PETA Statement on RuPaul’s Drag Race Finale

For Immediate Release:
June 29, 2018

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Moira Colley 202-483-7382

Norfolk, Va. – Below please find our statement from PETA Senior Vice President Lisa Lange on the butterfly stunt during the finale of last night’s RuPaul’s Drag Race:

When performers use live animals as props, nobody wins. Asia O’Hara has apologized for this misguided stunt, and PETA hopes the sad spectacle will sway the show to adopt a policy that bans all live animals and stops lip syncs from being literally killer.

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