RuPaul has announced that the filming of Drag Race All Stars 4 has taken place.
While not officially announced by World or Wonder or VH1, it is rumoured that we will more than likely get a repeat of this year’s schedule.
This would mean that All Stars 4 would air mid to late January 2019 and Season 11 would air in mid-March 2019, just as All Stars ends.
RuPaul revealed that filming for All Stars 4 has happened during an episode of podcast What’s the Tee where she said she went on a caffeine-fuelled rant during All Stars 4.
“You’ll see the episode where he had…16 shots of espresso,” co-judge Michelle Visage said.
“I’ve known Ru for 30 years. I just sat there and let her have her fun. Screaming at the top of her lungs.”
Ru responded: “We won’t tell them which episode because we don’t want to give away…see if they can figure it out.
“This is for All Stars, and everyone knows that we’re doing All Stars. We’re not giving anything away. Let them guess which episode I go friggin’ crazy on.”
Michelle said you know the queens were “shitting their pants” during the rant.
“They did not know what the fuck [was going on]” she added.
“The whole set!” Ru responded.
Michelle continued: “I’ve known you like that before. That’s like old Ru. I’ve seen that before. Ross [Matthews] was literally like [makes noise to suggest cowering in fear].”
Ru concluded: “I was jacked on java”.
Rumoured All Stars 4 Line-Up
Reddit has been doing its world-class detective work and came up with a list of queens they think will be featured on All Stars 4. The list includes an out trans queen, which would be a first in All Star herstory.
There have been calls from past contestants to make the show more inclusive and diverse. Most recently, winner of season 1 and finalist of All Stars 3 Bebe Zahara Benet told Gay Stars News that she thinks cis women and drag kings should be included in the line-up.
She said: “I think aspects of drag have changed over time. Therefore, I was just saying, even I don’t like being referred to as a drag queen. Not that there’s anything wrong with the words drag queen. The only reason is because I feel it has evolved. The art of drag has evolved.
“It’s become so inclusive. A lot of artists are using that to enhance their careers. If you can embrace and celebrate it, and create some aspects of illusion and entertainment, then yeah, go for it, honey! Doesn’t matter who you are, just do it well. Make sure you respect the craft and respect the creative process.”
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