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Gothy Kendoll (10th place)

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Real Name: Sam Handley

"So this is what it looks like..."


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  • Badbutt: Her attempt to look fiesty in her tiger outfit on the runway only results in her giving laughably weak "roars." The judges find it so funny that they keep imitating it.
  • Call-Back: After her elimination she walks off the runway backwards invoking Miss Vanjie of Season 10 of the US Drag Race by saying "Miss Kendoll ... Miss Kendoll ..."
  • Graceful Loser: Accepted her loss well, and proudly called herself "the UK's Porkchop" in her farewell message.
  • Pretty Boy: She’s a cute, curly-haired twink in boy-mode.
  • Shrinking Violet: Her Fatal Flaw. She was criticised for being too timid on the runway, with the judges specifically making fun of her weak roar in the “Leicester Tiger”note  home-town outfit. She gives a much better one during her farewell.
  • The Stoic: A self-described introvert, she has a hard time letting go and being a big personality like her competition.
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  • Toothy Issue: Upon seeing some of the other queen's flippers, she expresses her personal embarrassment that she has messed up teeth when her aesthetic is to serve beauty.
  • We Hardly Knew Ye: The first queen to be eliminated on the UK version.

Scaredy Kat (9th place)

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Real Name: Sandy


  • Animal Motif: Her love for cat-themed face paint gets criticised when she applies it to her otherwise-solid "Bond Girl Glamourama" runway look, as her outfit's aviator theme had nothing to do with felines.
  • The Baby of the Bunch: At 19 years of age at the time of filming, she is the youngest queen to compete in a Drag Race season, which she acknowledges in the first main-stage challenge when she recreates a famous baby photograph of HM The Queen.
  • Beginner's Luck: Managed to win the very first Mini-Challenge, and her outfits were consistently well-received. Despite going home early, Ru takes note of how well she did do despite her inexperience, and notes that we probably haven't seen the last of Scaredy Kat. Fans might note a similarity to the words of encouragement Ru gave an also-inexperienced Shangela in season 2.
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  • Bi the Way: She’s bi, and mentions her girlfriend a few times during her (brief) run on the show. Played with in that she doesn't really feel comfortable labeling it "bi," and says she just loves who she loves.
  • Crippling Overspecialisation: This partially results in her elimination. Her shy, Spoiled Brat persona works for a time, but in the acting challenge it results in her character feeling extremely one note.
  • Graceful Loser: Accepts her elimination with a smile and a promise to continue developing her drag ability.
  • Hidden Depths: Although she never would've had the chance to show it off on the show, she is a talented artist and incorporates that into photography of her drag. She also has a politically conscious streak; her "Day at the Races" look would have been a Suffragette as a homage to Emily Davidson.
  • I Can't Dance: For her lip-sync, she just sort of....sways and exhibits none of the usual queenly dance skills. Which promptly sends her home. It's unclear exactly how much of that was her playing up her character, and how much was "I have literally no idea what I'm doing", but against Blu's more suitably fierce routine, it was absolutely the end of her. She makes a note in the Confession Cam that this is her first lipsync performance as a drag queen.
  • Intergenerational Friendship: Builds up a good rapport with Vinegar Strokes over the differences with their drag experiences.
  • Naïve Newcomer: Was 19 when she first appeared on the show, and had been doing drag for less than a year and has never done (or even attended) a drag stage performance. She’s so under the radar in fact, that only her first (real) name, “Sandy”, has been made public.
  • Recursive Crossdressing: Would have done Russell Brand as her Snatch Game impression.
  • Shrinking Violet: Is a "bedroom queen", and her lack of experience forms part of her persona.
  • Single-Target Sexuality: Despite her attraction to multiple genders, she believes that her sexuality is pretty much only toward her girlfriend.
  • Token Minority: Has mentioned in promo material that she's bisexual and has a girlfriend, and got into drag thanks to her girlfriendnote . It's even mentioned her girlfriend is also a Drag Queen (of the Bio Queen variety).note 
  • Uncanny Valley Makeup: Combines hugely stylised glamour-girl contouring with a cadaver-pale base and huge doll-like eyes for every look she presents.

