Santino Rice On Leaving “Drag Race”: “All Is Well”

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We revealed on Wednesday that RuPaul’s Drag Race was getting some new permanent judges—namely Carson Cressley and Ross Mathews. Not returning for Season 7, though, is longtime judge Santino Rice.

The Project Runway alum tweeted a statement about the change:

We can’t wait to see what Santino dives into next!

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