RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12: Episode 1 Discussion Thread

Hey, kitty girls! Welcome to the first episode of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 12! The first of a two-part premiere, this episode introduces seven of the thirteen brand-new queens competing for the title of America’s Next Drag Superstar.

 The first step toward the crown is having to write and perform an original rap number. Will this new crop of queens impress extra-special guest judge Nicki Minaj? Let’s find out! Don’t forget to watch Untucked immediately following the episode for all the backstage tea.

As per usual, this thread is for discussing the episode both as it airs and afterwards, so exercise judgment when it comes to using spoiler tags. Especially spoilery details are advised to be placed in spoiler tags.

In the words of Tatianna, thank yew, and enjoy tonight’s episode!