RuPaul kicked off its three-week take a look at run on Monday, sending the drag icon sashaying again to his roots as a standard discuss present host, albeit one flanked with tap-dancing backup performers.
“Welcome to my present, or ought to I say, welcome to our present,” the host instructed his crowd after strutting onto the stage. (After all everybody enters the present by way of runway. Had been you anticipating anything?) “A lot of y’all know me trying like this,” displaying a photograph of himself in full drag, “however beginning at this time, I would like you all to know me like this.”
The viewers was then handled to a collection of basic Ru-isms that Drag Race followers have been listening to for years. The best hits included “All people say love!” and, after all, “For those who can’t love your self, how in the hell are you going to like someone else?”
Earlier than welcoming RuPaul‘s first visitor, Tony Awards host James Corden, Ru laid out the naked details for his viewers at house, explaining that the present will air for 3 weeks, “and it’s as much as you to tell us if you need us to stay round. … I would like you all to assist us do that factor!”
RuPaul largely saved issues mild with Corden, save for a couple of screwball questions, like whether or not Corden actually likes all of his kids. (“You might be sincere right here!”) In addition they mentioned the darker facet of social media, with Corden recounting a very nasty tweet focused at certainly one of his children. However moderately than letting issues finish on a down be aware, Corden returned to the runway from whence he got here to show that he, too, can sissy that stroll:
Subsequent, Ru welcomed Property Brothers Drew and Jonathan Scott, who answered all of the host’s burning questions on dwelling as twins, whereas throwing him a couple of playful growls. (“I really like the Property Brothers, and I really like the brothers’ property.”)
Ru additionally partnered with the Scotts to assist one deserving couple’s design desires come true with a $5,000 shock. Watch that large second under:
The premiere’s closing phase was arguably its most entertaining, with Drag Race mainstays Michelle Visage and Ross Mathews becoming a member of RuPaul for a spherical of viewer-submitted questions.
“We’re not simply doing a chat present, we’re constructing a motion — and also you’re cordially invited, darlings,” Ru concluded at the backside of the hour.
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