Australian Drag Queen Courtney Act has been revealed as one of the contestants of Season 6 of American reality show RuPaul's Drag Race.
Courtney (real name Shane Jenek), who shot to fame in 2003 when she was a semi-finalist on Australian Idol alongside Guy Sebastian, posted the news on her official blog.
'Two years ago, I followed my very own yellow brick road. Unlike Dorothy's, mine took me OUT of Oz (Australia that is) and brought me to the city of angels. Today it is announced that I am a contestant on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6!'
Two years ago, I followed my very own yellow brick road. Unlike Dorothy's, mine took me OUT of Oz (Australia that... http://t.co/9zNqvKtArb— Courtney Act (@courtneyact) December 9, 2013
The announcement follows a string of successes for Courtney, including being featured in the lyric video for Lady Gaga's 'Applause'.
The Hot Hits is super excited about this! We think Courtney has a really good chance of winning... she is definitely an amazing entertainer!
Here is the official trailer for RuPauls Drag Race Season 6, featuring Courtney Act:
Watch Courtney's orginal Australian Idol Audition here too!