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Logo Greenlights ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 5 with Launch of Online Casting Contest

Drag Queen hopefuls can upload audition videos from April 11–18

Are you a Glamazon? Think you have what it takes to work it out on the main stage? Now’s your chance! Logo is calling for all “America’s Next Drag Superstar” hopefuls to upload their audition videos on Facebook now through April 18.  Beginning April 18, fans will be able to watch the submissions and vote for their favorites.  Voting will end of May 2, and the top queen, as determined by the fans, will join the cast to compete on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race slated to air on Logo in early 2013. The lucky winner will be announced on Facebook in June.

Commenting on the casting contest, RuPaul exclaimed, “I live for drag, and to witness the excitement surrounding the success of our show takes my breath away!”

RuPaul, the world’s most famous drag queen, has pushed the boundaries of popular culture on an international level and continues to make history with RuPaul’s Drag Race, the first reality television show featuring drag queens. The current season of RuPaul’s Drag Race recorded the highest-rated series premiere in Logo’s history reaching nearly one million viewers on its premiere night.

For more information on RuPaul’s Drag Race and to view the current episode and sneak preview clips of upcoming episodes, go to  For up-to-date “RuPaul’s Drag Race” news and exclusives, join the RuPaul’s Drag Race Facebook page or follow the series on Twitter at @RuPaulsDragRace and #DragRace.


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