RuPaul made his long-awaited ‘SNL’ debut with this epic opening monologue, and had loads of tales to share about his rise to the highest!
As THE biggest drag queen of all-time, RuPaul, 59, has lived fairly the life! The entertainer started his SNL debut with a candy and humorous monologue that included explaining drag tradition for individuals who could also be just a little confused. “Let me break it down for you in terms you can understand — our girls, gag is with their allaganza, death drop for the children and slay the house down boots,” he quipped rocking a wonderful vibrant magenta swimsuit. “Most of you are probably surprised to see me out of drag, but trust — am wearing my grandmother’s panties,” he joked. “As I say, you’re born naked and the rest is drag. So whatever you put on after you exit the shower is drag. Like them, they’re in drag,” he continued, pinting to a girl within the viewers. “Even you sir, you’re in drag!” he joked, pointing to a fabulously dressed drag queen within the viewers.
A fixture within the leisure scene because the early 1990s, Ru additionally shared a few of his trials and tribulations earlier than hitting it massive within the music scene. “I moved to NYC in the 1980s with high heels and a dream. Back then, New York was full of drunks, street walkers and seedy night clubs,” he defined, referencing a few of NYC’s not-so-great qualities. “But it wasn’t all good!” he joked. “I wanted to tell you guys some stories of my experiences as a drag queen in the East Village, but the producers said, ‘oh no, you better don’t!’ Here’s an edited version of what they let me say, okay? Yonkers, correction officers, house of pancakes, feet — true story.” With these clues, we aren’t positive we need to know the entire story!
“I’ve been in the business a really long time,” he mirrored, earlier than sharing his three tricks to reside your finest life. “Number one, get paid up front. If you ain’t paying your bills, pay them no mind. Finally, don’t take life too seriously. There are a few things I take seriously: I take kindness seriously, I take love seriously, all the rest — just have fun. If you follow your heart, dare to be different and use all the colors in your crayon box, who knows where you’ll end up,” he urged his followers.
Although the entertainer has been a fixture in music tv since his 1993 album Supermodel of the World, tonight marked RuPaul’s SNL debut! “It’s a present they do proper right here on this constructing, it’s referred to as Saturday Night Live and I’m going to be internet hosting it — and it’s from Australia, proper?” Ru joked to Jimmy Fallon on Thursday, Feb. 6. “I’m doing everything, man!” Between his present in Las Vegas, RuPaul‘s drag race, and new Netflix collection AJ & The Crown, we don’t know the way he does it!
The SNL forged has been simply as excited as us for RuPaul’s debut, particularly Cecily Strong who was mainly stalking Ru within the Studio 8H hallways! Clad in a sizzling pink sequin mini costume, the longtime SNL forged member was casually ready for the entertainer as he exited an elevator. “Ru! Honey! YAS! Ru! Hi!” she exclaimed. “Wow, Cecily, you really come on strong!” RuPaul exclaimed, as she provided to indicate him to the studio. “Hey, I got an idea — why don’t we ‘sis it out’ walk?” he instructed. “Really? Do you mean it?” a nervous Cecily requested. Cue the digital music and flashing lights identical to the stage on Drag Race!
The pair regarded fabulous as they strutted down NBC hallway and proper into the studio. “And that, darling, is how you you –” Ru started, as Cecily completed his sentence with, “WORK.” Yas, woman! The hearth duo then bumped into Beck Bennett who was casually hanging on-set and chowing down on a double serving to of pizza. “J.J. Watt left pizza in his dressing room!” Beck defined, referencing final week’s host. “What’s a J.J. Watt, baby?” a confused RuPaul requested. “That’s just Beck, he’s like our big dumb guy — ignore him, let’s go to the hallway again!” Cecily instructed.