RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Alaska on Why She Became a Drag Queen

E. Alex Jung,Lizzy Halberstadt

How did All Star drag queen Alaska first get her wigs? Like the people's queen Alyssa Edwards before her, the winner of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars stopped by Vulture's studio to tell us about the time she realized drag is what she wanted to do. She was performing at Chi Chi LaRue's "Fish Bowl" contest and her performance involved a giant plastic skirt, Lil' Kim's "How Many Licks," and a dildo. We'll just let Alaska tell the story.

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