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Cara Melle is an American drag performer and one of the contestants on the fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK.

Drag Name Origin[]

Her name may be a pun on the food "caramel".

Track Record(s)[]

Cara Melle
Seasons Competed: UK Season 5
Ranking: 6th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3)
Top 2 Placements: 1 (Ep. 1)
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom Two: 2 (Eps. 4, 7)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 7

Memorable Quotes[]

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 5[]

  • "Kneel for your goddess." (entrance quote)
  • "Oh, Pangina, Pangina, Pangina... I'll give you something to cry about!"
  • "I don't owe you anything, I don't owe you an example. I don't owe you this."
  • ♪ "Sweet, salty, sticky, if you're nasty. I'm your action she-ro, sci-fi fantasy. Miss Melle's a sexy queen, I know misgendering has got to go. Black trans lives matter everyday!" ♪ (Verse in Don't Ick My Yum)
  • "You get the badge, and then you turn into a bitch." (responding to Ginger Johnson)
  • "Baby, I love lamb, so let's make some lamb chops... How 'bout that?!"
  • "I feel half bad, 'cause I think we grew to actually like each other. However, the other half of me is saying, 'Ding dong! The witch is dead.'" (after Banksie's elimination)
  • "I should've made miss thang be one of the pop divas!" (after Ginger won with the role she wanted)
  • "I am Dionne Warwick, and you're welcome for my presence!" (as Dionne Warwick in Snatch Game)
  • "Well, no I'm not. But shall we move on?" (as Dionne Warwick in Snatch Game)
  • "I've one last thing to say... you're welcome for my presence." (exit quote)



RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 5[]

RuPaul's Drag Race UK Season 5 Looks[]



Year Title Role Notes Ref.
2023 RuPaul's Drag Race UK (Season 5) Self Contestant (Placed 6th) [3]

External Links[]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Cara Melle's Meet The Queens Video | Twitter — September 11, 2023
  2. File:CaraMelleBirthdaySC.jpg | RuPaul's Drag Race Wiki — September 12, 2023
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Meet the RuPaul's Drag Race UK series 5 Queens | BBC — September 11, 2023
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  5. 5.0 5.1 UK5 Gay Times Interview | Gay Times — September 15, 2023
  6. Slay (2024) | IMDb — March 22, 2024
  7. Bring Back My Girls RuPaul’s Drag Race UK Season 5 | WOW Presents Plus — June 17, 2024