Sasha Velour Shares Her Thoughts on Her ‘Best Friend’ Finally Snatching a ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Crown

There was plenty of charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent on this reality competition series. Only one of them earned their place in the “Drag Race Hall of Fame,” though. What did former Drag Race winners have to say about the reigning queen of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars? Here’s the response from queens like Trinity The Tuck and Sasha Velour.

[This article contains major spoilers from RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 5. Read at your own risk, squirrel friends!]

Shea Couleé is the winner of this season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars’

She didn’t come to play. Miss Shea Couleé, with another round of challenges on this reality competition series, proved that she came to slay. And, eventually, to win. Shea won the Snatch Game with her impersonation of Flavor Flav. 

She stole the show with her verses for “I’m In Love” and “Clap Back.” Although she came close during season 9 of RuPaul’s Drag Race, it wasn’t until her time on All-Stars 5 that Shea Couleé finally earned a crown, a cash prize of $100,000, and the title of “America’s Next Drag Superstar.” 

Peppermint, Trinity Taylor, Shea Couleé, and Sasha Velour attend the 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 9 Finale Viewing Party
Peppermint, Trinity Taylor, Shea Couleé, and Sasha Velour attend the ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ Season 9 Finale Viewing Party | Santiago Felipe/Getty Images

A few former queens shared their support for Shea Couleé

Even before Shea Couleé won, one of her season 9 sisters, Sasha Velour, tweeted her support. (It was the lip-sync between Shea Couleé and Sasha Velour that resulted in the iconic rose petal moment and, eventually, Sasha Velour becoming the winner of the season.)

“Shea Couleé is nailing it on #allstars5! The looks! The comedy, the lip-syncs! She is truly one of the most talented queens in the world…CROWN HER,” Sasha Velour posted on social media. Her tweet earned over 30 thousand likes.

A few former ‘Drag Race’ queens commented on Shea Couleé’s win

Within a few hours of the finale, fans shared their love and support for the Top Three, including the crowned queen. That includes of Shea Couleé’s fellow season 9 contestants, some of whom made it to the “Top Four.”

“The Top 3 going into tonight’s Drag Race Finale are all worthy and such great people BUT I am #teamshea all the way! Season 9 was the best! Not sorry ‘bout it,” Trinity “The Tuck” Taylor, the winner of All-Stars 4, tweeted. Even the winner of season 9 commented on Shea Couleé’s well-deserved win.

“Congratulations to one of my favorite artists, my friend Shea Couleé, who just won the crown on #allstars5!! As she said so powerfully in the finale, ‘if you never give up, then you can do anything!’ Photo @ajjordanphoto, illustrations by me,” Sasha Velour tweeted.

Fans can learn more about Shea Couleé from her social media accounts. Drag Race viewers can see already released episodes of RuPaul’s Drag Race: All-Stars 5 on the VH1 website and on WOWPresents Plus in select countries. 

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