The Queen of Drag has left the building… for now.
Fans were in a tizzy this past month when RuPaul disappeared from Twitter. Then he scrubbed his Instagram account too.
Some fans believe RuPaul left the social media platforms in an effort to hide several old posts from 2013 that showed him wearing a Confederate flag skirt with the caption, “The South will rise again!” Others attempted to point out the drag star also wore a Confederate flag dress in the hit cult film, Too Wong Foo.
The theory that RuPaul was hacked is seeming increasingly unlikely, as the star hasn’t returned to social media in nearly a month.
To make matters even more confusing, Drag Race judge Michelle Visage followed suit and also left the platform, but hinted as to why on Instagram, where she is still active: