RuPaul's Drag Race wins at Emmy's and RuPaul's acceptance speech makes headlines

Drag Race took home the Best Reality Competition Program at this year's Emmys, beating Survivor, Top Chef, The Voice and The Amazing Race. 

This marks the fifth time the show wins the coveted award. Drag Race now has 29 Emmys and 63 nominations. Additionally, it's the eighth consecutive win for RuPaul as host, making him the most awarded host in Emmy’s history and the record-holder for most wins by a person of color.





There to accept the award were staple judges Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, and Ross Mathews. While taking time to thank the creators, RuPaul also took a moment to advocate for events like Drag Story Hour that encourage diversity, creativity, and education. 

“We are so honored to have this award," RuPaul said onstage. "Listen, you guys are just pure lovely for honouring our show and recognizing all these queens. We have released into the wild hundreds of drag queens and they're beautiful. On behalf of all them, we thank you.

"If a drag queen wants to read you a story at a library, listen to her because knowledge is power and if someone tries to restrict your access to power, they are trying to scare you, so listen to a drag queen."

The response is likely directed at the ongoing drag bans and other legislation currently  sweeping the states as conservatives push for anti-LGBTQ+ agenda. 



The queens from RuPaul’s Drag Race made headlines on the red carpet before the awards ceremony. Faves like Poppy, Sasha Colby, Malaysia Babydoll Foxx, Irene Dubois, Robin Fierce, finalist Luxx Noir London, Jax, Marcia Marcia Marcia, Aura Mayari, Salina EsTitties, and TikTok twins Sugar and Spice. 

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