RuPaul: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me

Entertainment Jun. 18, 2012 AT 5:00PM
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RuPaul, 51, (RuPaul's Drag U premieres on Logo June 18 at 9 p.m.), shares the 25 things you don't know about him with Us Weekly.

1. The person I idolize most is Judge Judy.

2. I sleep with a stuffed donkey named Jimmy.

3. I was the first spokesmodel for MAC's Viva Glam lipstick.

4. I can't get enough of the Disney sitcom Shake It Up.

5. The first president I ever voted for was Jimmy Carter.

6. I'm a San Diego native.

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7. Freckles appeared on my face when I was 10 years old and they have never left.

8. I am a Scorpio through to the bone.

9. I taped 100 episodes of my VH1 talk show.

10. I am an excellent charades player.

11. I've cowritten on my five albums.

12. As a kid, I was obsessed with hot rods, Cadillacs and drag racing.

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13. My Louisiana-born mother named me after roux, a mixture used to make gumbo.

14. The first record I owned was "Could It Be I'm Falling in Love" by the Spinners.

15. RuPaul's Drag Race was bought during my first pitch meeting.

16. I have more than 33,000 songs in my iTunes music library.

17. I was classmates with football legend Marcus Allen through junior high.

18. In 1989, I was crowned Queen of Manhattan.

19. I was once in the used-car business.

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20. On Sundays, I love to visit open houses in the hills of Los Angeles.

21. I dropped out of high school in the 11th grade.

22. I was a featured dancer in the B-52's "Love Shack" video.

23. My favorite film is Elvira, Mistress of the Dark.

24. My top indulgences are burnt toast and black coffee.

25. When I'm not filming, I spend time on a ranch in Wyoming.

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