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The second season of Drag Race France was officially announced by the director of antennas and programs of France Télévisions, Stéphane Sitbon-Gomez, on August 11, 2022.[2]

On October 7, 2022, casting for the second season opened with a deadline of October 31.[3]

On January 26, 2023, it was confirmed in a post by the official Drag Race France Instagram account that Daphné Bürki and Kiddy Smile would be returning as regular judges alongside Nicky Doll who would be returning as host and judge.[4]

On June 1, 2023, the cast was officially revealed.[5] On June 8, "Meet The Queen" interviews titled Qu'on me ramène mes nouvelles reines ! premiered and continued to air in between programs on France 2 from June 26 to 30.[6][7] On June 6, a premiere date of June 30 was announced.[8] Additionally, an aftershow in the style of The Pit Stop hosted by Season 1 winner Paloma titled Drama Queens, chez Paloma was announced to be airing after every episode.[9]

On July 17, 2023, the official Drag Race France Twitter account announced registration to attend the live finale at the Grand Rex on August 20 would open the following day.[10]

The winner won a crown and scepter from Carré Y valued at €40,000, a trip for two to New York City at a five-star hotel and tickets to a Broadway Show, a feature on the cover of ELLE France[11] and a one-year supply of MAC Cosmetics.

The winner of the second season of Drag Race France was Keiona with Sara Forever placing as runner-up with Moon winning Miss Congeniality.

About The Show

After a LE-GEN-DAIRE first season, Drag Race France is finally back! 11 new queens will make their first steps in the Werkroom and show the world their art! Between Mini and Maxi challenges, runways, performances, and lip sync battles, the queens of this new season will have to show all the facets of their personalities! Each week, Nicky Doll will be joined by Daphné Burki, Kiddy Smile, and prestigious artists to judge this colorful competition. Who will take the crown this season and succeed Paloma?

La plus grande compétition de drag queens au monde revient en France pour une saison 2 ! Nicky Doll, la plus iconique des drag queens françaises, recherche sa nouvelle reine ! Pour l’aider dans sa mission. Daphné Bürki et Kiddy Smile sont à ses côtés et reforment ainsi le jury de Drag Race France ! A travers mini et maxi défis, défilés et lip syncs LÉ-GEN-DAIRES, 11 queens rivalisent de talents dans tous les domaines : mode, musique, humour….mais une seule sera la reine !

Contestants

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(Biographical information stated from during time of contest)

Rank Contestant Photo Age[5] Location[12] Ep. 1 Ep. 2 Ep. 3 Ep. 4 Ep. 5 Ep. 6 Ep. 7 Ep. 8 Ep. 9
Rumix Talent
Show
Improv Snatch
Game
Rusical Ball Girl
Groups
Make
Over
Finale
1st
(Winner)
Keiona KeionaAltPromo2 31 Paris HIGH HIGH HIGH HIGH WIN
Mini
Chall.
Winner
WIN HIGH HIGH WINNER
2nd
(Runner-up)
Sara Forever SaraForeverAltPromo2 33 Bordeaux WIN HIGH WIN LOW SAFE BTM2 WIN WIN RUNNER
UP
3rd/4th Mami Watta MamiWattaAltPromo2 24 Saint-Denis SAFE LOW LOW SAFE SAFE HIGH HIGH
Mini
Chall.
Winner
LOW
Mini
Chall.
Winner
ELIM
Punani PunaniAltPromo2 32 Paris HIGH
Mini
Chall.
Winner
SAFE SAFE WIN BTM2 HIGH
Mini
Chall.
Winner
HIGH BTM2 ELIM
5th
(Orig. 8th)
Piche PicheAltPromo2 26 Arles SAFE WIN SAFE
Mini
Chall.
Winner
ELIM RTRN ELIM GUEST
6th Cookie Kunty CookieKuntyAltPromo2 29 Paris SAFE BTM2 BTM2 SAFE
Mini
Chall.
Winner
HIGH WIN ELIM GUEST
7th
(Quit & Miss
Sympathie
)
Moon MoonAltPromo2 31 Geneva,
Switzerland
SAFE SAFE
Mini
Chall.
Winner
SAFE HIGH
Mini
Chall.
Winner
HIGH BTM2
+
QUIT
MISS
CON
8th Ginger Bitch GingerBitchAltPromo2 44 Nice LOW HIGH HIGH BTM2 ELIM OUT GUEST
9th Kitty Space KittySpaceAltPromo2 27 Lyon BTM2 SAFE ELIM OUT GUEST
10th Vespi VespiAltPromo2 23 Lille SAFE ELIM OUT GUEST
11th Rose RoseAltPromo2 32 Paris ELIM OUT GUEST
The contestant won Drag Race France.
The contestant was a runner-up.
The contestant won the maxi challenge.
The contestant was one of the best but did not win the maxi challenge.
The contestant was one of the worst but did not place in the bottom.
The contestant placed in the bottom and won the Lip Sync for your life.
The contestant placed in the bottom, lost the Lip Sync for your life, and was eliminated.
The contestant was one of the worst and did not need to lip sync due to another contestant quitting.
The contestant was one of the worst, but quit the competition before the lip sync.
The contestant appeared as a guest, but was out of the running.
The contestant was voted Miss Congeniality by the contestants.
The contestant won the comeback lip sync and returned to the competition.
The eliminated contestant did not win re-entry into the competition.

