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RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4's gag-worthy guest judges revealed

Our faves are out in force this year.

2018-11-13

Based on the strength of the returning queens alone, RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 4 already looks like it's going to provide another classic series of drag and drama - and you'll be gagged to know it's got a guest judge line-up befitting of such an occasion.

The roster of LGBT stars and gay favourites who'll be joining RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, and Ross Mathews on the panel was revealed on Monday (November 12), a month ahead of the series' premiere on VH1 on December 14.

Among this year's guest judges wil be US Olympic freeskier and former Attitude cover star Gus Kenworthy, Love, Simon's Keiynan Lonsdale, British pop singer Rita OraGrey's Anatomy star Ellen Pompeo,, Desperate Housewives actress Felicity Huffman and singer Ciara.

Also joining the judges will be Fantastic Beasts actress Zoë Kravitz, Saturday Night Live's Cecily Strong, singer Kacey Musgraves, Black-ish star Kenifer Lewis, designer Jason Wu and former Community star Yvette Nicole Brown, as well as actress Erica Ash, New York nightlife queen Susanne Bartsch, and model Frances Bean Cobain, daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.

The judges will be helping decide who stay and who goes out All Stars 4's returning queens, Monét X Change, Latrice Royale, Trinity Taylor, Farrah Moan, Valentina, Monique Heart, Jasmine Masters, Naomi Smalls, Gia Gunn, and Manila Luzon.

Viewers will also get a holiday treat this year when RuPaul’s Drag Race Holi-slay Spectacular airs a week before All Stars 4 on Friday 7 December on VH1. 

The one-hour holiday-themed episode will bring back franchise favorites including Eureka O’Hara, Jasmine Masters, Kim Chi, Latrice Royale, Mayhem Miller, Shangela, Sonique, and Trixie Mattel as they compete for the title of America’s first Drag Race Xmas Queen.

All Stars 4 premieres with a special 90-minute episode on Friday 14 December at 8/7c on VH1 in the US.