'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12: Queens lipsync to song by Kim Petras instead of guest judge Normani, fans upset

The bottom two queens were asked to lipsync to Kim Petras' 'Heart to Break'

                            'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12: Queens lipsync to song by Kim Petras instead of guest judge Normani, fans upset
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'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 12 returned on Friday night and it was an entertainment and drama-filled episode. And the showrunners invited former Fifth Harmony singer, Normani, as guest judge in the dramatic episode.

Fans and viewers were excited to see the 'Motivation' singer appear as the guest judge this season. But they were upset that the series didn't ask the queens to perform one of her songs, but instead a song by Kim Petras.

This week the queens had to enact a pardo of 'Grey's Anatomy' titled 'Gay's Anatomy'. Gigi Goode and Nicky Doll won the capsule challenge and were in charge of casting the queens. While there were a few contestants who stood out and aced their role. Jaida Essence Hall had trouble remembering her lines, and let's not forget Nicky's role as the baby who speaks in french. 

For their runway challenge, this week's category was 'Planet of the Capes'. The contestants had to bring their best runway look. The two contestants with the weakest performance this week was Nicky Doll and Heidi N Closet.


The bottom two queens had to lipsync for their life to Kim Petras' 'Heart to Break'. While it is usual that the contestants mostly perform a song of the guest judge if they are an artist, this week surprisingly, they didn't sing Normani's song that left fans shocked. 

Taking to Twitter, a fan wrote, "#DragRace fumbled the bag. A Medical acting challenge but not picking Work From Home by 5H as the lipsync song when Normani is literally there?! Miss Rona would've been shookt to the core." 

"How u gonna bring Normani as a guest judge on #DragRace and not play a Normani lip sync song," a fan questioned while another wrote, "Why didn’t they lip sync song by Normani?" 

"One thing for sure in today’s episode of #DragRace, Ru did a dirty and didn’t let the bottom 2 lip sync to Motivation while Normani was a guest judge," a fan said. Another shared, "Pero like... how are you gonna have Normani as a guest judge on #DragRace and not do a lip sync battle to a Fifth Harmony song?!" 

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

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