Vinegar Strokes (8th place)

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Real Name: Daniel Jacob


  • Anti-Nepotism: She has worked with Michelle Visage onstage and has a friendly relationship with her, but when Vinegar told her she was auditioning for the show, Michelle made it clear that she couldn't help in any way, in keeping with judge impartiality.
  • Immigrant Parents: Her family is from the Caribbean (though she doesn't specify where), a region not known for being gay-friendly. She and Sum Ting bond over being from immigrant families and the stress of being the "perfect first-generation son"
  • Informed Ability: She was pegged as the "West End queen", and has performed on stage with Michelle in Everybody’s Talking About Jamie, but when it came to lip-synching for her life, her performance quickly descended into a sloppy, desperate car accident. Even Twiggy cringed.
  • Rummage Sale Reject: Her outfits were often criticised for this, to the point where she earned the nickname "Hodge Podge". Of particular note is her shredded newspaper ensemble, of which Baga comments: “Looks like you fell in the bin!”
  • Small Reference Pools: Is the resident London Queen, yet for her hometown runway look she was forced by circumstancesnote  to base her outfit on the River Thames (featuring its outline as a belt decoration). While it is a known landmark, she gets read for how indistinct the dress looks as a whole, when London has so many famous and easily recognizable features to have used instead (or in addition to).

Sum Ting Wong (7th place)

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Real Name: Bo Zeng

"Did somebody order a delivery? Cause I'm about to takeaway the crown!"


  • All for Nothing: In the car boot sewing challenge, she tears apart a jacket of hers that she really liked in order to use it as a sewing pattern for her outfit...only to fail the challenge when her look is read as plain and unpolished. Also, Sum Ting is placed in the bottom despite being one of the very few queens this season who comfortably knows how to sew (as opposed to only learning after passing the audition or not knowing at all).
  • American Accents: In the Downton Abbey challenge, Sum Ting's character is an American lounge singer based on Mariah Carey. Sum Ting gives her a Southern accent even though Mariah is from New York, because it's the only American accent she can do.
  • Can't Take Criticism: During the sewing challenge in episode 3 almost everyone, from her competitors to Ru herself, tell her that her idea of making a jacket out of dark non-stretch material is a bad idea and she should do something else. Sum Ting just doubles down on her idea and unsurprisingly fails the challenge, with The Vivienne even calling her out that she just can't take critique or advice.
  • N-Word Privileges: She says her name is a deliberate attempt to reclaim the Asian Speekee Engrish trope.
    Sum Ting: And for the people who think my name is racist, all I can say is... me so sorry.
  • Recursive Crossdressing: Did Sir David Attenborough (badly) as her Snatch Game impression, which lead to her elimination.
  • Refuge in Audacity: Her name comes from a news report on a South Korean plane crash where a prankster replaced the dead crew members' names with Asian-sounding puns. She chose it precisely because it was wrong on so many levels.
  • Tears of Joy: Geri Horner, in her guest appearance, was a big cheerleader for Sum Ting, but it was all for naught as Sum Ting winds up eliminated after her Snatch Game performance (as David Attenborough) fails to impress anyone else. At the end of the episode, in a surprising turn of events, Geri actually leaves the judges panel and heads to the Werk Room, to personally give Sum Ting words of encouragement, right as Sum Ting was giving her post-elimination speech. Sum Ting is so flattered and honored by the gesture that she starts tearing up.

Crystal (6th place)

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Real Name: Colin Munro

"Maybe she's born with it, maybe it's body dysmorphia."


  • Canada, Eh?: The other queens pick up on her North American accent the moment she walks in, and she reveals that she's originally from Canada, but has been living in East London for 10 years. She doesn’t mention it much, though she does sneak in a Céline Dion reference during her verse on "Break Up (Bye Bye)".
  • The Freakshow: She is an aerial circus performer by profession, and she incorporates some of that experience into her drag, with extra emphasis on the "freak" part. Her "Weird Science" look was Apunkalypse-inspired and featured her grinding a circular saw against her arm bracelets and crotch to produce sparks. It's a trick she admits she learned from the circus.
  • Freaky Fashion, Mild Mind: Despite her more alternative sense of style, Crystal came across as quite passive, polite and even a little bland throughout her tenure on the show.
  • Hairy Girl: Isn't afraid to showcase her chest or armpit hair while in drag.
  • Hidden Depths: Who’d have thought mild-mannered Crystal would read the other girls to filth so well that she’d snatch the reading mini-challenge?
  • Only One Name: She used to be known as Crystal Beth but dropped the stage surname just before getting on the show.note 
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: Part of the reason for her elimination. Given the opportunity to decide her teammates in the Girl Group challenge, she chooses The Vivienne (The Ace of the season so far, as well as a professional singer) and Cheryl Hole (who works in a girl group tribute band, and is thus knowledgeable about how to choreograph a performance). When they end up losing the challenge, even after an uncharacteristically poor performance by The Vivienne, Crystal stands out as the group's weakest link.
  • What the Hell Is That Accent?: Is notable for being the only cast member to not have a British accent, due to the fact she is a Canadian native and moved to the UK ten years prior. This ends up being brought up during the "Downton Draggy" challenge in which Michelle couldn't tell if Crystal was trying for an American accent or a British accent, and finally just tells her to settle on one and just go for it.

