RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (season 4)
|RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars|
|Broadcast from||December 14, 2018– present|
The fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars was announced by VH1 on August 22, 2018. Prior to the official announcement, RuPaul confirmed in an episode of his podcast What's the Tee?, that filming for the fourth season was underway. Season 3 winner Trixie Mattel, with special guests Katya Zamolodchikova and Detox, hosted a special, Trixie's Playhouse, to announce the cast for the fourth season. It was originally scheduled to air on November 8, 2018, but was postponed to the following day due to the Thousand Oaks shooting.
The drag queens who will compete for a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame are:
(Ages and names stated are correct at time of contest.)
|Contestant||Name||Age||Hometown||Original season(s)||Original placement(s)||Outcome|
|Manila Luzon||Karl Westerberg||37||Los Angeles, California||Season 3||Runner-up||TBA|
|All Stars 1||7th/8th Place|
|Monét X Change||Kevin Bertin||28||The Bronx, New York||Season 10||6th Place[a]||TBA|
|Monique Heart||Kevin Richardson||32||Kansas City, Missouri||Season 10||8th Place||TBA|
|Naomi Smalls||Davis Heppenstall||24||Chicago, Illinois||Season 8||Runner-up||TBA|
|Trinity The Tuck[b]||Ryan Taylor||33||Orlando, Florida||Season 9||3rd/4th Place||TBA|
|Valentina||James Andrew Leyva||27||Echo Park, California||Season 9||7th Place[a]||TBA|
|Latrice Royale||Timothy Wilcots||46||South Beach, Florida||Season 4||4th Place[a]||7th Place|
|All Stars 1||7th/8th Place|
|Gia Gunn||Gia Ichikawa||28||Los Angeles, California||Season 6||10th Place||8th Place|
|Farrah Moan||Cameron Clayton||25||Los Angeles, California||Season 9||8th Place||9th Place|
|Jasmine Masters||Martell Robinson||41||Los Angeles, California||Season 7||12th Place||10th Place|
- This contestant was voted Miss Congeniality during her original season.
- Trinity Taylor is referred to as Trinity The Tuck from the start of this season.
|Monét X Change||LOW||WIN||SAFE||BTM2||WIN|
|Trinity The Tuck||WIN||SAFE||WIN||SAFE||BTM4|
- The contestant won the challenge and won the "Lip Sync for Your Legacy."
- The contestant won the challenge but lost the "Lip Sync for Your Legacy."
- The contestant received positive judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.
- The contestant received judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.
- The contestant received negative judges' critiques but was ultimately declared safe.
- The contestant was in the bottom and eligible for elimination.
- The contestant was eliminated.
- The contestant returned as a guest for the episode.
(Pick for Elimination)
|Song||Winner||Up for Elimination||Eliminated|
|vs.||Trinity The Tuck
|Trinity The Tuck||Farrah Moan
|2||Monét X Change
|vs.||Trinity The Tuck
|"How Will I Know"
|Manila Luzon||Gia Gunn
(Monét X Change)
|"The Bitch Is Back"
|Monique Heart||Latrice Royale
Monét X Change
|vs.||Monét X Change
|"Jump to It"
& Monét X Change
Trinity The Tuck
- The contestant was eliminated after their first time in the bottom.
- The contestant was eliminated after their second time in the bottom.
- In episode 5, RuPaul declared after the lip sync that All Star rules would be temporarily suspended and nobody would be going home.
Guest judges for this season include:
- Jenifer Lewis, actress, comedian, singer, and activist
- Ciara, singer-songwriter, dancer, and model
- Kacey Musgraves, singer-songwriter
- Gus Kenworthy, freestyler skier
- Keiynan Lonsdale, actor, singer-songwriter, and dancer
- Erica Ash, actress, comedian, singer, and model
- Zoë Kravitz, actress, singer, and model
- Cecily Strong, actress and comedian
- Yvette Nicole Brown, actress, voice actress, and comedian
- Rita Ora, singer-songwriter and actress
- Susanne Bartsch, event producer
- Ellen Pompeo, actress, director, and producer
- Frances Bean Cobain, visual artist and model
- Felicity Huffman, actress
- Jason Wu, artist and fashion designer
Guests who appeared in episodes but did not judge on the main stage (in order of appearance):
- Stacy Layne Matthews, contestant from season 3
- Leland, singer-songwriter, composer, and record producer
- Freddy Scott, composer and actor
- Stacy Layne Matthews
- Elton John, singer-songwriter and composer
- Lady Bunny, drag queen
- Stacy Layne Matthews
|Title||Original air date|
|24||1||"All Star Super Queen Variety Show"||December 14, 2018|
Eight formerly eliminated queens from past seasons of RuPaul's Drag Race entered the workroom to win a spot in the Drag Race Hall of Fame, and a cash prize of $100,000. Upon entering the room, RuPaul introduced team Latrila (Latrice Royale and Manila Luzon from All Stars 1) making them the first contestants to return after previously competing on an All Stars season.For the mini-challenge, the queens were asked to roast each other in the show's Reading is Fundamental; Latrice won the mini-challenge. For the maxi-challenge, the queens participated in an All Star Variety Show; Farrah Moan performed burlesque, Gia Gunn performed kabuki, Jasmine Masters did a stand-up comedy routine, Latrice did a colorguard performance, Manila did a live painting performance, whilst Monét X Change, Monique Heart, Naomi Smalls, Trinity The Tuck, and Valentina did a mixture of lip sync and singing performances.
