Top 10 Wins and Fails from RuPaul's Drag Race Roasts As chosen by Pinkswag customers

Top 10 Wins and Fails from                                                             RuPaul's Drag Race Roasts As chosen by Pinkswag customers

RuPaul's Drag Race is known for its glitz, glamour, and hilarious comedy challenges, with the roast episodes standing out as fan favourites. These moments can make or break a queen, leading to unforgettable wins and cringe-worthy fails. Let’s take a trip down memory lane and look at the top 10 wins and fails from RuPaul's Drag Race roasts.

Top 5 Wins (In no Order)

1. Bianca Del Rio's Roast Masterclass

Bianca Del Rio, in Season 6, delivered a masterclass in roasting, showcasing her razor-sharp wit and impeccable timing. Her ability to blend humor with just the right amount of shade set the standard for all future roasts on the show.

"I will show you versatility when Santino wins a sowing competition and Visage wears a F**king turtleneck, AIN'T GONNA HAPPEN!" 


2. Peppermint Charismatic Comedy

Season 9’s Peppermint combined charisma, uniqueness, nerve, and talent, proving that comedy could be both hilarious and heartfelt. Peppermint roast was a standout, leaving judges and contestants alike in stitches.

"It's a great book Michelle, said no one" 


3. Jinxx Monsoon's Underdog Surprise

Jinxx Monsoon, in Season 5 and All Stars 7, surprised everyone with her roast performance, turning her underdog status upside down. Her roast was not only funny but showed her quick-witted comedy chops, earning her a well-deserved win.

"Yvie Oddly's dick is so big, when I was doing a line of coke off it I had time to stop and realise, I've become my mother"

4. Alaska’s Clever Comebacks

In Season 5, Alaska struck the perfect balance between humour and sass, delivering clever comebacks and one-liners that resonated with the audience and demonstrated her comedic talent.

"Leslie Jordon is the only person on earth to have f**ked more gay men that Michelle Visage

5. Ella Vaday - Hello He's, She's, They's and Michelle Visage 

Ella Vaday, during the Season 3 roast, showcased her ability to roast, delivering a performance that was both polished and hysterically funny, solidifying her status as a comedy queen.

"If you enjoyed that I've been Ella Vaday, if you didn't I've been Vanity Milan's greasy arse face"


Top 5 Fails (In no Order)

1. Phi Phi O’Hara's Roast Disaster

Season 4’s Phi Phi O'Hara had a roast performance that was memorable for all the wrong reasons. Her delivery was awkward, and the jokes fell flat, making it one of the show's most notorious fails.

2. Valentina’s Roast Struggle

In Season 9, Valentina faced a tough time during her roast, proving that even the most beautiful queens can stumble when it comes to stand-up comedy. Her performance was tense, with her jokes not landing as intended.

3. Farrah Moan's Roast Misstep

Farrah Moan in Season 9 struggled with timing and delivery during her roast, leading to an uncomfortable performance that lacked the punch needed to make the jokes land.


4. Krystal Versace Roast Fail

Season 3’s The Krystal had a hard time finding the right balance in her roast, with her aggressive approach turning RuPaul and the audience of queen throwing jokes back at her, missing the mark on the humor that a roast requires.

"Ru has complimented me on being gorgeous and young and good at what I do"

"NOT ANYMORE!" Ru Paul replied.

5. Gia Gunn's Awkward Attempt

Gia Gunn in All Stars 4 delivered a roast that was more awkward than amusing. Her roast was a series of missed opportunities, with jokes that often crossed the line from funny to just plain uncomfortable.

In the world of RuPaul's Drag Race, the roast challenges are a true test of a queen's comedic abilities. While some queens rise to the occasion and leave a lasting impression, others falter under the pressure, giving us moments of both triumph and tragedy that remain iconic in the show’s history.


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