Blu Hydrangea (5th Place)

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Real Name: Joshua Cargill

"I'm ready to paint the town Blu."


  • All of the Other Reindeer: Self-invoked, she feels at arm's length from the other queens because she's the only contestant who isn't a mainland Brit (being from Northern Ireland), however the other queens let her know she's the only one that feels like this, and they are happy to bring her into the fold.
  • Bitch in Sheep's Clothing: Despite the cheeky-wee-chappy persona, this emerges around the third episode, following a few back-handed compliments and catty, trolling remarks.
  • Floral Theme Naming: Named after the blue hydrangea flower; inspired by a story told by her grandmother about planting one in her garden using a rusty nail (the rust adds acid to the soil, which is what turns the flower blue), and the metaphor of something beautiful growing from something dirty.
  • The Gadfly: Despite the cherubic facade, she loves to shit-stir in the Werk Room pre and post performance. In episode 7, following her departure, the remaining girls joke that she was the shadiest of the bunch.
  • Oireland: Hails from Belfast, and is also the first Irish queen on the show.
  • Society Marches On: When the queens discuss their spouses, Blu talks about how same-sex marriage is still illegal in her native Northern Ireland due to lingering conservative biases, making it the last country in the United Kingdom without marriage equality. Gay marriage was legalized there two days before the episode aired.
  • Unlocking the Talent: Despite going into the Snatch Game worried that she isn't particularly funny, she ends up holding her own as a sex-obsessed Mary Berry, earning a personal compliment from RuPaul as she is declared safe.

Cheryl Hole (4th Place)

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Real Name: Luke Underwood

"Hold on to your knickers girls, cause the queen of Essex has arrived!"


  • Affectionate Parody: Of Cheryl, obviously. Her live shows even reference a few infamous moments in Cheryl's personal life, like catching malaria and her 2003 bar fight arrest, in a tongue in cheek manner.
  • Beware the Silly Ones: Seemingly a bit of a ditz and slightly rough around the edges stylistically, Cheryl nonetheless has great stage presence, as noted by the judges — there's something incredibly compelling about the way she completely owns whatever outfit she wears, or task she tackles.
  • Brainless Beauty: Plays up the Essex Girl blonde bimbo stereotypenote  for all it's worth.
  • Celebrity Impersonator: She is a Cheryl Cole impersonator, and a performer in a Girls Aloud tribute act. Which means she absolutely loses her mind when the real Cheryl actually judges one week.
  • Dance Battler: Cheryl finally gets to show off her dance skills in the girl-groups challenge of episode 5, and despite being on the losing team, she impresses the judges with a fun, slick performance.
  • Do Not Call Me "Paul": Stated on Twitter that she thinks it's incredibly rude to call a queen by her boy name unless you're given explicit permission.
  • For Want of a Nail: During the “family makeover” challenge, her sister accidentally busts a zip as she was trying on her drag outfit, which necessitated the use of a backup. On the runway, the duo were acclaimed for their in-sync choreography and family resemblance, but their outfits were underwhelming enough to put them in the bottom two and led to Cheryl's elimination.
  • Genki Girl: Cheryl sports a robust, energetic confidence and determination, regardless of whether she's competent at a given task, or not.
  • Graceful Loser: She maintains her perky, upbeat vibe even after the elimination, joking (again) that’s she’s the only one of the top 4 to have never won a challenge.
  • Home Field Advantage: When she fails the bottled water challenge in episode 6 and has to lipsynch against Blu, the song is "Call My Name" by her namesake Cheryl Cole, who was also the guest judge of the episode. There was no way in hell Ms. Hole was going to lose in front of her idol.note 
    • Unfortunately this is inverted the following episode, when she has to lipsynch against Baga Chipz to Amy Winehouse. Cheryl's pop-based dance moves don't save her, since Baga does a "much bettah" job embodying the artist, as Winehouse was a huge influence on her drag, and Cheryl is sent home.
  • Plucky Girl: Despite a tough ride in the competition, she maintains an admirable level of pluck, and her joyful silliness carries her through.
  • Punny Name: Similar to previous contestant Courtney Act, her drag name is a naughty pun that's more evident in her native accent; Cheryl Hole/Share Her Hole.
  • Signature Move: Probably the only person on Drag Race more likely to bust out a death drop than Laganja.
  • Self-Deprecation: She is well-aware of the fact that she has constantly been in the bottom almost every episode, but it's clear that she's having a blast and isn't above joking about her position.
    Cheryl (upon elimination): I think I've set a new world record: the worst track record to make it into the top 4! [entire room cracks up] [Cheryl dabs] Bye!
  • Squee!: When Cheryl Hole gets to be judged by Cheryl Cole. As she admits in a Confession Cam, it's all our Cheryl can do to not invoke this trope during her runway walk. Cheryl Cole of course is flattered by the tribute.
  • Stop Being Stereotypical: Gets called out for her drag personality being put on for the cameras, the other queens going as far as accusing her of trying to pretend she's Alyssa Edwards. She does admit she is trying to turn out a character because she knows she's on TV, and isn't being totally genuine.
  • Strong Family Resemblance: In the “family makeover” challenge of episode 7, we meet Cheryl’s adorable sister, who’s her literal clone — Cheryl hilariously notes that they “have the same face” even prior to the makeover.
  • Troll: When the eliminated queens surprise the finalists in the Werk Room, Cheryl manages to convince them that the queens will be deciding the top 2.

