'RuPaul's Drag U' series premiere: Thankfully, gay television -- and RuPaul -- return tonight!
Image Credit: LogoFace it: Summer television is A) not gay enough (True Blood can’t do it all!), and B) sadly devoid of the presence of RuPaul. But thank your lucky stars, because tonight TV gets gayer and draggier — and RuPaul reemerges! That’s right: It’s the much-anticipated premiere of RuPaul’s Drag U, the Drag Race spin-off that features some of the original show’s fave queens making over straight ladies — RuPaul calls them “biological women” — who are in dire need of some TLC and a new look. Tonight, specifically, centers on “lady-boys” Jujubee, Ongina, and Raven — loves these three so much! — showing three “boy-ladies” how it’s done. (Personally, I can’t wait for creepy Drag Race season 1 contestant Tammie Brown to become a “professor” later in the season. Messsss!)
For a super-fun teaser of the show, check out this video:
Can you even with RuPaul’s Drag U, PopWatchers? I can’t! Which clearly means I can — and will! Weekly! You have to love the level that these crazy ladies take such ridiculous situations to. I’ve seen the first episode (look out for my react post tomorrow morning) and let me just say: You might cry. This show positively bubbles with heart — and sass. I mean, is there anything sweeter than seeing a man dressed as a woman help a man-ish woman dress like a woman? Got that? Good.
Do you think you’ll watch? Discuss!
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