Alexandra Billings Makes A Dig At RuPaul After He Says ‘Drag Race’ Is Boys Only
After RuPaul recently said in an interview that he probably would never have trans women part of Drag Race, trans icon Alexandra Billings came after him with a slight dig on Instagram.
“Dear RuPaul, You did not invent drag. We did,” she wrote.
RuPaul said to the Guardian: “Drag loses its sense of danger and its sense of irony once it’s not men doing it, because at its core it’s a social statement and a big f-you to male-dominated culture. So for men to do it, it’s really punk rock, because it’s a real rejection of masculinity.”
When asked if trans women would be allowed, he said, “Probably not. You can identify as a woman and say you’re transitioning, but it changes once you start changing your body. It takes on a different thing; it changes the whole concept of what we’re doing. We’ve had some girls who’ve had some injections in the face and maybe a little bit in the butt here and there, but they haven’t transitioned.”