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RuPaul dedicates his record breaking Emmy win to the late Chi Chi DeVayne

RuPaul has gone and earned himself another Emmy. The pop culture icon won the Creative Arts Emmy for Host For A Reality Or Competition Program. This is his fifth consecutive win. Due to the ongoing pandemic, this year’s reception was hosted virtually but RuPaul was able to accept his award – in full glam of course – in a pre-recorded acceptance speech. “On behalf of VH1, World of Wonder and our incredible cast and crew I want to thank the academy for this great honour. I’ve always said, every time I…

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Drag Race star Chi Chi DeVayne reveals pneumonia diagnosis

Chi Chi DeVayne has been diagnosed with pneumonia. The fan-favourite performer, who is best known for appearing on RuPaul’s Drag Race season eight, as well as the third season of All Stars, asked fans to pray for her as she returned to hospital. Chi Chi – birth name Zavion Davenport – was admitted in July with suspected kidney failure, saying she had trouble with her breathing and “high blood pressure”. She was discharged a few days later, but in a new video posted to Instagram, the star revealed that her…

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Drag Race legend Chi Chi DeVayne tragically passes away, age 34

Chi Chi DeVayne has sadly passed away. The legendary drag performer died on Thursday (20 August) at the age of 34 following a battle with pneumonia, according to friends and family who posted their condolences on social media. Chi Chi – birth name Zavion Davenport – was best known for appearing on the eighth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, where she placed fourth, and the third season of All Stars, where she placed eighth. Her loveable personality and high-energy performances, especially her now-iconic lip-sync to Jennifer Holliday’s And I Am…

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Love Is Blind star Carlton Morton shares heartfelt tribute to ex-boyfriend Chi Chi DeVayne

“I hate that my biggest nightmare has come true.” Carlton Morton has paid tribute to Chi Chi DeVayne. In a heartfelt Instagram post, the reality star – best known for his role on Netflix’s Love Is Blind – revealed that he was in a relationship with the beloved performer years before she shot to fame on the eighth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. “I will miss you insanely, Zavion Michael Davenport,” he wrote. “We spoke a few weeks ago and we joked like always. You were one of my first…

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