Instagram Star Max Emerson (Instagram @Maxisms) just released the video teaser trailer for a new unscripted series Drag Babies on YouTube.
The first episode of the ten part series, produced in partnership with MAC Cosmetics, will be released on Tuesday, March 13th, 2018. The unscripted series follows three Instagram influencers as they learn what it takes to be a drag superstar. Guided by a MAC pro artist and their “Drag Mother”, each participant tucks, plucks and struts their way to discovering the glamorous queen inside each of them.
The video series features Bob the Drag Queen as the host; Miss Peppermint, Chi Chi DeVayne and Shuga Cain as the Drag Mothers; and Emerson, Pablo Hernandez and Johnny Sibilly as the “Drag Babies”. The series is created by Preston Sadleir and produced by Emerson, Robb Nanus and Taylor Orear.
The series will premiere on Emerson’s YouTube Channel.
Episodes will be released on Tuesdays beginning March 13th for 10 weeks, ending on May 15th.
Max Emerson (@Maxisms) is an actor, model, YouTuber, activist and media personality. Well known in the gay and entertainment landscapes, he’s built a rabid fanbase among his 870,000+ Instagram followers with his adventurous spirit, good looks and fearless attitude. Max has been seen on numerous TV shows including ABC’s The Real O’Neals and FOX’s Glee, and is often recognized from ad campaigns with major brands like Abercrombie and Target. He recently wrote, directed and produced his first feature length film Hooked and is the author of Hot Sissy, now available via his website: www.maxismsmedia.com.
MAC Cosmetics (@MACCosmetics) is the world’s leading professional makeup authority. Started in Toronto originally, it was founded by makeup artist and photographer Frank Toskan and salon owner Frank Angelo. Part of the Estée Lauder Companies since 1994, M·A·C is sold today in over 120 countries around the world. It remains committed to developing new categories, products and over 50 collections each year, all of which continue to serve the demand of consumers and professional makeup artists alike.
Bob the Drag Queen (@BobTheDragQueen) is one of the world’s most popular drag queens. Best known for winning the eighth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, he is also a comedian, activist and actor and will be seen this spring in the Berkeley Repertory Theater production of Angels in America.
Miss Peppermint (@Peppermint247) is an American actress, activist, singer and drag queen best known as a fixture in the New York City nightlife scene and as the runner-up on the ninth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. She will make her Broadway debut in 2018 as part of The Go Go’s inspired musical Head Over Heels.
Chi Chi DeVayne (@ChiChiDevayneOfficial) is a drag queen hailing from Shreveport, Louisiana. A beloved fan favorite, she was featured on Season 8 of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the most recent season of Ru Paul’s Drag Race All Stars.
Shuga Cain (@MissShugaCain) is a New York City based drag queen and the most recent winner of Look Queen.
Pablo Hernandez (@PabloHernandez) is an actor, model, influencer and host based in Miami, Florida.
Johnny Sibilly (@JohnnySibilly) is an actor, creator and comedian, most recently seen on HBO’s The Deuce.
Preston Sadleir is a creator, director and actor. He can be seen on The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, Top Five, High Maintenance, and the upcoming The Strangers: Prey at Night.