At 49, RuPaul Charles may not be the world’s oldest drag queen. But he arguably is its most famous. So it’s no surprise that cable’s gay-targeted Logo network has shown strong support for contest show RuPaul’s Drag Race, renewing it for a second season, which premieres Feb. 1.
In episode four of Mediaweek’s online video series Gay TV Now, correspondent Alan Frutkin talks with RuPaul about the series, the meaning of drag, and mentoring a new generation of drag artists.
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