‘Stink. Stank. Stunk!’ Disastrous performance leads to herstoric 6-way elimination on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’

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‘Stink. Stank. Stunk!’ Disastrous performance leads to herstoric 6-way elimination on ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’
<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Not since Mariah Carey had to sit next to Nicki Minaj on American Idol had a television audience witnessed judges as annoyed as RuPaul Charles and Michele Visage on RuPaul’s Drag Race this Thursday. Six of the 12 contestants so epically failed in a Mariah-themed skit that Ru basically told all of them — to quote a recent Carey single — to GTFO.” data-reactid=”22″>Not since Mariah Carey had to sit next to Nicki Minaj on American Idol had a television audience witnessed judges as annoyed as RuPaul Charles and Michele Visage on RuPaul’s Drag Race this Thursday. Six of the 12 contestants so epically failed in a Mariah-themed skit that Ru basically told all of them — to quote a recent Carey single — to GTFO.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The contestants had RuPaul feeling emotions, deeper than he’d ever dreamed of… and none of those emotions were good. In fact, Ru described their disastrous Mariah number with just three words: “Stink. Stank. Stunk.” And so, for the first time in RuPaul’s Drag Race’s 11-season herstory,&nbsp;six queens were up for elimination. These Lambs were truly led to the slaughter.” data-reactid=”25″>The contestants had RuPaul feeling emotions, deeper than he’d ever dreamed of… and none of those emotions were good. In fact, Ru described their disastrous Mariah number with just three words: “Stink. Stank. Stunk.” And so, for the first time in RuPaul’s Drag Race’s 11-season herstory, six queens were up for elimination. These Lambs were truly led to the slaughter.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="On Thursday’s RPDR maxi-challenge, two teams starred in 700 Club-style televangelical programs of “Diva Worship.” The It’s Britney Bitch Movement, a show based on the Church of Britney Spears, was so fantastic, it practically had the panel (including guest judges Troye Sivan and Guillermo Diaz) speaking in tongues and converting to Britneyism.” data-reactid=”28″>On Thursday’s RPDR maxi-challenge, two teams starred in 700 Club-style televangelical programs of “Diva Worship.” The It’s Britney Bitch Movement, a show based on the Church of Britney Spears, was so fantastic, it practically had the panel (including guest judges Troye Sivan and Guillermo Diaz) speaking in tongues and converting to Britneyism.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="But the losing team’s terrible&nbsp;When You Believe program, devoted to Mariahism, could not get an amen. And this was the worst use of butterflies on RuPaul’s Drag Race since Asia O’Hara’s fail on the Season 10 finale.” data-reactid=”29″>But the losing team’s terrible When You Believe program, devoted to Mariahism, could not get an amen. And this was the worst use of butterflies on RuPaul’s Drag Race since Asia O’Hara’s fail on the Season 10 finale.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="Blasphemously, the losing team had chosen to deify a diva that they knew precious little about (and that had already been brilliantly impersonated on RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3 by Shangela, of A Star Is Born fame, just last year). None of them were big Mariah fans, darling. And they’d also all foolishly ignored RuPaul’s Werk Room suggestion to shift focus to a less elusive chanteuse.” data-reactid=”32″>Blasphemously, the losing team had chosen to deify a diva that they knew precious little about (and that had already been brilliantly impersonated on RuPaul’s Drag Race All-Stars 3 by Shangela, of A Star Is Born fame, just last year). None of them were big Mariah fans, darling. And they’d also all foolishly ignored RuPaul’s Werk Room suggestion to shift focus to a less elusive chanteuse.

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<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="During deliberations, when no queen was willing to either shoulder responsibility for the When You Believe debacle or throw any individual teammate under the bus (this really was RuPaul’s Best Friends Race!), an exasperated Ru ordered all six of them — Plastique Tiara, Ra’Jah O’Hara, Scarlet Envy, Shuga Cain, and the unrelated Honey Davenport and A’Keria C. Davenport — to lip-sync for their lives. This was a Drag Race first, a new Drag Race low, and one bittersweet day.” data-reactid=”35″>During deliberations, when no queen was willing to either shoulder responsibility for the When You Believe debacle or throw any individual teammate under the bus (this really was RuPaul’s Best Friends Race!), an exasperated Ru ordered all six of them — Plastique Tiara, Ra’Jah O’Hara, Scarlet Envy, Shuga Cain, and the unrelated Honey Davenport and A’Keria C. Davenport — to lip-sync for their lives. This was a Drag Race first, a new Drag Race low, and one bittersweet day.

<p class="canvas-atom canvas-text Mb(1.0em) Mb(0)–sm Mt(0.8em)–sm" type="text" content="The entire lip-sync was a mess. It was worse than that time Mariah Carey was accused of lip-synching on New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. But in the end, RuPaul only emancipated one contestant, whose wig-flying, floor-rolling antics especially reeked of desperation — telling Honey Davenport to sashay away. (More like I’m “Mimi I’m Last,” amirite?)” data-reactid=”38″>The entire lip-sync was a mess. It was worse than that time Mariah Carey was accused of lip-synching on New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. But in the end, RuPaul only emancipated one contestant, whose wig-flying, floor-rolling antics especially reeked of desperation — telling Honey Davenport to sashay away. (More like I’m “Mimi I’m Last,” amirite?)

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