Episodes

Series # Episode # Episode Title Airdate
9 1

A Lé-Gen-Daire Return

Un retour LÉ-GEN-DAIRE

June 30, 2023
10 2

It's Show Night

C'est show ce soir

July 7, 2023
11 3

Motor, Dragtion!

Moteur, dragtion !

July 14, 2023
12 4

Snatch Game - France Season 2

Le Snatch Game

July 21, 2023
13 5

The Musidrag

Le Bossu de Notre Drag

July 28, 2023
14 6 Time Ball August 4, 2023
15 7

Showtime!

Showtime !

August 11, 2023
16 8

Queen Twice Over

Plutôt deux fois queen

August 18, 2023
17 9

Grand Finale - France Season 2

La Grande Finale

August 25, 2023

Episode 1: "A Lé-Gen-Daire Return"

Airdate: June 30, 2023

Synopsis:

It's the first day in the Werkroom! In this episode, 11 new queens join the race and record Drag Race France's first anthem "We are légendaires" in the maxi challenge.

C'est le premier jour dans l’Atelier ! Dans cet épisode, 11 nouvelles reines rejoignent la course et enregistrent le premier hymne de Drag Race France "We are légendaires" dans le maxi challenge.

DRF2E1Judges

Episode 1 Judges

  • Guest Judges: Christine and the Queens and Nicola Sirkis
  • Mini Challenge: Garden Photoshoot
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Punani
  • Maxi Challenge: Write and perform an original verse to the new Drag Race France anthem "We are légendaires"
  • Runway Theme: SuperDrag
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Sara Forever
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: €2,500 worth of products from Horace
  • Bottom Two: Kitty Space and Rose
  • Lip Sync Song: "3SEX" by Indochine and Chris
  • Eliminated: Rose
  • Farewell Message: "Comme le disait Céline (pas l'auteur, l'autre): "les derniers seront les premiers". Donnez tout (surtout toi Punani ❤️)"

Entrance Order

1 Mami Watta
2 Sara Forever
3 Ginger Bitch
4 Moon
5 Kitty Space
6 Piche
7 Rose
8 Cookie Kunty
9 Vespi
10 Keiona
11 Punani


Garden Photoshoot

Episode 2: "It's Show Night"

Airdate: July 7, 2023

Synopsis:

This week, the queens take part in the famous "Talent Show" in front of some exceptional guests who won't let anything slip by!

Cette semaine, les reines participent au célèbre "Talent Show"… devant des invitées exceptionnelles qui ne laisseront rien passer !

