Mayhem Miller is the stage name of Dequan Johnson, a drag performer from Riverside, California. Mayhem competed on the tenth season of RuPaul's Drag Race where she was the fifth queen to be eliminated, placing 10th.
Drag Name Origin
Her first name Mayhem is a reference to Tommy Lee's "MAYHEM" tattoo across his stomach. She adopted the name after watching Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson's sex tape.
RuPaul's Drag Race
|Season Competed||Season 10|
|Times as Team Captain:||0|
|Main Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 1)|
|Times in Bottom Two:||2 (Eps. 3, 5)|
|Episode Eliminated:||Episode 5|
AJ and the Queen Appearances (1/10)
She appeared in New York City , the series premiere of this Netflix Original in a cameo as an unnamed Queen working at The Box, a drag club in the city that never sleeps.
Season 10"Guess who finally decided to crash the party?"
"Ho-ho-ho! May-May brought the mistletoe!"
- "Party!" (a phrase popularized by Adore Delano was actually coined by Mayhem)
- "I need a bitch to fucking move out the way so I can get my money."
- "It has taken me WAY too long to get here, and I need these bitches behind me to know - you ain't gon' get rid of me that easy." (in the LSFYL against Yuhua Hamasaki)
- "Thank you for believing in me and seeing something special, even when I didn't think I had anything left in me." (to RuPaul after elimination)
- "You are all beautiful. Don't you let nobody ever tell you different." (exit line)
"I ❤️ to PARTY xoxo May"
- She is a prominent figure in the West Hollywood drag scene.
- Her drag sisters are Raven and Morgan McMichaels, and she and Raven started drag the very same day - May 10th, 2002. She also belongs in the same drag family as Detox, Delta Work, and Vicky Vox (of DWV fame, and Detox's daughter).
- Mayhem and her drag sister, Morgan McMichaels, have very similar Drag Race Track records. They both won the first challenge in their respective seasons, lip-synced twice during their seasons, both went home on their second time lip-syncing, and both of them were the fifth to go home.
- Mayhem helped Adore Delano when she started out as a drag queen.
- Her drag daughters are Rhea Litre, quite popular on social media, and Cheyenne Pepper, otherwise known as Eugene Lee Yang of the Try Guys
- Mayhem is the oldest queen of Season 10.
- Mayhem had auditioned for Drag Race since Season 2 but was rejected every year.
- Mayhem has the lowest position of any queen that won the first challenge (10th place). She's tied with Madame LaQueer and Scarlet Envy for the lowest placing queen to win any main challenge.
- Mayhem is also the seventh queen to win the first challenge of her season and not make it to top 3, after Morgan McMichaels of Season 2, Manila Luzon and Latrice Royale in All Stars 1, BenDeLaCreme of Season 6 and All Stars 3, Roxxxy Andrews and Tatianna in All Stars 2, Nina Bo'Nina Brown of Season 9 and Aja of All Stars 3.
- Mayhem is the second queen to win a Drag on a Dime challenge, after Nina Flowers of Season 1.
- Mayhem loved the bacon the show served for breakfast.
- Mayhem lip-synced alongside Shannel during the Season 10 finale.
- Mayhem made an appearance as a background-dancer for NeNe Leakes during her lip-sync performance of "Supermodel" (By RuPaul) on Spike's "Lip-Sync Battle".
- Mayhem played a character named "Blanquisha" in the movie "Cherry Pop;" the movie also featured Bob the Drag Queen, Detox, Tempest DuJour and Latrice Royale.
- Mayhem is open to being on an All Stars season, by the way, she's rumored to be on All Stars 5.
Season 10 Looks
|2nd/3rd: Eureka & Kameron Michaels • 4th: Asia O'Hara|
|5th: Miz Cracker • 6th: Monét X Change (Miss Congeniality) • 7th: The Vixen • 8th: Monique Heart • 9th: Blair St. Clair • 10th: Mayhem Miller • 11th: Dusty Ray Bottoms • 12th: Yuhua Hamasaki • 13th: Kalorie Karbdashian-Williams • 14th: Vanessa Vanjie Mateo|
|RuPaul • Michelle Visage • Carson Kressley • Ross Mathews|
|Jason Carter • Bryce Eilenberg|