPaul decides which one of them hasn't made the cut.

RuPaul is joined by judges Michelle Visage - who might just be familiar to Celebrity Big Brother fans - and Santino Rice and Billy B, »

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