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DeJa Skye is the stage name of Willie Redman,[1][2] a drag performer and one of the contestants of the fourteenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race.

About

This pastel princess prides herself on embracing all her curves and swerves. DeJa is known for her bold, colorful drag aesthetic and design skills. She's a sweetheart, but she has killer lip sync skills, so watch out for her![7]

Drag Name Origin

DeJa's drag name originates from Beyoncé's song "Deja Vu" and the crush she had on the character Skye in the kids' show The Puzzle Place.[4]

Track Record(s)

DeJa Skye
Season Competed: Season 14
Ranking: 6th/7th Place
(Double Elimination)
Maxi Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 10)
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times in Bottom: 2 (Eps. 2, 13)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 13

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 14

  • "Alright, season 14. Let's get thickening!" (Entrance quote)
  • "I'm just rolling like rotisserie chicken."
  • "This is very emotional for me because I was born at a very young age. This first two years of my life, I couldn't even walk. I couldn't even fend for myself. There would be times- I remember it so well- there would be times that I would wake up, and there would just be shit in my pants!" (during the Acting Challenge)
  • "Yell at me again, I'm gonna beat your ass." (to Daya Betty)
  • "YEAH!" (as Lil' Jon in Snatch Game)
  • "This next queen needs no introduction."
  • "It's 13 as of yesterday, thank you!" (referring to Kornbreads read in the reunion reading challenge)

Extras

  • "I can not do hair, oh my god, I do not have the patience!"
  • "The drag scene in Fresno is small but mighty, much like my waist."
  • "Don't ask me to do splits, I don't have an AARP yet."
  • "I love anime porn. I can't help it!"
  • "I hate condiments."

Farewell Message

TBA

Trivia

  • DeJa started doing drag on July 6, 2011.[6]
  • When competing on Season 14, DeJa was the oldest member of the cast at 31 years old.
  • DeJa is the fifth contestant from all the Drag Race franchise to be the single contestant to receive positive critiques in a main challenge, after Scarlett BoBo on Season 1 of Canada's Drag Race, Janey Jacké on Season 1 of Drag Race Holland, Anita Wigl'it on Season 1 of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under and Scarlet Adams in the same season.
    • She is the second to accomplish this before the last competitive episode, after Anita Wigl'it. Coincidentally, both accomplish this during Snatch Game.
  • DeJa is the first queen to have immunity in a regular season of Drag Race since Alyssa Edwards in Season 5.
    • Coincidentally, Alyssa's immunity saved her because of her bad performance in the Snatch Game, while DeJa was granted immunity for the following episode after being the only queen to not perform badly in the Snatch Game.
  • DeJa is the first queen to be sent home by the queen she sent home earlier in the season (Daya Betty).

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 6th/7th) [3]

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Account of Dskye101 | Venmo
  2. 2.0 2.1 Local drag queens educate children | Fresno State Focus — April 23, 2018
  3. 3.0 3.1 Meet the Sickening Queens of 'RuPaul's Drag Race' Season 14 | Out — December 2, 2021
  4. 4.0 4.1 Meet the Queens of Season 14! | YouTube — December 03, 2021
  5. Post by dejafish | Facebook — April 22, 2020
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 The Divine Diva: Deja Skye | DragAdventures — March 05, 2018
  7. RuPaul's Drag Race | VH1

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