She was a dancing queen with an enormous coronary heart. Chi Chi DeVayne, a former contestant on RuPaul’s Drag Race, died at 34-years-old. Before that, although, she made loads of followers snort, from her Bob the Drag Queen impersonation to her Snatch Game efficiency.
Here are a number of of our favourite Chi Chi moments on the fact competitors sequence.
Chi Chi DeVayne as Eartha Kitt
She’s greater than only a dancing diva. Chi Chi Devayne proved that she generally is a comedy queen when she needs to, particularly throughout the season 8 Snatch Game. In it, she impersonated the actor Eartha Kitt, recognized for her work with Disney’s The Emperor’s New Groove and with the Batman sequence.
Chi Chi wouldn’t be the final drag performer to impersonate this diva. For All-Stars 4, Valentina portrayed the identical actor, adopted by Jujubee, who portrayed the actress for RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 5. Although Jujubee and Chi Chi didn’t win with their performances, each will go down in Drag Race herstory as iconic Snatch Game moments.
Her ‘All-Stars 3’ ‘Meet the Queens’ video
“Do people still say hoot?”
A couple of years after “sashaying away” from the competitors, the “Southern Bayou Princess,” Chi Chi DeVayne, returned for a season of All-Stars. She got here again to the competitors to show she’s a elegant queen, nails, jewellery, and lace entrance wig included. No extra trash baggage, both.
Although she didn’t make it that far throughout this season on the spinoff sequence, she did flip a number of appears, together with her “Wigs on Wigs on Wigs” ruveal. Her coronary heart all the time shined by means of, particularly throughout the “Variety Show” problem and within the Werk Room.
Chi Chi doing her Bob impersonation for the puppet mini-challenge
Is there something extra iconic than Chi Chi making enjoyable of Bob’s loud persona? Thanks to the puppet problem, followers noticed this drag performer learn one in all her season Eight sisters, the winner, Bob the Drag Queen. That included a fairly scraggly wig on prime of her puppet’s head.
“I have a big mouth! I think I’m all that, even though my wigs look like Chi Chi’s! Jokes, jokes, jokes, jokes, jokes,” Chi Chi joked. She even poked enjoyable at Bob the Drag Queen’s music “Purse First.” As a result, this queen was the winner of the mini-challenge.
Many of Chi Chi DeVayne’s RuPaul’s Drag Race sisters spoke out following her demise, calling the drag performer a “light” and a pleasure to work with each on and off of the fact competitors sequence.
In honor of this drag performer, some followers are donating the Scleroderma Foundation, a nonprofit related to the autoimmune illness she suffered from. To assist Chi Chi’s household with the medical payments, click on here.
RELATED: Former ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Contestants Like Shea Couleé, Shangela, Aquaria, and Trixie Mattel Are Stepping up for Their Communities
RELATED: Trixie Mattel, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Alyssa Edwards, and Others Return For A Celebrity-Filled Season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’