This week on Rupaul's Drag Race the girls stepped it up. After all this isn't Miss America this is a drag competition. The claws came out once again as the girls had to fight to claim their positions. This seasons theme amongst the contestants is definitely CUNTY CUNTY CUNTY. Guest judges this week included Kim Coles and Dita Von Teese.
The first challenge given to the eleven remaining queens was every little gay boys dream come true. They had to dress up a Rupaul doll up and give her a complete makeover. Miss Rupaul paired the girls up into teams of two leaving Mystique to work alone. True to form Miss Tyra Sanchez grabbed the entire dish full of fabrics and supplies. The other girls had to fend for themselves. The winners of the challenge ultimately being Sahara Davenport and Pandora Boxx.
Later on Ru introduced the main challenge. Inspired by her box office hit Starrbooty. This of course got my panties all wet because it features one of my favorite queens of all time Lahoma Van Zandt! (See Lahoma's Foot Commercial) The queens had to pair up into two teams to perform a burlesque routine and earn the most coins. One by one team captains Sarah Davenport and Pandora Boxx picked their teams. Just like in high school you never want to be picked last, and that's just want happened to Nicole.
Not only did the girls have to perform in front of Dita Von Teese and an audience of boys; but they also had to go outside and sell Cherry Pie gift certificates. Trya the least cooperative during rehearsal stepped up her game and showed that she truly had a personality. Mystique Madison seemed to have been practicing that split from last week because she landed it dead on!
Before judging a warm moment occurred between Jujubee and Pandora. While getting ready for panel they discussed their fathers struggles with cancer. I found this to be very heartwarming and needed. It's not always about being cut throat; we have to remember that under all that makeup are loving human beings.
I think its hilarious how narcissistic Rupaul is when coming out to judge the girls. He comes down the runway and struts his stuff. (Honey Tyra wouldn't do that, but that's what makes this show fabulous!) They revealed that Sarah Davenport was once again the winner of the challenge (representing NYC). It was no surprise when they announced that Nicole had the lost the challenge, earning the least coins.
My mouth did drop when Nicole was pitted against one of my favorite contestants Raven. Lipsyncing to My Lovin' (You're Never Gonna Get It) by En Vogue. Raven brought the house down and sent Nicole packing.
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