Drag Race Alum Rita Baga to Anchor Drag Race Belgique

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RuPaul’s Drag Race will take Rita Baga to Belgium. 

The French-Canadian queen and Canada’s Drag Race’s official Instagram handle said that the season 1 finalist of Belgium’s spin-off will hold Drag Race Belgique season 1. 

“My biggest dream comes true as I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been chosen to host a Drag Race franchise,” Rita said. 

“Can’t wait to show you the talented queens that are reigning in the beautiful Belgium, this country that has been my home a few years ago when I was completing my university degree. The drag scene in Belgium is vibrant, dynamic, and unique!” 

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Rita is the latest addition to Drag Race’s alums from the American edition, such as Canada’s Drag Race’s Brooke Lynn Hytes, Drag Race France’s Nicky Doll, and Drag Race Philippines’ Jiggly Caliente as permanent staples on spin-off panels worldwide. 

WOW revealed Belgium’s global version in April, adding that the series will be broadcasted in French with subtitles on the WOW Presents Plus subscription streaming platform and a local network in its native area. 

“Drag is a universal language, and Drag Race continues to attract global viewers, so we are thrilled to introduce a fierce new group of queens with Drag Race Belgique,” stated the co-founders of the World of Wonder, Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato – also serves as executive producers with RuPaul and Tom Campbell. 

“As our drag family continues to grow, we look forward to watching these Belgium queens sashay onto our screens.” 

Drag Race Belgique is among the several worldwide queendoms led by Mama Ru, with different versions of the award-winning franchise emerging in Chile, Thailand, the United Kingdom, Canada, Holland, Australia, Italy, Spain, and France. 

The franchise will also have versions in the Philippines and Sweden. 

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