THE newly-announced contestants for RuPaul’s Drag Race season 8 have finally been revealed after months of speculation among fans.

While the season — featuring 12 drag queens vying to be crowned “America’s Drag Superstar” — actually wrapped up filming before October last year, the first episode won’t air until March 7.

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Without further ado we present to you the next batch of RuPaul’s Drag Race queens.

The worst kept secret and everyone’s top guess to get onto season eight, Chicago’s Kim Chi, was revealed a couple of days ahead of her sisters:

Kim Chi. Photo: Logo

Kim Chi (Photo: Logo)

Boston’s Laila McQueen will seemingly take on the role of the token edgy queen:

Laila McQueen. Photo: Twitter

Laila McQueen. Photo: Twitter

Another drag queen hotly rumoured to be on the show was Britney Spears impersonator Derrick Barry:

Next up is self-confessed party girl and megalomaniac Dax ExclamationPoint:

Dax ExclamationPoint Photo: Twitter

Dax ExclamationPoint (Photo: Twitter)

If we respect anyone who can do a high-kick, it’s Chi Chi DeVayne, one of three Southern belles on this season:

Meanwhile, Acid Betty claims to be “New York’s Fiercest Drag Bitch”:

NeOn Me. Happy snow day from the NY!!

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Following in the footsteps of Seattle Drag Race alumni Ben De La Creme and Jinkx Monsoon comes Robbie Turner:

Bob the Drag Queen is described as a “funny bitch”:

Photo: Twitter

(Photo: Twitter)

Another queen from the Big Apple is Thorgy Thor:

Photo: Twitter

(Photo: Twitter)

Naysha Lopez’s mug could stop traffic:

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Representing the West Coast is Naomi Smalls:

I’m on TV

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And finally, all the way from Austin, Texas is Cynthia Lee Fontaine:

Photo: Twitter

Photo: Twitter

However, we kind of have to agree with season seven’s Miss Congeniality winner:

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