warning: This post contains spoilers for RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race season 2, episode Four.
What’s better than one drag queen lip sync in a choreographed number? Two!
On Friday RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Racejoined the remaining six queens of the VH1 competition show by six legendary queens. RuPaul’s Drag Race The history of playing the “drug duet”. But unfortunately, one star was left alone when asked to step away from the competition.
After all, she’s used to playing alone When in a group as alumni Greethe hit FOX series that ran for six seasons (if online popular fan theories are correct, she may not be the only former Gree Star of the mix. )
PEOPLE reveals her true identity little by little. But first, let’s take a look at each performance and see how RuPaul, Michelle Visage, and Ross Matthews scored duet divas.
Donna Bellissima and Silky Nutmeg Ganache
After a week off the bottom, it’s time for the man behind Donna Bellissima to “literally let everything hang out.”
“Growing up, I went through a lot of inner turmoil. I was ashamed of my body. And I feel like I’m taking a lot of the old stuff out of it.” ‘s criticism was that he was afraid to face the insecurity around his body.
“When I was a kid, I was afraid to take my shirt off,” he noted. “There’s always that feeling that I’m not good enough. It took me so long to figure out who I am, and I don’t know how to do it so quickly with my new persona.” Perhaps this experience will give us the opportunity to deal with all such things in the end.”
Fortunately, silky nutmeg ganache (drag racing season 11, drag race all stars Season 6) was there to help Donna embrace her curves. “Whatta Man,” Silky said, “dress as little as possible” before the two took the stage for a steamy performance of “Whatta Man.”
The judges then praised the accuracy of Donna’s lip-syncing and said they enjoyed the performance.
“I was really inspired by Silky,” Donna told the panel. gave me
Chakra 7 and Yuruka!Ohara
Chakra 7 took her drag to new levels last week and triumphed thanks to Fergie’s fiery performance of “MILF$.”
This week, she took off with a softer performance reminiscent of ballet moves to Nicki Minaj and Rihanna’s hit “Fly.”
Eureka was by her side!From Ohara drag racing seasons 9 and 10, drag racing all the stars Season 6, and hits on HBO, i was here.
Caged birds in winged latex body suits, dressed as Charuka and Eureka coordination! Show off an emotional performance. “It’s about love,” Eureka! said in advance. “It’s about setting ourselves free. It’s about supporting each other, showing family ties and how we can help each other be free.”
“Every week in drag, I had the opportunity to experience my own power,” said Chakra.
The judges certainly saw it, and RuPaul praised Chakra for the meaning behind her performance. said Chakra. “That’s where your imagination will happily take you. It’s just an incredible art form.”
Thirsty Von Trapp and Katya
Last week was a landmark week for Thirsty. Thirsty won praise from the judges for her ability to connect with her audience.
As her duet partner, Thisty was paired with Katya. drag racing season 7, drag race all stars Season 2 and WOW Presents Plus Series Yes Yes.
The secret celebrity behind Thirsty was thrilled. “Katya is my favorite drag queen,” he said. “This is a vibe like a bucket.”
However, he was really excited to capitalize on Katya’s confidence. “I feel like I can help,” he said. I think you have to be careful.This is my week.”
For their numbers, the two take on Eva and Gwen Stefani’s “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” and shake things up for a couch full of handsome men before they start stripping. And, while good looking, the story left RuPaul a little confused.
“I wasn’t sure about the story, but it was fun to watch,” Lou said.
Poppy Love and Morgan McMichaels
Poppy Love’s performance this week was a true love affair.
The secret celebrity behind Poppy Love paired up with Morgan McMichaels last week after being asked to focus on his feminine side. drag racing season 2 and all the stars Season 3) Known for serving fish and attitude.
“Try stealing my spotlight. Dare,” Morgan told him in the workroom, and the star quickly responded, “Challenge accepted.”
“I want to do something that I haven’t seen from Poppy,” he said. It’s an opportunity to shine.”
He certainly delivered—again, literally. Poppy and Morgan, who played Brandy and Monica’s “The Boy Is Mine,” played women dueling in a maternity ward, giving birth to dancing adult babies fighting over the same lover.
“Hmm, did you just watch it?” Visage asked later. “It’s what I call a masterpiece of drag. I fell in love with drag months ago because despite what society thinks you can do whatever you want What you did tonight is kind of perfect.An example of why I fell in love with the artistry of drag.I really enjoyed the absurdity of it.
‘You adopted this stupidity that is a drug,’ said RuPaul
Miri Von Sunshine and Gottmik
Miri von Sunshine stumbled in a costume mishap last week.
Trance Trailblazer, Gottmic drag racing Season 13 was there to advise Miri to be big, bold and really let go.
Miri and Gottmik, who performed Ariana Grande ft. Nicki Minaj’s “Side to Side,” took on the role of flight attendants who are tired of caring for demanding passengers.
The energetic lip sync was fun to watch, but the judges encouraged Milli to join the camp. “Mr. Perfectionist, your choreography is going to be great, you look great,” Vissage said. That’s what I want from you.”
“I kind of agree with what Michelle said,” Matthew added. “Drags are silly. Drugs aren’t perfect. You were perfect tonight.”
Sik Li Fay and Violet Chaki
drag racing Season 7 winner Violet Chachki was a perfect match for last week’s winner, Chic-Fi-Lay.
The veteran queen taught dance queen Chic Lee Fay how to put on a killer performance while standing still. “There is power in silence,” Violet told the secret celebrity behind Chic in her workroom. We have some work to do!”
“This routine is slow [and] Sexy and I’m definitely an uptempo gal so I’m intimidated,” the secret star said before her performance. Anything that goes wrong will show up. …But I feel that Chic-Li-Fay cannot be done without a comical beat. You have to figure out how to keep that part alive. ”
and was alive. To Whitney’s Houston and Mariah’s Carrie ballad “When You Believe,” the two performers mimicked Houston and Carey’s legendary “Diva She Off” at her MTV Video Music Awards. , ripped off part of the matching dress while lip-syncing to the song.
It is no exaggeration to say that the judges were impressed. “There was a silly element that we loved,” said RuPaul. “And you both played it very well.”
“How are you going to eliminate someone?” RuPaul asked the judges early in the competition, noting that Visage “gets harder and harder.”
It is certainly so. With so many strong performances, it was difficult to even pick a winner, but Ru finally decided on her Chic-Li-Fay, giving the Queen back-to-back victories.
That left five queens, three of whom Ru dubbed safe right away. Miri and her thirsty when they got out.
Your Life Lip Sync was Kelly Clarkson’s “My Life Is Boring Without You”. Thristy, who was previously bottom, had to fight very hard to stay, ending up with a win against Milli despite Milli’s energetic performance (and split).
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True to her name, Miri remained a positive sunshine to the end. Gree star Jenna Ashkowitz.
Like her previous queen, Ushkowitz took home $5,000 for her charity. She thanked Ru for the experience and bragged to the end about how it changed her perspective.
With five queens remaining, no one knows who will come out on top as the competition heats up.
RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race It airs on VH1 at 8pm on Fridays.