WERK! RuPaul to Get Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame Friday, March 16

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Supermodel of the world RuPaul Charles is making Hollywood “herstory” as he gets ready to have his Star placed on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Friday, March 16 at 11:30am. This event comes a day after the season finally of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars and a week before the premier of RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 10 on VH1.

The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce announced that Ru will be the 2,631st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The star will be dedicated in the category of Television. The star will be placed at 6652 Hollywood Boulevard in front of the World of Wonder production office which produces the show “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”

“RuPaul is a Ruvolutionary performer who brought the art of Drag into the American public eye and made it mainstream. We are proud to add this groundbreaking entertainer on our historic Hollywood Walk of Fame,” stated Ana Martinez, Producer of the Walk of Fame ceremonies in a press release.

Leron Gubler, President & CEO of the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce will be the Helping Master of Ceremonies on hand to unveil the star.

For the fans around the world who are not able to attend, the ceremony will be streamed on www.walkoffame.com.

Named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People of 2017, RuPaul Charles is a renaissance performer who has created an unprecedented career for over 35 years as an actor, model, singer, songwriter, television personality and author and notably the most successful drag queen of all time.

Since 2009, RuPaul has produced and hosted the reality competition series RuPaul’s Drag Race, for which he received the Critics’ Choice award and two Primetime Emmy awards for best host. The series, currently on VH1, has changed thefaceof primetime, providinga consistent spotlight for theLGBTQ communityforten seasons and launched thecareers ofover 100contestantswho havebecome global stars dueto thesuccess of the show.

RuPaul’s Drag Racehas inspired several spin-off series, including RuPaul’s Drag U and RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars. RuPaul is also featured as a host on the seriesSkin Wars: Fresh Paint, Good Work, and Gay for Play Game Show Starring RuPaul.

RuPaul currently hosts the weekly podcast What’s the Tee?with Michelle Visage on iTunes as well as the bi-annual convention: RuPaul’s DragCon.

To learn more visit: walkoffame.com/pages/upcoming-ceremonies

RuPaul’s official page can be found at rupaul.com

 

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Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at editor@wehotimes.com
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