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RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 5 line-up revealed in first preview – WATCH

10 legendary queens are back for a second shot at the crown.

By Will Stroude

Get ready for mayhem (and not just of the Mayhem Miller kind), because the line-up for RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 5 has been confirmed.

After months of rumours, the 10 queens who’ll be sashaying back into the workroom for a chance to win $100,000 and a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame alongside Chad Michaels, Alaska, Trixie Mattel, Monet X Cchange and Trinity the Tuck have finally been revealed.

The queens heading back for a second shot at glory are: Alexis Mateo (Season 3, All Stars 1), Blair St. Clair (Season 10), Derrick Barry (Season 8), India Ferrah (Season 3), Jujubee (Season 2, All Stars 1), Mariah Paris Balenciaga (Season 3), Mayhem Miller (Season 10), Miz Cracker (Season 10), Ongina (Season 1) and Shea Couleé (Season 9).

Despite initially being moved from VH1 to Showtime in the US, All Stars 5 is returning to VH1 due to scheduling issues prompted by the coronavirus pandemic, and it’ll land on Friday 5 June, a week after the conclusion of season 12.


While it’s unknownn when All Stars 5 will air in the UK, it’s likely to do so on Netflix, which is currently streaming All Stars 4.

Whether episodes will land after they’ve aired in the US, as is currently the case with season 12, or whether they’ll land as a full series later down the line remains to be seen.

“For All Stars 5, we’ve come up with a new twist that is so twisted it’s guaranteed to twist your twisted minds,” said RuPaul in a statement.

As long as it’s not another anti-climactic tie in the final, we’re fully on board, Ru.

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 5 premieres on 5 June on VH1 in the US.