Halleloo, hennies! Don't worry, I'm not going to jump out of a box with a bow on my head because, in the words of Michelle Visage, "No," but I do have a big surprise for you regarding RuPaul's Drag Race Season 10 cast.
As we all know, it has been a *long* eight months since Sasha Velour made us clutch our pearls and spill our vodka Red Bulls during her rose petal gig on the Drag Race Season 9 finale, and — if you're anything like me — you've probably been desperately waiting to hear anything about Season 10 since then because, like any true fan, you don't get ready for Drag Race, you stay ready for Drag Race.
As is to be expected, there hasn't been much info available because Mama Ru and the rest of her team have been pretty tight-lipped about what we can expect from Season 10 — especially when it comes to the TOP SECRET cast list. But it looks like today might be your lucky day, squirrel friends, because — thanks to some intense internet sleuthing work — I'm coming to you with the tea on the Season 10 queens list and these girls are, to quote every single queen ever, sickening.
Now, I know you're dying to know who's on this list, but, before we get down to business and start discussing Ru's new girls, it's important to remember that this list is by no means official; rather, this list is just a speculative catalog of interesting drag queens to watch who all seem to have the same suspicious 6-week-long gap in their Instagram timelines, presumably a period where they were busy filming for Season 10 and prohibited from posting to their social accounts.
That being said, if any of these girls do show up on Day 1, one thing is for sure: We're in for one of the best seasons of Drag Race since Sharon rolled into the Werk Room from the nearest Party City. So, without further doo-wahs, here are some of the potential Season 10 contenders to look out for.
If y'all don't already know about Miss Aquaria, grab your oxygen tanks and let's get acquainted. This NYC queen might be new to Drag Race next season, but she's already damn force in the drag world. At only 21 years old, Aquaria's made a name for herself with her truly artistic, over-the-top, fishy AF, and incredibly ornate looks on Instagram (where she already has over 200K followers), in the media (where she has done interviews with Cosmopolitan and Mic, among other outlets), and in the international drag scene (where her schedule is a revolving door of performances, appearances, and interviews).
As if all of that weren't enough, she's Season 4 winner Sharon Needles' drag daughter, and if her mother taught her anything, she'll know how to bring it.
Judging by what she already brings to the table, I'm sure Aquaria will be a frontrunner next season if she indeed ends up joining the cast.
Asia T. O'Hara
Ohhhh, honey, we got ourselves a pageant queen! Asia's been winning pageants since at least 2012, taking home titles like Miss Gay America, Miss All American Goddess and Miss Gay USofA. If any of those sound familiar, it's because Drag Race royalty Miss Alyssa Edwards has also won a slew of these competitions in the past.
Don't put Asia in a box just yet, though. We've seen what other "pageant queens" have done on the show, and since this particular queen is also a professional seamstress with her own design company AND a dance instructor, she's bound to serve lewks and moves if we see her next season.
Blair St. Clair
The chances that Blair St. Clair ends up on Season 10 are pretty high, since we're not just going off of Instagram sleuthing for this one: In October, anonymous sources told TMZ that St. Clair, whose real name is Andrew Bryson, defied a court order that required him to stay in the state of Indiana as part of the terms of a DUI in order to begin filming Drag Race in L.A., effectively spoiling the casting.
But enough about Bryson and a bit about Blair: Another pageant winner, she took home 2016's Miss Gay Indiana title and she often performs in clubs across the United States. Talent-wise, this girl can SING, and she's particularly fond of musical numbers, so I'm sure we'll see some of that talent in the challenges and on the main stage.
Kalorie Karbdashian Williams
If she ends up in the cast, Kalorie will be the first queen ever to be on Drag Race from Albuquerque, New Mexico, having won the title of Miss Duke City in 2016. When she's not in drag, Kalorie works as a hairstylist, so you KNOW we won't be able to clock her wig game, even in HD. If her name is any indication, she seems like she has some jokes up her rhinestoned sleeve, too, so the reading challenge, Snatch Game, and the roast challenge could potentially be shining moments for her.
Like Aquaria, Mayhem is a name that has been on Drag Race fans' lips for years. A seasoned queen, Mayhem has been a part of the L.A. drag scene for longer than RPDR has been on the air, and it looks like it might finally be her turn to show out on the main stage.
Like her close sisters, former RPDR contestants Raven and Morgan McMichaels, Mayhem knows her way around a lip sync, has some serious comic charm, and paints like a true professional (copyright Shangela). There is no doubt she'll be slaying slaying challenges well into the season if she ends up on Season 10.
OK, y'all. It's time to talk about Miz motha f—in' Cracker. Cracker is a NYC comedy queen who can do it all — paint, dance, and make her own outfits — all while keeping you laughing hysterically. She's full of her own kind of charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent, and if she ends up on Season 10, I wouldn't be surprised to see her standing on the finale stage awaiting Mama Ru's final decision. I guess that's no surprise, though, since her drag mom is none other than Season 8's crowned champion, Bob the Drag Queen.
You can currently catch her on her YouTube show "Review with a Jew" where she hilariously ruviews All Stars 3 episodes each week.
Monét X Change
Every year NYC delivers some of the best queens on Drag Race (just look at how many past seasons' winners are from the Big Apple), and this year could be shaping up to be no different, especially if Monét X Change is in the Werk Room.
Monét is a trained opera singer who can pull together seriously amazing lewks, lip sync the house down, and keep you laughing, snapping your fingers, and screaming "YAAAASSSSS" (believe me, I've seen her do it).
Like her New York sisters, she's a force to be reckoned with, which is no surprise since her drag mom is none other than Season 8's crowned champion, Bob the Drag Queen. Wait a minute... didn't I already write that sentence? OMG. WOW. Yea. You read that correctly, BOTH Monét and Miz Cracker claim Bob as their drag mother (that girl gets around)... this could mean some stiff competition or some fierce sisterhood is in store for us... hopefully both.
The Vixen is a Chicago queen with origins in ballroom dance and an aptitude for making outfits out of creative materials. Aside from that, she's been rapping for the past eight years, having even recorded a verse for fellow Chicago queen and RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9 finalist Shea Couleé's song "Cocky"; Lord help these other girls if Mama Ru decides to being back the Season 6 rapping challenge (*shudders*) and The Vixen's in the cast.
Originally from China, Yuhua is now a NYC queen and a professional seamstress, making most of her own costumes and, occasionally, costumes for other NYC queens (and past Drag Race contestants), too.
She has also won several prestigious pageants in New York, including Miss Fire Island 2012.
Last, but certainly not least, Miss Eureka O'Hara. Before you say it, I know what you're thinking: She already done had herses! And you're right, Eureka already appeared on Season 9 of Drag Race. BUT, after the gorgeous queen injured her knee during the cheerleading challenge in Episode 2, Mama Ru sent her home with an open invitation to rejoin the cast for Season 10.
We've already seen a bit of what our Elephant Queen can do, but who knows what tricks Miss Eureka has up her sleeve (or should I say trunk?) now that she's had some time to prepare. One thing's for sure: We should never underestimate her.
Welp, there ya have it, ladies, all the charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent you could possibly ask for. Looks like the kitchen's open and these girls are serving fish.
Now, all we've left to do is wait for Mama Ru to *officially* bring back her girls. Until then, good luck, and don't f*ck it up!