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'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' Renewed for Season 2!

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK is officially a hit – so much so, the show’s already being renewed for a second season!

The UK edition of the RuPaul-led long-running drag queen reality television series, which is currently mid-season, got renewed for a second season by the BBC as of Wednesday (November 6).

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“BBC Three have opened applications to find another set of sickening queens to compete in the Olympics of drag,” BBC announced.

“I want to thank the BBC and all our fans for their overwhelming support of RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. This season’s queens proved that Britain’s Got Charisma Uniqueness Nerve and Talent and I want to see more! Here’s to another season of love, laughter and light,” added RuPaul.

READ MORE: VH1 Announces ‘RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race’ for 2020!

VH1 Announces 'RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race' for 2020!

Get ready for another edition of RuPaul’s Drag Race!

The long-running RuPaul-led drag series will launch a new expansion, RuPaul’s Celebrity Drag Race, in 2020, VH1 confirmed on Tuesday (October 22).

In each episode, the three stars featured – who have not yet been revealed – will get drag makeovers by series favorites including Trixie Mattel, Alyssa Edwards and Vanessa Vanjie Matteo.

Drag Race alums Asia O’Hara, Bob the Drag Queen, Kim Chi, Monet X Change, Monique Heart, Trinity Taylor and Nina West will also participate.

Each contestant will compete for a title and prize money, which will be donated to a charity of their choice.

“Doing drag does not change who you are, it reveals who you are. I can’t wait for the world to see what happens when our celebrity contestants get all up in drags!” RuPaul said.

READ MORE: RuPaul Announces ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!’ Las Vegas Residency During DragCon NYC 2019!

'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' Releases Extended Trailer - Watch Now!

RuPaul’s Drag Race UK is coming – and you can watch the extended trailer right here!

The first-ever UK adaptation of the long-running drag competition series hosted by RuPaul will premiere on Thursday (October 3).

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As previously revealed, Alan Carr, Andrew Garfield, Girls Aloud member-turned-solo star Cheryl and Spice Girls superstar Geri Halliwell are all guest stars in the upcoming season.

The first runway challenge tasks the 10 competing queens with creating two royal runway looks.

Watch the extended trailer for Drag Race UK inside…

Billy Porter Responds to Speculation That He Shaded RuPaul at Emmys 2019

Billy Porter is responding to speculation that he threw shade at RuPaul after RuPaul’s Drag Race won at the 2019 Emmy Awards on Sunday (September 22) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

During RuPaul‘s win, the camera panned to Billy and showed what appeared to be some side-eye. You can watch a video of what viewers saw on Twitter.

Later, in the press room, Billy wanted to clarify that there was absolutely no shade.

“Let me make this clear right now in this room to everybody. Right now. There was never a side-eye coming from me. There’s never anything negative coming from me. You’re never going to get from it. Okay. It’s all love, all love, it’s all positivity. Don’t come to me with that,” Billy Porter said.

Billy won an Emmy of his own last night and he made history in the process!

RuPaul Brings Husband Georges LeBar to Emmy Awards 2019!

RuPaul is already celebrating his wins at the 2019 Emmy Awards!

The 58-year-old television host hit the purple carpet in a pink suit at the event on Sunday (September 22) at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles.

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Ru was accompanied by husband Georges LeBar.

RuPaul’s Drag Race already took home several Emmys earlier in the week including Outstanding Host For A Reality Or Competition Program and Outstanding Costumes For Variety, Nonfiction Or Reality Programming.

See the full list of nominees if you missed it! Best of luck to everyone nominated at TV’s biggest night!

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RuPaul Announces 'RuPaul's Drag Race Live!' Las Vegas Residency During DragCon NYC 2019!

RuPaul is expanding the RuPaul’s Drag Race universe!

The Drag Race host and namesake announced RuPaul’s Drag Race Live!, the official Las Vegas residency, during the opening ceremony of DragCon NYC 2019 on Friday (September 6) in New York City.

RuPaul presided over the official ribbon cutting alongside Drag Race judge Michelle Visage, RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! Vegas residency co-director Jamal Sims, and many of the beloved Drag Race and Drag Race Thailand queens featured on the show.

Diane Von Furstenburg and Todrick Hall also participated at the convention, as well as a VIP performance by Trixie Mattel.

The residency will launch in January of 2020 at the Flamingo Hotel, and will feature a rotating cast of seven queens each night including Aquaria, Asia O’Hara, Coco Montrese, Derrick Barry, Eureka O’Hara, India Ferrah, Kahanna Montrese, Kameron Michaels, Kim Chi, Naomi Smalls, Shannel and Yvie Oddly.

RuPaul’s DragCon NYC is over, but the love and beauty that filled the Javits Center will stay with me forever. Kudos to all of the gorgeous attendees, the super talented queens, and the spectacular vendors that came together to make magic. Can’t wait for RuPaul’s DragCon UK in January! And a loving reminder from Mama Ru, don’t forget to sashay your way to the polls in 2020. Register to vote now at VOTE.GOV!” RuPaul said after the convention.

Watch RuPaul‘s announcement inside…

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