Ru Paul Snags His First Emmy!

Last night on September 11, 2016, TV Personality, RuPaul won an Emmy for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program. The ceremony took place in Los Angeles, California at the Microsoft Theater.

According to Ru Paul didn’t expect win the award at all. He told Yahoo just last month,

“I’ve always lived my life outside of the status quo, and I’ve been able to become a name outside of the system. I really don’t expect to win… I feel like it’s almost like a gesture by the Academy to say, ‘Hey, we are a part of this forward movement.’ But they are still the establishment.”

A few hours ago, he tweeted the following while seeming to be almost in a state of complete shock.

Congratulations to the Queen Bee of Drag for making history and for inspiring “outsiders” everywhere!


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