FOF # 2881 – Yvie Oddly, the Last Drag Superstar Before the Apocalypse

Jul 20, 2020 · 1985 views

It seems oddly fitting that Yvie Oddly would be the last drag queen to be crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar right before the pandemic hit. Photos: Yvie Oddly.

The year 2020 has turned the world of drag upside down and round and round. Since most venues have closed, performances have gone online and drag queens are speaking truth to power like never before.

With the industry going through some contortions it’s oddly fitting that super elastic Yvie Oddly would be the last drag queen before the ‘Rona Pandemic hit to be crowned America’s Next Drag Superstar.

But not even an apocalypse will keep fierce queens down- new forms of entertainment are adapting to entice audiences and Voss Events’ Drive ’N Drag Series is merging the world of drive in movies and drag into an innovative show where you don’t even have to leave your car to take a selfie with a queen.

Today the wonderfully weird Yvie Oddly, winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11, joins us to talk about doing drag during the times of Rona, the surprising criticism she got from fans and fellow contestants after being crowned and killing it as a lip synch assassin on RuPaul’s Drag Race All Star Season 5.

Why did RuPaul and Kameron Michaels delete all the photos on their Instagram accounts?

Tina Turner, the original queen of the apocalypse is back for more.

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