EXCLUSIVE: Drag Race UK versus Blu World champion Hydrangea spoke about the negative reaction she received after her brutal confrontation with Pangina Heals
Image: (C) World of Wonder – Photographer: Guy Levy)
The UK drag race against the Blu Hydrangea World Contestant has opened a Facebook Directly tells all about winning the title of queen of the universe as well as the toxic hate she receives after bringing Pangina Heals home.
After the last episode aired on BBC Three on Tuesday night, fans of the Emmy-winning drag show turned out in large numbers from around the world to show their support for the Ireland-born drag star, who originally placed fourth on RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 1.
When asked how she feels after snatching the crown and the title of queen of the breastfeeding world, Blu spoke up and said, “It’s amazing, it changed my life. I waited until 9 pm when it was uploaded to iPlayer and I ignored it right to the end,
(C) World of Wonder – Photographer: Guy Levy)
Blu fought through six challenging episodes that eventually led to her winning the crown and scepter however there were many twists and turns along the way. In episode 4, Blu was asked to participate in the filming of the Blankety Blank-esque that fans look forward to every season called ‘Snatch Game’, where the queens are asked to pose as a celebrity to make fun of them. RuPaul.
After winning the episode after brilliantly playing Mike Myers in ‘Snatch Game’, Blu made the difficult decision to send Pangina Heals home from Thailand even though she was the lead up to this point. that point. Fans of the Thailand-born drag star poured a lot of hate on Blu after the decision she felt strongly about.
When Blu was asked how she felt about the negative fan reaction, she replied, “I feel like you can’t be a Drag Race fan if you’re sending hate. To everyone Drag Race fans need to raise their voices.
“They need to raise the voice of the weird, the transgender, the people of color, they can’t send hate. So if you’re sending hate to me, Pangina, whoever it is. It’s just that. a little something you think we wouldn’t read, we’ll totally see it and it’s disgusting”
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“I think Drag Race has to be something special, where people are celebrated no matter what their background, whatever color they are, whatever shape, size, age, gender like that. I think people like that have ruined it and really don’t see the point of it.”
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Versus The World is being filmed in Manchester in 2021 so the queens have to prepare for the show during the lockdown which makes sourcing clothes and hair quite difficult.
Talking about the process of preparing Blu explains the stress of stepping out on the world stage.
She said, “Preparation is based on the pandemic so I can’t afford one that will fit any of my outfits, I’m just praying that everything will fit and good luck for most of what they do.” did but for anyone who says anything else, I also have nothing. I can do to help with that.”
“Season 1, I was very naive and never spoke on a microphone before. I wasn’t prepared to do what they asked of me but this time I did and the main difference I think is just that. so.
I think the producers also trusted us a little more and let us talk to the camera because in the first season we were all very shy in front of the camera because it was our first time in front of the camera. filming while this time they knew we were going to save all the film. for on screen. “
Blu is returning to BBC iPlayer next month with a brand new show ‘Stitch Please’. The show will follow two collaborators each week, as they compete to create a different outfit inspired by iconic designs from the worlds of fashion, film, television, and cosplay.
When asked about her excitement about being on the show, she spoke up and said, “Oh my gosh, it was a great show. It was a sewing contest, just like Glow Up. That’s two incredible tributes of desire a week and I give them £100 of a budget and 12 hours to create something amazing based on a theme I’ve given them.”
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