Where my people at? Where my people at?
The main challenge is themed "Sugar Ball."
No, not "Sugar Walls."
No, not those, either!
They have to create three looks for the runway: Super Duper Sweet 16 Teenage Party Girl, Sugar Mama Executive Realness, and Candy Couture Edible Eleganza (make the outfit out of candy.) Since she won the mini-challenge, Alaska earns an extra 15 SECONDS of access to the candy provided them, before the other girls were all grabbing at everything. Geez, that's it?
Ru then lets them all know that they will be lip synching an opening number, like they do every year with the top 4. Since Alaska won the mini-challenge, she will have to choreograph it. Alaska doesn't dance? Ruh-roh!
Roxxxy and Detox interview how Jinkx's dress preparation (hammering candy) is annoying them, and it FINALLY hits me. I have figured out why I no longer like Roxxxy. I get that this is a TV show, and that relationships on TV might not be the same as in real life. If Detox complains in interview about Jinkx one moment, and then they are chummy a minute later when shown in the work room, it's genuinely possible that they were set up by a producer in the interview, and that they are genuinely happy in the workroom. However, Roxxxy never seems to have happy moments with Jinkx. She's mad 24/7.
Jinkx interviews that she realizes that Roxxxy is coming after her every chance that she gets. I don't get why. I'd prefer her to work on her own, instead of concerning herself with how to trip up Jinkx, or how horrible she is and doesn't deserve to be there. Girl, every time you open your mouth, you become the green monster. Yes, some past winners have been less than kind, but that's not a skill we want to reward. For most contestants, they are trash talking each other one moment, and then supporting or befriending each other the next, or at least letting it go and concentrating on work. Roxxxy is as tenacious as PhiPhi O'Hara in her singularity of focus — they just can't hate their victim enough.
I wonder if that means that Jinkx WILL automatically win? There's a thought!
Additionally, Roxxxy is disrespecting not only Jinkx, but herself and Ru, too. If one is unhappy with how the judging is going, complain TO THE JUDGES, not to the competitor. Roxxxy is thumbing her nose at Ru, who may or may not award her the win, but by saying the judging hasn't been right or fair, Ru is being told she has f***ed up. Is that the way to win a competition?
How do they make out? Let's take a look:
The judges liked Alaska's choreography, but it was too simple. Her three outfits are a hit. Jinkx was best on the intro number. Her three looks are uneven. Santino whines that the candy outfit was a miss. Roxxxy is commended for using candy in all three of her looks. Her licorice outfit immerses Bob Mackie. Detox is observed to look great on the outfits she brought from home, and poor in the one she had to make there that day.
When asked who should be eliminated, All except Jinkx mention her. Fair enough, but when it is coming to be Roxxxy's turn, she just can't get it out of her mouth quick enough.
Jinkx! Hurry! Get rid of her RIGHT NOW! She's a bomb! Run!
During the critique rehash and recap, it's a little more even, with good and bad for everyone noted. Well, except Roxxxy, who looks like she might win this.
Maybe if you hadn't gotten along with Roxxxy, you'd still be here?
I don't know. It's hard to be fair. Roxxxy is skilled and gorgeous. I just prefer my drag queens to be more focused on themselves than on others. There's no need to bully anyone else in order to win. Just be the best and win, eh?
God, I'm SICK of Roxxxy already. Please, Ru, no more PhiPhi's / Roxxxy's, alright? It's too draining.