This time last year, no one could have known that a missing Atlanta queen could work out so well – for her, for gay Atlanta, and for “RuPaul’s Drag Race.” Now another local lovely is AWOL and tongues are wagging.
It’s been a year since we told you Violet Chachki, well known in Atlanta circles but not the “RuPaul” winner trotting the globe today, was likely in L.A. filming Season 7 of the show. Not in Ecuador. And it was a long road until … well, you know what happened.
Now another Georgia queen with Atlanta roots may be on the same boat to South America. Dax – aka Dax Clamation and Dax ExclamationPoint (photos) – posted her last social media missive on July 5.
Dax was a favorite in gay Atlanta for raising fabulous drag to an art, serving long and leggy at fundraisers (right) or alternaqueer events, and an all-around bigger-than-life personality. Now the native Atlantan calls Savannah home and brings the Legendary Children vibe to our Southern sisters.
That is, when the Divine D is not missing in action. Like Chachki, a near-daily flood of posts just stopped cold after a final post. Of course, that could mean anything, but we’re not the only ones whose minds jump to “Drag Race.”
The RuPaul’s Drag Race sub-Reddit that called the whole cast last year is on the case again. The RPDR NancyDrews currently have Dax on the second-highest tier of possibilities for Season 8, but commenters say she should be bumped up to the Likely List.
Atlanta’s Legendary Children troupe thinks so too.
Playing coy, but they might actually know. Or not, but still: Those Reddit bitches are all over that shit. Rest assured, we will stay tuned and keep you abreast of the Season 8 situation. Since the beginning and for every Atlanta queen who’s come to pass on the show so far, it’s kind of our thing.