Justin Trudeau To Make History With ‘Canada’s Drag Race’ Appearance

Justin Trudeau is about to sashay his manner throughout RuPaul’s runway and into tv historical past.

The Canadian prime minister will make a particular look on an episode of “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. the World.” He’ll develop into the primary world chief to seem on any installment of the RuPaul-founded competitors franchise, which has spawned worldwide spinoffs in Australia, Italy, Thailand and the U.Okay., amongst different nations.

World of Surprise, which produces “RuPaul’s Drag Race” and its spinoff editions, teased Trudeau’s look in a trailer launched Tuesday. An on-set picture unveiled the identical day exhibits the prime minister posing fortunately alongside host Brooke Lynn Hytes.

Watch the trailer for “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. the World” under.

Debuting Nov. 18, “Canada’s Drag Race: Canada vs. The World” will function 9 drag queens from all over the world who will compete for the franchise’s second worldwide crown.

The six-episode collection may also function an array of visitor judges, together with drag icon Monét X Change, Canadian TV persona Jeanne Beker and humorist Gary Janetti, whose screenwriting credit embody “Will and Grace” and “Family Guy.”

Since taking workplace in 2015, Trudeau has been an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ neighborhood and was the primary Canadian prime minister to participate in Toronto’s annual Satisfaction parade.

Brooke Lynn Hytes (left) stands with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

In 2017, he issued a proper apology for injustices in opposition to Canada’s LGBTQ residents whereas calling for laws that will fight homophobia and anti-LGBTQ discrimination.

“While we may regard modern Canada as a forward-thinking and progressive nation, we cannot forget our past,” he mentioned on the time, in response to the BBC. “We are all worthy of love. Whether you discover who you are at 6, 16 or 60, we are all valid.”

In 2016, Trudeau made history as Canada's first prime minister to take part in Toronto's Pride parade.
In 2016, Trudeau made historical past as Canada’s first prime minister to participate in Toronto’s Satisfaction parade.

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