An Irish Queen Is Trixie Mattel's Number One Choice For Drag Race UK

In an Interview with Gay Times, Trixie revealed her picks for contestants on Drag Race UK and her top choice in one of our favourite Irish queens.

Trixie Mattel posing in a pink dress

Last year, Wisconsin-born performer and optimistic realist Trixie Mattel triumphed over several legendary queens to become the third inductee into the Drag Race All-Stars Hall of Fame.

Ever since, Trixie – real name Brian Firkus – has toured the world in support of her critically-acclaimed country album “Two Birds and One Stone” and received her own real-life television series with comedy partner, Katya Zamoldchikova.

Over the next month, she will be headlining her own UK tour, aptly named Skinny Legend. Before her sold-out show in Brixton on 23 February, Gay Times caught up with the former cover star to discuss the likes of Drag Race UK and Buffy.

In the interview, they talked about how she has been to the UK much time, “And because you’ve been to the UK many times, you must have a few queens you’re rooting for on Drag Race UK?, to which she replied: “Yes! I’ve been here twice a year for like four or five years. What counts as the UK? Are they gonna count Ireland?”

The interviewer replied to Trixie by saying: “Yeah, it’ll be England, Northern Ireland and Wales”. Trixie immediately replied with: “Okay so Victoria Secret, Meth… Who else?”

In the interview Trixie was also asked about other things like Buffy, where she says that her favourite episode is “Conversations with Dead People”, she thinks that season seven is good because they have three different characters resolving three different things with three different dead people.

Trixie was asked what keeps bringing her back to the UK, to which her response was: “well, some would say it’s for the weather but it’s for the money,” but also says: “I do like to shop for cosmetics at the Superdrug, or the Boots No. 7.”

Before the interview ended, Trixie was asked what is the meaning of life to her, Trixie’s response was “Ole Henriksen Transforming Walnut Scrub.”

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