Keiona Revlon is an Ivorian French queen and considered one of many contestants competing on Drag Race France, however she didn’t come to play, she got here to slay.
Recognized for being a mom within the worldwide home of Revlon, Keiona isn’t any stranger to actuality television. Whereas many followers have fallen in love together with her stellar performances on season 2 of Drag Race France, others could acknowledge her from her time on one other actuality television present that centered on the LGBT+ neighborhood, the beforehand aired third season of HBO Max’s, now MAX, ‘Legendary.’ The one different queen in all of Drag Race to perform such a feat is Aja 007, of Drag Race season 9 and All Stars 3, the place she competed alongside Keiona as a mom of the Home of LaBeija.
On Legendary, a present that emphasised and introduced completely different ballroom homes to battle on a actuality television competitors, Keiona slayed the place her fellow members within the Parisian chapter of the Home of Revlon, the place they finally made all of it the best way to the semi-finals the place they completed in third place.
Within the 5 episodes which have aired in Drag Race France, Keiona has positioned excessive in each single one to date and has even managed to snag a win within the newest episode, the place she gave a compelling efficiency on this season’s Rusical and together with her self-titled “Disco Diva Xtravaganza” runway that she delivered. With one win underneath her belt and 4 placements on the prime of the competitors, Keiona continues to point out the judges, the solid, and followers alike, simply how formidable she is.
One thing else that Keiona brings to the Drag Race desk is her capacity to vogue, which followers have seen many queens try all through the Drag Race franchise’s many various iterations. Followers have seen many queens try to interact within the 5 parts of vogue, the weather being hand efficiency, ground efficiency, duckwalking, catwalk, and spins and dips.
Many queens on completely different seasons and reveals have been in a position to do just a few of the weather on their very own, however few have ever been in a position to convey all 5 in tandem to the mainstage of Drag Race, a lot in order that the time period “noguing,” coined to explain a poor try at voguing, has typically been utilized by members of ballroom to deal with the phenomenon. It’s protected to say that Keiona, a home mom, a member of the Kiki scene, and a 3rd runner-up on ‘Legendary’ won’t share the identical destiny that a lot of her sisters have. One can’t assist however pray for any contestant that finally ends up on the backside together with her, ought to that episode ever come to cross.
Drag Race France presents a considerably refreshing strategy to the sequence, the place the present as soon as once more feels as if it may really be anybody’s sport, one thing that followers have typically complained about regarding the American seasons of the present, and Keiona is totally one queen that’s preventing, throughout reveals, to make her mark and solidify her place on the prime of the competitors. She’s undoubtedly one to look out for, no matter if she wins, particularly with Drag Race incorporating worldwide queens into their All Stars and Vs the World seasons.