Drag Race Queens And The Internet React To All Stars 4 Finale

The weekend may have passed, but Drag Race fans are still shooketh from RuPaul's unexpected decision.

RuPaul looking shocked at the Drag Race finale.

Last Friday night saw one of the most controversial decisions in Drag Race Herstory, as RuPaul crowned, not one, but two Queens as reigning All Stars in this season’s finale. 

That’s right, after an incredible lip sync to Christina Aguilera’s Fighter, RuPaul called it a tie and gave the crown and sceptre to both Trinity the Tuck and Monét X Change.

Except, he kind of didn’t.

The anti-climactic finale lacked any authenticity in the queens’ reactions to the double crowning, and it is obvious that Ru recorded a voice-over of the deliberation in post-production. Many fans were unhappy – not necessarily taking issue with the tie, but more so dissatisfied with the edit.

Going by the live reaction of Trinity and Monét, it is clear that neither of them expected the result, with Trinity very clearly in shock. It took a minute for the penny to finally drop and, when Ru clarified that both queens each won $100,000, they were able to relax and celebrate.

Trinity took to Twitter to clarify that she was happy to share her win with Monét:

Making a direct reference to Gia Gunn, Monét put her delight more succinctly: 

Gia took the opportunity to tell Monét to invest in “some real looks”, but when Monét responded in kind, Gia came for the queen for real, telling her that “a winner doesn’t go out of their way to make other people look bad and ride on other people’s joy”. Monét then called Gia out for her hypocrisy and clapped back with “last time I checked, you want to throw shade, but can’t take it?”

Reacting to the finale, other queens were clearly as shocked as we were. Detox echoed the fandom’s confusion with one word:

Farrah Moan expressed her frustration with the result, and suggested that both Monét and Trintiy each deserved the glory of a singular win:

Katya simply congratulated both queens on the win:

Bob the Drag Queen had her priorities straight and was sure to check in on Shangela, who may be feeling jilted considering her run on All Stars 3.

Outside of the Queendom, fans took to memes to capitulate their feelings:

Many imagined an alternative ending:

All this to say, it won’t be long until a brand new series of RuPaul’s Drag Race airs, bringing with it an exciting set of queens in what promises to be an equally gag-worthy series.

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