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RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4: And the Winner Is…

Sashay, shantay, panther on the runway! Right away we can see this reunion special is…special, and I’m immediately willing to forgive and forget that we were left hanging last week. They’re on a bigger set than usual, there’s an audience and we’re treated to a fun opening routine. The queens are introduced one by one. The audience cheers, but they don’t actually get on their feet until Latrice Royale is introduced. Jesus is a biscuit.
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Take No Prisoners: RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4 Episode 4

“This is only the beginning. Much love, The Princess,” reads the lipstick on the mirror. Whut? Points for using an altered RuPaul lyric, I guess. DiDa wipes the message away, explaining that she was angry that the judges weren’t seeing her for her. She says she channeled that anger into her lip-synch. Twitter was aflame last week with people praising her lip-synch, but I still feel it was way too over-the-top. Chad asks Sharon how she’s feeling about her second win. “I’m proud of myself. I showed up here thinking I’d probably be the first one home,” Ms. Needles answers. Phi Phi looks on with full stankface.
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Float Like a Butterfly, Sell Like a Queen: RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 4 Episode 3

“Stay true to you, XOXO.” And with that generic, underwhelming sign-off, LaShauwn has been cast off into the great Beyond. Latrice is sad that her baby is gone. I know she had a special fondness for LaShauwn, but come on Latrice, you’re mama hen to most of these bitches, and they need you! The Princess describes how awful it was to be on the bottom even though we’re reasonably sure it wasn’t her first time at that rodeo. Also she’s annoyed that Jiggly called her out. Oh well, that’s how the game is played, sweetie! Hit the jump, and let’s break down this week’s episode.
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