Ocasio-Cortez to appear as guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezOvernight Energy: New Interior rule would limit scientific studies agency can consider | Panel battles over tree-planting bill | Trump to resume coal leases on public lands Ocasio-Cortez reads entire Green New Deal into congressional record Ocasio-Cortez meets with 'Roma' star to discuss workers' rights MORE is joining the "Ru-volution," appearing as a guest judge on the upcoming season of "rupaul's Drag Race."

"I pledge allegiance to the drag," the New York Democrat says in a Thursday promo for the reality competition's 12th season.


The appearance makes Ocasio-Cortez — who's an avid fan of the series — the second high-profile lawmaker to make a cameo on the show. Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiTrump passes Pence a dangerous buck Overnight Health Care — Presented by American Health Care Association — Trump taps Pence to lead coronavirus response | Trump accuses Pelosi of trying to create panic | CDC confirms case of 'unknown' origin | Schumer wants .5 billion in emergency funds Stone judge under pressure over calls for new trial MORE (D-Calif.) made an appearance on "RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars" in 2018.

Ocasio-Cortez has said that being a guest on the RuPaul-hosted hit would be her "dream."

"I'm just so thankful that we have a community that can celebrate each other and just find joy in each other and beauty in each other and uplift each other," the progressive freshman said in a live Instagram post last year.

VH1 touted "film, music, television, fashion and political icons" who will also serve as guest judges on the show, premiering Feb. 28, including: Nicki Minaj, Jeff Goldblum, Chaka Khan, Olivia Munn and Robyn and Leslie Jones, among others.