Yesterday, after writing an inflammatory tweet, RuPaul did something uncharacteristic: He apologized. You are my teachers. So, what happened? How did the tide turn on such a beloved figure? And why does this moment feel different from others?
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RuPaul Andre Charles born November 17, , known simply as RuPaul , is an American drag queen , actor, model, singer, songwriter, television personality, and author. Since , he has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul's Drag Race , for which he has received eight Primetime Emmy Awards. He is considered the most commercially successful drag queen in the United States. In , he was included in the annual Time list of the most influential people in the world. He achieved international fame as a drag queen with the release of his debut single, " Supermodel You Better Work ", which was included on his debut studio album Supermodel of the World
Transgender women on 'Drag Race'? RuPaul's remarks spawn backlash
While several contestants came out as trans during or after filming, Peppermint was the first transgender woman to compete in Season 9 and Gottmik was the first transgender man to compete in Season The queens are ordered by the season they competed in, not necessarily when they came out as trans. After initially competing as Sonique in Season 2, she decided to go by her real full name, Kylie Sonique Love on All Stars 6, saying "you only do additions, never subtractions.