DRF2E2Judges

Episode 2 Judges

Talent Show Performances

Contestant Performance Photo
Keiona Lip Sync Performance / Voguing KeionaTalentShow
Punani Comedy Performance PunaniTalentShow
Vespi Mime VespiTalentShow
Sara Forever Lip Sync Performance SaraForeverTalentShow
Ginger Bitch Stand-Up GingerBitchTalentShow
Kitty Space Comedy / Dance Performance KittySpaceTalentShow
Mami Watta Original Song MamiWattaTalentShow
Cookie Kunty Singing / Puppetry CookieKuntyTalentShow
Moon Original Song / Painting MoonTalentShow
Piche Live Singing / Original Song PicheTalentShow

Episode 3: "Motor, Dragtion!"

Airdate: July 14, 2023

Synopsis:

This week, the queens show off their talents as comedians by hosting a crazy morning show: "Le Croissant Show"!

Cette semaine, les reines doivent montrer leurs talents de comédiennes et d'humoristes en animant une émission matinale déjantée : "Le Croissant Show » !

DRF2E3Judges

Episode 3 Judges

  • Guest Judges: Loïc Prigent and Rossy de Palma
  • Mini Challenge: Reading Challenge
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Piche
  • Maxi Challenge: Host a parody morning show titled "Le Croissant Show"
  • Runway Theme: La nuit des 1000 Dalida
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Sara Forever
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: Jewelry from YPARIS
  • Bottom Two: Cookie Kunty and Kitty Space
  • Lip Sync Song: "Monday, Tuesday... Laissez-moi danser" by Dalida
  • Eliminated: Kitty Space
  • Farewell Message: "On devient fort par ses échecs, et non pas par ses succès. Coco Chanel. ❤️"

Le Croissant Show

Contestant Role
Piche Main Hosts
Punani
Sara Forever Interviewer
Moon Weather Reporter
Mami Watta Workout Instructor
Keiona Astrologer
Kitty Space Telemarketer
Cookie Kunty Chefs
Ginger Bitch

Episode 4: "Snatch Game - France Season 2"

Airdate: July 21, 2023

Synopsis:

It's time for the Snatch Game! This week, the queens have to give it their all - humor, repartee, and more humor - in a bid to win this iconic game.

C'est l'heure de jouer au Snatch Game ! Cette semaine, les reines doivent tout donner, humour, répartie, et re-humour pour tenter de remporter ce jeu iconique.

DRF2E4Judges

Episode 4 Judges

  • Special Guest: Juda La Vidange
  • Guest Judges: Amanda Lear and Eddy de Pretto
  • Mini Challenge: In pairs, improvise wedding vows and play wedding games
  • Mini Challenge Winners: Cookie Kunty and Moon
  • Maxi Challenge: Snatch Game
  • Runway Theme: Sous l'océan
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Punani
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: An outfit worth €2,500 from Patou
  • Bottom Two: Ginger Bitch and Piche
  • Lip Sync Song: "Je vais vite" by Lorie
  • Eliminated: Piche
  • Farewell Message: "Si heureuse d'être la rebelle queen de cette saison HAHA. Défoncez tout bande d'haurie (Désolé pour les fautes) LA GROSSE PICHE ❤️"

Snatch Game Characters

Contestant Celebrity Photo
Cookie Kunty Johnny Hallyday CookieKuntySnatchGameLook
Ginger Bitch Victoria Silvstedt GingerBitchSnatchGameLook
Keiona Afida Turner KeionaSnatchGameLook
Mami Watta Shauna Sand MamiWattaSnatchGameLook
Moon Brigitte Fontaine MoonSnatchGameLook
Piche Geneviève de Fontenay PicheSnatchGameLook
Punani Amanda Lear PunaniSnatchGameLook
Sara Forever Françoise Sagan SaraForeverSnatchGameLook

Episode 5: "The Musidrag"

Airdate: July 28, 2023

Synopsis:

For the first time in the history of Drag Race France, the queens star in a musidrag comedy, "Le Bossu de Notre Drag", which will have the judges laughing and crying!

Pour la première fois dans l'histoire de Drag Race France, les reines jouent dans une comédie musidrag , “Le Bossu de Notre Drag", qui fera autant rire que pleurer les juges !

