‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars 6’: Pandora Boxx Didn’t Want to Compete in the Lip-Sync Battle

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 6 Episode 10 revealed its long-awaited twist. RuPaul has teased a “game within a game” since the first episode of the season. Each eliminated queen has been secretly lip-syncing for the chance to re-join the competition. Episode 10 showed the queens who are still in the competition watching as all of the eliminated queens compete for a chance to return to the show. A’Keria C. Davenport turned down the opportunity. Pandora Boxx also considered not taking part in the lip-sync battle.

‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 6’ is Pandora Boxx’s third appearance in the franchise

'RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars 6' queen Pandora Boxx at the Egyptian Theatre
Pandora Boxx | Rodin Eckenroth/FilmMagic

She originally debuted in RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 2. She placed fifth, with four high placements, two safe, and one low. Pandora went on to win the title of Miss Congeniality by the viewers. She ultimately won the hearts of audiences, as she quickly became a fan favorite of the franchise. Pandora is most well-known for her comedy. However, her sincerity ultimately allowed audiences to fall in love with her.

RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 1 reached out to Pandora to compete. The show’s format didn’t sit well with her, as it placed queens into teams. She was the first to go home on the season. All Stars 1 is frequently referred to as one of the worst seasons in the show’s history.

She returned to the world’s biggest drag stage in RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 6. Pandora landed in sixth place. However, she didn’t perform poorly on the show. Pandora earned two high placements, four safe, and two bottom before being eliminated. However, the challenges that she placed high on were close to wins.

Pandora Boxx almost didn’t take part in the lip-sync battle

She competed against Silky Nutmeg Ganache, who was on a five-week winning streak. Their lip-sync battle was to the song “Focus” by Ariana Grande. RuPaul noted at the end of the lip-sync how close of a call it was.

A’Keria wasn’t the only queen to consider not taking place in the lip-sync battle. Pandora posted on Twitter that she didn’t initially want to either. The queens are told about the “game within a game” twist while they’re packing up their drag. It’s clear that some of the queens didn’t seem too thrilled about the idea of competing in a lip-sync showdown. However, Pandora is ultimately happy that she ended up performing in the lip-sync battle.

Pandora Boxx surprised fans with her ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 6’ lip-sync

The lip-sync between Pandora and Silky was one of the closest of the night. RuPaul wasn’t the only person to feel conflicted about the results. Silky received the majority of the attention after the winning streak, but Pandora also managed to surprise audiences.

Pandora has been receiving a lot of praise on social media for her lip-sync look and her performance. The judges have previously critiqued Pandora for her dancing ability. However, this ended up being a great showing for both Pandora and Silky. RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 6 viewers were blessed with the opportunity to experience the lip-sync. It would have been a shame if two queens decided to not partake in the battle.

Stay tuned for more RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars 6, as the competition for the crown is almost to an end.

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