One other season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars’ has drawn to an in depth and a brand new queen has entered the Drag Race Corridor of Fame.
Final week, after 12 episodes, Jimbo was topped the brand new reigning All Stars queen. All Stars 8 is Jimbo’s third time competing throughout the Drag Race franchise, together with her earlier seasons being season 1 of Canada’s Drag Race, the place she positioned 4th, and the UK vs the World spin-off, the place she positioned 7th.
Identified for her clown-esque drag aesthetic, Jimbo was motivated to show that she might be versatile in her drag whereas nonetheless displaying that she was the identical person who followers had grown to like at her core.
Not holding something again, Jimbo managed to have an eventful season the place she constructed a powerful monitor file the place she was named the highest All Star of the week a whopping 4 occasions. Along with her outgoing persona, allure, fast wit, and immensely massive breastplates, Jimbo was a drive to be reckoned with, together with her win within the iconic ‘Snatch Sport of Love,’ the place she Portrayed an over-the-top tap-dancing Shirley Temple, already being praised as one of many prime performances in all of the present’s historical past.
Regardless of these wins, Jimbo was feeling discouraged earlier on within the season. Regardless of rating on the prime, she was by no means capable of win any of the lip-syncs she was in, and contestants know that Drag Race requires that they lip-sync for the crown on the finish of every season. Nonetheless, Jimbo continued to position excessive within the competitors and finally managed to win a lip sync in opposition to a drag queen identified for successful probably the most lip syncs in the whole franchise, Silky Nutmeg Ganache; albeit with assistance from the bologna (sure, precise bologna) that she threw on the stage and on the judges.
With one lip sync win below her belt, Jimbo confronted Kandy Muse within the prime 2 lip sync for the crown. Tasked with performing a lip sync to ‘Do You Wanna Funk’ by Sylvester & Patrick Cowley, the 2 queens battled to one of the best of their capability, with Jimbo being dubbed the winner of the lip sync and thus the winner of the season.
“That is the dream of a lifetime that I might by no means have ever predicted,” she stated. “And I am so grateful.”
Jimbo has proved time and time once more that she was a formidable contender for the crown, and now she is one in all 9 queens to carry the crown and scepter as a reigning All Stars queen, in addition to the recipient of a hefty money prize of $200,000.
Drag Race as a franchise continues to indicate that Drag doesn’t need to look one strategy to be legitimate, and Jimbo echoes that sentiment this season. Any and each one can do drag, as long as they’ve the endurance, dedication, and willpower to partake within the craft.
Jimbo’s crowning technically marks the primary conventional All Stars winner in practically two years after a quick break within the franchise in favor of All Stars 7, dubbed the all-winners season, with the season 6 winner, Kylie Sonique Love, stepping down for the newly topped queen.