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Kandy Ho (sometimes stylized as Kandy Ho')[1] is a drag performer from Cayey, Puerto Rico. She was a contestant on Season 7 of RuPaul's Drag Race and placed 10th. She then competed on the second season of The Switch Drag Race, where she placed 8th.

Track Record(s)

Season Competed: Season 7
Ranking: 10th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 0
Mini Challenges Won: 0
Times as Team Captain: 0
Times Placed High: 0
Times Placed Low: 1 (Ep. 4)
Times in Bottom: 3 (Eps. 1, 5, 6)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 6

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7

  • "I hope you girls got a sweet tooth, because Kandy's in the motherfucking house. From Puerto Rico." (entrance quote)
  • "How old are you?"- To Tempest DuJour.
  • "I almost shitted my panties." (Untucked, Episode 2).
  • "Kandy is hot, Kandy is candente. If you touch her too close, you might get burned!"
  • "She tries to be funny...I guess..." To Tempest DuJour (Confessional).
  • "This is right on my alley!"
  • "Yay for Violet's vulnerability!" (in the fifth episode of Untucked).
  • "Jaidynn has nothing on me when it comes to lip-syncing, girl, uhm hm."
  • "Mother does NOT play...that." - During the What Ever Happened to Merle Ginsberg challenge.
  • "Today I'm going to be a cat."
  • "What the fuck?" - When she was in the bottom 2 with Tempest DuJour.

Trivia

  • Kandy belongs to The Doll House, a Puerto Rican drag house. April Carrión also belongs to this house and wore a Kandy Ho T-shirt during the filming of Season 6. Kandy's drag sister is Queen Bee Ho.[2]
  • Kandy was born in Connecticut but has lived in Puerto Rico for most of her life.[3]
  • Kandy was in the second season of the Chilean version of Drag Race, The Switch Drag Race, with Gia Gunn from Season 6. This makes them the first two contestants to ever appear and compete on two different Drag Race Series' excluding All Stars.
  • Kandy received a lot of praise for her intense lip sync performance of "Robotika".[4]
  • Kandy shares the same first drag name as Kandy Zyanide from Drag Race Thailand (Season 2) and Kandy Muse from RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 13)
  • She is infamous for the minimal screentime given to her, resulting in the nickname "Kandy Who."
    • Despite being on 7 episodes of Season 7, Kandy only had 72 seconds of confessionals aired.

Gallery

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7 Looks

The Switch Drag Race Season 2

Videos

Lip Syncs

External Links

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 (PTWho’s That Queen? Kandy Ho’ | Draglicious — October 31, 2021
  2. 7 Queens Pushing Puerto Rico’s Drag Scene Pa’Lante | Remezcla — May 18, 2016
  3. Kandy Ho – Hey, Hey, Ho’! | ADELANTE — May 14, 2015
  4. 'ROBOTIKA' "A Must See" | KANDY HO' (RPDR7) | YouTube — March 23, 2013

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