After the lip-sync, RuPaul announces Mattel as the season three winner, and earns a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame. . Our feelings on Kennedy boil down to her infamous dead chicken outfit. The winner of the third season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars was , with being the runner-up. A new twist on how the top queens of the season were chosen was revealed in the seasons last episode. I mean, it's not like they'll have some American Idol—style hotline voting. Will the queens eliminate the weakest links, or go after the biggest threat, like Morgan McMichaels tried and failed to do last season? Her obsession with elimination logic seems like foreshadowing, and at the end of the day, DeLa jumps throw some logistical hoops, which involves holding Morgan's logic against her, to justify her decision to send Morgan packing.
Raven is praised for her look, as well as her performance in the comedy routine. The team also had a double shantay in episode 5. She's also gone on to one of the most impressive careers since, as she reminds us, Willam-like, during her entrance. Each prank was assigned a point value. Whatever room there was for growth in the nine years in between, Benet didn't seem that interested in exploring it.
That's fine, but, this is All Stars, honey. This season is already iconic. Guest judge Jennifer Lewis will surely be quick to put any queens who fail to impress her in their place. The judges were torn between the remaining pairs, but Team Shad ultimately won for a third straight week in a row, and Team Rujubee lip synced for their lives for the third straight week as well. Mind you, whether or not the jury got to view any rough footage of how the queens performed during the rest of the season was conveniently not mentioned.
Shangela BeBe Zahara Benet Kennedy Davenport Morgan McMichaels Morgan McMichaels 8 Kennedy Davenport vs. They functioned as a component of the final judgement to declare the winner of the season. After 6 episodes of competition the final two teams, Shad and Rujubee, split up to compete solo in the final challenge. And all the other girls are intimidated, naturally. She's a queen with an old school heart, and her inventive Russian nesting doll bra burlesque number was unquestionably the best of the night. In the end Chad Michaels was declared the winner with Raven placing as runner-up.
So much so that we really believed some prophecy had foretold it was her destiny to win All Stars 3 long ago. The Rupaul's All Stars Drag Race contestants paired up into 6 teams. The 12 contestants were paired up in the first episode to work together to reach the end of the competition. After deliberation, eliminated contestant Morgan McMichaels announces Davenport and Mattel as the top two All-Stars, effectively eliminating both Benet and Shangela. Drag Race has inspired countless people to pick up drag, but Shangela became the first queen inspired to start drag by the show to actually wind up on it—for the second season, in fact! The first season premiered on the Logo network on October 22, 2012. RuPaul dedicated the first episode in memory of , a former competitor and the partner of All Star contestant. The Entrance Look: If Sarah Jessica Parker joined the circus.
Sigh, anyway, on to our traditional power rankings, which we actually decided from the first 35 minutes of the episode we were provided beforehand, and which we see no real reason to change now. The contestant was eliminated after their second time in the bottom. The fact that RuPaul is so hands-off during All Stars seasons has become a recurring joke. True fans know what I mean. The team's backstory, however, is told to be a little misleading. They were eliminated in the first episode.
They face off against Aja Season 9 , BeBe Zahara Benet Season 1 , BenDeLaCreme Season 6 , Chi Chi DeVayne Season 8 , Kennedy Davenport Season 7 , Thorgy Thor Season 8 and Trixie Mattel Season 7. Milk was quick to point out that the outré looks she wore on Season 5 either inspired or foreshadowed challenges on future seasons. We loved the growth storyline the first time around, but Chi Chi need to step it up because a good sequel shouldn't just be a rehash of the original. She's the first queen ever to appear on Drag Race after being inspired to do drag by Drag Race. In the first round of variety show performances Shangela, BeBe and Aja all performed lip syncs with choreography to their own songs while Thorgy Thor went in a different direction and played the violin and then did some cartwheels.
The look was definitely her strong suit. Despite being a season 2 contestant, She's clearly doesn't hold a grudge against queens who made it on to the show in later seasons when it grew to be more popular. A queen that makes an impression on a recent season despite getting kicked off after merely five episodes may amass more popularity and thus more bookings around the country and more money than a queen who was a finalist during an early season has anyone heard form Rebecca Glasscock lately? The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Queens competed in teams of two, determined by the contestants themselves. But if we saw a drag queen doing kick and flip and splits while dressed like someone took a poultry corpse to arts and crafts class, girl, that would be all over my Instagram stories, my Snapchat, my Twitter, we might actually even use Facebook stories! She is a professional, and she shined bright during this episode. Benet and BenDeLaCreme are instructed to eliminate one of the bottom queens and to select an eliminated contestant to return to the competition. The contestant received judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.