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The Trixie & Katya Show is an American television series featuring drag queens Trixie Mattel Title, Original air date, U.S. viewers loving yourself, quiz people about the porn habits of their home states, and play a game called 'Tip that Nip'. Date of Birth Katya was one of the breakout stars of Season 7, and alongside Trixie Mattel hosted the YouTube show . Katya portrayed Björk in Snatch Game and was deemed top 2 along with Alaska because of their funny impersonations. RuPaul's Drag Race season 7 queens Katya Zamolodchikova and Trixie Mattel in 'UNHhhh. Dating Part 1: UNHhhh 4 Who would date Trixie or Katya? . Trixie and Katya had intended to talk about the Olympic games in Rio, but.
A few weeks later, Trixie got a second chance when she won the right to return to the show, eventually finishing sixth. What a rollercoaster ride! Trixie Mattel on Twitter While Katya and Trixie's drag personas couldn't be more different, the two have one surprising thing in common when the wigs, make-up, and dresses come off.
What a weird coincidence! Despite having the same name, these two performers have pretty different backgrounds. As we previously mentioned, McCook was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts. Interestingly, Firkus comes from a Native American family: He notes that while his drag persona embodies a rich, white woman, this serves as a "vacation" from his roots that makes him love them even more. Well, whatever crossed their minds, really.
Described by HisKind as "injuriously hilarious and wildly inappropriate", the show quickly gained a cult following online. Of course, all good things must come to an end. Don't worry, though - this wasn't the end of their beautiful professional partnership!
In fact, it was only the beginning Turns out one of them was a brand new TV show! This wasn't just a personal career boost for these two queens: From the start, The Trixie and Katya Show was a hit.
However, the show's future was jeopardized in February of this year when Katya took a break from drag for "personal reasons.
The show must go on! In a previous interview with Billboard, this queen had come clean about her previous issues with substance misuse. Many fans were concerned that this sudden break from the drag industry signaled a relapse on Katya's part. Unfortunately, they were soon proved right.
The Trixie & Katya Show
Here's hoping that things only get better for Katya now! Not only that, she went on to win the competition!
Of course, it must have helped that she had an All-Stars veteran to turn to for advice. Katya memorably starred in All-Stars 2, becoming what Screener described as the "People's Princess" of that season. The fans loved her and were gutted when Katya's rival Alaska snatched the crown.
The two queens revealed that filming for The Trixie and Katya Show took place around the same time as All-Stars 3's shooting schedule. While taking breaks from their Viceland show, Trixie and Katya would spend their time jointly sewing outfits for the former to take to Drag Race.
Well, Trixie and Katya have! Don't ask me why: However, they each posted snaps from this shoot to their Twitter accounts. The pictures are black and white, very artsy, and as absurd as you'd expect from this pair. Katya's post was, strangely enough, the more understated of the two. This photo simply depicted these two queens embracing their bare selves, totally devoid of both clothes and their drag makeup.
Trixie's snap, on the other hand, also included photographer Aaron Jay Young! Young ended up sandwiched between Katya and Trixie, and it's a photo and a half.
Well, you know what RuPaul says: Katya alluded to this in an interview with Billboard, stating that drag queens are "alternative, cross-dressing prophets who travel around the globe". Well, that's one way of putting it! Of course, Trixie and Katya don't always travel together. They have individual careers outside of their creative partnership and aren't permanently joined at the hip. You might say that they're in an LDF: While not being able to see your BFF for weeks or months on end is obviously rough, Trixie and Katya claim that they don't mind it too much.
In the same Billboard interview, Trixie stated that while she's rarely in the same physical place as Katya, they're always on the same page emotionally. That's true friendship, guys! This was the case with Trixie and Katya back at the start of Around the same time Katya announced her break from drag, Hornet.
Her runway look was also highly praised, and overall Katya placed high this week. Conjoined Queens All of the past eliminated queens from the season came back and were paired up with the competing queens. Together they had to create a conjoined twin look on the runway, and whichever team won, the eliminated queen could enter back into the race.
Katya was assigned with Mrs. Kasha Davis and served a drunken sisters style look on the runway. It was highly praised by the judges, and Katya was placed high that week. Divine Inspiration For the main challenge the queens had to act and perform in three Divine inspired comedy spoof sketches. Their performance was commended by the judges and together they placed high this week. Prancing Queens The queens had to pair-up and perform in a Dancing with Stars style live drag spectacular.
Katya's dancing partner was Violet Chachkiand together they danced a mash-up of Tango and Vogue. Their performance was praised for being in sync, stylish and glamorous. For the runway, the queens had to give a dance half and half look based on their dance types, one side male and the other female. Katya and Violet both won this week's challenge, giving Katya her second win in the competition.
Katya was overcome with anxiety and stress and struggled to make an outfit.
Both of Katya's runway looks garnered a lukewarm response from the judges, and she found herself in the bottom two against Kennedy Davenport.
After a memorable lip-sync, RuPaul decided that Kennedy should be saved, and Katya was sent home. All Stars 2 Episode One: All Star Talent Show Extravaganza Katya's gymnastic number Katya was the first queen to enter the workroom for the second time. Their first mini challenge of the season was the iconic Reading Is Fundamental challenge where she lost the mini challenge to Alaska.
For the all stars talent show, Katya decided to do a gymnastics number. It was also during this episode where Tatianna performed The Same Parts, a number that Katya references many times after the competition. After the show, RuPaul announced that it was true that she wasn't going to eliminate a queen.
But that the queens would have to eliminate each other. She was deemed safe from critiques along with Detox and Alyssa Edwards. As the queens were preparing their characters, Adore Delano decided to leave the competition voluntarily and all the remaining queens gave Adore a hug while trying not to smudge their makeup.
Katya lost the lip-sync for her legacy to Alaska and was safe from elimination. The main challenge was to perform a lip-sync number of historical women.
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Katya was chosen to be Princess Diana. The winners of the challenge, Alyssa and Detox lip-synced for their legacy with Alyssa winning.
It was revealed that Alyssa chose to keep Katya and eliminate Ginger. It was a shock to the contestants because they agreed to eliminate the weakest performer of the week when they fall in the bottom and Katya was deemed the weakest of the week by the other queens. Drag Movie Shequels This week, the queens are partnered up and assigned movie shequels of well-known movies which they have to act. Katya stumbled with her lines at the beginning but mananged to perform well in the challenge.
Nonetheless, she ended up on the bottom with competitors Alyssa Edwards and Roxxxy Andrews. The winners, Alaska and PhiPhi lip-synced for their legacy with Alaska winning and eliminating Alyssa.
Katya's infamous ruveal Episode Five: Revenge Of The Queens In this episode, all the eliminated queens come back to fight for another chance in the competition. The challenge was to perform a stand-up comedy act as a duo.
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The eliminated queens chose their partners. Alyssa's and Tatianna's comedy acts were deemed the best and the two lip-synced for their lives. Drag Fish Tank This week, the queens are challenged to create a product and a commercial that represents their brand. In the workroom, the guest judge told her to change her product but in the end she did not. Those in the bottom were Alyssa, Roxxxy and Tatianna.
Katya lost again and Alaska chose to eliminate Tatianna. Katya's iconic Pants on the Runway look Episode Seven: In this episode, the queens' mothers and sisters are brought into the workroom.