'Drag Race' teases first look at guest judge Ocasio-Cortez
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-CortezAlexandria Ocasio-CortezTrump will soon be out of office — but polarization isn't going anywhere Trump tweets Thanksgiving criticism of NFL QBs for kneeling Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year MORE's "rupaul's Drag Race" dream is about to come true — with the New York Democrat poised to appear on this week's episode as a guest judge.

ITK has an exclusive first look at the House freshman — an avid fan of the VH1 series — striking a pose alongside the reality competition's namesake.

Ocasio-Cortez makes her debut on the show on Friday, in which the contestants compete in a "Rusical" dedicated to pop icon Madonna.


In a promo for the show, Ocasio-Cortez is dubbed "the judge America needs right now." The 30-year-old lawmaker is seen doling out encouraging words to one of the contestants, saying, "There's no reason for you to be uncertain right now."

Ocasio-Cortez has said making a cameo on the RuPaul-hosted hit would be her "dream."

Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiGovernors take heat for violating their own coronavirus restrictions Spending deal clears obstacle in shutdown fight Ocasio-Cortez, Cruz trade jabs over COVID-19 relief: People 'going hungry as you tweet from' vacation MORE (D-Calif.) made an appearance on "RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars" in 2018.