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Trinity the Tuck wants All Stars 7’s no-elimination format on all seasons of Drag Race

The drag star says the format shake-up makes for a more "positive experience".

By Will Stroude

Words: Will Stroude; Image: Wow Presents Plus

Trinity the Tuck has expressed support for applying All Stars 7’s no-elimination format to future seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

All Stars 7 – currently airing on Wow Presents Plus in the UK – has seen possibly the biggest shake-up in Drag Race herstory by getting rid of the traditional weekly elimination, instead using the number of challenge wins to determine which queens will make it to the top four.

In a series of tweets posted over the weekend, All Stars 7 star Trinity the Tuck made the case for applying the rule change to regular seasons of Drag Race, arguing it made for a more “positive experience.”

“Who thinks drag race needs to switch there format for future seasons to be something like #allstars7?” wrote Trinity. “It allows everyone screen time and these girls don’t waste all this money on looks that don’t get seen.”

The season 9 star and All Stars 4 winner added: “I think it makes for a more positive experience.”

Fellow Drag Race stars seems divided over the idea, with season 8 winner Bob the Drag Queen replying simply, “No”, and season 14 star Bosco responding: “I need bloodshed and tears.”

However, BenDeLaCreme, who famously chose to eliminate herself from All Stars 3 despite leading the pack in challenge wins, backed the idea, tweeting: “I would’ve stuck around for that…”

Season 11 and All Stars 6 queen Silky Nutmeg Ganache was in agreement, writing: “I wouldn’t mind that. I can’t wear any look from all stars 6 that I didn’t wear. The trauma. Lol.”

Fans on Twitter appeared equally divided, leading to a little bit of friction with Trinity, too.

Replying to one tweeter who dismissed All Stars 7 as “kinda boring towards the end”, Trinity wrote: “Y’all be saying this about every season.. what do u expect the girls to do? Shit the Statue of Liberty? Some of y’all really be entitled and spoiled.”

The drag star also spilled some backstage tea after someone tweeted that they wished the All Stars 7 judges were more critical in their feedback despite not having to pick a bottom two.

Twitter user @Rhys_James922 wrote: “Totally agree, but they just gotta give some criticism not just positive vibes, like I live for moments when someone’s fantasy is destroyed by @michellevisage.”

“They did”, wrote Trinity in response. “Not sure why they edited it out.”

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7 continues this Friday on Wow Presents Plus in the UK.