RuPaul Decoded: The Man, the Myth, The New Queen of All Media

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Aside from her multiple TV (All My Children, Sister, Sister and Sabrina the Teenage Witch) and movie appearances (Spike Lee’s Crooklyn , To Wong Foo Thanks for Everything, The Brady Bunch Movie, A Very Brady Sequel and The Truth About Jane), RuPaul hosted her own VH1 talk show, The RuPaul Show, from 1996 to 1998. Nearly a decade later, LOGO premiered RuPaul’s Drag Race, a reality series that follows 13 contestants around to find “the next superstar drag queen of America.” Now in its fourth season, the show’s rating rose 50% from season three, causing the latest season of RuPaul’s Drag Race to become the highest-rated premiere to air on LOGO in network history. That success led two spin-off shows, RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked, which follows the behind-the-scenes cat-fights and drama between queens while the judges mull over their fate; and RuPaul’s Drag U, where drag “professors” transform the style of the everyday woman and help her unleash her “inner diva.”

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Aside from her multiple TV (All My Children, Sister, Sister and Sabrina…

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