RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14 Episode 9
The queens return to the Werk Room and read Kerri Colby's lipstick message. Jasmine Kennedie is heartbroken over being the one to send Kerri home.
Daya Betty owns up to her competitiveness. Bosco reveals that she and the "Safe" queens thought that DeJa Skye was going to be at the bottom. DeJa wants to get a win so bad.
Nicole Byer is the guest judge.
The Mini Challenge is a quick drag challenge where the queens must photobomb photos of famous male celebrities. The queens make RuPaul laugh and do plenty of outrageous moves.
Willow Pill is the winner of the Mini Challenge.
The Maxi Challenge is a DragCon challenge. The queens will be placed in teams to talk about topics related to men. Willow Pill, as part of her win, gets to make the teams. She chooses DeJa Skye, Angeria Paris VanMichaels, and Lady Camden for her team. Bosco, Daya Betty, Jasmine Kennedie, and Jorgeous are on the second team.
The teams must create entertaining conversations, and they must choose one queen within their groups to be the moderator.
Team 1 decides that DeJa should be the moderator of their group. They want the conversation to feel natural and not characters.
Team 2 has an awkward moment deciding the moderator. Jasmine wants to be the moderator, but the group overrules to make Bosco the moderator. Jasmine acknowledges that her challenge will be learning how to rein in her talking.
RuPaul conducts a walkthrough of the teams. Team 1 wants to do a panel about fatherhood; DeJa shares her experience growing up and her father leaving.
Angeria discusses her doing pageant panels in the past and losing from being too shy. RuPaul pushes Lady Camden to stop being shy and step out of her timidness.
Team 2 debates talking about relationships, but they're not sure what to discuss or if they have content. Daya and Jasmine discuss their ongoing tension. Jasmine tries to explain how she'll rein herself in during the panel, but RuPaul isn't sure if it'll work out.
RuPaul stresses that the discussions need to be personal but also fun. In confessional, Bosco is worried that it'll blow up in their faces.
During the next day, Team 2 is feeling more confident after their practicing and tips to rein themselves in. Team 1 thanks Willow for choosing them for her team; Angeria complements her tact and respectful tone.
On the main stage, RuPaul walks down the runway in a glitter mirrorball dress.
Team 1 is talking about Hot Mens, Fatherhood, and Relationship & Sex. Lady Camden stumbles over one jokes, but the group overall has a seamless and strong panel discussion between all the queens.
Team 2 is talking about You've Got Male Privilege, Toxic Masculinity, and Hot Menzeses. Jorgeous stumbles over her words and Jasmine continues to keep talking.
"Shoulder Pads" is the runway category. DeJa walks out in a Chanel-inspired white suit jacket, Lady Camden is dressed as a Nutcracker in a red dress with a Nutcracker head, Willow Pill is in a futuristic glittery pinstripe suit, Angeria Paris VanMichael is in a Lady Gaga-espe houndstooth dress, Bosco is in a futuristic Bladerunner-inspired yellow coat, Jorgeous is in a Selena-inspired glittery blue outfit, Jasmine Kennedie is in a neon yellow fitted jumpsuit, and Daya Betty is in a Mad Max-inspired camo post-apocalyptic outfit.
DeJa Skye, Willow Pill, Bosco, Jorgeous, Jasmine Kennedie, and Daya Betty are the tops and bottoms of the week. Lady Camden and Angeria are safe.
During the judging panel, they loved DeJa's performance as a moderator and her runway, Willow needed to go bigger with runway shoulder pads but she did amazing in the panel, they loved Bosco in the panel but wanted her to push more on the runway, they like Jorgeous' runway but it wasn't a padded look and she kept stumbling over her words, they loved Jasmine's runway but didn't get enough during the panel, and they liked Daya's runway and panel performance.
During the secret judging panel, DeJa had a fantastic round, Willow had a strong panel performance, Bosco did amazing as the moderator, Jorgeous had a tough night, Jasmine needed to be more confident, and Daya did an average week.
Bosco is the winner of the Maxi Challenge. Willow Pill is safe. DeJa Skye and Daya Betty are safe. Jorgeous and Jasmine Kennedie are at the bottom.
The lip-sync song is "Something's Got A Hold On Me" by Etta James. Both queens perform a high-energy lip-sync that matches the tone and serves the lyrics.
Jasmine Kennedie and Jorgeous both win the lip-sync.
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