If you’ve been anxiously ready for some piping sizzling tea to be spilled, the time is lastly right here. Season three of Billboard Pride’s “Spillin’ the Tea,” starring Aja, Bob the Drag Queen, Gia Gunn, Jiggly Caliente, and Peppermint has arrived, and the primary episode -- which you'll be able to watch above -- is filled with juicy tales about knife fights, smoking blunts with Miley Cyrus, and the time when one of many queens nearly lip synched to a Cardi B music…in entrance of Nicki Minaj.
In this week’s (Nov. eight) installment, the queens kick issues off with a recreation of “Never Have I Ever,” as they open up in regards to the bodily altercations they've gotten into whereas in drag. Four out of 5 of the queens, it seems, have been concerned in some kind of squabble (Gia Gunn is the one pacifist, or moderately, she admits that she all the time has her buddies struggle her battles.)
Bob recounts when she received tackled on stage throughout a efficiency, whereas Peppermint remembers one night time when a man tried to set her afro on hearth on the subway and Jiggly Caliente shares a narrative in regards to the time she pulled a knife on a man in a bar for questioning her womanhood.
The queens then focus on their most surreal movie star moments, with Peppermint divulging that she as soon as walked just a few blocks in New York City with Bernadette Peters, solely realizing that it was her on the very finish.
“I used to be in school…and I used to be in a rush to class,” she explains. “Somebody walked up subsequent to me, was strolling their canine, and the canine was, like, the cutest canine ever. So, I used to be trying on the canine, and we struck up a dialog, and walked a pair blocks…By the time we completed, we received prepared to show, and I seemed up, and I noticed this curly-haired girl. It was Bernadette Peters. And we had like, walked two or three blocks collectively, speaking about her canine and simply various things, and I didn't understand it was her.”
Bob the Drag Queen shares a few tales, as nicely: one hilarious story involving Cuba Gooding Jr., and one about her whirlwind friendship with Whoopi Goldberg.
“Anyone who is aware of me is aware of that I'm obsessive about Whoopi Goldberg,” she says, explaining that she went to see the comic carry out at Caroline’s and through her set, Goldberg spoke a couple of tattoo she has on her chest impressed by a band’s lyrics, and the way she informed the band about it.
“I used to be like, ‘Oh, my god, I would like to inform Whoopi about my tattoo,’” Bob says. She did, and that led to Bob hopping on a cellphone name with Goldberg’s granddaughter (who's obsessive about the drag queen). Bob was then invited to Goldberg’s birthday celebration in Las Vegas and an episode of The View.
Gia Gunn shares her story about getting starstruck by Taraji P. Henson when she and The Vixen made cameos on Empire, and he or she additionally discusses working with Miley Cyrus on her 2015 VMAs efficiency.
“That was clearly not that surreal, as a result of she was truly actually actual with us,” Gunn says, with Jiggly including, “She was sharing blunts with everyone. I used to be identical to, ‘Girl, you gonna get one thing in your lip, bitch. You don't know the place these ladies have been!’"
Finally, Jiggly chats about her current look throughout New York Fashion Week, the place she carried out throughout Sasha Velour’s Opening Ceremony present and narrowly averted a hip-hop feud catastrophe.
“They informed me Nicki was within the constructing,” Jiggly says. “They didn't inform me the place she was. So, I sung my quantity, and I turned to my proper and swiftly, there's Nicki Minaj in entrance row, along with her digicam cellphone, simply recording me, and simply going off whereas I'm performing. I used to be making an attempt so exhausting to maintain my shit collectively.”
Asked by Bob if there was any Nicki music within the mixture of what she lip synced to, Jiggly reveals that she was initially going to finish the efficiency with a Cardi B music, however she (happily) needed to reduce it down as a result of it was too lengthy.
You can hear all of those tales and plenty of extra within the video above, and don’t neglect to tune in on Thursdays for brand new episodes.