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* One can't help but notice there are several pageant queens in Season 11 whereas there are usually only a couple. The past several seasons have made them out to be one-note/overly conventional at best and {{Alpha Bitch}}es at worst, so it looks to me like Ru intentionally brought on several pageant queens to show their different styles and facets.

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* One can't help but notice there are several multiple pageant queens in Season 11 whereas there are usually only a couple. The past several one or two. Previous seasons have made them out to be one-note/overly conventional at best and {{Alpha Bitch}}es at worst, the Mean Girls of the drag world, so it looks to me like Ru intentionally brought on several pageant queens to show their different that they're not just {{Alpha Bitch}}es but can have all sorts of styles and facets.personalities.


** The idea of [=BeBe=] being that oblivious to standard Drag Race tropes isn't entirely far-fetched though, given the fact that she had no idea who ''Ornacia'' was.

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** The idea of [=BeBe=] being that oblivious to standard Drag Race tropes isn't entirely far-fetched though, given the fact that she had no idea who ''Ornacia'' was.was.

!!Ru purposely sought out pageant queens for Season 11 to improve their image

* One can't help but notice there are several pageant queens in Season 11 whereas there are usually only a couple. The past several seasons have made them out to be one-note/overly conventional at best and {{Alpha Bitch}}es at worst, so it looks to me like Ru intentionally brought on several pageant queens to show their different styles and facets.



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** Trinity's glass goes from almost empty to half-full. But from S3 the queens were allowed only one drink (due to some of them getting drunk previously) so while editing was obviously involved they likely just spliced footage that happened earlier in the actual conversation, to after Bianca's question to maintain conversation/story flow.


*** At the same time, when the Season 6 queens were announced, Pandora Boxx said on Facebook how happy she was that she could finally talk about how her friend and mentor Darrienne Lake made it on the show, implying that she knew beforehand.

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*** At the same time, when the Season 6 queens were announced, Pandora Boxx said on Facebook how happy she was that she could finally talk about how her friend and mentor Darrienne Darienne Lake made it on the show, implying that she knew beforehand.




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* Willam spilled major tea recently that [[https://twitter.com/willam/status/1004123205324304384 pretty thoroughly]] [[https://twitter.com/willam/status/1004123323335258113 explains the debacle]]. In summary: While the old yarn the show itself spun about conjugal visits has obviously been ''long'' Jossed, the other theories are only partial truths from what ultimately amounts to a broadly TroubledProduction for Season 4. Willam, in his usual manner, was a rabble rouser on set from the beginning and cultivated bad blood with some prominent members of production for standing up for the queens being mistreated in various ways. Additionally, he (also in his usual manner) had sex with the producer of Untucked during the filming period, got weed from a P.A. and routinely left the hotel quarantine. The final nail in the coffin that led to Willam's disqualification, however, was lying to production about his computer being stolen so he could take a pre-booked flight home during filming to participate in a musical he was scheduled to appear in.
** The cherry on top of this drama sundae is that Willam ''was'' originally [[https://twitter.com/willam/status/1004175159429754880 booked to appear]] on All Stars 1, but had production pull out on him ''40 hours'' before filming started, well after he could reschedule the commitments he had cancelled to participate in the show.


* When [=BeBe=] lipsynched against [=BenDeLa=] in ''All Stars 3'', she took her wig off near the end of the song, which everyone knows is one of the biggest lipsynch no-no's in the series. And sure enough, Ru's smile disappeared at that moment and she awarded the victory to Ben. Considering Ben's shocking self-elimination and [=BeBe=] doing such a blatant faux pas resulting in her loss, it possible [=BeBe=] lost on purpose. Ben may have informed her of her plan, and [=BeBe=] most likely went with it because she knew she'd benefit from Ben's self-elimination in the long run. This would also explain why she was so tight-lipped about who she would have sent home if she ''had'' won. She had no intention of any of eliminating anybody and simply grabbed someone's lipstick just to film the scene, meaning she'd have to either face that queen's resentment (in a season full of sore losers) or admit that she threw the competition.

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* When [=BeBe=] lipsynched against [=BenDeLa=] in ''All Stars 3'', she took her wig off near the end of the song, which everyone knows is one of the biggest lipsynch no-no's in the series. And sure enough, Ru's smile disappeared at that moment and she awarded the victory to Ben. Considering Ben's shocking self-elimination and [=BeBe=] doing such a blatant faux pas resulting in her loss, it possible [=BeBe=] lost on purpose. Ben may have informed her of her plan, and [=BeBe=] most likely went with it because she knew she'd benefit from Ben's self-elimination in the long run. This would also explain why she was so tight-lipped about who she would have sent home if she ''had'' won. She had no intention of any of eliminating anybody and simply grabbed someone's lipstick just to film the scene, meaning she'd have to either face that queen's resentment (in a season full of sore losers) or admit that she threw the competition.competition.
** The idea of [=BeBe=] being that oblivious to standard Drag Race tropes isn't entirely far-fetched though, given the fact that she had no idea who ''Ornacia'' was.


