'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12: Widow Von'Du gets eliminated, fans say their favorite star deserved to go

Widow took the challenge way too seriously, and couldn't get a laugh out of anyone and that didn't work very well for her


                            'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12: Widow Von'Du gets eliminated, fans say their favorite star deserved to go
Widow Von’Du (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Fans were crushed to see Widow Von'Du get eliminated tonight, April 24, on 'RuPaul's Drag Race', but at the same, they strongly believe she deserved it. 

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12 returned on Friday night for an all-new episode titled 'Choices 2020'. This week joining the panel as guest judges were Rachel Bloom and Jeff Goldblum. It was an overall intense and powerful episode with tons of humor. 

This week, the drag queens battled it out against one another in a debate to become America's first drag president. The contestants also opened up about their political beliefs.

Crystal Methyd revealed her parents are Trump supporters. She also added that her parents voted for him the last election, and still stand by their votes. Jackie Cox opened up about how her aunt is stuck in Iran and can't come to take care of her mother who is sick because of Trump's immigration ban. 

For the runway challenge, their theme this week was stars-and-stripes. Everyone aced their runway look. But ultimately Widow Von'Du and Jackie Cox found themselves in the bottom two because of their performance during the debate. 

Widow took the challenge way too seriously, and couldn't get a laugh out of anyone. This didn't work for her. But for her runway challenge, she paid homage to Black America inspiring everyone. 

It wasn't a good week for Widow, as she broke down while the judges were giving their comments on her performance. It seemed like the stress of the competition and the need to be on top got to Widow. 

Battling it out while lipsyncing to Katy Perry's 'Firework' Jackie ultimately outshined Widow by imbibing humor to her performance. With Widow eliminated, fans are upset but they also affirm she deserved to go. 

Taking to Twitter, a fan said, "Widow deserved to be sent home based on her attitude alone #DragRace." Adding to that another shared, "They really sent Widow home. She deserved it but I'm sad about it #DragRace." 

"I LOVE Widow, but Jackie deserved that win tonight. Good for her. I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t heartbroken for Widow though #DragRace," a fan wrote while another added, "I wanna give widow the biggest mf hug this is killing me to watch #dragrace." 

"Widow was clearly going through something and no one gets it. Love you Queen #Untucked #DragRace," a fan wrote. 

'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12 airs every Friday night only on VH1. Check your local listings for more information.

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