One of the contestants in the final season of “Dancing with the Stars” is a drag queen whose dance partner in the program is another man.
According to DJ “Shangela” Pierce is the first drag queen contestant to appear in the US edition of the international franchise NBC News.
In the past, the program aired on ABC, but is now only available on Disney+.
“It’s very different because I’m a drag entertainer that’s going to be up there,” Shangela said loudly United States today. “On the dance nights, I’ll be dressed up as a doll, darling. This is my wildest form as an entertainer. When I’m in drag, my pronouns are she/they. So seeing a drag queen with a male dancer is going to be something powerful. This will be a great space and amazing platform to showcase this type of representation.”
Shangela and dance partner Gleb Savchenko received seven points from each of the judges after their first appearance in the program.
“It was so incredibly special because it makes me think of all the queens that have ever wanted to be in this room but never had the opportunity,” Shangela said loudly persons. “Perhaps by seeing me and seeing how tonight we just emerged as our true authentic selves and were accepted and cheered on that they know they can too.”
“My heart was racing like crazy, but when the announcer guy started the intro, my mind went straight to Beyoncé in Super Bowl mode,” Shangela wrote on Instagram post. “I wanted to give you all a moment worthy of your love and support, while also showing people who may not know or love drag queens that we belong and know how to throw the party!”
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