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Latrice Royale is the stage name of Timothy Wilcots,[1] best known for competing in the fourth season of RuPaul's Drag Race where she placed 4th and went on to win the title of Miss Congeniality.

She later went on to compete in the first season of RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars where she was paired up with Season 3's Manila Luzon to create Team Latrila. They were eliminated in Episode 3.

She, along with her All Stars 1 partner Manila Luzon, was invited back to RuPaul's Drag Race to compete on All Stars 4 in 2018. She was eliminated in Episode 4. She returned to the competition in Episode 6 and was eliminated again in Episode 9.

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Latrice Royale
Statistics Season 4 All Stars 1 All Stars 4
Ranking: 4th Place
Miss Congeniality
7th/8th Place 5th Place
(Orig. 7th Place)
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 4, 8) 1 (Ep. 1) 1 (Ep. 7)
Mini Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 7) 0 1 (Ep. 1)
Times as Team Captain: 0 0 0
Times in Bottom: 3 (Eps. 9, 10, 11) 2 (Eps. 2, 3) 3 (Eps. 4, 8, 9)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 11 Episode 3 Episodes 4, 9

Drag Name Origin

Timothy chose Latrice Royale as his drag name because he knew a girl named Latrice, and Royale sounded like something very delicious and very chocolate. He chose the name so he could enter an amateur drag night contest in the mid 1990's at the infamous Fort Lauderdale club "The Copa". The drag night was run by Tiffany Arieagus, who became her drag mother.

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4

  • "It's time to put the rudda to the tudda at this point!"
  • "You know my alter-ego is a stripper."
  • "I am Latrice Mutha Fuckin' Royale!"
  • "Jesus is a biscuit! Let him sop you up!"
  • "Guuuuuurl The Shade. The Shade of it all!!!"
  • "Five G's please : Good God Get A Grip Girl."
  • "Get those nuts away from my face!" (during the Season 4, Episode 4 challenge "Queens Behind Bars".)
  • "Let me explain to you what a bitch is: Being In Total Control of Herself."
  • "She is large and in charge, chunky, yet funky. Bold and Beautiful baby."
  • "OWW, EAT IT!"
  • "Showin' off muh curves 'n swerves."
  • "I feel gorgeous!"
  • "Jiggly Caliente, BMW: Body Made Wrong!" (during the Reading is Fundamental challenge in Season 4.)
  • "Jiggly DOES go right for that snack bin honey, it helps her think I think. Crunch crunch, oh yeah I got an idea crunch crunch, health and fitness! HA!"
  • "Phi Phi O'Hara, Although reading is fundamental, darling, you might as well learn how to spell first, you illiterate fuck!"
  • "I love my boys and... that's the T."
  • "About 5 minutes ago I looked across at Ms. O'Hara and I realized she was ugly, and I'm at peace with that." (during the Season 4, Episode 9 "Frock the Vote!")
  • "No T no shade."
  • "I want people to realize, that it's okay to make mistakes, it's okay to fall down. Get up, look sickening, and Make Them Eat It!"
  • "Y'all so white and Anglo Saxon and shit."
  • "Get those nuts away from my face!"
  • "The Ultimate SHADE Of It All!"
  • "I may be fat bitch, but you're ugly and I can lose weight."

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 4

  • "We don’t talk about All Stars 1 because that was a shoddy situation. It doesn’t even count.” (to Monique Heart during All Stars 4, Episode 6 "LaLaPaRUza".)
  • "I already said my byes once, so bye."
  • "Excuse the beauty!"
  • "Situation got you feeling down and low, in times like that, you gotta let it go. Got you all uptight, better stand up, fight. Just know everything’s gonna be alright! And you can always count on your friends, the answers are right there within! So be bold, be strong, get your life, go on! Don’t let haters dim your light, shine bright, bright!" (verse in Don’t Funk It Up)
  • "Get those chestnuts away from my face!" (entrance line on Holi-Slay Spectacular)
  • "Ho ho ho, bitches!"
  • "Yeah, I saw All-Stars 3." (to Trixie Mattel)
  • "And I'm only 29!" (on Celebrity Family Feud)
  • "Show a little leg." (on Celebrity Family Feud)
  • ”My sister, juuUUuUuUuuUuUSh!” (On Holi-slay Spectacular, Jasmine’s enterance)
  • ”Hows your jush, jush? You getting your jush in your jush? *laughs*” (On Holi-slay Spectacular)

