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KaladKaren, also known as KaladKaren Davila, is a Filipino comedienne, impersonator, and television personality. She is best known for impersonating ABS-CBN News personality Karen Davila.

On July 20, 2022, she was announced to be another permanent judge of Drag Race Philippines alongside Jiggly Caliente.

Biography

Career

KaladKaren first impersonated Karen Davila during a satirical comedy variety show from her alma mater that poked fun at the 2016 Philippine national elections.[1][2]

Memorable Quotes

Drag Race Philippines Season 1

  • "TBA"

Trivia

  • KaladKaren is the second judge in Drag Race Philippines, as well as the entire Drag Race franchise, to be openly transgender, the first being Jiggly Caliente.
  • Her stage name, KaladKaren, is a pun on the Filipino word "kaladkarin", which translates to "to drag" in English. It also is a portmanteau of the aforementioned word and Karen Davila, a Filipino news anchor she frequently impersonates.
    • The term "kaladkarin" is also typically used as a Filipino slang term to denote a person that enjoys going places, usually with their circle of friends.
      • Coincidentally, KaladKaren and Karen Davila both graduated from the University of the Philippines.[2]

Gallery

Drag Race Philippines Season 1

Drag Race Philippines Season 1 Looks

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References

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