Pride 2013 Nightlife

Pride Party Headliner: Detox Icunt

Fresh off her fourth-place finish in the most recent season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, Detox Icunt will be a headlining performer at The Gay Hot Spot’s Pride event with Willam Belli, Alyssa Edwards and Vicky Vox at The Depot on Saturday, June 1. Detox was a heartbeat away from finishing in the top three. Also known for her rapping in ‘Chow Down at Chick-fil-A’ and ‘This Boy is a Bottom,’ Detox is gaining fame as a truly imaginative performer. We caught up with her to kiki and dish the ‘T’ about this season of the Race.

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Did you enjoy your experience on RuPaul’s Drag Race?

I loved it!

What were the biggest challenges you faced on the show?

It was stressful and it brought up a lot of suppressed emotions that I never really shook off toward the end.

As an already successful queen with several mega-viral videos, do you think the show raised your profile?

Of course! There are several fans of the show that only know of drag through what they see on Race so now they have the opportunity of getting to know me as well.

What are your biggest regrets of the competition?

Allowing myself to get too caught up in my emotions.

Do you think you left too soon?


Do you think the editing accurately portrayed the dynamic behind the cameras?

Not in slightest. The new editing team this year really took more liberties than not. Even the fans could tell.

Is Rolaskatox still in contact with one another?


Madonna or Lady Gaga?

Umm, Madonna!

Favorite song to lip sync?

‘Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now’ by Starship or ‘How Can I Ease The Pain’ by Lisa Fischer.

What is your biggest fear?

Cars and snakes!

Other than Race, what’s your favorite TV show?

American Horror Story, among others.

Any last words for ‘QSaltLake’ readers?


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