Meet the Global Glamazons of “RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Versus the World”

Baga Chipz, Jimbo, Jujubee and more compete in the ultimate crossover event.

Hope you packed your combat heels because a global battle is about to begin!

World of Wonder has announced the new series, RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Versus the World, which will feature nine fierce glamazons from different Drag Race franchises around the world as they go wig to wig to be crowned the first global drag superstar. Last week we learned about the celebrity guest judges who will be critiquing the contestants, and now we finally know which queens will sashaying down the international runway.

The nine queens are Baga Chipz (Drag Race U.K. Season 1), Blu Hydrangea (Drag Race U.K. Season 1), Cheryl Hole (Drag Race U.K. Season 1), Janey Jacké (Drag Race Holland), Jimbo (Canada’s Drag Race Season 1), Jujubee (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2, All Stars Season 1 and 5), Lemon (Canada’s Drag Race Season 1), Mo Heart (RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10, All Stars Season 4), and Pangina Heals (host of Drag Race Thailand).

The judgy Judies from RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. — Michelle Visage, Alan Carr, and Graham Norton — will join Ru as they decide who will walk away with the crown.

As Logo previously reported, Bridgerton heartthrob Jonathan Bailey will also join the judges’ panel as an extra special guest judge, along with Little Mix’s Jade Thirlwall, Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan, Spice Girl Mel C, and Katie Price. Never Mind the Buzzcocks panelist Daisy May Cooper and Strictly Come Dancing star Clara Amfo will also make appearances on the season, with Strictly Come Dancing pro Johannes Rabede on hand to help the queens choreograph a maxi challenge.

Ready for the ultimate crossover event? RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Versus the World premieres February 1 on WOW Presents Plus, check out the competing queens’ photos, quotes, and stats below.

Baga Chipz

Representing: United Kingdom
Seasons: UK 1
3 x Maxi Challenge Winner including the Snatch Game
Previous position: 3rd Place (U.K. Season 1)

“I’m going to BRING it this time! The wigs, the outfits are going to be MUCH BETTA. I am ready to battle. I’m going to knock them out one by one! Baga Chipz is going to kick you right up the arse. I want to be queen of the world! I am in it to win it.”

Blu Hydrangea

Representing: United Kingdom
Seasons: UK 1
1x Maxi Challenge Winner including Girl Group Challenge
Previous Position: 5th (U.K. Season 1)

“I’m ready to make it to the top. I deserve to reign supreme. When I walked into season one, I said let’s paint the town blue. Well, how about we paint the world blue! But RuPaul still makes me shit myself a little bit… so we’ll see.”

Cheryl Hole

Representing: United Kingdom
Seasons: UK 1
Previous Position: 4th (U.K. Season 1)

“I am the one to beat! And I’m ready to show that I’m not mediocre anymore! This is the queen of the huns right here. I’m gonna have all the badges. I’m gonna be walking sideways because it’s so heavy because I’ve got all the badges… and I’ll be QUEEN OF THE WORLD!”

Janey Jacké

Representing: Holland
Seasons: Holland 1
2x Maxi Challenge Winner including the Rusical
Previous Position: Runner up (Holland Season 1)

“I’m going to approach [this season] with a lot of fire… they think I’m just a pretty girl. But I want to break the stereotypes of what people think of the Netherlands. I’ve got it all! I’ve got the performances, I got jokes, I got everything in this package!”

Jimbo

Representing: Canada
Seasons: Canada 1
1x Maxi Challenge Winner including the Snatch Game
Previous Position: 4th (Canada Season 1)

“I can’t wait to take out my sisters. I’m going to crush them with my breasts, stab them with my fingers… and then scream at them! I have a thirst for drag blood. Make sure that you sleep with one eye open!”

Jujubee

Representing: United States
Seasons: USA 2, All Stars 1, All Stars 5
1x Maxi Challenge Winner
Previous Position: 3rd (U.S.A., 3rd/4th (All Stars Season 1), Runner up (All Stars Season 5)

“There’s no way that I’m NOT getting to the top every single time. I am a pro at this competition. These girls can learn something from me! Ru might as well just give me the crown now! I’ll buy a farm, have a whole bunch of chickens and cats — I won’t bother her anymore!”

Lemon

Representing: Canada
Seasons: Canada 1
2 x Maxi Challenge Winner
Previous position: 5th (Canada Season 1)

“This time my drag has sky-rocketed! So I’m very excited. I think the world is going to be gagged.”

Mo Heart

Representing: United States
Seasons: USA 10, All Stars 4
3 x Maxi Challenge Winner
Previous position: 8th (U.S.A. Season 10) runner-up (All Stars Season 4)

“I am truly prepared for the competition. It’s not just that my runway looks that are going to slay – which they are, trust me! But y’all knew Monique – and it’s time for you to know Mo Heart. She’s a winner baby.”

Pangina Heals

Representing: Thailand
Seasons: Thailand 1, Thailand 2
Host of Drag Race Thailand Seasons 1 and 2

“I’m not going to play. I’m here to slay. And I’m going to kill the competition. I’m also brutally honest and that’s how I live my life. If someone crosses me, then they no longer exist… I’m afraid, I’m gonna have to say goodbye to you!”

RuPaul’s Drag Race U.K. Versus the World premieres February 1 on BBC Three and WOW Presents Plus.

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