It was the longest running season in RuPaul's Drag Race herstory and a new America's Next Drag Superstar has been crowned.
The 14th Season of the Emmy award winning series RuPaul's Drag Race aired Friday, April 22, 2022 on VH1. The finale which was filmed April 6, 2022 inside the Flamingo Las Vegas stage, the same stage as RuPaul's Drag Race Live inside the Flamingo Hotel & Casino on the world famous Las Vegas Strip.
The final 5, which is the largest group of finalist Angeria Paris VanMichaels, Bosco, Data Betty, Lady Camden and Willow Pill all batted it out in a "Showgirl Showdown" and the top 2 in a Final Lip Sync for the Crown.
In round 1 of the finale titled “Showgirl Showdown” required each of the queens to perform an original number. Angeria reminded everyone her name by having it spelled out in stars; Bosco gave us Burlesque with a little religion, Daya completed did the opposite giving us nightmares; Lady Camden went from prim and proper to punk and Willow weird gave us multiple face reveals and not just of her face.
The Top 2 were revealed Lady Camden and Willow Pill who would battle in the final lyp sync for your life too Cher’s “Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! (A Man After Midnight). Both queens did the typical costume reveal Willow from a pinstriped suit to a purple bodysuit and Lady Camden went from regal to flames.
And America’s Next Drag Superstar is….Willow Pill.
Both queens walked away with cash prizes. Willow with the $150,000 Grand Prize and Lady Camden with the $50,000 runner up prize. Speaking of prizes Kornbread The Snack Jete was crowned Miss Congeniality winning a cash prize of $10,000.
The children as they say get a break from RuPaul’s Drag Race until RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 7 debuts on May 20, 2022 on Paramount Plus+