Trixie Mattel Is A Skinny Legend Who Knows How To Make The Most Of This Quarantine, And She Also Knows Who She Wouldn't Want To Be Stuck In A House With
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Oh honey! She just might be the hardest working queen in the biz.
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It goes without saying that Trixie Mattel is one of the most popular and famous drag queens in the world. But, when it comes to working hard, she is giving Mama Ru a run for her money — or should I say crown. Since winning All Stars 3 in 2018, the skinny legend and entrepreneur has released two more country albums and her critically acclaimed documentary Trixie Mattel: Moving Parts, continued to tour almost nonstop, reunited with Katya Zamolodchikova for the Netflix recap web series I Like to Watch, and launched her own makeup line, Trixie Cosmetics. And if all that wasn't enough, Trixie recently returned back to Ru's Werk Room to participate in a brand-new Drag Race spinoff, RuPaul's Celebrity Drag Race. In celebration of the series premiere tonight, Trixie spoke with BuzzFeed about everything from why she returned for another RPDR show, to what she has been up to during this quarantine (spoiler: it's a lot!).

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Trixie, you've done Drag Race, All Stars, and the Holi-slay Spectacular, but what made you — a skinny legend and the winner of All Stars Season 3 — want to come back and participate in a another Drag Race competition? Trixie Mattel: I love being involved in anything Drag Race related, but I especially love it when there's no risk. Nothing bad is gonna happen to me. I love that. And it's celebrities getting involved in doing drag. Obviously, they're not going to be experts like we are. So there's a certain amount of Great British Bake Off energy where it's like, everyone should just try their best, but also at the end of the day you're not going to be shamed for not being a professional drag queen. Because guess what? You're not a professional. Speaking of drag makeovers, here's a two-part question: Which one of your fellow Ru Girls would you give a makeover to? And the second part is which one would you let give you a makeover? TM: Oh my gosh. I mean, when it comes to makeup artistry in the drag…
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