Jujubee (drag queen)

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Jujubee
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Jujubee performing in September 2014
Born (1984-06-21) June 21, 1984 (age 34)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.[1]
Residence Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Occupation Drag queen, reality television personality
Years active 2009–present
Website http://www.jujubeeonline.com

Jujubee, also known as Airline Inthyrath (แอไลน์ อินทิรัตน์),[2][3] (born June 21, 1984)[4] is an American drag queen and reality television personality from Boston, Massachusetts.[3] She is best known as a contestant on Season 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race[3] and RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars.

Career and Drag Race[edit]

Jujubee performing "Heart Attack" by Demi Lovato

Jujubee appeared on the second season of RuPaul's Drag Race when she was 25, finishing in third place out of twelve. Jujubee, along with fellow season two contestants Tyra Sanchez, Raven, Pandora Boxx, and Morgan McMichaels served as drag professors on RuPaul's Drag U, a spin-off of Drag Race that premiered on the Logo network in June 2010.[5] She made at least one appearance on all three seasons of Drag U. She was also nominated for a 2010 NewNowNext Award for "Most Addictive Reality Star."[6][7] On August 6, 2012, it was announced that Jujubee was one of twelve past Drag Race contestants selected to join the first cast of RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars that premiered on the Logo network on October 22, 2012.[8] Paired with contestant Raven to form Team Rujubee the duo managed to make it to the finale which aired on November 26, 2012, where she landed in third/fourth place with fellow contestant Shannel.

She was with Raven again for the RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars 2 season as guests for the Snatch Game.[9] She was a guest on the first episode of season 10 for the first mini-challenge.[10]

She appeared in the music video for RuPaul's song "Jealous of My Boogie".[11] She later appeared in the music video "Queen" by Mimi Imfurst's band Xelle, along with other RuPaul's Drag Race contestants.[12]

Personal life[edit]

Inthyrath is of Lao descent. She grew up in Boston performing in local gay nightclubs. Jujubee's drag mother is Boston performer Karisma Geneva-Jackson Tae.[13]

References[edit]

  1. ^ RuPaul's Drag Race Tour coming to Club One in Savannah from The Savannah Morning News 20 October 2011
  2. ^ "Catching Up With Jujubee". out.com. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  3. ^ a b c "RuPaul's Drag Race Season 2". Retrieved 22 May 2010. 
  4. ^ Inthyrath, Airline. "Juju Bee". Facebook. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  5. ^ Polly, John. "Drag Race Daily: Start Studying! RuPaul's Drag U Will be in Session this Summer. Watch a Preview". NewNowNext on Logo. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  6. ^ Shumaker, Jason (April 15, 2010). "Logo Announces Nominees for Third Annual 'NewNowNext Awards' 2010". PR Newswire. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  7. ^ "Vote for the 2010 NewNowNext Awards!". NewNowNext on Logo. Retrieved 23 May 2010. 
  8. ^ RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars cast includes Jujubee, Latrice Royale, Manila Luzon Archived 2013-07-18 at the Wayback Machine. from chicago.gopride.com; 06 August 2012
  9. ^ "RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2 Snatch Game recap - Channel Guide Magazine". Channel Guide Magazine. 2016-09-01. Retrieved 2018-06-06. 
  10. ^ "RuPaul Brings Back Katya, Porkchop, Kim Chi, Jujubee, Detox, and More to Help Judge the First Mini-Challenge of Season 10". VH1 News. Retrieved 2018-06-06. 
  11. ^ "Video Premiere: "Jealous Of My Boogie" by RuPaul featuring Tyra Sanchez, Jujubee and Raven - @LOFT965". @LOFT965. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  12. ^ Spargo, Chris (25 October 2012). "XELLE's 'Queen' Music Video Features Every 'Drag Race' Queen: Watch October 25, 2012 ● by Chris Spargo". New Now Next. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  13. ^ Jujubee interview Drag History, NewNowNext.com accessed 9/10/2016

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