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Alyssa Hunter is the stage name of Joshua Enrique Ortolaza Resto,[1] a drag performer and one of the contestants of the fourteenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

About

The huntress is on the prowl! As one of the most celebrated pageant queens from Puerto Rico, Alyssa knows her way around a runway and delivers stunning looks wherever she goes. She's here to prove that not only can she give a fierce lewk, but she has the performance chops to bring the crown back to her hometown.[6]

Drag Name Origin

Alyssa's drag name is inspired by Miss USA winner Alyssa Campanella as well as Alyssa Edwards, while she lifted her last name from Miss Contenential winner Danielle Hunter.[7]

Track Record(s)

Alyssa Hunter
Seasons Competed: Season 14
Ranking: 13th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep. 4)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 4

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14

  • "Hola... I hope you guys are ready to be slayed, 'cause it's hunting season bitches!" (Entrance Quote)
  • "Bitch, I always look good!"
  • "Bosco looked like an angry Minnie Mouse for me, yeah.” (referring to Bosco's entrance look)
  • "Again, baby, what's happening?" (referring to Willow's glasses falling again)
  • "My first time here, and I'm gonna die today."
  • "Willow Pill? Oh fuck, I thought it was Willow Pillow."
  • Bosco: "Hi, beauty! I'm Bosco."
    • Alyssa: "Nice to meet you. I'm from Puerto Rico!"
  • "From Puerto Rico, and now, from the world. Love you!" (exit quote)
  • "Daya you... you are the bitch."

Extras

  • "It's me, Alyssa Hunter, and I am 50 years old- no, just kidding, I'm 26."
  • "Puerto Rican queens? Bitch, you beter watch out, because Puerto Rican queens... we're serving it, always!"
  • "I'm a fierce bitch, and if you love it, watch me, because you'll see it."
  • "The biggest misconception about me is that I'm a little bitch - which I am - but with those who deserve it."

Farewell Message

“Believe In Your Self “Perrasss” ❤️ 💋 Your Latina Queen”

Trivia

  • Alyssa entered her first pageant at 16 years old, and ended up winning. She lied about her age while competing, saying that she was 18.[5]
  • Alyssa and Daya Betty have the same birthday.
  • Her track record is similar to season 12's Rock M. Sakura and season 7's Jasmine Masters.
  • Alyssa and her father came out to each other within the same conversation.
    • At age 12, after her parents divorced, she came out to her father who in turn also revealed his homosexuality, which she discussed on Whatcha Packin’. [8]
    • In the same Whatcha Packin’, she revealed that her mother competed in Miss Puerto Rico the year before she was born.
  • In her lip sync against Kerri Colby, she had a failed money gun prop.
  • Like her namesake and inspiration Alyssa Edwards, Alyssa was also eliminated on an Acting Challenge.
  • Alyssa is the only queen from Season 14 to have lip synced once the entire season.
  • Alyssa was going to portray Shakira, Sofia Vergara, or Camille Anderson on Snatch Game.[9]
  • At a Roscoe's Tavern Viewing Party, Alyssa claimed that she had been shortlisted for Season 12 and had even received a call from producers, but ultimately the producers selected Nicky Doll over her. [10]

Gallery

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14 Looks

Videos

Filmography

TV

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 14) Self Contestant (Placed 13th) [3]

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 (ESDRAG DESIGN…IS THAT EVEN A THING? | Command Z Podcast
  2. Places Lived of alyssa.hunter.9210 | Facebook
  3. 3.0 3.1 Meet the Sickening Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 14 | Out — December 2, 2021
  4. Post by thealyssahunter | Instagram — February 19, 2021
  5. 5.0 5.1 Meet the Queens of Season 14! | YouTube — December 03, 2021
  6. RuPaul's Drag Race | VH1
  7. RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14 Cast Interviews | Entertainment Weekly — December 2, 2021
  8. Whatcha Packin’ | YouTube — January 28, 2022
  9. Whatcha Packin’ | YouTube — January 28, 2022
  10. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HdCrttRQXlQ 15:50

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