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Hedda Dishes Drag Race :: Celebrity impersonations (with shits and giggles)

by Hedda Lettuce
Tuesday Feb 28, 2012

What can I say about "RuPaul's Drag Race" episode 5? That Dita Ritz should be given the boot for spelling surgeon, sergin. That Kenya Michaels, Puerto Rico's very own Pez dispenser thinks Beyonce acts like Britney Spears on crack, beats a parked car with an umbrella. That Milan (who is a dear friend) might be one of the worst Diana Ross impersonators on the face of the Earth. For God sakes I could do a better job. That the crocodile tears Wilam shed at the end of the show proves she is a terrible actress and that she should be fed to an alligator. Phi-Phi, open your mouth up nice and wide.

This week's challenge had the girls parodying the 1970s game show "Match Game," calling it Snatch Game. Clever! "Match Game" is a television game show in which contestants attempted to match celebrities' answers to fill-in-the-blank questions. The two celebrity judges were the talented Loretta Devine and the somewhat annoying eunuch, Ross Mathews. Each girl was to impersonate a female celebrity, which some did with great ease, while others did with disastrous results.

Hedda Lettuce is NYC premier Drag Comic. Hedda has appeared with the likes of Sarah Jessica Parker, Tyra Banks, Vanessa Williams and Madonna on such television shows as Project Runway, Sex and the City, The Tyra Banks Show, the MTV Movie Awards and Ugly Betty. Hedda is one of the stars of The Sundance Channel’s new reality show-Garo Unleased and was on LOGO’s DRAGTASTIC! Hedda’s film appearances include: The Look (Carol Alt), Too Wong Foo, GO GO CRAZY from the producers of The Big Gay Musical, Violet Tendencies and Musical Chairs. She has been in numerous Off-Broadway shows and her annual holiday show-Lettuce Rejoice-has been a sold out event for the past ten years. Miss Lettuce has also had the pleasure of working with many high-profile charity events. For the past ten years, Hedda has been hosting a classic movie night, at the Clearview Chelsea Cinemas. This past June, Miss Lettuce celebrated her 11th anniversary hosting classic films at the legendary Ziegfeld Theater.


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