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RuPaul Was Forced To Drop “She-Mail” From Drag Race, Wouldn’t Have Otherwise

rupaul-mathu-andersen-billboard-650I would not have changed it, but that’s their choice. Our intention was always coming from a place of love. On paper, you cannot read intention, so it was actually hurtful. First of all, drag is dangerous. We are making fun of everything. But when someone doesn’t get the joke or feels offended by it, it’s a lose-lose situation, because you can’t explain a joke. It isn’t funny if you explain it.”


Mama Ru speaking to The Guardian about the controversial decision to bow to pressure from aggressive trans activists such as former Advocate writer Parker Molloy and remove the popular catch-phrase “You’ve got she-mail” from the hit reality series RuPaul’s Drag Race