Jinx Monsoon Crowned Queen Of All Queens
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Jinx Monsoon Crowned Queen Of All Queens

Molly Raby August 17, 2022

RuPaul’s Drag Race has become a worldwide phenomenon.

With shows in Australia to Thailand, Italy to the UK, drag is everywhere. The original American version is going into its 15th season, and there is no sign of any slowing down.

This summer saw All Stars 7 grace our screens. But this time, the All Stars season is different to the previous six. It sees an all-winners cast!

Premiering exclusivley on Paramount+ and Wow Presents+ the season ran from 20 May to 29 July 2022.

Unlike any season of any Drag Race show, All Stars 7 gives the winner a cash prize of $200,000.

All Stars 7

The format of this all-winners season is different as well.

No queens were eliminated. Instead, the top two queens battled it out in a Lip Sync Battle For Your Legacy, with the winner receiving a ‘Legendary Legend Star’.

By the final episode, the top four queens with the most ‘Legendary Legend Stars’ were able to battle it out for the crown.

The four final queens were Jinx Monsoon, Monét X Change, Shea Couleé and Trinity the Tuck.

Jinx Monsoon came out on top, with Monét X Change coming in as runner-up.

During the final episode, RuPaul announced a twist. The four remaining queens, who hadn’t earnt enough ‘Legendary Legend Stars’, were engage in their own Lip Sync Smackdown.

These queens fought for the title of ‘She Done Already Done Had Hereses’, which comes with a $50,000 cash prize.

These four queens were Raja, Yvie Oddly, Jaida Essence Hall and The Vivienne.

Raja snatched the title in the end.

Who is Jinx Monsoon?

Jinx Monsoon is a drag performer, actor, singer and comedian who rose to fame in 2013 when she won season five of RuPaul’s Drag Race.

In 2014, Monsoon released their first studio album in 2014, followed by her second four years later, called The Giner Snapped.

Monsoon and her friend, Ben DeLa Creme (RuPaul’s Drag Race season six) have a touring show, The Jinx & DeLa Holiday Special. The duo also appeared in the 2020 Christmas film Happiest Season starring Kristen Stewart and Mackenzie Davis.

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Molly Raby is a freelance journalist who works closely with GRV Media and Freshered. After completing her BA (Hons) in English Language and Creative Writing at Salford University 2022, she began her journey into the world of journalism and copywriting. In addition to writing for Freshered, Molly also wrote for The Gold and Green Crowd, interviewing jockeys, horse trainers and others within racing industry. Molly has a passion for film and TV as well as a keen interest in sports.