Baga Chipz (3rd Place)

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Real Name: Leo Loren

"This challenge is all about wit. Don't be a tit, have wit. And I've got wit, tit!"


  • Achilles' Heel: Despite having one of the best track records of the season, her biggest weakness is that she isn't much of a seamstress. She hated her steel wool leotard from the car boot challenge, and when she's declared safe, she's elated that Ru thought 3 other queens had a worse outfit than hers. In the next episode we see her happily dropping it in the trash, and she admits that the inevitable "random scraps" task was the main one she was dreading all season.
  • Appropriated Appellation: She was in a pub when a guy started chatting up her and her mate:
    Baga: "Look, why do you want a burger when you can have me, prime steak on a plate?"
    Guy: "Prime steak? More like bag of chips."
  • Black Comedy: Her "Queen of Your Hometown" look was an Amy Winehouse impression, depicting her as stumbling around the runway, beer bottle in hand. It worked.
  • Catchphrase: "Much bettah!" (in a very Cockney delivery), derived from the "Downton Draggy" challenge of episode two and kind of stuck with her ever since.
  • Digging Yourself Deeper: The jury's still out on whether Baga was simply being Innocently Insensitive when describing her mother in such an unflattering manner while explaining their look to the judges in the “family makeover” challenge, or whether her attitude was due to more complicated Parental Issues. One thing's for sure; she was highly insensitive (deliberately or otherwise), which made the judges vocally uncomfortable, and the fact she kept going on and on about it really didn’t help.
  • Gasshole: Ends her bottled water advertisement by belching into the camera. As one does.
  • Graceful Loser: Makes the top three, but doesn’t make the final lip-sync for the crown. Despite this, she’s genuinely pleased for The Vivienne and Divina, and seems overjoyed just to have made it to the final.
  • His Own Worst Enemy: She has a somewhat defeatist streak. When it appears she'll be in the bottom 2 come episode six, and have to sing an upbeat, teenybopper song against the likes of Cheryl or Blu (both younger queens who have said dancing/lipsynching is their thing), Baga pretty much gives up in the werk room. In spite of everyone trying to convince her not to, she claims she would rather expect the worst than hope for the best. Luckily for Baga, Blu and Cheryl end up in the bottom 2 and she’s safe.
  • In-Series Nickname: Courtesy of the other girls, "Baga Shitz" or "Baga Shite". Baga seems to love the vulgarity and takes to the nicknames proudly.
  • Lower-Class Lout: Her persona — that of a bawdy barmaid with an end-of-the-pier sense of humour.
  • Motor Mouth: Baga's one chatty queen, in confessionals and basically everywhere else. It works pretty well for her in acting challenges.
  • Overshadowed by Awesome: Was under no impression that she had more than a snowball's chance in hell of winning the final against Divina and The Vivienne but has the time of her life anyway.
  • Raised by Grandparents: In the finale, Ru asks her why there seemed to be issues between her and her mother in the “family makeover” challenge. Baga explains that growing up, “there wasn’t room (for her)” after her mother remarried, and she was raised by her nan. So when her mum arrived in the Werk Room, it was only the seventh time in ten years that they’d spent any time together, which goes some way to explain their tepid, detached interactions.
  • Retraux: Baga's only 29 in real-life, but her entire character (and corresponding wardrobe) evokes the bawdy humour of an Awful British Sex Comedy from the 60s and 70s. Her Day at the Races drag sums this up perfectly, and whilst all of the other queens went either ultra glam or modern, she opted for a 70s-styled number that wouldn't look out of place on Sybil Fawlty or Mrs. Slocombe — and the judges loved it.
  • Shout-Out: Her pictured promo look is a reference to Cruella de Vil.
  • Sir Swearsalot: In a series where most of the queens have a case of serious potty-mouth, she stands out as being particularly graphic.
  • Stylistic Suck: Personified, but utterly intentional; — Baga luxuriates in the awful for comedy effect. This tends to be a double-edged sword depending on the episode; During pure fashion challenges, she tends to suffer as almost all of her runway looks have been criticized for being So Okay, It's Average. When she gets to do comedy however, her force of personality alone carries her entire performance, and her “nan-down-the-pub” outfits often end up enhancing it.
  • Vulgar Humor: Her speciality — usually of the lavatorial or gynaecological variety.
    • Averted in "Snatch Game" with her Margaret Thatcher impersonation. Baga impressed the judges by not resorting to crude humor which would have broken character.
  • What the Hell, Hero?: In the “family makeover” challenge of episode 7, the judges don’t respond well to Baga and her mother's Kardashian-inspired runway, and Baga makes a bunch of insensitive excuses about how hard it was to make her mum fashionable, due to her age and size. When Ru directly asks Jo (Baga’s mum) questions, Baga talks over her, and given Jo was already the shyest of the guest family members, the judges and the other contestants (as well as viewers) instantly felt bad for her, having seemingly been thrown under the bus by her own son. Once back in the werk-room, the other queens mince no words about how shitty they feel Baga was towards her mum.
  • Younger Than They Look: Baga’s not yet 30 at the time of filming, yet plays it much older in terms of her dress-sense and cultural cues, which are a good 30-40 years older than she is. She even describes herself as an “old nan” in episode 6, and certainly looks the part in a sparkly Liza Minnelli-goes-on-a-cruise catsuit. Notably, during the family makeover in episode 7, Baga jokes that she looks the same age as her mum — it’s not much of an exaggeration.

