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‘RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race’ Returns for Season 2

22 July 2015 8:45 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Fresh off Season 7 of “RuPaul's Drag Race,” Logo has announced the return of the all-stars version featuring returning cast members. “RuPaul’s All Stars Drag Race” will air after the eighth season of "RuPaul’s Drag Race,” premiere dates and casting have not yet been announced. “They arrive as drag artists. They leave as international stars,” said host and executive producer RuPaul. “The chance to bring back the best of the best for a new season of ‘All Stars’ is a dream come true for me and their legions of fans around the world.” Also read: Logo TV Gives »

- Reid Nakamura

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We have to accept that J-Law's Cher impression is awful

10 July 2015 4:05 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Here are things Jennifer Lawrence can do well: Act. Give interviews. Mock Jack Nicholson for interrupting one of her interviews. Use a crossbow. Make David O. Russell films seem more human than they have any right to be. You know what's not on that list? An impression of Cher. No, J-Law. Hello Giggles tried telling us that J-Law's impersonation of Cher on "Conan" was, and I quote, "spot-on." Oh no, Hello Giggles. No, it wasn't. The thing is, we live in an age where many people have mastered the art of impersonating Cher. They have worked hard to capture her specific "Jimmy Stewart is drowning" instrument and they've done it. Let's remember to respect those artists before we go proclaiming J-Law the new Frank Caliendo. J-Law's impersonation is merely croaky, and Cher does not croak. She does a quavery whinny. There. Quickly, watch this video of "RuPaul's Drag Race" season »

- Louis Virtel

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Let’s Not Call Channing Tatum a ‘Stromo’ — ‘Straight Homo’

25 June 2015 3:42 PM, PDT | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

Former RuPaul's Drag Race judge and current THR writer Merle Ginsberg has noticed that a lot of straight male stars lately seem kind of, well, gay. And they're like totally cool with it. Her evidence? Adam Levine likes to wear V-necks! Tom Hardy said he experimented with boys! Channing Tatum danced on a gay pride float! "Straight male stars aren't stressed out at being perceived as gay or extremely gay-friendly," she writes in a piece for THR. "Far from feeling stigmatized, they welcome the gay gaze, staring invitingly and modeling shirtless on the covers of such gay magazines as Out and The Advocate, or both." And she has a word to identify this new species of men: "Stromos" — that is, "straight homos."I know, I know: yuck. However, if you look beyond the portmanteau, there's some validity to her argument. As of late, there is an obvious and concerted push »

- E. Alex Jung

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40 RuPaul's Drag Race Quotes You Must Start Using Immediately

8 June 2015 11:00 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

RuPaul's Drag Race just wrapped its seventh season! While we patiently wait another year to find out who will compete for the title of America's next drag superstar, we're looking for any and every distraction we can get our hands on. And that's when it hit us: we could certainly use a fresh, rejuvenated vocabulary. We've picked the best and sassiest quotes from the past seven seasons of the show, so keep reading and give yourself an education. »

- Ryan-Roschke

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'Empire' & 'Transparent' lead 2015 Television Critics Association Awards nominees

4 June 2015 12:00 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

"Empire" and "Transparent" were the big winners when the 2015 Television Criticis Association Awards nominees were announced, but will either newbie be able to knock off more well-established shows like "Mad Men" and "Big Bang Theory"? The way the TCA Awards (which will be presented at an untelevised ceremony in Beverly Hills on August 8) are structured, with no differentiation between lead and supporting actors, or between actors and actresses, and with a separate category to honor new series, a new show inevitably leads each year's nominations list. In this case, it was a pair of them: "Empire," which almost single-handedly brought the primetime soap, the Fox network, and broadcast television itself back from the dead; and "Transparent," the beautiful Amazon dramedy that the TCA membership at large opted to vote in as a comedy(*). (*) There are no rules about which categories a show can be assigned to — see also "The Daily Show" frequently being nominated for, »

- Alan Sepinwall

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RuPaul: 'Drag is dangerous. We are making fun of everything'

3 June 2015 10:00 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

Riding high with his reality show Drag Race, the star tells us why he will never be mainstream, the importance of finding your tribe, and the secret to being a ‘badass bitch’

Before he was the world’s most famous drag queen, RuPaul Charles was a punk in a downtown Atlanta band called Wee Wee Pole. There’s an internet-famous prom picture of him in 1983, when he was 23 and dressed as if he’d just stepped off the set of the David Bowie movie Labyrinth. He was there as the date of his bandmate’s sister, but, he tells me, he dressed like that even when he was at the same school. “I was always RuPaul. Always. Even as a kid, I would dress up in my sisters’ clothes, in cowboy outfits, in sailor outfits. I loved putting on different costumes.”

