Kandy Muse is the stage name of Kevin Candelario, a drag queen and performer based in The Bronx, New York City and a contestant on Season 13 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Drag Name Origin

TBA

Track Record(s)

Kandy Muse
Season Competed: Season 13
Ranking: TBA
Maxi Challenges Won: TBA
Mini Challenges Won: TBA
Times as Team Captain: TBA
Times in Bottom Two: TBA
Episode Eliminated: TBA

Memorable Quotes

Season 13

  • "From the hood to Hollywood!" (Entrance Quote)
  • "Everyone can be a drag queen but not everyone can be a star...I'm a star!" (Confessional)
  • "Chicken feathers?" (about Joey Jay's entrance look.)
  • "I also think she was a little bit jealous of me." (about Aja and the disbandment of the Haus of Aja)
  • "Come on Ms. Anastasia Beverly Hills! I want a sponsorship, thank you very much."
  • "FORMER Haus of Aja.”
  • "Kandy Muse is in town, she'll sit on the prow, bitches, bow down to the queen! I'm getting my crown, come on, Ru, pass it down, New York City gave birth to me! I'm ready to attack, it's a massive attack, you hoes better beware of thee! Sitting alone in the VIP, you could never compare to me! Ha-ha-ha, bitch." (Kandy Muse’s verse in Condragulations)
  • "I'M OPTIMISTIC! I AIN'T GOING NO MOTHERFUCKIN NOWHERE! AND IF I'VE GOTTA GO SOMEWHERE YOU'LL BETTER ROLL THEM CAMERAS! I'M GONNA GO UP TO THEM AND BE LIKE MISS RUPAUL *knock knock knock* LEMME HAVE A WORD WIT CHU! I'M NOT GOING NOWHERE"

Extras

  • "I don't want Ru to see my hairy back." (On the Meet The Queens)
  • "When people first meet me they always think that I'm a bitch. And honestly? TRUE!" (On the Meet The Queens)
  • "My go-to drag is ho. Everything I do, but ho. You know, like this right now is pin-up but ho, I got my shoulders out." (In Meet The Queens)
  • "I’m at this gig right now alone and everyone has wanted a photo with me but no one has asked how my day was, so I’m just sitting here in vip all alone, feeling alone. this industry really is a lonely one huh.” (The tweet that spawned her “Alone in V.I.P” meme)

Trivia

  • Kandy is part of the "House of Aja", Aja is her the drag mother, and one of her sisters is Dahlia Sin. When Aja quit drag, Kandy and Dahlia, along with their sister Janelle No.5 created the Dollhaus, which Aja temporarily joined upon their brief return to drag.
    • Kandy's daughter is Xunami Muse, which is the Drag Grandaughter of Aja.
  • Kandy has gone viral for starting the "Sitting Alone in the VIP" meme.
  • Kandy is the first Dominican queen to be cast, and 1 out of 4 New York queens on Season 13.
  • Kandy was originally casted on Season 12, but had to drop out. She was replaced by her sister, Dahlia.
    • This makes her one of two queens who had to drop out of Season 12, the other being Tamisha Iman.
  • Kandy has a reputation for spoiling and leaking information. She even strongly hinted her casting on season thirteen on her Twitter account, most notably with her saying “I wish I could shoot a promo someday”.
  • Kandy had auditioned four times before being cast on the show.
  • Kandy is the third queen in the franchise with the name "Kandy", after Kandy Ho and Kandy Zyanide.
  • Prior to being cast on Drag Race, in 2018 Kandy and her drag sister Dahlia Sin guest-hosted an episode of Fashion Photo RuView, becoming the first hosts of the series that had not (at that time) competed on RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • Prior to being on Drag Race, Kandy hadn't done makeup for three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Kandy was the first queen to enter the Werkroom on season 13.

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