Naomi Smalls is the stage name of Davis Heppenstall, a drag queen, performer, model, and one of the Season 8 runner-ups of RuPaul's Drag Race (alongside Kim Chi), as well as one of the All Stars 4 runner-ups (alongside Season 10 contestant Monique Heart).
RuPaul's Drag Race
|Season Competed:||Season 8||All Stars 4|
|Mini-Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 3)||0|
|Times as Team Captain:||1 (Ep. 3)||0|
|Main Challenges Won:||1 (Ep. 6)||1 (Ep. 8)|
|Times in Bottom:||1 (Ep. 5)||3 (Eps. 5, 7, 9)|
|Episode Eliminated:||Episode 10||Episode 10|
- "Check your lipstick before you come for me." (Season 8 entrance quote)
- "You can't spell 'LEGENDARY' without... 'leg'!" (All Stars 4 entrance quote)
- "Naomi is a tall glass of water, she has legs all the way up to her asshole."
- "I do not hate Derrick. I do not like his drag." (to Kim Chi)
- "This thing is TOO BIG, and that's not normally a complaint." (referring to her boat inspired by Season 4, Episode 6 main challenge)
- "I'm trying to give you 90s supermodel walk... and this boat is covering half of it!"
- "It's about damn time a big girl won!" (unaired winner acceptance speech on Season 8's finale)
- "Poke the bear. Poke the little care bear." (to Gia Gunn, referring to Farrah Moan)
- "And what do we do with fashion? Pose!"
- "You have her old nose." (to Monét X Change, comparing her to NeNe Leakes)
- "Her name is PANINI!" (in All Stars 4, Episode 4 during the "Jersey Justice" challenge)
- "Maybe since you couldn't save her, she left you that." (refering to Manila Luzon's comment)
- *whispers* "Club 96!" (in All Stars 4, Episode 7 "Queen of Clubs")
- "I eliminated Manila because... I wanted to."
- "LIFE'S NOT FAIR."
- "Honestly, she could tell Latrice what I said about her and I’d be like: 'Yeah that’s exactly what I said'. I don’t give a fuck. Honestly, I don’t give a fuck."
- "And what do we do with fashion? Pose!"
- Naomi Smalls is adopted, and has 11 siblings;
- New York Magazine named Smalls one of the top 100 most powerful drag queens in America in June, 2019;
- She has a show with Kim Chi called M.U.G. produced by World of Wonder;
- She got cast on RuPaul's Drag Race after her 1st audition;
- She was the youngest contestant of Season 8, aged 21;
- Derrick Barry, Robbie Turner, and her are the only 3 Season 8 contestants to place in the Bottom 2, survive the lip sync, and then win the main challenge in the following episode;
- On Season 8 Episode 5's Untucked, she told Acid Betty that didn't know the lyrics to the lip-sync song until her "Snatch Game" performance. She learned them right after because she knew she was going to be in the Bottom 2;
- She's the 2nd contestant to place as runner-up in 2 separate seasons, after Raven;
- She's the 1st contestant to win the makeover challenge twice.
- Naomi Smalls holds the record for the longest time until a person wins their first maxi challenge on an All Stars season with the record being Episode 8.
Season 8 Looks
All Stars 4 Looks
- "Pose" (2019)
- "Everybody Say Love!" (2018) by RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars 4 Cast (Naomi Smalls, Monique Heart, Farrah Moan, & Monét X Change)
- "Super Queen" (2019) by RuPaul ft. RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars 4 Cast (Monét X Change, Monique Heart, Naomi Smalls, & Trinity The Tuck)
Movies / Documentaries
- A Queen for the People (2016)
- (2016) RuPaul's Drag Race, on Season 8
- (2016) Gay for Pay
- (2018-2019) RuPaul's Drag Race: All Stars 4
- (2016) Untucked, on Season 8
- (2017) Fashion Photo RuView
- (2017-2018) M.U.G.
- (2018) Small's World
- (2018) Sibling Rivalry, in Episode 10
- (2018) Call Me Couleé
- (2019) Runway Rewind
- "The Realness" (2016) by RuPaul
- "Pose" (2018)
- "Go Fish" (2019) by Manila Luzon
2nd & 3rd: Kim Chi & Naomi Smalls
4th: Chi Chi DeVayne • 5th: Derrick Barry • 6th: Thorgy Thor • 7th: Robbie Turner • 8th: Acid Betty • 9th: Naysha Lopez • 10th: Cynthia Lee Fontaine (Miss Congeniality) • 11th & 12th: Dax ExclamationPoint & Laila McQueen
Jason Carter • Miles Davis Moody • Bryce Eilenberg
|Monét X Change & Trinity The Tuck|
|3rd/4th: Monique Heart & Naomi Smalls|
|5th: Latrice Royale • 6th: Manila Luzon • 7th: Valentina • 8th: Gia Gunn • 9th: Farrah Moan • 10th: Jasmine Masters|
|Jason Carter • Bruno Carvalho • Bryce Eilenberg|