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Lemon is the stage name of Christopher Elliott Baptista,[1] a drag performer, model, dancer, and one of the contestants on the first season of Canada's Drag Race.

On 17 January 2022, Lemon was announced as one of nine contestants who would be competing on RuPaul's Drag Race vs The World.

Drag Name Origin

Lemon's Drag Name is solely inspired by the citrus fruit of the same name, due to her self-proclaimed “Sour As Hell” attitude.[citation needed]

Track Record(s)

Lemon
Seasons Competed: Canada Season 1 UK vs. The World
Ranking: 5th Place 9th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 2, 7) 0
Mini Challenges Won: 3 (Eps. 3, 5, 6) 0
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3) 0
Times in Bottom Two: 2 (Eps. 1, 8) 1 (Ep. 1)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 8 Episode 1

Memorable Quotes

Canada's Drag Race Season 1

  • "Pucker up, motherfucker." (entrance quote)
  • "I'm Lemon, just like the citrus fruit."
  • "I'm gorgeous, hilarious, and sour as hell."
  • "I'm about to make these girls feel real bitter."
  • "Delusional self-confidence is the Lemon brand."
  • "Yes Paris! Give it to us!"
  • "I just want my lip gloss!"
  • "I hate my life!"
  • "There is no way I'm going home. I love Juice Boxx so much, but I'm about to send this bitch packing".
  • "I can't wait to win again next week!"
  • "My name's Priyanka!"
  • "I won another thing! I won another thing!"
  • "Ooh, it starts with a high heel, we live!"
  • "Everyone wants to be a dwoll, but they a trwoll."
  • "I'm a straight-up rapstress."
  • "♪ Ain't nobody pussy pop it quite like I do. Ain't nobody look turn a head like mine do. Ain't no laugh track slap like mine do. Ain't no queen rap it back like I do. When I step in the room, girls quake, Scarlett, Starzy, always safe. Rita's old and Ilona be fake. And that last girl, what's her name? ♪" (verse in "Not Sorry Aboot It")
  • "Kiara, are you a bird? Because all your runway looks are cheep-cheep-cheep!" (Reading Kiara)
  • "The only thing you're fucking is stupid." (reading Priyanka)
  • "I just wrote, maybe it’s her haiw that keeps falling out, uh.. haiw." (as Jojo Siwa in Snatch Game)
  • "Well, I get bullied all the time!" (as Jojo Siwa in Snatch Game)
  • "At least I’m still alive, bitch." (To Jimbo, as Jojo Siwa in Snatch Game)
  • "I love a bratty pageant princess."
  • (In a Southern accent) "I love pageants."
  • (In a Southern accent) "DADDY!"
  • "Ugh... I'm gonna be bitter forever." (exit quote)

UK vs. The World

  • "I heard you missed your main squeeze." *smooch* (entrance quote)
  • "We can't either" (referring to Jujubee being back)
  • "Stay juicy." (exit quote)
  • "Nothing." (when asked what she learned from the competition)

Farewell Message

Canada's Drag Race Season 1

"To my Top 4: I LOVE YOU, I'M PROUD OF YOU, & YOU'RE ALL DUMB + UGLY ♡ xoxo, Lemon"

UK vs. The World

"Love you all. Not a bitter Lemon. See you on tour. xoxo, Lem."

Trivia

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  • Christopher is a professional contemporary ballet dancer, and previously performed with the Canadian national Tap team.
  • Lemon once was a backup dancer for her fellow contestant Tynomi Banks.
  • Lemon is Jasmine Rice LaBeija's drag daughter, Lexington Banks' drag sister, Rosé, Brita, and Alexis Michelle's drag niece and Jan's drag cousin. She and Jan were formerly roommates.
  • Lemon was chosen by Sasha Velour to be one of the models in her New York Fashion Week collaboration with Opening Ceremony.
  • Lemon and Ilona Verley are the two first queens of Canada's Drag Race to live and come from outside of Canada, from the US.
  • Lemon is the second person of Portuguese ancestry to compete on a Drag Race franchise, after Phi Phi O'Hara.
  • Lemon had been doing drag for one year before being cast on Canada's Drag Race.
  • Lemon is the fourth contestant in history to land in the bottom two on her first episode competing and later win a Maxi Challenge during a regular season, after Sahara Davenport, Shangela and Darienne Lake.
  • Every time Lemon was in the top or bottom on a certain episode, she was in the bottom or top on the following one, similar to Tatianna on All Stars 2 of the US version of the show.
  • Lemon is also a model when she is out of drag, as a man.[citation needed]
  • Lemon made a collaboration with Vogue Brazil.[4]
  • Alaska was the first person to put her in drag.[citation needed]
  • Lemon was up for elimination on Episode 1 of both seasons she competed in.
  • Lemon shares a birthday with Tempest DuJour.
    • Coincidentally, both of them were eliminated on the first episode of (one of) their respective seasons.

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Canada's Drag Race Season 1

Canada's Drag Race Season 1 Looks

RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World

RuPaul's Drag Race UK vs The World Looks

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