Los Angeles (DragCon) – RuPaul, producer and host of the hit reality competition television series of his namesake, RuPaul’s Drag Race, who recently received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, will be further immortalized in popular culture with his upcoming guess star appearance on the long running animated sitcom, The Simpsons!
In a press update circulated by RuPaul’s DragCon via e-mail:
To celebrate RuPaul guest-starring in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons, voice actors Yeardley Smith (Lisa Simpson), Tress MacNeille and Simpsons’ writer Carolyn Omine will be hosting a panel at DragCon. It’ll explore questions about the show, being a female in a male-dominated industry and how the fem-positive message of drag can inspire and empower.
Drag and The Simpsons
RuPaul will guest star in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons! Marge stumbles upon the world of drag, discovers her inner fierceness and starts serving housewife realness! Yeardley Smith, who voices our beloved Lisa Simpson; Tress MacNeille, woman of a thousand voices including Agnes Skinner and Dolph (vocal boy-drag!); and Simpsons writer and Drag Race Superfan, Carolyn Omine will talk and answer questions about The Simpsons, being female in a male-dominated industry and how the fem-positive message of drag can inspire and empower.
Featuring a special guest moderator: One of the stars of RuPaul’s Drag Race.
Panelists: Carolyn Omine, Tress MacNeille, Yeardley Smith
DragCon LA will be held this weekend, May 11, 12 and 13, at the LA Convention Centre!
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