DRF2E5Judges

Episode 5 Judges

Le Bossu de Notre Drag

Contestant Role
Cookie Kunty Narrator
Ginger Bitch Esmeraldoigt
Keiona Quasimolo
Mami Watta Boulangère
Moon Malo
Punani Dragouili
Sara Forever Dragouilla

Episode 6: "Time Ball"

Airdate: August 4, 2023

Synopsis:

Time for the famous Ball! For this maxi fashion show, the queens take us back in time with 3 different looks, including a prom outfit they have to make on the spot... with objects straight out of a ‘90s/2000s teenager's bedroom.

C'est l'heure du célèbre Ball ! Pour ce maxi défilé, les reines nous font voyager dans le temps avec 3 looks différents, dont une tenue de bal de fin d’année qu’elles doivent fabriquer sur place… avec des objets tous droit venus d’une chambre d’ado des années 90/2000.

DRF2E6Judges

Episode 6 Judges

  • Special Guest: Bilal Hassani
  • Guest Judges: Christian Louboutin and Léna Situations
  • Mini Challenge: Get into quick popstar drag and lip sync to live singing
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Punani
  • Maxi Challenge: Time Ball
  • Runway Themes: Héroïne du passé, Futuristic Chic, Reine du bal
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Cookie Kunty and Keiona
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: A pair of embroidered boots by Christian Louboutin
  • Bottom Two: Moon and Sara Forever
  • Quit: Moon
  • Lip Sync Song: "Tu m'oublieras" by Larusso
  • Farewell Message: "MES AMOURS DE TOUS LES JOURS ! C'est ensemble qu'on est les plus fortes.x. Moon. ❤️"

Héroïne du passé

Contestant Runway Inspiration Who Should Go Home Tonight?
Cookie Kunty Her grandmother Keiona
Keiona Josephine Baker Sara Forever
Mami Watta Grace Jones Sara Forever
Moon Romani women Sara Forever
Punani Her grandmother Sara Forever
Sara Forever Colette Moon

Episode 7: "Showtime!"

Airdate: August 11, 2023

Synopsis:

The remaining queens must form a girl band and shine on stage with an iconic performance! But the competition has a few surprises in store.

Les reines encore en compétition doivent former un girls band et briller sur scène avec une performance iconique ! Mais la compétition réserve quelques surprises…

DRF2E7Judges

Episode 7 Judges

  • Guest Judges: Victor Weinsanto and Virginie Despentes
  • Mini Challenge: Everybody Loves Puppets
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Mami Watta
  • Maxi Challenge: Perform in a girl group performance to Nicky Doll's song "Attention" against the eliminated contestants
  • Runway Theme: Brillez pour nous
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Sara Forever
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: €2,000 worth of products from MAC Cosmetics
  • Bottom One: Cookie Kunty
  • Lip Sync Song: "Et alors !" by Shy'm
  • Returned: Piche
  • Eliminated: Cookie Kunty
  • Farewell Message: "Si vous ne vous faites pas briller ensemble, personne ne brillera. Je vous aime. Cookie 💋⭐"

Attention Girl Groups

Les Revenantes Les 5 Fantastiques
AttentionLesRevenantes Ginger Bitch AttentionLes5Fantastiques Cookie Kunty
Kitty Space Keiona
Piche Mami Watta
Rose Punani
Vespi Sara Forever

Episode 8: "Queen Twice Over"

Airdate: August 18, 2023

Synopsis:

To earn their place in the final, the queens must transform rugby players into drag sisters!

Pour gagner leur place en finale, les queens doivent transformer des rugbymen… en sœur drag !

DRF2E8Judges

Episode 8 Judges

  • Special Guest: Lova Ladiva
  • Guest Judges: La Zarra and Nicolas Huchard
  • Mini Challenge: Get in quick drag and play in a parody of the game show Le Maillon faible
  • Mini Challenge Winner: Mami Watta
  • Maxi Challenge: Makeover rugby players into their drag sisters
  • Runway Theme: Belle de Match
  • Maxi Challenge Winner: Sara Forever
  • Maxi Challenge Prize: €2,000 mall gift card
  • Bottom Two: Piche and Punani
  • Lip Sync Song: "Une femme avec une femme" by Mecano
  • Eliminated: Piche
  • Farewell Message: "Vous voulez un message ? Regardez à nouveau l'épisode 4 ! Merci la vie ❤️ Merci mes sœurs ❤️ Merci Drag Race France ❤️ A jamais votre Piche ❤️"
Contestant Rugby Player
Name Drag Name
Keiona Ludovic Lola
Mami Watta Brice Queen Mera
Piche Ryan Chisterabiche
Punani Florent Lovali
Sara Forever François Divina Forever