** Fully Jossed... although the actual final twist of the season turned out to be somewhat similar in spirit, as when the Top 4 was determined, the ''previously eliminated'' queens returned to vote on who should be the Top 2. Ironically, they promptly voted [=BeBe=] out.

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** Fully Jossed... although the actual final twist of the season turned out to be somewhat similar in spirit, as when the Top 4 was determined, the ''previously eliminated'' queens returned to vote on who should be the Top 2. Ironically, they promptly voted [=BeBe=] out.out.

!! [=BeBe=] let [=BenDeLeCreme=] win their lipsynch.

* When [=BeBe=] lipsynched against [=BenDeLa=] in ''All Stars 3'', she took her wig off near the end of the song, which everyone knows is one of the biggest lipsynch no-no's in the series. And sure enough, Ru's smile disappeared at that moment and she awarded the victory to Ben. Considering Ben's shocking self-elimination and [=BeBe=] doing such a blatant faux pas resulting in her loss, it possible [=BeBe=] lost on purpose. Ben may have informed her of her plan, and [=BeBe=] most likely went with it because she knew she'd benefit from Ben's self-elimination in the long run. This would also explain why she was so tight-lipped about who she would have sent home if she ''had'' won. She had no intention of any of eliminating anybody and simply grabbed someone's lipstick just to film the scene, meaning she'd have to either face that queen's resentment (in a season full of sore losers) or admit that she threw the competition.


** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/rupaulsdragrace/comments/7tniis/michelles_response_to_the_bebe_mole_theory/?st=jdkfazd8&sh=d5057745 Denied by Michelle]], which for some people only added fuel to the fire, considering that she's denied fan theories before that turned out to be entirely true (namely, Reddit guessing all of the queens for Season 9 in advance, despite the fact that in general, Redditors have been shown to suss out season casts well before they're announced with near-laserlike precision).

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** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/rupaulsdragrace/comments/7tniis/michelles_response_to_the_bebe_mole_theory/?st=jdkfazd8&sh=d5057745 Denied by Michelle]], which for some people only added fuel to the fire, considering that she's denied fan theories before that turned out to be entirely true (namely, Reddit guessing all of the queens for Season 9 in advance, despite the fact that in general, Redditors have been shown to suss out season casts well before they're announced with near-laserlike precision).precision).
** Fully Jossed... although the actual final twist of the season turned out to be somewhat similar in spirit, as when the Top 4 was determined, the ''previously eliminated'' queens returned to vote on who should be the Top 2. Ironically, they promptly voted [=BeBe=] out.


** This theory seemed to gain some steam as the season progressed, as many fans believed that [=BeBe's=] performance didn't fully warrant the praise she received throughout the season. And of course, [[spoiler:she made it to the Top 4]]. However, while some of the theorists believed that [=BeBe=] would be revealed as a mole in the "Handmaids to Kitty Girls" episode, this did not come to pass.

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** This theory seemed to gain some steam as the season progressed, as many fans believed that [=BeBe's=] performance didn't fully warrant the praise she received throughout the season. And of course, [[spoiler:she made it to the Top 4]]. However, while some of the theorists believed that [=BeBe=] would be revealed as a mole in the "Handmaids to Kitty Girls" episode, this did not come to pass.pass.
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/rupaulsdragrace/comments/7tniis/michelles_response_to_the_bebe_mole_theory/?st=jdkfazd8&sh=d5057745 Denied by Michelle]], which for some people only added fuel to the fire, considering that she's denied fan theories before that turned out to be entirely true (namely, Reddit guessing all of the queens for Season 9 in advance, despite the fact that in general, Redditors have been shown to suss out season casts well before they're announced with near-laserlike precision).


** Confirmed



* Another rumor that lost steam was that Ongina would be the surprise contestant. Maybe they could spin it around that they kept it a secret because she's the only Season 1 queen to return, but that seems a little weak to not just announce her with the others.

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* Another rumor that lost steam was that Ongina would be the surprise contestant. Maybe they could spin it around that they kept it a secret because she's the only Season 1 queen to return, but that seems a little weak to not just announce her with the others.others.

