BBC bosses are looking for a drag queen to compete in next year’s series of Strictly Come Dancing. It comes after there were nearly 200 complaints about the shows first same-sex dance routine last month between professionals Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima. The producers are believed to be keen to hire a contestant from RuPaul’s Drag Race, a competition for drag queens that has been a hit for BBC3 since it launched in the UK. The call for a drag queen on strictly comes after there were nearly 200 complaints about the shows first same-sex dance routine last month between professionals Johannes Radebe and Graziano Di Prima (pictured) Michelle Visage (pictured during her Vogue routine), a judge on Drag Race, was a contestant on Strictly this year but was voted off last weekend during the Blackpool special A Strictly source told The Sunday Times that executives think a drag queen would be the best way to slowly introduce change into the format of the show, which has remained unchanged for 15 years. Michelle Visage, a judge on Drag Race, was a contestant on Strictly this year but was voted off last weekend during the Blackpool special. For years the BBC said… Read full this story
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