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Trudeau talks allyship on ‘Canada’s Drag Race’ spinoff

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Published Saturday, November 26, 2022 at 7:24AM EST





Last Updated Saturday 26 November 2022 7:24 AM EST

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appeared on Friday’s episode of ‘Canadian Drag Race: Canada vs. the World’ and offered words of inspiration to the contestants before the main challenge.

Trudeau is touted as the first world leader to visit the tournament series founded by RuPaul.

In the episode, the Prime Minister shared his thoughts on Canada’s efforts to embrace diversity, pointing out that much more needs to be done to build alliances in Canada.

After his remarks, the queens were moved by his words.

Competitor Stephanie Prince said teary-eyed that Trudeau’s immigration efforts had made it easier for performers to move to Canada in search of a better life.

The taped Crave series, which aired on the same day, shows Prime Minister Trudeau testifying before a hearing investigating his government’s decision to invoke emergency legislation to lift last winter’s Freedom Convoy protest blockade. Did.

Guest judges for this episode included ‘Canadian Drag Race’ winner Priyanka and activist Sarein Fox, who joined standing judge Tracy Melchor.

Host Brooklyn Heights thanked Trudeau for supporting the LGBTQ community and marching in the Pride Parade.

“Can we go beyond ‘tolerance’ to accept, love, accept, learn from and be challenged? That’s how we build resilient societies,” Trudeau said. answered. “That’s what we’re trying to do in Canada, and we still have a lot of work to do.”

Mr. Trudeau’s appearance was short and matched the spin-off’s vibrant energy, in which international drag queens compete in challenges and lip-sync battles until a winner is determined.

“I hate to see you go, I love to see you go, baby,” exclaimed Isis Couture as the group watched Trudeau make his exit.

This report by the Canadian Press was first published on November 25, 2022.

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