Queer TV show completes judges panel

Designer Rajo Laurel (left).

About a week before the premiere of Drag Race Philippines, producer World of Wonder (WOW) announced the members of the rotating panel of judges for the maiden season of the Philippine version of the mega-hit drag competition on television, RuPaul’s Drag Race.

Rajo Laurel, BJ Pascual and Jon Santos will be joining permanent judges Jiggly Caliente and KaladKaren and host and head judge Paolo Ballesteros in the jury board.

PHOTOGRAPHER BJ Pascual

 

Photographs courtesy of World of Wonder
Actor and comedian Jon Santos.

Laurel is a well-known fashion designer, while Pascual is a celebrity and glamor photographer who have worked with Nadine Lustre, Pia Wurtzbach and Coco Rocha. Santos is a veteran television personality, host and stand-up comedian, who is known for his impersonation of actor Vilma Santos.

Along with the revelation of judges, WOW also released on social media a trailer of Drag Race Philippines, which gives snippets of the show and affords glimpses of the looks that Ballesteros and the competitors will present as well as the Werk Room.

Fans will be treated to two episodes of Drag Race Philippines on its premiere on 17 August through on streaming platforms WOW Presents Plus, Crave in Canada, Discovery Plus and HBO Go.


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