Now for the recap of a very special Untucked. I’m recapping it, but you should watch it. It was important.
We begin with everyone in the lounge. Chad asks everyone how they’re feeling and Latrice speaks up to say that it’s the first time she’s felt like she knows absolutely no clue what the judges are thinking. Nina feels that she and Tammie will definitely be in the bottom. When Yara speaks up to say that she feels the same way as does everyone else, Juju chimes in that she doesn’t feel worried at all. No one appreciates this response, but I think she has every right to feel that way. Her Fran Drescher was hilarious and, regardless of the way the judges felt, I loved Raven’s Bea Arthur and thought she had balls to go that direction. Alexis thought she did a great job, but I think she might have not seen or heard herself at all.
Juju made me cry with laughter when she tells us that Shannel’s Lucy looked like she fell into a giant saltlick and got all swollen. I was thinking the same thing. We all know Lucille Ball did her very best to ensure she was always the thinnest person on set, up to and including forcing Vivian Vance to gain weight each season.
Nina’s pissed that she had to choose to do someone who doesn’t speak English, but why did she have to pick no one knows. What about Carmen Miranda? Meanwhile, everyone is ragging on Tammie’s Tammy, but I loved it and think that Ms. Brown is basically Tammy Faye’s protégé as her normal self. We are treated to footage of Michelle just giving it to Tammie, so Tammie gives it right back by telling her that if they’re going to read, she’s going to point out the unblended makeup line on Michelle’s neck. I find this hilarious, because Michelle clearly is a woman who wants to be a man dressed as a woman (as am I). Back in the lounge, Tammie points out that there are some other queens who shall remain nameless who don’t bother to blend. Apparently, they are some Dreamgirls, which makes Chad wonder if she’s talking about her or Shannel. I highly doubt she’s referring to you, Chad…Now, Shannel? Very possibly. I love Shannel, but girl doesn’t do good makeup.
Chad threw some shade at Rujubee because they came out twinkie style. Chad, Chad, Chad…don’t lose your class and sweetness.
They get a clue from their pink box that says that “Mama” paid a visit, but someone else wants to say “hi”. Hmmm… They all think it’s Vicki Lawrence, but I don’t think so. We shall see…
It’s Chad’s daddy! He tells him that he loves him and has always loved him. He apologizes for missing out on his life and that he wants him in his life and fully supports him. Daddy gets all teary and it makes everyone teary, including Sugarbush. Yes, I do have functioning tear ducts. Chad reveals that they haven’t spoken for 25 years. When his parents divorced, Chad cut off his father and hasn’t spoken to him since. The father stories are shared and it just really makes me get all serious. It kills me to know that there are parents who don’t accept their children just for being gay and/or wanting to do drag. My husband and I make it a point to not assume our son is straight and we’re both 100% cool with whatever. As a mother, there’s just not a damn thing in this world that could make me reject my child. I just feel if you can’t accept your child for whoever they are, then you don’t deserve to be a parent. There – I’m off my soapbox.