‘RuPaul’s Drag Race:’ What Is the ‘Twist’ for Season 13?

The Emmy Award-winning fact series, RuPaul Draw Race, back for another season, with gags, twists, and twirls. Even the first episode of Season 13 comes with a new lip syncing challenge for those actors.

[SPOILER ALERT: This article contains major spoilers from the first episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 13. Read at your own risk, squirrel friends!]

The 'RuPaul's Drag Race' team and team will receive a Special Competition Program award on stage at the 71st Emmy Awards
The RuPaul’s Drag Race team and team accept the Special Competition Program award on stage at the 71st Emmy Awards | Kevin Winter / Getty images

RuPaul won season 13 of the Emmy-winning reality series

Even a pandemic cannot keep a good queen down. After months of anticipation, fans are ready to see who will be crowned “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” The next batch of competitors will have the opportunity to showcase their charisma, unity, nature and talent.

This first program introduced fans to rivals Denali, Elliott with 2 Ts, Gottmilk, Joey Jay, Kahmora Hall, Kandy Muse, Lala Bi, Olivia Lux, Rosé, Symone, Tamisha Iman, Tina Burner, and Utica Queen. However, this season ‘s premiere includes a surprising, but inspiring, twist to those drag actors.

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There’s a new version for ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ season 13

Within the first few minutes of Season 13, RuPaul is calling Kandy Muse and Joey Jay to the mainstream. They were the first of six pairs to apply “lipync for life,” a challenge that is usually held at the end of each program.

RuPaul said this was an opportunity for the judges to get to know the contestants better. They didn’t get to know them very well, however, as some of the queens were leaving before the competition even started.

“The first look will be like no other season before,” said Kandy Muse in an interview with ETOnline. “You walk into the Werk Room and expect the first day to be just like, like a regular day at Drag race. [Laughs] ‘Regular day at Drag race. ‘But walk in and be like,’ Okay, girls. Hi, here we are. Six sync lips? ‘That’s gaggy. ”

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Will this season include more ‘twists’? ‘

of course RuPaul Draw Race fashion, some fans expect another turn to definitely come. Will the eliminated queens return to the tournament? Will favorite competitors from past seasons have a chance to spoil? Fans just have to wait for other events in the future.

This was not the first time there had been a turnaround in the first program. For season 9, a fashion show was inspired by Lady Gaga, without competing. For season 6, RuPaul divided the queens into “two big openings,” meaning two actors were eliminated before meeting the other half of their sisters.

The 13th season of RuPaul’s Emmy-winning reality series premiered on VH1 on New Year’s Day, January 1, 2021, with new programs appearing weekly. Recent events of RuPaul Draw Race: Uninspected premiere thereafter, on the same television network.

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