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Alaska calls out Lea Michelle and Kris Jenner for interactions at awards ceremonies

RuPaul's Drag Race alum Alaska Thunderfuck recalled what it was like attending the 2017 Grammy Awards. 

During a recent episode of her and Drag Race star Willam’s “Race Chaser” podcast, Alaska, 38, recalled attending the awards ceremony with fellow drag queen Katya. 

“Celebrities are mortified of drag queens because we represent the sort of facade. We pull the curtain back of the facade of what Hollywood is. We make fun of it,” Alaska stated.



"We're aware that this is fake because we take this off at night and become a different person. But, mostly, everyone there is [thinking], 'This is real, this is reality and you must believe that or else all of this will crumble.'"

“People wouldn’t look us in the eye,” Alaska continued.  “Like, Lea Michele looked through us, wouldn’t even acknowledge that we exist,” Alaska continued. “Kris Jenner was there just looking so mad at her life that it had come to this. She was hosting the E! carpet, and just looked so miserable.”

The news comes after Season 15 contestant Princess Poppy made headlines at the Emmys representing Drag Race amid its many nominations. 



“I wanted to take everything that is rude and ugly about the usual decorum of awards and do the complete opposite," she later told the LA Times. "I wanted to be a troll, to literally and figuratively troll the Emmys.

The whole purpose of doing this is a way to showcase that the rules of fashion, and rules of beauty and bulls–t, I think it’s more beautiful to show up like this than to show up how you normally would at an awards show.

The popular drag competition show took home the award for Outstanding Reality-Competition Program. 

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