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Jaremi Carey, formerly known as Phi Phi O'Hara, is a drag artist, performer, cosplayer, music artist, Twitch streamer and one of the Season 4 runners-up of RuPaul's Drag Race, as well as one of the All Stars 2 contestants (placed 7th), being sent home by Alyssa and Tatianna.

Over the years, Jaremi has indicated on multiple occasions that he no longer associates with the name "Phi Phi O'Hara" and now instead goes by his online Handle for Twitch 'JustJaremi' or rather Jaremi, and prefers to be referred to as such. Jaremi also goes by He/Him pronouns.[1]

Name Origin

Jaremi formerly went by 'Phi Phi O'Hara' which originated from "Phoenix Matthews", his original drag name. He then changed to "Phoenix O'Hara" after adopting the Haus name from his drag mother, Season 10 finalist Asia O'Hara. He later changed to "Phi Phi" as this is what Dida Ritz had nicknamed him. Since his final run on the show Jaremi dropped the drag name and now goes by either Jaremi or JustJaremi.

Drag Family

Being Asia O'Hara's drag daughter, Jaremi is the drag granddaughter of Josephine O'Hara, drag great-granddaughter of Sweet Savage and drag sister of Kylee O'Hara Fatale. She also has a drag daughter called Kara O'Hara.

RuPaul's Drag Race

Phi Phi O'Hara
Statistics Season 4 All Stars 2
Ranking: 2nd/3rd Place 7th Place
Maxi Challenges Won: 2 (Eps. 7, 10) 1 (Ep. 4)
Mini Challenges Won: 4 (Eps. 2, 3, 5, 9) 0
Times as Team Captain: 2 (Eps. 2, 3) 0
Times in Bottom: 1 (Ep. 8) 2 (Eps. 1, 5)
Episode Eliminated: Episode 14 Episode 5

Memorable Quotes

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4

  • "You don't need RuPaul to be big. I can say for a fact that people knew who Phi Phi was before I got here. So, I don't need RuPaul to say I'm sickening. I know I'm sickening. I don't need her to tell me that."
  • "Go back and do the one look that you got!" (to Sharon Needles)
  • "At least I am a showgirl, bitch! Go back to Party City where you belong!" (to Sharon Needles)
  • "YOU DON'T DESERVE TO BE HERE!" (to Willam Belli, during Episode 8's Untucked)
  • "I am NOT a force to be reckoned with!"
  • "♪ WORK IT GURL! GIVE IT A TWIRL, GIVE IT A TWIRL, GIVE IT A TWIIIIIIRL! ♪" (as Lady Gaga on "Snatch Game")
  • ”What you’re doing right now is lying” (to Sharon Needles)
  • "Latrice... can you take us to church?"

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2

  • "Riddle me this, riddle me that, watch out girls, this bitch is back!" (entrance quote)
  • "It's so hard when they're your friends, which is why this should be easy." (referring to fellow contestants during "Reading Is Fundamental" challenge)
  • "Do you know what Adore and the value menu have in common? They're both cheap and full of fat." (said during "Reading Is Fundamental")
  • "Sweetie, I'm sorry! If you don't have a wrist band you can't be in here for the meet and greet!" (to Tatianna, during "Reading Is Fundamental")
  • "Alyssa, you are like the Abby Lee Miller of drag. Except when Abby Lee Miller dresses her body she can cover her backrolls." (said during "Reading Is Fundamental")
  • "...And Venus D-Lite." (referring to Detox during "Reading Is Fundamental")
  • "I said I FELT!"
  • "♪ Jump in a car… ♪" (exit quote)

Farewell Message

All Stars 2

"I wanted to avoid hugs because of tears! ¡I L♡VE YOU ALL! “Jump in a car!...” ♡ Phi Phi O'Hara"

