The British version of the show featured a host of queens who were a lot less worried about their language than their American counterparts, and everyone knows that this country’s humour is a lot darker, especially when it comes to drag.
Everyone except Geri Horner, that is.
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Comedian Alan Carr revealed that “Geri was outraged by everything” when she appeared as a guest judge.
“This is a woman who, at the BRITs, came out of an inflatable vagina singing ‘Bag It Up’! And she was grabbing her pearls [at Drag Race]! I was shocked,” he said (via The Sun).
“I remember the Geri with the big old tits and Union Jack dress causing trouble – but she was like Maggie Smith in Downton Abbey! I was like, ‘Wake up, Geri!'”
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“The catchphrases and the wording are different, like how we say ‘knickers’ and ‘me knockers’, it’s very tongue-in-cheek British humour.”
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK episodes are released Thursdays at 8pm on BBC iPlayer.
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