What happened to Venus D’Lite after RuPaul’s Drag Race?

As fans who have followed the show since its inception will remember, the female impersonator madonna, Venus D’Litewas eliminated after a Lip Sync by For Your Life particularly messy. Wigs were thrown, the “A Star is Born” actress was pushed, shangela … and although the guest judge was seen, vanessa williams laughing, it’s safe to say RuPaul she was not impressed.

“Ladies, I must admit that made me uncomfortable,” she began. “I expect my ladies to outdo each other,” she continued, “not outgun each other.” A few years later, the winner of season 6, Bianca Del Rio, took a look at the performance with WOWPresents., and had the same reaction. “All of a sudden he goes from ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ to WWF,” he complained to her. “I know shangelaand she deserves to be beaten from time to time, but this is not necessary!”

However, even though the raucous performance caused the elimination of Venus D’LiteIt’s worth noting that RuPaul had kind words for the contestant after her exit. “You may be leaving ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ tonight, but you will be returning to the constellation of major drag stars. Shine on Venus,” she urged, “keep shining.” So, did she heed the advice?

RuPaul’s Drag Race was only her first reality TV appearance

Venus D’Lite She may have left “RuPaul’s Drag Race” early on, but it sounds like she was determined to be a reality star, competition or not.

In response to WOWPresents video of Bianca Del Rioin which he not only criticized D’Lite for his lip sync tactics, but even commented, “I don’t know who he is”, D’Lite starred in a WOWPresents video of his own. As expected, she took the opportunity to clap her hands. “Well, in case you can’t see through those false eyelashes,” she joked, “you would have noticed that I’ve been on not only one, not two, but three reality shows.”

In a 2014 episode of “Botched,” D’Lite sought to fulfill his goal of truly becoming madonnathis time through a nose job.

The Drs. Terry DuBrow and Paul Nassif ultimately turned her request down, and after learning that her own nose was “better than Madonna’s” (for her d-lite), her journey on the show was cut short. However, the following year, she returned to the screens. This time, she was forced to accept her “unhealthy” obsession with madonna in “My Strange Addiction(via Daily Mail). However, it seems that he is not completely done with that stage of his life after all.

Deciding to quit helped resurrect his career

The episode “My Strange Addiction” of Venus D’Lite ended with a statement that she had returned to being Adam Guerra permanently and had completely given up the impersonation of Madonna (via Daily Mail). However, in an interview with Joseph Shepherd last year, she revealed that her decision to walk away from her was actually He breathed new life into his career.

As a result of the program that announced his retirement, D’Lite revealed that received a lot of support. In addition to the media contacting her, urging her to continue and even asking her to be on her shows, fans from far and wide reached out to tell her how much they connected with her story.

More importantly, they also pointed out something that D’Lite needed to listen. That is, “I was doing something that wasn’t hurting anyone.”

With the exception of a few canceled appearances in August 2020, as revealed in a press release on PR.com, he experienced a health issue after undergoing surgery, today, D’Lite has once again masqueraded as his icon to his heart’s content.

She may have shied away from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” early on, but when it comes to Madonna, her commitment clearly goes further.