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Brita Filter, mononymously known as Brita on the show, is an American drag performer and one of the Season 12 contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Name Origin[]

"Well, my name is Brita, 'cause I met this girl name Brita and I was like 'Oh, it's like that, y'know, water thing'. And so I decided to be anything but pure. Just be Brita!"

Track Record(s)[]

Brita
Statistics USA Season 12
Ranking: 9th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom: 3 (Eps. 4, 6, 7)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 7

Memorable Quotes[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12[]

  • "Here we go sis...y'all thirsty? *gulps cocktail*" (entrance quote)
  • "My name is Brita and I am THE QUEEN of New York City."
  • "Everyone who knows drag in New York City knows who Brita is."
  • "Most people think I'm like a big ol' black lady, but I'm a Polynesian princess."
  • "Out of drag I'm definitely Maui, and then at night I turn into Moana."
  • "I can't wait to see all these other girls that I'm gonna beat."
  • "Work bitch, slay motha' goose, motha' God, hey!" (commenting on Widow's entrance look)
  • "I KNOW THAT BITCH!" (After seeing Jackie Cox enter the Werk Room)
  • "Lookin' at these hoes, you can tell I'm the one. 'Cause they be givin' up and I ain't even done! I came here to win and I ain't leavin' 'till I won it, while I'm snatching crowns I'ma have a lotta fun! It's Brita, bitch, I'ma say it again (Say my name!), if you don't remember better grab a pen. B-R-I-T-A, that's the end. I'm a fiercer bitch than you've ever been!" (verse in "I'm That Bitch")
  • "I was working hard while you were sleeping!" (During an argument with Aiden Zhane in Untucked)
  • "I'mma leave this: You Brita work, bitch!" (exit quote)
  • "And that brings me to Dahlia. You sure talk a big game for someone who came in 13th place on a 12-person season!" (during the Reunion's Reading is Fundamental)
  • "This is Season 12, bitch!" (during the Reunion, when everyone is fighting)
  • "Come through fun size!" (during the Reunion)

Trivia[]

  • Brita was forced to use her first name mononymously, as Brita Filter refers to the company of the first name, and the products they design.
  • Brita was on "Shade: Queens of NYC", where she had the lead role.
    • She was also on the web series "Daniel's Desk" for a single episode as a Cameo with Monét X Change.
  • Brita is a National Drag Ambassador for Drag Out The Vote along with Cynthia Lee Fontaine.[2]
  • Brita is the first contestant ever in Drag Race herstory to be of Polynesian descent, making her also the first contestant of Tongan descent in the franchise.
    • This makes her the first contestant of Indigenous Oceanian descent in the franchise overall as well.
  • Brita was both the first queen to enter the Werk Room and walk on the runway on Season 12.
  • Brita is the Drag Aunt of her fellow Season 12 competitor, Jan, and Canada's Drag Race contestant, Lemon and the drag sister of Season 9 contestant, Alexis Michelle, season 10 contestant, Dusty Ray Bottoms and Season 13 contestant, Rosé.
  • Every time Brita lip-synced, Gigi Goode won the main challenge.
  • Brita's main inspiration for her drag is Bob The Drag Queen, jokingly stating during the Season 12 Press Week that she wants to be Bob The Drag Queen but with better make-up.
  • Brita is a legend in New York despite being relatively new at drag.
  • Brita's drag daughter is Lagoona Bloo, who is a member of the singing group, Stephanie's Child, along with Season 12's Jan and Season 13's Rosé.
  • Brita revealed in a podcast that her and Season 13 contestant Tina Burner do not get along.
  • Brita deactivated all her social media during the backlash of Episode 5, where many people sent her hate and death threats. A few weeks later, she re-activated her social media. As for August 27th, she deactivated them all except her Instagram, as her assistant will take over it while she seeks help for her mental health. It was later revealed that this all culminated in an overdose on cocaine, Tito's and any other drug she could find. She then relocated to Oahu, Hawaii to focus on recovery.[3]
    • Since then, she has now relocated back to New York City.
  • Her track record is very similar to Chi Chi DeVayne's on All Stars 3.

Gallery[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12 Looks[]

RuPaul's Drag Race Bring Back My Ghouls[]

Videos[]

Season 12[]

Others[]

Filmography[]

TV[]

  • (2017) Shade: Queens of NYC, lead role on Season 1
  • (2020) RuPaul's Drag Race, on Season 12

Web Series[]

  • (2020) Untucked, on Season 12
  • (20??) Daniel's Desk, Cameo.

Discography[]

Appearances[]

  • (2020) "Im That Bitch" by RuPaul ft. RuPaul's Drag Race Season 12 Cast

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