!! [=BeBe=] in All Stars 3 is a mole

* A theory [[http://instinctmagazine.com/post/brilliant-conspiracy-theory-emerges-about-rupauls-drag-race-all-stars cropped up on Facebook]] that keeping in line with the season's Series/TheHandmaidsTale theme, [=BeBe=] was actually a mole placed in the competition to skate to the top, only to reveal that she was a secret judge all along.
** This theory seemed to gain some steam as the season progressed, as many fans believed that [=BeBe's=] performance didn't fully warrant the praise she received throughout the season. And of course, [[spoiler:she made it to the Top 4]]. However, while some of the theorists believed that [=BeBe=] would be revealed as a mole in the "Handmaids to Kitty Girls" episode, this did not come to pass.


* Also possible would be a returning queen from the first season of All Stars who may deserve a second chance, such as Pandora Boxx, Yara Sofia, Latrice Royale, or even Mimi Imfurst. The fact that it would be a surprise to see a queen return for a second season of All Stars could also justify the secrecy.

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* Also possible would be a returning queen from the first season of All Stars who may deserve a second chance, such as Pandora Boxx, Yara Sofia, Latrice Royale, or even Mimi Imfurst. The fact that it would be a surprise to see a queen return for a second season of All Stars could also justify the secrecy.secrecy.
* Another rumor that lost steam was that Ongina would be the surprise contestant. Maybe they could spin it around that they kept it a secret because she's the only Season 1 queen to return, but that seems a little weak to not just announce her with the others.


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** JossedJossed

!! Who is the mysterious 10th Queen for All-Stars 3?

* Around the rumor mill, it's said the most likely candidate would be Bebe, winner of Season 1. The reveal of a past winner returning would certainly justify the secrecy.
* Also possible would be a returning queen from the first season of All Stars who may deserve a second chance, such as Pandora Boxx, Yara Sofia, Latrice Royale, or even Mimi Imfurst. The fact that it would be a surprise to see a queen return for a second season of All Stars could also justify the secrecy.


* Season 8 is the most diverse the show has been in years. It's been theorized that Ru intentionally wanted a diverse cast after the...delicate racial issues of Season 7, where there were no Asian queens, the two black queens and the Latina all got the Bitch Edit which led to nasty online comments, many of the white queens had a very similar blonde Barbie aesthetic, and while fan favorite Trixie Mattel is Native American, you'd be forgiven for thinking she was white at first glance.

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* Season 8 is the most diverse the show has been in years. It's been theorized that Ru intentionally wanted a diverse cast after the...delicate racial issues of Season 7, where there were no Asian queens, the two black queens and the Latina all got the Bitch Edit which led to nasty online comments, many of the white queens had a very similar blonde Barbie aesthetic, and while fan favorite Trixie Mattel is Native American, you'd be forgiven for thinking she was white at first glance.


* Due to the unprofessional behaviour of Alaska and Detox during the eliminations (favoring their friends over queens who didn't deserve to go home) and Roxxxy spending most of the season on the bottom Ru will crown Katya as the winner for her good performance, sense of fair play and positive attitude and growth.

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* Due to the unprofessional behaviour of Alaska and Detox during the eliminations (favoring their friends over queens who didn't deserve to go home) and Roxxxy spending most of the season on the bottom Ru will crown Katya as the winner for her good performance, sense of fair play and positive attitude and growth.growth.
** Jossed


* Season 8 is the most diverse the show has been in years. It's been theorized that Ru intentionally wanted a diverse cast after the...delicate racial issues of Season 7, where there were no Asian queens, the two black queens and the Latina all got the Bitch Edit which led to nasty online comments, many of the white queens had a very similar blonde Barbie aesthetic, and while fan favorite Trixie Mattel is Native American, you'd be forgiven for thinking she was white at first glance.

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* Season 8 is the most diverse the show has been in years. It's been theorized that Ru intentionally wanted a diverse cast after the...delicate racial issues of Season 7, where there were no Asian queens, the two black queens and the Latina all got the Bitch Edit which led to nasty online comments, many of the white queens had a very similar blonde Barbie aesthetic, and while fan favorite Trixie Mattel is Native American, you'd be forgiven for thinking she was white at first glance.glance.

!! Katya will win All Stars 2

* Due to the unprofessional behaviour of Alaska and Detox during the eliminations (favoring their friends over queens who didn't deserve to go home) and Roxxxy spending most of the season on the bottom Ru will crown Katya as the winner for her good performance, sense of fair play and positive attitude and growth.



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** Jossed, Phi Phi has stated that she was supposed to be in the first season of All-Stars but due to the incidents that led to her 30-day incarceration she couldn't attend. She basically said her background check came back "dirty" but was told if there was a second season she would be on it then.

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