Divina De Campo (2nd Place)

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Real Name: Owen Farrow

"It's DDC on the BBC, I hope we get that season 1 filter."


  • The Ace: She’s a Renaissance Man and holds the distinction of being the only queen this season that never entered the bottom two.
  • Badass Boast: She’s a triple threat, with skills in dancing, acting and singing, and as the judges note in the final — she’ll let you know it too.
  • Beware the Nice Ones: She’s a decent, sensitive soul, but will readily unleash an eloquent tirade at rival queens like The Vivienne who underestimate or downplay her abilities.
  • Brother–Sister Team: In the “family makeover” challenge of episode 7, Divina and her gorgeous (and pregnant!) sister nail the main-stage runway, with a coherent drag-makeover that is both beautiful, and entirely complementary to Divina’s own drag. They deservedly snatch 1st place in the penultimate week.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: She tearfully recounts having had a hellish time throughout school, due to her sexuality, particularly, as she notes, that she’s a little older than some of the other queens and thankfully society has marched on a lot.
  • Fiery Redhead: Most of her looks that aren't an impression feature red hair in some capacity. This happens to be Averted when she's out of drag.
  • Hoist by Their Own Petard: After discovering that both she and Baga wanted to do Margaret Thatcher in the Snatch Game, Divina decides to pick Julia Child instead and lets Baga have Thatcher to herself, even letting her borrow the outfit she intended to use (since Baga's wasn't very impressive). The end result was Baga killing the challenge, while Divina was criticized for playing it too safe, landing her in the bottom three.
  • The Hyena: Just hear her cackle during confessionals.
  • Parasol of Prettiness: Subverted with her episode 3 runway look, since she goes more for Vivienne Westwood avant-garde than pretty - and because she carries a beach umbrella as a parasol.
  • Pregnant Badass: Invoked in the family makeover challenge. Since her sister was four months pregnant at the time, Divina gave herself a matching belly for the runway and ends up winning the challenge for her attention to detail.
  • The Prima Donna: Has the most prior TV experience of this season's cast, and this shows during the acting challenge when she gets to throw (not wholly undeserved) shade at her teammates. She later however takes her team's loss as her own, despite both her teammates and the judges singling her out as their best performer.
  • Wearing a Flag on Your Head: For her runway look in the finale, she sports a beautiful, floor-length gown with a Union Flag motif running through it — a perfect choice to close out the first UK final.
  • "World of Cardboard" Speech: Delivers an epic one to The Vivienne in episode 6, after she’s finally had enough of not being taken seriously as a performer — and a serious threat:
    Divina: You clearly don’t value what I do as a drag-queen. Tell me anybody else in this werk room who has a four and a half octave range. Tell me anybody else who can sing in five languages. Tell me anybody else who can do all that while doing the splits. Tell me anybody else who has fifteen years of directing production shows!

