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“RuPaul’s Drag Race” Star Kerri Colby Wears the Precise Versace Costume Worn by J Lo


Many have worn iterations of Jennifer Lopez’s famed palm-print Versace costume through the years, however not so many have gotten their palms on the multi-hyphenate’s actual items. Effectively, on Friday’s episode of “RuPaul’s Drag Race”‘s 14th season, queen Kerri Colby wore the up to date model of Lopez’s robe for her “Night time of 1000 J Los” runway look. Colby’s huge second marks the primary time a queen has worn the precise costume for his or her “impressed by” look within the historical past of the present.

“J Lo has all the time impressed me with regard to me coming into my transition,” Colby instructed POPSUGAR, which made strolling within the particular costume “so emotional.” She added, “I gained, and I did it in f*cking Versace. Like, who can say that? . . . It is only a dream.” The contestant borrowed the piece from her good friend, who she knew was in possession of each J Lo’s unique Grammys costume from 2000 and her sexier 2019 model at Milan Vogue Week. Whereas Colby introduced each to the “RuPaul’s” set, she in the end selected “the extra obnoxious, louder, extra Versace signature” revival.

She continued, “I actually manifested strolling in style again after I was just a little child that wasn’t understood, with little towels and sheets, throwing them round trying all fairly. I’d normally get spanked for that. However I needed to show my trauma into triumph. I needed to put on one thing that actually validated me in a means, in with the ability to be myself and be seen, and present who I’m and who I labored to be.” Forward, get a more in-depth have a look at Colby and Lopez carrying the identical iconic costume.