Former ‘Drag Race’ Contestant, Tammie Brown, Comments on RuPaul Fracking Rumors

by Jeremy Spirogis
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The host of RuPaul’s Drag Race could also be concerned in one other controversy. Reportedly, the drag celeb is concerned with fracking on his Wyoming ranch, as some followers identified after an interview with NPR. Here’s what former contestant, Tammie Brown, and Drag Race followers needed to say about RuPaul’s relationship with oil firms.

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RuPaul revealed that he’s concerned with oil firms

The drag performer is usually engaged on the Emmy award-winning actuality collection, RuPaul’s Drag Race, or one among its many spinoffs. When that isn’t the case, nevertheless, RuPaul usually spends time along with his accomplice on his Wyoming ranch.

During an interview with NPR’s Fresh Air on March 10, the host requested RuPaul about his Wyoming ranch. Primarily, he requested what he and his husband, Georges LeBar, does with it when RuPaul isn’t busy along with his Drag Race empire. 

RuPaul Charles acknowledged, in response to The Daily Targum, that “running a ranch in the contemporary era essentially amounts to ‘land management,’ and that he and LeBar manage their land by ‘leas(ing) the mineral rights to oil companies’ and ‘sell(ing) water to oil companies.’” That means fracking, a type of extracting oil or fuel.

The Daily Targum continues, writing, “Active wells on RuPaul’s ranch has been leased out to three oil companies under his husband’s company, LeBar Ranch: Anadarko E&P Onshore, Chesapeake Operating, and Anschutz Exploration Corporation.”

Tammie Brown commented on RuPaul fracking

Once information broke of RuPaul’s reported involvement with fracking, some Drag Race followers took to social media, poking enjoyable on the drag performer with memes. One former contestant on the truth collection even commented on the allegations — Tammie Brown of season 1 and RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 1

“RuPaul Has a Fracking Empire on His Wyoming Ranch And there you have it but your cameo,” Tammie Brown tweeted. Within a matter of days, 1000’s of followers appreciated, retweeted, and responded to Tammie Brown’s tweet. 

“This whole RuPaul fracking thing really puts Tammie Brown’s ‘I don’t see you walking children in nature comment in a new perspective,” one Twitter user wrote.

RuPaul beforehand stirred up controversy with transphobic feedback

This wouldn’t be the primary time that RuPaul’s had some controversial moments within the media. A number of months prior, RuPaul tweeted concerning the involvement of transgender girls and organic girls on the truth collection. 

“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,” RuPaul mentioned throughout an interview with The Guardian. “So for men to do it, it’s really punk rock, because it’s a real rejection of masculinity.”

There have been some transgender queens to move by means of RuPaul’s Drag Race, together with Peppermint and Gia Gunn. During the primary episode of RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race, there was a nonbinary celeb competitors. Still, some followers argue that this isn’t almost sufficient illustration.

RuPaul has but to reply to the fracking criticism from Drag Race followers. New episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race premiere on a weekly foundation on VH1.

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