RuPaul on his long career as a drag icon

“RuPaul’s Drag Race” has been around for more than eight years now. More than 860,000 viewers have seen the finale for the ninth season. RuPaul is nominated for an Emmy for Best Reality TV Competition Host. Press Play visited him at his Simi Valley studios to see what it took to bring drag into the mainstream.

RuPaul on the set of "Drag Race." 

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