On the main stage, Gia, Latrice, Manila, and Valentina were declared safe. Monique, Naomi, and Trinity received positive critiques from the judges for their performances, with Monique and Trinity being selected as the top two All Stars of the week; Naomi was declared safe. Farrah, Jasmine, and Monét were criticized for their performances, with Farrah noticeably falling over during her performance. Farrah and Jasmine were placed in the bottom two, and Monét was declared safe. Monique and Trinity lip synched against each other to Mariah Carey's "Emotions"; Trinity won the lip sync and eliminated Jasmine.
|25||2||"Super Girl Groups, Henny"||December 21, 2018|
The queens audition for RuPaul's new supergroup, “Henny!” and must write lyrics and perform choreographed numbers, featuring Drag Race legend, Stacy Layne Matthews. Trinity the Tuck and Monique Heart as the previous challenge winners are declared as team leaders. Team Everybody Say Love consists of Monét X Change, Naomi Smalls, and Farrah Moan, captained by Monique. Team Don’t Funk It Up consists of Valentina, Manila Luzon, Latrice Royale, and Gia Gunn, captained by Trinity.
On the main stage, category is ‘Eleguence After Dark’. Gia, Latrice, and Trinity are declared safe. Naomi, Valentina, and Monét all receive positive critiques for their performances and runways. Manila, Farrah, and Monique all receive negative feedback on the performance, although Luzon and Moan receive high praise on their runways. Manila and Naomi are declared safe, Valentina and Monét as the top two of the week, and Farrah and Monique as the bottom. Valentina and Monét lip sync to "Into You" by Ariana Grande; Valentina wins the lip sync and eliminates Farrah Moan.
|26||3||"Snatch Game of Love"||December 28, 2018|
The queens compete in Snatch Game, but with a romantic twist, they must impersonate celebrities to win the hearts of two bachelors. Playing for Gus Kenworthy’s heart is Monét X Change as Whitney Houston, Naomi Smalls as Wendy Williams, Trinity the Tuck as Caitlyn Jenner, and Valentina as Eartha Kitt with Trinity being selected as the winner by Kenworthy. Playing for Keiynan Londsdale’s heart is Monique Heart as Tiffany Haddish, Manila Luzon as Barbra Streisand, Gia Gunn as Jenny Bui, and Latrice Royale as Della Reese with Luzon being selected as the winner by Londsdale.
On the main stage, category is ‘Boots the House Down’. Monét and Monique are declared safe. Naomi, Trinity, and Manila were declared the tops of the week, leaving Gia, Latrice, and Valentina as the bottoms. Naomi, Trinity, and Manila are highly praised for their performance in the Snatch Game of Love, with Trinity and Manila also being praised for their runway looks and Naomi receiving mixed reviews. In the bottom, Latrice is praised for her runway look with Gia and Valentina receiving mixed reviews. Gia is also criticised for distracting Latrice in the Snatch Game of Love. Latrice and Naomi are declared safe, Trinity and Manila as the top two of the week, and Gia and Valentina as the bottom two. Trinity and Manila lipsynched to "How Will I Know" by Whitney Houston and Manila is declared the winner and eliminates Gia Gunn.
|27||4||"Jersey Justice"||January 4, 2019|
The queens are tasked to improvise as New Jersey litigants for a daytime courtroom reality show, with Michelle Visage as judge. The first team is Manila and Naomi in a dispute about a botched makeover. Second up is Latrice, Monét, and Monique in a dispute about an insulting cake. The last team is Trinity and Valentina in an identity dispute about Snooki.
On the main stage, category is ‘Curves and Swerves, Padded for the Gods’. All of the queens received positive feedback for their runway, except for Valentina who received mixed reviews. Monique and Manila received high praise for their challenge performances, with Naomi, Trinity, and Valentina receiving mixed reviews for not doing enough to stand out. Monét and Latrice received negative reviews for being overshadowed by Monique and were declared as the bottom two. Naomi, Trinity, and Valentina were declared safe with Monique and Manila as the tops of the week. After a special message from Sir Elton John, they lip synch to "The Bitch is Back" by Tina Turner; Monique won and eliminated Latrice Royale.
|28||5||"Roast in Peace"||January 11, 2019|
|29||6||"LaLaPaRUza"||January 15, 2019|
|1||"All Star Super Queen Variety Show"||December 14, 2018||0.23||0.513|
|2||"Super Girl Groups, Henny"||December 21, 2018||0.23||0.510|
|3||"Snatch Game of Love"||December 28, 2018||0.25||0.632|
|4||"Jersey Justice"||January 4, 2019||0.24||0.488|
|5||"Roast in Peace"||January 11, 2019||0.23||0.512|
|6||"LaLaPaRUza"||January 18, 2019||TBD||TBD|
On December 21, 2018, the third episode was leaked shortly after the second episode aired when it was accidentally uploaded to WOWPresents+. The episode was removed a few hours later.
On January 4, 2019, ahead of the airing of episode four, a portion of the main challenge in episode five entitled the "Lady Bunny Roast" was accidentally uploaded to YouTube by Comedy Central UK. The clip inadvertently showed that Latrice Royale had been eliminated in episode four as all other contestants who remained in the competition were featured in the clip.
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