I’ve been a fan of RuPaul — Nicki Minaj’s real inspiration — since “Supermodel” in 1993. I mean, a song that shouts out my beloved Linda Evangelista? After that, when RuPaul told me, “You better work,” I got to work, dammit.
I was happy that after eight seasons of RuPaul’s Drag Race, RuPaul won his first Emmy for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program statuette. And he won it in style. As Deadline Hollywood reported:
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I was also happy with this interview he did with New York Magazine about a month before the Emmys. After being asked, “What do you think about Hillary Clinton and the Democrats?” he gave one of the most realistic answers I’ve ever heard/read:
Yeah, I’ll take the badass bitch who knows how to get shit done … until I get to vote for RuPaul himself!.