By Michael Ausiello
Updated July 29, 2020 at 05:47 PM EDT

Last month, I reported that Ugly Betty producers had smartly cast Vanessa Williams’ real-life brother, Chris, to play Willy’s drag queen doppelganger, Wilheldiva Hater. Well, feast your eyes on this exclusive first look at Wilhelmina and Wilheldiva striking a fierce pose in the Jan. 20 episode. “I’m genetically programmed for [this role],” laughs Chris, whose scenes were shot on location at New York’s famed burlesque club, The Box. Also on hand for the all-day shoot was Michael Urie, who stated the obvious: “This side of bursting into flames, this show couldn’t get any gayer.” (Reporting by Tanner Stransky)

Photo Credit: Patrick Harbron/ABC

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