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In Pictures: The queens of RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World

In Pictures: The queens of RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World
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Take a look at the nine returning queens who will compete in new spinoff RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World.

Six queens from around the world will face off against three of the UK's fiercest competitors on new spinoff RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World.

The show - airing on the newly-relaunched BBC Three next month - will seek to crown the first ever 'Queen of the World'.

Scroll on to see who's taking part!



Baga Chipz for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Baga Chipz

Representing: United Kingdom

Previous Performance: UK Series 1, 3rd Place

Quote: "Last time I was an old scrubber from Soho... but since then you could say I've had a glow up. I've had me lips done, I've had me teeth done... a bit of Botox, a bit of filler. 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."



Blu Hydrangea for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Blu Hydrangea

Representing: United Kingdom

Previous Performance: UK Series 1, 5th Place

Quote: "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 for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Cheryl Hole

Representing: United Kingdom

Previous Performance: UK Series 1, 4th Place

Quote: "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 Jacke for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Janey Jacke

Representing: The Netherlands

Previous Performance: Holland Season 1, Runner-Up

Quote: "I'm going to approach it 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 for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Jimbo

Representing: Canada

Previous Performance: Canada Season 1, 4th Place

Quote: "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 for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Jujubee

Representing: USA

Previous Performance: US Season 2, 3rd Place / US All-Stars Season 1, 3rd/4th Place / US All-Stars Season 5, Runner-Up

Quote: "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 for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Lemon

Representing: Canada

Previous Performance: Canada Season 1, 5th Place

Quote: "On my season, I came in as a dancing queen diva and I ended up dominating in these comedy challenges. So I don't know if you'll remember me as a dancer or a funny gal... but guess what? I'm all of the above."



Mo Heart for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Mo Heart

Representing: USA

Previous Performance: US Season 10, 8th Place / US All-Stars Season 4, Runner-Up

Quote: "I am the artist formerly known as Monique Heart. It's time to give you Mo Heart, Mo Love, Mo Everything. Give it to me baby! 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 for RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World© BBC

Pangina Heals

Representing: Thailand

Previous Performance: Judge and Co-Host of Drag Race Thailand

Quote: "I can sing, I can dance, I can act! I am an Asian chameleon. I love serving you a different variety of drag. I'm excited to compete with the all the queens from the world – but they don't know who I am. I am going to be the dark horse of this competition! I know what they can do, but they don't know what I can do."



RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World launches on Tuesday, February 1 at 9pm on BBC Three.


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