The Vivienne (Winner)

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Real Name: James Williams

"Don't get too comfy, girls. This is only going to take two minutes."


  • The Ace: Invoked in that she is known for winning the Drag Race Ambassador pageant a few years back. In spite of this, she says outright that winning that title was not such a big deal in the grand scheme of things and does not intend to coast on a previous win.
  • Acquired Situational Narcissism: Starts getting this edit by episode three, where she comes off as quite confident and haughty, following a strong start, to the point of coming off cocky and overly sure of herself. She noticeably starts to rub a few of the queens the wrong way.
  • Anti-Nepotism: The Vivienne previously won the title of Drag Race Ambassador, and it gets discussed how she already knows the judges and already had a bit of a reputation. However both her and the judges state outright no special treatment will be expected just because of that.
  • Big Ego, Hidden Depths: She comes across as being very confident, even downright cocky in her drag abilities, though this is tempered by her occasionally glimpsed vulnerable side, which reveals her genuine fear of failure and letting her loved-ones down.
  • Break the Haughty: Despite a very strong start in the competition, and a growing sense of Pride, she’s brought slap back down to Earth in episode 5’s girl group challenge, where an unsure, phoned-in performance lands her in the bottom two. Horrified at the thought of all her hard work thus far evaporating, she uncharacteristically breaks down sobbing to the other girls, which gives her the reality-check she needs to slay the lip-sync.
  • Celebrity Impersonator: Sure, all queens that make it so far in the competition are required to prepare a Snatch Game celeb-impersonation, but special mention must go to Vivienne, whose Donald Trump was so on point (and hilarious), that Michelle deemed it to be the best impersonation in the series' history. She also had a hilarious Cilla Black on standby.
  • The Fashionista: After winning the first mini-ball challenge and doing well in the sewing challenge, she starts becoming known as the season's "Look Queen". In addition, her name is a direct reference to famous fashion designer Vivienne Westwood.
  • Genre Savvy: Is quick to call out the other queens who admit they don't know how to sew, siding with Michelle when she notes that every queen there claims they've watched every season of Drag Race and that there is no excuse by this point. She herself says sewing isn't in her wheelhouse normally, but she learned how when she found out she would be on the show.
  • Momma's Boy: Throughout the competition, Viv presents as a tough cookie who’s never one to shy away from confrontation or speaking her own mind, so it’s sweet to see a far softer side of her emerge in the “family makeover” challenge where we meet her mum (drag name: The Mother), whom she clearly adores and can’t speak highly enough of.
  • Named After Somebody Famous: British Fashion Designer, Vivienne Westwood.
  • Recovered Addict: Tearfully reveals that she was a drug addict for 4 years, before meeting her partner and becoming clean. The podcast segment of the final elaborates that she took ketamine basically every day to cope with the stress of performing, before doctors advised her that she wouldn't live past the age of 30 if she didn't change her lifestyle.
  • Recursive Crossdressing: Her winning "Queen of Your Hometown" look was a Pete Burns impression, while her (also winning) Snatch Game impression was Donald Trump — noted by Michelle as potentially the best Snatch Game impersonation ever.
  • Spell My Name with a "The": Shes not just “Vivienne”, she’s THE Vivienne.
  • Wild Card: Despite breaking down in episode 5, after a particularly poor showing and ending up in the bottom 2, she's right back to her haughty behavior immediately afterwards, calling out episode winner Divina for having “no range” (she does) and always singing “in just a red wig and a silver dress" (she doesn’t).
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