RuPaul’s Drag Race RuVeals stellar All Stars season 8 cast

Drag Race Season 15 has just come to an end but fret not, a brand new All Stars season has been announced!

The cast of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars season 8.
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The time has come, fellow Drag Race stans, to cast our attention over to the incredibly talented queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars season 8!

With the production of the hit show’s new season complete, Paramount+ just revealed the official cast on Thursday, April 20.

Featuring queens who appeared in recent seasons, as well as some all the way back from season 2, the new cast is one of the most diverse that the popular franchise has showcased to date.

Needless to say, fans will welcome some of their favourite contestants back, back, back again, so, without further ado, these are the legendary queens featuring in All Stars season 8.


Alexis Michelle – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9 

Remembered for her incredible Snatch Game and Rusical performances, we’re happy to see Alexis Michelle returning for a brand new season. She may have lost Kardashians: The Rusical but she’s still a legend in our eyes!


Darienne Lake – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 6


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As if this line-up couldn’t get any better, Mizz Darienne Lake will be making her triumphant return to our screens. Not only is she an iconique Drag Race presence, but she is also the founding member of the BenDeLaCreme hit squad.


Heidi N Closet – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12

Heidi N Closet stole the hearts of many Drag Race stans after finishing in sixth place on season 12 and winning the title of Miss Congeniality. RuPaul may have suggested she changes her last name, but nothing can stop this queen from being herself and slaying the way!


James Mansfield – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 9


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Although Jaymes was the first to go home in season 9, she won many hearts, becoming a fan favourite YouTuber with her incredible wig-styling videos. Maybe this is her RuDemption arc? Either way… We are HERE for it!


Jessica Wild – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2


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After a show-stopping lip sync performance to Britney Spears’ ‘Womanizer’, Mizz Jessica Wild is back and ready for more. All the way back from season 2 where she placed sixth, the beloved queen is making her triumphant return, which we’re so excited to see!


Jimbo – Canada’s Drag Race Season 1, Drag Race UK vs The World Season 1


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Jimbo will make herstory as the first-ever queen from an international franchise to appear on a non-winners season of All Stars! After making it to the top four of the first Canadian season of Drag Race, she was unfortunately booted out by Pangina Heals in UK vs The World‘s most show-stopping and controversial lipstick-pulls.


Kahanna Montrese – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11


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She may have been eliminated just two weeks into season eleven, but the “hip-hop showgirl” served a couple of acrobatic lip-syncs before her departure. Following her season, Kahanna made a name for herself, featuring in RuPaul’s Drag Race Live! in Las Vegas.


Kandy Muse – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13

Narrowly missing out on the season 13 crown to Symone, Kandy Muse is back to fight for the number one spot. With “star quality” in abundance, we can’t wait to see what drama she brings to the All Stars franchise.


LaLa Ri – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 13

Miss LaLa Ri came in 10th after strutting in with the infamous (or iconic, depending on who you ask) paper bag outfit. She is a lip-syncing prodigy and is sure to win the hearts of the nation once more in her return to the Drag Race universe!


Monica Beverly Hillz – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 5

The first-ever contestant to come out as trans while filming the show, Monica Beverly Hillz is nothing short of a trailblazer. Although she spent two out of her three episodes in the bottom two before finishing in 12th place, she’ll be hoping to have a more successful run this time around. Everyone loves an underdog, right?

Mrs Kasha Davis – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 7


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After being eliminated early from Drag Race season seven coming in at 11th place, Mrs Kasha Davis returns to our screens for All Stars 8. Famous for her iconic exit line, “There’s always time for a cocktail”, the beloved queen is now having a mocktail instead as she’s celebrating 7 years sober.


Naysha Lopez – RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8

As the only queen on the list to have been eliminated twice in one season, ‘Eliminaysha’ is back seeking redemption. Since departing the show, the Puerto Rican performer has remained within the Drag Race sphere, hosting viewing parties at Roscoe’s Tavern in Chicago.

Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will premiere on May 12 on Paramount+ in the US and also on WOW Presents Plus in the UK and internationally.

You can watch the ‘Meet the Queens’ video announcement here:

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