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MetiNews.Com - Season two got a whole lot spicier with the addition of the first Scots stunners to the Werk Room.
Breaking News ! Two Scots queens joined the battle for the new Drag Race UK crown as season two hit screens tonight. Lawrence Chaney, from Glasgow and Ellie Diamond, from Dundee, are among the 12 drag queens taking part in the new series of the hit BBC Three show. The pair are proving a hit already as viewers took to Twitter to give them the royal seal of approval. They are the first Scots contestants to take to the Werk Room after they were handpicked by Mama Ru herself. Two Scottish queens are among the 12 taking part in the second series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK (Image: BBC) Read More Related Articles Get the latest Scottish news sent straight to your inbox with our newsletters Read More Related Articles Where Darius is now...divorce from actress, near-fatal coma and his mum's miracle cancer recovery Ellie, 21, has described herself as a cartoon character that has ‘come to life’ and takes inspiration from her favourite movies and TV shows. This is only the second time the six foot eight star has performed outside of her home city. Speaking ahead of tonight's show, the stunner said: “There isn’t much of a scene there, but we’re going to start putting one on after this. “Now that I am here Dundee’s going to be known for more than just the Beano.” Her appearance went down a storm with fans. One said: "Okay but Ellie Diamond is STUNNING." Another said: "Ellie Diamond is GORGEOUS." And one said: "Ellie Diamond is absolutely stunning! And very talented and very tall omg." Lawrence Chaney has described herself as a plus-size diva who is eager to show what a “big girl” can offer to the competition. Dundee local Ellie wants to put the City of Discovery on the drag map (Image: BBC) The 23-year-old takes inspiration from a number of worldwide legends, such as Lady Gaga, Madonna and our very own Michelle McManus.
. I wanna slay every challenge and take home that crown.” Lawrence proved her credentials for the crown tonight, with viewers full of praise for the larger-than-life star.
One said: "Lawrence Chaney is my favourite so far, followed by Ellie Diamond #DragRaceUK ... Scotland. One said: "It’s Lawrence Chaney’s drag race tbh." Another said: "If Lawrence Chaney doesn't win, I'm rioting." And one said: "Will be shouting the words LAWRENCE CHANEY in a thick glaswegian accent for the next eternity."
Lawrence Chaney's inspirations range from Lady Gaga to Michelle McManus
And another said: "I have incredibly strong opinions about Drag Race UK but the only one I’m willing to share is that Lawrence Chaney is an absolute gem." While one said: "Lawrence Chaney is already my favourite. The end." The premiere of the long-awaited series dropped featured iconic supermodel Elizabeth Hurley joining Ru, Michelle Visage and Graham Norton on the judging panel. And there's much more to come on the road to crowning Britain's Next Drag Superstar, as big names including Dawn French, Gemma Collins, Lorraine Kelly, Maya Jama, Sheridan Smith.
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Tonight saw the first queen eliminated, with Joe Black first to have to leave the Werk Room. Season two of Drag Race UK will see RuPaul and Michelle Visage joined by Graham Norton and Alan Carr on the judging panel once again. The show will air on BBC iPlayer at 7pm on
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