Mystique Summers, previously known as Mystique Summers Madison or simply known as Mystique, is the stage name of Donté Sims, a drag queen, makeup artist and one of the Season 2 contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Mystique was known for her make-up skills, her splits on the stage, and her fight with Morgan McMichaels on Untucked.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Mystique Summers
Season Competed Season 2
Ranking: 10th Place
Mini-Challenges Won: 1 (Ep. 3)
Times as Team Captain: 1 (Ep. 3)
Times Placed High: 1 (Ep. 2)
Main Challenges Won: 0
Times Placed Low: 1 (Ep. 1)
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep. 3)
Episode Eliminated Episode 3


Mystique was eliminated on the third episode on Season 2 of RuPaul's Drag Race.

Mystique won the mini-challenge, which was to eat mysterious types of fried foods, (including chicken, rabbit, alligator and even cow-brains). Mystique was one of the first to finish their baskets full of food, which made her become a team captain for the main challenge.

The main challenge was to shoot a commercial in teams (Team Mystique and Team Morgan), for "Disco – Extra Greasy Shortening". Team Mystique got to the do the commercial for fried chicken. Mystique played a role as Granny, who cooked the fried chicken and was supposed to take charge in representing the Disco product. Mystique gave the weakest performance and apparently didn't listen and was hard to work with RuPaul and guest judge Kathy Najimy on the set.

Mystique lip-synced for her life against Raven to Wynonna Judd's "I Hear You Knocking", but lost and was sent home.

Drag Name Origin

She started out as Mystique for three years because she always loved X-Men and since she is transforming from a boy to a girl, she wanted to be a shapeshifter like Mystique. She became Mystique Summers when she did her first pageant under her drag mother Genie Summers. Summers is from Buffy The Vampire Slayer. She then realized the linkage to X-Men with Scott Summers. Madison is from one of her friends in Texas. But she has now gone back to just Mystique Summers, because it sounds better and quicker to say the name.

Memorable Quotes

  • "I don't need to fix my mug, bitch! Sweetie! How do I have not no manners? No class, no manners? You piss me off some more, I will whoop your fucking ass! Bitch I am from Chicago!" (Said during the fight with Morgan McMichaels on Untucked)
  • "I love my two-piece and that biscuit."
  • "Cheeseburger, Taco Bell and a Diet Coke on the side girl!" (referring to how proud she is of her size)
  • "I'm a flexible bitch that can drop it like it's hot!"
  • "I'm rich bitch!"

Farewell Message

"Balls 2 the walls Fishes or Bitches U pick MyStiQuE"


  • Mystique is originally from Chicago.
  • Mystique started doing drag as a dare by one of her friends.
  • Mystique first started saying "Two Piece and a biscuit" during her casting tape for RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • Mystique is the second plus-size queen to compete after Victoria "Porkchop" Parker from season 1, as well as the first plus-size queen to survive the first elimination.
    • Mystique is also the first queen to achieve 10th place.
  • Mystique is the second Drag Race contestant to perform a split on the show, after Jade Sotomayor from Season 1. She's also the first queen to perform a split outside of a lip sync.
  • Mystique is the second contestant in the Drag Race franchise to win a Mini Challenge on the episode she got eliminated, after Jade in Season 1, and was followed by Phoenix and Yara Sofia in Season 3, Kenya Michaels in Season 4, Alexis Mateo and Yara Sofia in All Stars 1, Ivy Winters in Season 5, BenDeLaCreme in Season 6, Mrs. Kasha Davis in Season 7, Aja in All Stars 3, Crystal in Series 1 of Drag Race UK and Tamisha Iman in Season 13.
  • Mystique is not afraid to tell you like it is, if you have something to say to her, she will reply right back on her Facebook, Twitter or YouTube account.
  • In May 2020 Mystique was featured as a performer on RuPaul's Digital DragCon.
  • In late December 2020 Mystique publicly petitioned World of Wonder via social media to be given a chance to be considered for a future All Stars season, claiming to have experienced enough growth in herself and her drag persona to redeem herself, receiving lots of support from the community as a result.


Season 2 Looks

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