Ocasio-Cortez to appear as guest judge on 'RuPaul's Drag Race'
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTexas man charged for alleged role in Capitol riots, online death threats to Ocasio-Cortez DC residents jumped at opportunity to pay for meals for National Guardsmen Tensions running high after gun incident near House floor 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 PelosiBiden attends first church service as president in DC, stops at local bagel shop More hands needed on the nuclear football Sunday shows preview: All eyes on Biden administration to tackle coronavirus 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.