Trivia

  • Jaremi went to school for graphic and web design.[citation needed]
    • He is also a certified optician.[citation needed]
  • He has been married since 2017.[citation needed]
  • Contrary to popular belief, Season 9 and 10 Eureka O'Hara and him are not from the same drag family.[citation needed]
  • Between 2016 and 2017, he created a project called "365 Days of Drag", in which he did 365 looks in 365 days (1 per day), including cosplays and original looks.[citation needed]
  • In 2017, he organized a drag benefit show to help victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, featuring some other RuPaul's Drag Race alumni. They raised $80,000.[citation needed]
    • For helping the victims of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, he won a "People That Inspire Us AKA The Wind Beneath My Wings Award" at The WOWIE Awards.[citation needed]
  • He designed Season 10 mermaid look for All Stars 4 winner Monét X Change.[citation needed]
  • He gave up drag and is instead focusing on art career.
  • Even though he and Sharon were fighting during Drag Race, they have kissed and made up.
  • He is first contestant to be eliminated twice in the same episode, followed by Chi Chi DeVayne in All Stars 3, Mayhem Miller in All Stars 5 and fellow Season 4 sister Jiggly Caliente in All Stars 6.
  • He was coincidentally the last Season 4 and All Stars 2 contestant to get their first challenge win.
  • Since Jaremi chose not to appear in the All Stars 2 reunion, he was the first contestant not to participate in the reunion episode.
  • Shortly after his All-Stars 2 elimination, he was blocked by RuPaul on Twitter.[citation needed]
    • He is also one of three contestants to not participate in the entire reunion, as The Vixen walked out of the reunion partway through.
  • Jaremi is the fourth most followed Season 4 contestant on Instagram.
  • On May 22, 2020, on Twitter, Jaremi announced that he will stop using the name Phi Phi O'Hara, but will continue drag under his real name.[citation needed]
    • On October 23, 2020, on Instagram, Jaremi's instagram handle was approved for change and appropriate was renamed @justjaremi.[citation needed]
  • Jaremi now mainly streams on Twitch where he is a partner, he has an active community around his channel and during the Pandemic streamed Among Us games with local queens and RuPaul's Drag Race UK alum Sum Ting Wong.[citation needed]
  • Jaremi was the first Drag Race contestant to win four mini challenges.
  • He has also stated that he does not wish to be associated with the Drag Race franchise anymore. His wishes appear to be respected as he e.g. does not appear prominently in compilation videos of All Stars 2.[citation needed]
  • In all the lip syncs she was in on Drag Race, Jeremi lip synced against the winner.

Gallery

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 4 Looks

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2

RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars Season 2 Looks

The Boulet Brothers' Dragula Season 3

Discography

Albums

  • Fever Heart (Tracklist: 1. "Play"; 2. "All Mine"; 3. "Forever and Gone"; 4. "This Is the Life"; 5. "Thank You"; 6. "Battle Scars"; 7. "Fever Heart"; 8. "We Can Make the World Stop"; 9. "Worse Things Than Love"; 10. "It Starts with Me"; 11. "I Need You"). (2016)

Non-Album Singles

  • "Bitchy". (2014)
  • "Queen of Clubs". (2015)
  • "Take Control". (2015)

Appearances

  • "Naughty or Nice", on album Christmas Queens. (2015)
  • "Fireside", on album Christmas Queens 2. (2016)
  • "O Come, All Ye Faithful", on album Christmas Queens 3. (2017)

Filmography

Films / Documentaries

  • The Queens, as herself. (2019)

TV

Web Series

  • Transformations, as herself. (2013)
  • Couple$ for Ca$h, as herself. (2014)
  • The After Show, as herself (2015)
  • Hey Qween, as herself. (2016)
  • Bootleg Fashion Photo RuView, as guest judge. (2019)
  • A Sip with Vodka, as "Evita". (2020)

Music Videos

  • "Glamazon" by RuPaul, as herself. (2012)
  • "Knew You Seemed Shady" by Pandora Boxx, as herself. (2013)
  • "Stranger" by Chris Malinchak, as herself. (2014)
  • "Bitchy", as herself. (2014)
  • "Ratchet Christmas" by Jiggly Caliente, as herself. (2015)
  • "Play", as herself/Jaremi Carey. (2016)
  • "All Mine", as herself/Jaremi Carey. (2016)
  • "Battle Axe" by Sharon Needles, as "Alexis Colby". (2017)
  • "I Call Shade" by Trinity The Tuck, as one of the "Mean Girls". (2019)

Theatre

  • The Rocky Horror Show, at Josephine Theatre as "Columbia". (2016)
  • Femlins, at Castro Theatre as "Greta Strip". (2019)

Tours

Co-Headlining

  • RuPaul's Drag Race: Battle of the Seasons (World, 2015-2016). (2015-2016)

References

Social Media

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