On September 19, 2020, RuPaul won his fifth straight Emmy Award for Best Presentation in Competition.



RuPaul enters the history of American television.

The drag queen, who has hosted

RuPaul's Drag Race

since 2009, won the Emmy Award for the best presentation of a competition or reality show on Saturday for the fifth time in a row.

Never seen since the creation of the category, thirteen years ago, reports

Entertainment Weekly


The previous record, four wins in a row from 2008 to 2011, was held until then by Jeff Probst, host of


, the American equivalent of



“I've always said that every time I get my eyelashes fluttered, I'm doing a political act.

Tonight the only political statement I want to make is this: About love, ”RuPaul said in a pre-recorded video accepting his Emmy Saturday night at the Creative Arts ceremony.

“Love for our LGBT [lesbians, gays, bis, trans] brothers and sisters, for our queens of color, and for America where a gay kid, with nothing but a short wig and a dream can build an international platform celebrating the gentle and sensitive souls, ”she continued.

RuPaul just broke the Emmys record for most wins in the Competition Host category, and dedicated the victory to Chi Chi DeVayne.

With 5 consecutive wins, we only have 69 more until this is considered a * sensible * 74 honors to match Ru's excellence.

https://t.co/XijMnl0SKx pic.twitter.com/bcyPQPoNtM

- Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi) September 20, 2020

The artist called on the public to vote on November 3 for the US presidential election.

A message that has been regularly passed during the episodes of season 12 broadcast this spring.

A trophy dedicated to ChiChi Devayne

RuPaul also dedicated her trophy to ChiChi Devayne, ex-contestant of

RuPaul's Drag Race

, who died in August at the age of 34.

RuPaul Andre Charles, 59, has been hosting

RuPaul's Drag Race

since 2009, where he also appears as RuPaul, a stage character he has played for about forty years.

This drag queens competition, cult within the LGBT community (lesbian, gay, bi trans), sees its audience widen over the seasons which, in France, are all available on Netflix.

In eleven years of existence,

RuPaul's Drag Race

has accumulated 39 Emmy nominations and won 18. While the Creative Arts night has awarded several Primetime Emmy Awards, the most anticipated ceremony, the one which rewards the best television series of the year will take place this Sunday evening, virtually.


, with its 26 nominations, promises to be the big favorite of this 72nd edition.


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