‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 12 Episode 8 Recap — ‘Droop’

by Jeremy Spirogis
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With the Snatch Game and the Rusical episodes already behind us, this actuality competitors is simply heating up. Will Jan lastly win a problem? What will Chaka Khan need to say concerning the queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race? Here’s what you would possibly’ve missed from episode Eight of this award-winning actuality sequence.

This article comprises spoilers from the newest episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 12. Read at your individual danger!

The mini-challenge is stuffed with sun shades and shade

Brita is formally gone and Jan is heartbroken. She begins crying, saying that Brita was her New York City sister and one among her finest mates. The different queens aren’t shopping for it, some saying of their confessionals that Jan is certainly extra upset that she didn’t win final week’s Rusical problem.

Now, it’s time for the mini-challenge — one fairly closely centered on the corporate Fab Fit Fun. In pairs, the queens curate packing containers for his or her sisters. The duo with the funniest (and shadiest) Fab Fit Fun field wins. Of course, it was Gigi and Jackie.

RuPaul shares what the maxi-challenge is: a business for the life-style model, “Droop,” that’s completely excessive and pointless. Jackie Cox is happy. This might be her likelihood to face out!

Gigi Goode of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' in a pre-recorded segment
Gigi Goode of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ in a pre-recorded section | VOSS Events by way of Getty Images

The queens begin filming their ‘Droop’ commercials

During the “walkthrough with Ru,” model knowledgeable Bob Harper helps the queens good out their ideas. Per Ru’s concept, Heidi adjustments her lotion title, (and shares with the opposite queens that she doesn’t actually find out about costly merchandise. She solely made $9000 final yr.)

When Ru walks as much as Widow, she reminds the queen that she solely received as soon as to start with. Something about that throws Widow off and begins spreading this self-doubt that’s clearly evident when she begins filming her business. She retains forgetting her script.

Jan, then again, is hyper and excited your complete time she’s filming her business for her “Sure, Jan” spray. The contestant explains that she desires to show that she desires to be there. She’s prepared to do no matter it takes to try this.

It’s elimination day and the queens are preparing for his or her Black Wedding runway. Crystal says that her look is slightly quirky and totally different, however she’s excited. Jan confirms, as soon as once more, and she or he was largely upset due to Brita leaving. They’re each from New York and Brita has all the time been a supporter of Jan.

On the runway, class is: ‘Black Wedding’

After the runway, viewers see the business of every contestant. Crystal, dressed as undead bride, catches the eye of the judges. Heidi, with a hilarious business for her multi-purpose lotion, additionally lands within the high.

Then, RuPaul asks who deserves to go dwelling tonight and why. It’s a unanimous vote for Widow. When it comes time for Widow to selected who ought to go dwelling, she says Jan, solely as a result of everybody else’s was so good.

When RuPaul brings again her ladies, she declares Heidi is the winner of the problem. Jan and Widow are the underside two. After a ruveal and a passionate lip-sync by each performers to “This Is My Night” by Chaka Khan, Jan sashays away.

Episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race premiere on Friday nights on VH1. Fans can binge-watch already launched seasons on VH1.com and episodes of Untucked on the World of Wonder YouTube Channel.

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