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Instead, "the worst things that have ever happened to me have come from inside my own house". There's a certain graceful surrender the prey takes on, like, 'OK.There we are.'" His shield, it seems, is working even now.But it was a moment of unglamorous anarchy, unplanned, uncontrolled, and, perhaps, just a bit too unfeminine for Ru Paul.Out of drag, it transpires earlier, he is about the most masculine man you could meet.Rumours persist that there will also be a British version of the show, fronted by Jonathan Ross, and, possibly, Jodie Harsh.The UK edition will indeed happen, Ru Paul thinks, or else "there will be rioting in the streets". Beyond the contouring, the sashaying, and the lip-synching, the show is really about triumphing. (Not least because Drag Race has proved a huge commercial hit and the biggest rater on its US channel, Logo TV, spawning a spin-off, Untucked, and being bought by numerous countries across South America, Europe, and Asia.) We see the contestants' vulnerability, often in gasping, weeping paroxysms, but rarely his. Years ago, I met and fell in love with [US Christian singer and TV evangelist] Tammy Faye Bakker.With one backward roll, the contestant, Miss Cairo, who has already fallen on to the stage, cutting her leg, comes completely "untucked".Her genitals fling out near the faces of the audience.
Ru Paul, judging the proceedings with Jonathan Ross and Katie Price, brings a hand up to cover his mouth. Miss Cairo does not win, strangely – what more could we want from drag than blood loss and flying testicles?He continues: "Navigating through that and keeping my equilibrium even as a child… He answers instead:"Sweet sensitive souls who realise through the process of living that the world is an illusion usually become very bitter, so to offset that you create a spiritual practice that keeps that balance going." But Ru Paul worked in gay clubs in the 1980s and 1990s at the peak of the AIDS crisis, when horror befell many, the young dying suddenly all around. He says it was by having a "perspective of the Earth from 10,000 light years away and going, 'Right, that blue dot right there, everything happens there, don't take anything too seriously.'" He pauses."Yes, there's awful things there and you will encounter them but learn how to laugh and enjoy it.I learned how to do that early on." He was, he says, a "sissy boy" but "didn't have any issues" with bullying. Have you seen those nature documentaries where the lion finally gets the impala?As the interview approaches, evidence of how Ru Paul Andre Charles dominates to ensure success flutters into view. Another glances at Lynzy before returning to me: "Oh. No one told me that." I had rung her colleague to inform them.A publicist emails requesting I arrive at the central London hotel 10 minutes early. When I suggest that our photographer could come in with me for the first few minutes to shoot Ru while we chat, she replies, "No. Otherwise, if you just go in there and start taking photos…" The sentence does not end, so I finish it in my head: "... They usher journalists in and out in hushed reverence.