Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez announced Thursday that she would be among the celebrity guest judges in the coming season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race.’
— The Advocate (@TheAdvocateMag) February 13, 2020
The freshman congresswoman from the Bronx has long been a fan of the show and used her appearance as an effort to get out the vote. “This was absolutely, 100% a peak experience,” she tweeted. “I am SO excited for the new season. Thank you @RuPaulsDragRace for having me!#YouBettaVote.” (RELATED: Nancy Pelosi Claims Drag Queens Can Help Politicians Be More Authentic)
This was absolutely, 100% a peak experience.
— Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) February 13, 2020
In her preview clip, shared by the show’s official Twitter account, the self-described Democratic socialist called for fans to “join the Ruvolution” and announced, “I’m Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and I pledge allegiance to the drag.”
— RuPaul’s Drag Race (@RuPaulsDragRace) February 13, 2020
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a brief appearance on the show in 2018 as part of a “get out the vote” effort.