Farewell Message

Season 4

"My divas Remember who you are, and what you stand for I love you and miss you all. Stay fierce!! Latrice Royale"

All Stars 4 (Episode 4)

"It aint over till the fat lady sings. I love you ALL!!! Stay FIERCE and above all love each other! ♡Latrice Royale"

All Stars 4 (Episode 9)

"STILL A Queen! BYE! CYA! Latrice"

Trivia

  • Latrice started what could be called 'The Final Five Curse' where since Season 4, the queen eliminated in the final four was lip-syncing the previous episode. Other 'victims' of this 'curse' are Detox, Darienne Lake, and Kennedy Davenport.
  • Latrice is the fourth contestant in series' history to have won two main challenges and not advance to the finale, the first being Ongina in Season 1, the second Shangela of (Season 3) and the third her Season 4 sister Willam. This same scenario later occurred to BenDeLaCreme in Season 6, Katya, Kennedy Davenport and Max of Season 7, Nina West of RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 11), Sherry Pie of RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 12) and Olivia Lux of RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 13).
  • She broke the trend of the winner being the last one to enter the werkroom. BeBe, Tyra Sanchez, Raja, and Aquaria were all the winners of their season as well as the last one to enter the workroom.
  • She is the first Miss Congeniality of African descent, the second being Monét X Change of Season 10.
  • Latrice was asked to compete on the third season of All Stars, but declined the invitation. She did say, however, that she would accept if she were to be asked again. She consequently competed in All Stars 4, alongside her fellow All Stars 1 alum, Manila Luzon, where she placed 5th (originally 7th).
  • Latrice played a character named "Terry" in the movie "Cherry Pop". She is the only Ru-Girl to perform a non-Drag Queen character. The movie also featured Bob The Drag Queen, Detox, Mayhem Miller and Tempest DuJour.
  • Latrice voices a character named "Lady Liber T" in the WOWPresents+ show "Drag Tots". The show also features Bianca Del Rio, Valentina and many more Ru-Girls. RuPaul herself also voices a character.
  • At 46 years-old at the time of competing, Latrice was the oldest queen to compete on an All Stars season when she returned for All Stars 4, surpassing All Stars 2 contestant Coco Montrese, who was 42 at the time of filming. She was later surpassed by Pandora Boxx, who returned to compete on All Stars 6 at 48 years old.
  • She is so far the only Miss Congeniality to eliminate another Miss Congeniality (which happened twice).
    • In All Stars 1, she eliminated Nina Flowers by defeating her teammate (Tammie Brown) in the Lip Sync for your Life and in All Stars 4, she eliminated Valentina by revealing her lipstick after winning the Lip Sync for your Legacy.
  • Latrice is the first queen to stay for more than two episodes after returning after their elimination.
  • Latrice is the first queen in Drag Race Herstory to win a Maxi Challenge as a returning queen, after their return to the competition in All Stars 4.
  • Latrice is the only queen to be eliminated four times.
  • Latrice is the second queen to win a maxi challenge on three different seasons of Drag Race. She was preceded by Manila Luzon.
  • Latrice currently hosts a podcast with Manila Luzon, entitled "The Chop."
  • Latrice appeared on "Celebrity Family Feud" as part of a team with RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Carson Kressley, and Raven.
  • Latrice is the fifth queen to have a tied win (or Top 2, in this case) and be later sent home by their tied win partner, after Shangela, Derrick Barry, Alyssa Edwards and Shea Couleé.
  • Latrice is the first Miss Congeniality to win a lip sync for your life. However she is not the first to survive a lip sync, the first to survive a lip sync was Yara Sofia on Season 3.
  • Lashauwn Beyond sewed many of Latrice's garments for Drag Race, including her Season 4 Dress to Impress look and her All Stars 4 Entrance Look[2].

Gallery

Season 4

Season 4 Looks

All Stars 1

All Stars 1 Looks

Season 5

Season 5 Looks

All Stars 4

All Stars 4 Looks

Videos

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Best of Latrice Royale S4 & AS1

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Meet Latrice Royale All Stars 4

External Links

Navigation

  1. 1.0 1.1 Expecting the Royale treatment from 'Drag' queen | Chron — October 19, 2012
  2. [youtube.com/watch?v=hVORt5pq8zc Latrice Royale: Bold and Beautiful Drag | RuPaul’s Drag Race | Out of the Closet 👗]
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