The drag world is moving a mile a minute these days! If you’re worried you might have missed some of the week’s biggest stories, we understand. That’s where The Week in Drag comes in, your weekly look at the biggest stories unfolding in the drag scene. From shocking moments that unfold in the RuPaul’s Drag Race franchise to what’s going on in your local scene, we’ve got you covered!
Patrick Starrr launched a beauty collab with Disney
YouTube star Patrick Starrr has launched a new collab with Disney. His ONE/SIZE beauty company announced its first-ever project with another company, and it’s DISNEY! The line will feature products like Storybook Mickey Face & Eye Palette, the Bit of Magic Highlighter, the Point Made Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner Pen, the Ultimate Mickey Puff, the Lip Snatcher Velvet Flex Cream & Cushion Gloss Lip Duo, and the Versatile Complexion Brush.
A documentary is eventually going to come out about the process of working with Disney. You can find the products on the ONE/SIZE website, as well as Sephora and Sephora.com!
Trixie Mattel is performing at a major music festival
This week, Trixie Mattel announced she is performing at the Coachella Valley’s major country music festival, Stagecoach. She will be hitting the stage on Friday, April 28th. Other performers that day include Elle King and ZZ Top, just to name a few! Passes for the fest going on sale today, September 16th, at 10 AM PST.
Dragula’s new spin-off series starts soon.
Everyone’s favorite spooky drag competition show is getting a spin-off! It was announced a few weeks ago that the series would be expanding, but details were slim. Now we know! The show is called The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans and it will debut on Shutter in two parts, starting October 25th. The cast will feature returning competitors you already know and love!
While we don’t know the cast yet, we do know the iconic guest list includes Elvira, Alaska, and Katya, just to name a few!
Drag Race Philippines has hit the charts!
The latest international spin-off of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Drag Race Philippines conquered a major milestone this week! For the girl group challenge, the song Pop Off Ate became the first international Drag Race song to hit the top of the music charts. Both versions of the song ranked in the top 5 during their first week, with one even topping the iTunes chart in the Philippines.
Plus, this week’s episode was the Snatch Game, which ended in a double shantay! The girls in the Philippines came to slay!
RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14 girls went to the Emmys!
Although Drag Race did not win the Emmy for outstanding reality tv show, the queens of the most recent season, as well as RuPaul, Michelle Visage, and Carson Kressley were seen at the event. If you looked close enough, you could see them in some shots of the crowd. Plus, they got to spam our Instagram feed with their incredible looks. I mean, did you SEE Basco?!
Fire Island Pageant Results
Last week was the traditional end of season pageantry on Fire Island, and we would love to wish congratulations to the winners! Zelina Duval was crowned Miss Fire Island 2022, Champagne Bubbles snatched the title of Ms Fire Island 2022, Summer Sully was crowned Drag King 2022, Dallas Dubois returned from the dead to win Entertainer of the Year, Miss Ice Palace 2022 went to Robin RoseQuartz, and Kara Sucia was crowned Miss Cherry Grove 2022!
Congrats to all the winners from all of us at WERRRK.com!
If you find yourself in South Beach, you need to head to The Palace for drag brunches Friday, Saturday and Sunday and spectacular drag shows seven nights a week! Every Queen needs a Palace! Click here for reservations and more information!
Now you’re caught up on The Week in Drag! Did you see an amazing pageant and want to share the results? Did you see a show that had you shook as the kids say? Is there a big story in your local drag scene you want share? Send us an email (firstname.lastname@example.org) and it might be featured in a future edition of The Week in Drag!