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The season finale of RuPaul’s Drag Race aired on Friday night and fans were treated to a first look at Season 7 of All Stars, which will feature a cast of eight previous winners for the very first time.
Additional judges and guests for Season 7, which is set to premiere on May 20 on Paramount+, include Daphne Guinness, Kirby Howell-Baptiste, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, Nikki Glaser, Tove Lo, Betsey Johnson, Janicza Bravo, Ben Platt, Hannah Einbinder and Vanna White.
In the new season, the cast will compete for the title of “Queen of All Queens” and a cash prize of $200,000, the highest in the franchise’s “herstory.”
The trailer showed clips revealing some of the cast’s runway looks, emotional moments and fierce competition competitive strategies, as well as a surprise reveal of Campbell who presents as a runway model.
This year’s All Stars cast features Season 12’s Jaida Essence Hall, Season 5’s Jinkx Monsoon, All Stars Season 5 co-winners Monét X Change and Trinity The Tuck, Season 3’s Raja, All Stars Season 5’s Shea Couleé, Drag Race U.K. Season 1’s The Vivienne and Season 11’s Yvie Oddly.
“The fans want us to compete again, then get in the ring and let’s go,” says Hall in the trailer.
You can check out the full trailer below.
If you’ve been following Drag Race at all, you know that you’d have to watch Untucked, the Emmy-winning counterpart to the series, to get to know more about the cast and witness some of their backstage drama. New episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars: Untucked also be available to stream each week on Paramount+.
Producers World of Wonder will also debut a four-episode special titled Countdown to All Stars 7: You’re A Winner Baby which will be released weekly on VH1 beginning on April 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, in addition to appearing on the Drag Race YouTube channel. The companion series will feature eight fan-favorite queens reacting to the best moments from All Stars Season 7.
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