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Amanda Tori Meating is an American drag performer and one of the contestants on the sixteenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Drag Name Origin[]

According to Amanda, her name comes from "[...] all the times I've been called into the boss's office, thinking 'Fuck, I am about to get fired.', but then I walk out with a big fat... promotion."[5] This implies that her name is a pun on the phrase "a mandatory meeting".

Track Record(s)[]

Statistics USA Season 16
Ranking: 12th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep. 5)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 5

Memorable Quotes[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16[]

  • "Wait a second, this place doesn't have a bidet!" (entrance quote)
  • "Good drag." (in response to Q asking what type of drag she does)
  • "You gotta take it all, 'cuz you're not gonna be here that long."
  • "Work, bitch!"
  • "My name is Amanda Tori Meating, the C-E-HOE of S-E-X!"
  • "Have you seen my kitty?"
  • "So the bus IS still running!"
  • "Can I do that again?" (when her wig fell off her head during the Episode 1 runway)
  • "They didn't like my makeup, but I don't like my makeup either."
  • "I didn't do my make up. That was my inner saboteur". (when RuPaul commented on her makeup for the Episode 1 runway look)
  • "I think you're making lots of assumptions that I'm featuring you look-wise!"
  • "It's not for you to get."
  • "I don't care that you don't like my look, baby. I don't like you so far!"
  • "You're definitely setting us up for success." (in response to Jane saying that their fight doesn't mean they can't be friends)
  • "She honestly can eat my fucking ass."
  • "I am doing my best to stay away from Plane Jane, because I don't want to get in trouble for fighting her bitch ass."
  • "Baby, where is this coming from, cause I don't even know you. Like, what's up?"
  • "This bitch is coming for me for no reason, I don't know her, and I didn't ask. So like, who the fuck is this bitch?"
  • "It's a new day in the Werkroom. And I'm feeling pussy. I'm feeling cunt. And I'm doing my best to stay as far away from Plane Jane as possible, because I don't want to get into trouble for fighting her bitch ass."
  • Jane: "We'll see how things play out."
    • Jane: "I think it's safe to say, I'm here to shine like the big, bright star that I am."
    • Amanda: "Well stars are full of gas, baby."
  • "Why are you such a cunt, honestly?"
  • "Bitch, if I had to lip sync tonight, I was ready to do so."
  • "Clock the mug! Clock the mug!"
  • "I'm not like, that cold hearted that I'll be like, "She's dead to me forever," but she's currently still dead to me, like."
  • "Someone told me who I am is wrong, but now I trust myself, I know that I am strong. No, it doesn't matter who hurt me in the past, 'cause now I love on myself. I'm going out, so I can throw this ass." (verse in Courage to Love)
  • "Well, at least I did what I came to do: blow the sound crew!" (exit quote)
  • "I'm definitely taking away sisters for life, except for.. that one bitch." (after being eliminated)
  • "I think who ended up making it to the top three is.. mostly correct. I'm not excited to see Miss Plane Jane up there, but that's just because I'm a bitter bitch and I'm petty." (during the Reunion)
  • "Hearing RuPaul say my name and then the word "Condragulations".. Mama, that's all I've ever needed."
  • "I'd walk in front of that bitch while she's doing all that too! You wanna win?!"

Farewell Message[]

"You are all Fugly SKANKS and I hate every last one of you bitches. Most of all Q. LMAO but actually ily♡ Have fun cleaning this mirror you bitch. You better fucking win so I can at least say the winner sent me to the house."

Trivia[]

  • Amanda is a vegetarian.[6]
  • Amanda was part of a touring production of the musical Kinky Boots and got to perform all over Asia.[6]
  • Amanda is the second Drag Race contestant to use the first name "Amanda", after Amanda Tears.
  • Amanda's astrology signs are Sagittarius sun, Virgo moon and Scorpio rising.[7]
  • Amanda is a wig stylist and has made wigs for RuPaul's Drag Race queens Kerri and Sasha Colby, as well as Beyoncé's music video dancers.[8]
  • Although her location prior to and during Season 16 was Los Angeles, she now lives in New York.
  • Alaska and Willam ran into Amanda at her old job many times when she lived in LA, before her time on Season 16.[9]
  • Amanda came out as transgender on January 30, 2024.[3]
  • As Amanda was walking to untucked after being called safe, Ross Mathews started critiques, and as Amanda was walking out, she yelled "Shut up, stupid!" while doing a Cher impersonation.[10]
  • Although an official Golden Boot Award was not given out on Season 16, her RuVeal Yourself look was awarded an unofficial Golden Boot Award by Season 15 recipient Salina EsTitties, along with the fans.[11]
    • Her Faster Pussycat, Wig, Wig look also came in second place.
  • Amanda won the Golden Boot Award during the live taping of Season 16's "Bring Back My Girls" reunion at RuPaul's DragCon LA 2024.
  • Amanda and Dawn won the "Bffs 4ever award" at the wowie award at drag con LA 2024

Gallery[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16 Looks[]

Filmography[]

TV[]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2024 RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 16) Self Contestant (Placed 12th)

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