Drag Race UK season 5 queen has been ru-vealed

Drag Race UK season 5 queen has been ru-vealed

The judges of Drag Race UK season 5 has officially crowned a winner! Keep reading to find out which UK finalist took home the coveted crown!

The three final queens were challenged to write lyrics for RuPaul's song 'Spotlight: The Remix'. Additionally, they had to film an entire music video along with their songs. 

After a nail-biting and dramatic lipsync performance to Erasure’s “A Little Respect,” Ginger Johnson was officially crowned UK's Next Drag Superstar.

“Feeling all of the feelings today and not sure quite how to put any of them into words yet, so for now I’ll just say THANK YOU 🧡 I’m gonna do you all proud, I promise!”





Winning the season also means Johnson will be given an "all-expenses paid trip to Hollywood to create their digital series with the producers of RuPaul's Drag Race." Not to mention a crown and scepter from Fierce Drag Jewels. 

Johnson prevailed over fellow Northeast sisters Tomara Thomas and Michael Marouli. She Follows in the footsteps of previous Drag Race UK winners The Vivienne, Lawrence Chaney, Krystal Versace, and Danny Beard. 

The episode proved to be an emotional one. Before the challenge, the queens got a chance to chat with Ru and Michelle about their personal lives.  

The queens were Ru and Michelle brought out Ginger and Michael's partners, and Tomara's mum.

Johnson explained to BBC what inspired her persona and her connection to the women in her village. 

The character “is absolutely based on the women that ran the Red Cross shop in my village, said Johnson. “The woman that ran the newspaper shop, the dinner ladies at school, all of these women that were around me, and of course, the women in my family as well."

In an interview with PinkNews, Johnson says she’d like to see more drag kings make the Drag Race headlines in the future. 

“I would love to see kings on the show because the level of talent out there in the king arena is phenomenal. But Drag Race knows what it’s doing.”





Watch all episodes of Drag Race UK season 5 on WOW Presents Plus. 

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