Best. News. EVER!!!!
Did you hear? Not only did you get to watch the most SICKENING Lip-Sync for the crown EVER on an amazing finale episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race, but it turns out this season was the most watched…
According to VH1 via The Wrap:
“[They] reported that 859,000 people tuned in to the Season 9 finale, which signaled a 218 percent increase over last season’s finale in the coveted 18-49 demographic.
The full season also saw a significant increase over Season 8, with a 122 percent increase in viewers in the same group.
VH1 also said the show was the highest trending television program on social media Friday, ranking in non-sports, non-news cable categories.”
How. Freaking. AMAZING!?!?!?
Following the finale, RuPaul released a statement letting the world know exactly how he felt about the Season 9 winner, Sasha Velour, Drag in pop culture, & MORE!
“The world needs drag now more than ever. Sasha Velour represents the future of drag. Her charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent arouse and inspire a generation of young people to live boldly, act up and paint with all the colors of the rainbow.”
Think we’re done with RuPaul’s Drag Race season 9? Fat chance! RuPaul’s Drag Race RU-Vealed returns to Logo this Thursday at 9/8c.
The series will air 13 episodes where we re-live the AH-MAZINGness that was Season 9 but with fun behind the scenes facts, fun stories from Ru, & MORE!