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The Six Most Highly Anticipated Queens Of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 8

by Tim Winfred February 20, 2016

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With the release of the official trailer for RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8 (which you can watch below), fans have taken to the internet to sound off about the queens they are most looking forward to seeing on new season.

To create this list of the top 6 most highly anticipated queens, we’ve scoured the web to compile the results of fan polls, social mention trends and social followers to determine which contestants fans are most excited about (so far).

6. Acid Betty

Sad eye. Happy eye. You decide.

A photo posted by Acid Betty (@acidbetty) on


5. Laila McQueen

Ugly wannabe goth bitch. #ugly #wannabe #goth #bitch #pig #dehydrated #bad #ok #cool

A photo posted by misslailamcqueen (@misslailamcqueen) on


4. Derrick Barry

Just stepped out of the @RuPaulsDragRace salon! #DerrickBarry as @BritneySpears Photographer: @Devargas_Photo Costume: @MarcoSquared Hair & Makeup: Me Assistants: @NickSanPedro & @NebraskaThunderfuck #BritneySpears #ChristopherDeVargas #MarcoMarco #NickSanPedro #RuPaulsDragRace #DragRace #TeamDerrick Booking: @ExecutivePRandTalentBookings

A photo posted by #DerrickBarry (@derrickbarry) on


3. Naomi Smalls

Shot by @mostlyjune_

A photo posted by Davis Heppenstall (@naomismalls) on


2. Bob The Drag Queen

When your hair is laid and your finger taste great. Photo by @prestonburford.

A photo posted by Bob The Drag Queen (@bobthedragqueen) on


1. Kim Chi

Close up of my photo shot by @adamouahmane Shadows and lashes by @sugarpill (Edward Scissorhands palette, Goldilux, Tako shadow, Pixie Bomb lash) Hair by @wigsandgrace Collar styled by @gimmetigerlily

A photo posted by kimchi_chic (@kimchi_chic) on


Watch the new season trailer below, then vote in our poll to let us know who you are most looking forward to seeing compete.

RuPaul‘s Drag Race season 8 premieres on Monday, March 7 at 9/8c on Logo. This season, RuPaul will be joined by a star-studded panel of guest judges, including Marc Jacobs, Gigi Hadid, Nicole Richie, Faith Evans, David and Amy Sedaris, Todrick Hall, Debbie Harry, Thomas Roberts and more.

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