RuPaul’s laugh is so long and so loud »

- Rebecca Nicholson

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

2 June 2015 10:40 AM, PDT | 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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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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Colbie Caillat Is Engaged!

29 May 2015 12:40 PM, PDT | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Get the details on Colbie Caillat's sweet engagement - Us Weekly Find out why Jessica Alba landed the cover of Forbes - HuffPost Celebrity Carey Mulligan soaks up her free time with Marcus Mumford in NYC - Lainey Gossip Inside Jeffrey Dean Morgan's shocking crash diet for a new role - Dlisted Here's what Bruce Jenner thought of the TV show Transparent - Et Nicki Minaj opens up about her sex life in new interview - Just Jared Kendra Wilkinson's cleavage game is so strong - Hollywood Tuna Could Janet Jackson's new single be on the horizon? - Pink Is the New Blog Katy Perry might be prepping for a Taylor Swift backlash - The Superficial Who's going to win RuPaul's Drag Race? Explore the evidence - Popbytes »

- Ryan-Roschke

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The Snap: How and when to use new emojis

29 May 2015 12:22 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

A new batch of emojis is coming, and they're all very necessary: Why wouldn't you need to text a photo of an avocado or bacon or Prince?  In this episode of The Snap, we discuss the nominated new emojis and tell you what we'll be using them for. Check out all our episodes of The Snap below.  Ep. #48: Oh, Britney.  Ep. #47: How Robin Thicke ruined everything Ep. #46: The 5 Worst Disney Princesses Ep. #45: Why "RuPaul's Drag Race" is the only reality show that matters Ep. #44: Who Should (and Shouldn't) Win Oscars Ep. #43: The Many Charms of Kanye West Ep. #42: Why We Need a Missy Elliott Comeback Ep. #41: The Worst Oscar Snubs Ever Ep. #40: The Real Meanings Behind Emojis Ep. #39: The Problems with Your Favorite Christmas Movies Ep. #38: The Biggest Flaws in the Best Movies of 2014 Ep. #37: Why Madonna is »

- Louis Virtel

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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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The Snap: The 10 essential moments of Britney Spears' career

12 May 2015 6:00 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

I forget sometimes how long Britney Spears has been famous. We're coming up on two decades -- more if you count "The Mickey Mouse Club." It's about time we round up her greatest moments and make fun of them too.  Like this episode of The Snap? Check out all our episodes. Ep. #47: How Robin Thicke ruined everything Ep. #46: The 5 Worst Disney Princesses Ep. #45: Why "RuPaul's Drag Race" is the only reality show that matters Ep. #44: Who Should (and Shouldn't) Win Oscars Ep. #43: The Many Charms of Kanye West Ep. #42: Why We Need a Missy Elliott Comeback Ep. #41: The Worst Oscar Snubs Ever Ep. #40: The Real Meanings Behind Emojis Ep. #39: The Problems with Your Favorite Christmas Movies Ep. #38: The Biggest Flaws in the Best Movies of 2014 Ep. #37: Why Madonna is the Greatest Celebrity of All Time Ep. #36: Why We're Thankful for Beyonce, »

- Louis Virtel

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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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Tina Fey Undresses for Final Letterman Appearance (Video)

8 May 2015 6:29 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Tina Fey only wears a fancy dress out of respect for David Letterman, and since he’s retiring, she unzipped Thursday. “It’s very hard work, I don’t know if you’re aware of the contraptions under here — it’s almost medical,” Fey told Letterman. “What am I going to put on a dress for Jimmy? That’s creepy. He’s like my brother,” she said about Jimmy Fallon. Also Read: Amy Poehler and Tina Fey Are Coming to 'RuPaul's Drag Race' ... Sorta (Exclusive Video) James Corden won’t get the dress either: “I’m gonna wear »

- Jordan Chariton

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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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