Top Four of Season 2

Contestant Challenge Wins Up for Elimination
TeamKeionaDRFR2 2
(Eps. 5, 6)
0
TeamMamiWattaDRFR2 0 0
TeamPunaniDRFR2 1
(Ep. 4)
2
(Eps. 5, 8)
TeamSaraForeverDRFR2 4
(Eps. 1, 3, 7, 8)
1
(Ep. 6)

Episode 9: "Grand Finale - France Season 2"

Airdate: August 25, 2023

Synopsis:

In public and on stage at the Grand Rex, one of the most famous concert halls in Paris, the finalist queens must put on a show like never before to win the crown, and become France’s Next Drag Superstar!

C'est la grande finale ! Les 4 reines encore en course vont tout donner dans cet épisode pour tenter de remporter la couronne et le sceptre ! Toutes queens de la saison sont de retour pour un show événement sur la scène du Grand Rex à Paris.

  • Special Guests: Elips and Paloma
  • Runway Theme: Dragnifique
  • Challenge: The top 4 perform individual show-stopping performances.
  • Top Two: Keiona and Sara Forever
  • Eliminated: Mami Watta and Punani
  • Lip Sync Song: "Titanium" by David Guetta and Sia
  • Winner of Drag Race France Season 2: Keiona
  • Runner-Up: Sara Forever
  • Miss Congeniality: Moon

Top Four Performances

Contestant Song Photo Placement
Keiona Déjà une star KeionaDéjàUneStarPerformance 1st
(Winner)
Punani La Punanimité PunaniLaPunanimitéPerformance 3rd/4th
Mami Watta Moi, moi, moi MamiWattaMoiMoiMoiPerformance
Sara Forever Madame Forever SaraForeverMadameForeverPerformance 2nd
(Runner-Up)

Gallery

Gallery pic
Check out the lookbook gallery to see the contestants' looks from each episode.
Elim Gallery pic
Check out the lookbook gallery to see the contestants' planned looks for each episode.
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Check out the video gallery to see challenge performances, runways, lip syncs, and more!

Trivia

  • The promo featuring the entire cast had leaked by French magazine Les Inrockuptibles a day prior to the official cast reveal.[13][14]
  • The second season of Drag Race France is the third international season to feature a live finale, after the first two seasons of Drag Race Thailand.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Tweet by France2tv | Twitter — August 1, 2023
  2. (FR"Drag Race France" : Une saison 2 annoncée par France Télévisions | Puremédias — August 12, 2022
  3. (FRPost by dragrace_france | Instagram — October 7, 2022
  4. (FRPost by dragrace_france | Instagram — January 26, 2023
  5. 5.0 5.1 Meet The Queens Of Drag Race France Season 2! | Pride — June 1, 2023
  6. (FRPost by dragrace_france | Instagram — June 4, 2023
  7. (FR"Drag Race France" : La saison 2 bascule le vendredi soir en deuxième partie de soirée dès le 30 juin sur France 2 | Puremédias — June 6, 2023
  8. Post by wowpresentsplus | Instagram — June 6, 2023
  9. (FRPost by francetvslash | Instagram — June 6, 2023
  10. Tweet by DragRace_Fr | Twitter — July 17, 2023
  11. (FRDrag Race France a une nouvelle reine : Kéiona est la grande gagnante de la saison 2 | France.tv Pro — August 25, 2023
  12. (FRDrag Race France saison 2 : qui sont les 11 candidates ? | Télé-Loisirs — June 1, 2023
  13. [DRF] Leaked promo | Reddit — May 30, 2023
  14. (FRTweet by HausofMochi | Twitter — May 30, 2023

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