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Angeria Paris VanMicheals is an American drag performer and one of the contestants of the fourteenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Angeria would later return to compete on the ninth season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars.

About[]

This southern belle from ATL will light up any room with her charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent. An old-school pageant queen, "Angie" is here to serve fierce fashion and face with a country charm you can't help but fall in love with.[6]

Drag Name Origin[]

Angeria got her first name from a girl she went to college with. Her name was Angera, but to make it fancier, she added an "I" before the "A".[7]

Track Record(s)[]

Statistics USA Season 14 USA All Stars
Season 9
Ranking: 3rd-5th Place TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 2, 4) 3 (Eps. 1, 6, 7)
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 2) TBA
Times as Team Captain: 0 TBA
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 10, 14) N/A
Episode Eliminated: Episode 16 TBA

Memorable Quotes[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14[]

  • "The name's Angeria, but you can call me Angie. Now, let's make it shake, honey!" (entrance quote)
  • "I am the southern belle from ATL."
  • "Kornbread...she looks like a good time, but girl miss thing got on a Mary J. Blige wig"
  • "I'll ballad you to death."
  • "I feel like I'm watching a clown at a birthday party, and I mean that in the best way. I mean that in the best way, because that's what she's going for... I think." (about Daya Betty's talent show)
  • ”You gonna make me knock you right on up outta this chair.” (to Lady Camden after jokingly mocking her accent)
  • "Look on the bright side! You've really grown... a lot!" (to Deja in the acting challenge)
  • "Let me tell you something, you ugly bitch." (to Deja in the acting challenge)
  • "This is not RuPaul's Southern Hospitality Race!" (in the acting challenge)
  • "Girl, the only fur I see, bitch, is the fur on your legs, bitch." (to Kerri about her Chaps on the Runway outfit)
  • "Daya Betty. Condragulations, my dear! You are America's Next... Crystal Methyd." (to Daya Betty in Reading is Fundamental)
  • "The dia version of Lizzo herself, its Dulcé Sloan, baby how you feeling? OK as hell? (to Dulcé Sloan in the Ross Matthews Roast)
  • "Lady Camel Toe. Next time you wanna be masculine on the runway, leave the moustache at home; your jawline is enough." (to Lady Camden in Reading is Fundamental)
  • ”♪ Check! From the country to the silver screen, it’s Angie bitch, livin’ out my dreams. I was always taught to walk with grace. Confidence, poise and tons of face. I’ve never been afraid to live out loud, just wanted to make my daddy proud. And at the end of the day I'ma always slay, never let a bitch take my shine away! ♪" (Verse in Catwalk)

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 8[]

  • "Oh, I'm back! I'm home!" (Lip Sync Assassin entrance quote)

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 9[]

  • "The name's Angeria, but you can call me Angie 2.0, bitch!" (entrance quote)
  • "Gottmik, when it comes to having talent you aint Gott much" (to Gottmik in the reading challenge)
  • "Get off of me!" (to Gottmik after she cut her)
  • "Im pretty sure it's a man!" (as Marla Gibbs in The Snatch Game of Love)
  • "Snip snip, bitch!"

Extras[]

  • "I think when people first meet me, I think they say 'oh my god, he is so lovely', and then I open my mouth, and then they say 'this bitch is country as hell'."
  • "Girl, I'm on Drag Race. Sounds good when I say it too."
  • "There are a lot of strange things about me... yeah. Those things will be left for behind closed doors conversations, mhm."
  • "Don't need to hire you no makeup artist or nothing! I mean I would charge for it, you know, don't nothing come cheap."
  • "Lord, have mercy... Lord, if you are there, just know that I do not want to go home first." (after being asked what she's most scared of in the competition)
  • "My spirit animal is Diana Ross, just like RuPaul." (Meet the Queens)

Trivia[]

  • Angeria first started watching RuPaul's Drag Race on the fourth episode of the first season, after her friend told her about the show on the school bus.[8]
  • Angeria worked full-time as an Uber driver for two years prior to appearing on RuPaul's Drag Race, and worked overtime to finance her runway package after finding out she was cast on the show.[9]
  • Angeria's first drag name was Malayshia Ray Payne.[10]
  • Angeria is the third queen of the entire franchise to win both the mini and main challenge of her premiere episode, after Raja on Season 3 and BenDeLaCreme on All Stars 3.
  • Angeria is the ninth African-American contestant to win the second episode in consecutive seasons, after Shangela (in AS3), The Vixen (in S10), Monét X Change (in AS4), Yvie Oddly (in S11), Jaida Essence Hall (in S12), Shea Couleé (in AS5), Symone (in S13) and Ra'Jah O'Hara (in AS6).
  • Angeria was the first queen to win two challenges on Season 14.
  • Angeria is the first queen on Season 14 to win both a mini and maxi challenge in the same episode.
  • Angeria is the fifth contestant to impersonate a previous contestant on Snatch Game, after Max and Violet Chachki on Season 7, and Aja and Nina Bo'nina Brown on Season 9.
  • Angeria is the second RuGirl to have "Paris" as a drag middle name, after Mariah Paris Balenciaga, though there is no relation between the two.
  • Angeria along with Bosco and Daya Betty are the first to be part of a triple elimination in the finale. Resulting in Angeria’s placement being 3rd/4th/5th.
  • Angeria is Tamisha Iman's drag granddaughter.[11]
  • Angeria is the second Season 14 queen to return as a Lip Sync Assassin on All Stars 8, following Jasmine Kennedie who returned in the previous episode in a lip sync against Jimbo.
  • Angeria won the first challenge of both of their seasons.
  • Angeria is the first person to be cut more than once on All Stars 9.
    • She is the second contestant to be cut/blocked twice, after Jinkx Monsoon in All Stars 7.
    • She is the earliest person to be cut/blocked more than once, having been cut for the second time in Episode 4, while Jinkx was blocked for the second time in Episode 6.
    • She is the only queen to be cut/blocked three times.

Gallery[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14 Looks[]

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 8[]

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 8 Looks[]

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 9[]

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 9 Looks[]

Videos[]

Filmography[]

TV[]

Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2022 RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 14) Self Contestant (Placed 3rd/4th/5th) [12]
RuPaul's Drag Race Untucked (Season 13)
2023 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (Season 8) Lip Sync Assassin (Ep. 6)
2024 RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars (Season 9) Self Contestant (Placed TBA)

External Links[]

References[]

  1. Tweet by Angeriavm | Twitter — May 8, 2022
  2. Angeria's Website | www.angeriaqueen.com
  3. 3.0 3.1 Places Lived of angeriaray.payne | Facebook
  4. Post by angeriavm | Instagram — July 25, 2021
  5. [1]
  6. RuPaul's Drag Race | VH1
  7. RuPaul's Drag Race — Season 14; Episode 2: "Big Opening No. 2" | VH1 — January 14, 2022
  8. Meet the Queens of Season 14! | YouTube — December 03, 2021
  9. https://twitter.com/Angeriavm/status/1766727376728436889
  10. Post by angeriaray.payne | Facebook — July 28, 2018
  11. Post by tamisha_iman | Instagram — May 17, 2022
  12. Meet the Sickening Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 14 | Out — December 2, 2021

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