Ellie praised her McDonald’s job for retaining her going throughout lockdown (Image: BBC/Instagram)
Drag Race UK sequence 2 star Ellie Diamond has revealed she is retaining it humble forward of her TV debut and nonetheless operating shifts at McDonalds.
The Dundee queen is about to dazzle us along with her make-up appears as part of the new line-up taking to the stage for the primary time this Thursday.
However she’s not forgetting her roots at good ol’ Maccas, and forward of the present’s launch, appeared at a Zoom press occasion dressed up like Ronald McDonald in honour of the job that’s stored her afloat over the previous 12 months.
Talking about actually not giving up the day job simply but, Ellie, actual title Elliot Glen, stated: ‘I do work [at McDonald’s]. They’ve been pretty to me these previous couple of months.
‘With lockdown and quarantine, I’ve been lucky to have the ability to have a job nonetheless going.’
Ellie has been branded the ‘child queen’ as one of many youngest stars on this 12 months’s sequence – however she reminded viewers to not let that be taken with no consideration.
It takes a particular sort of queen to serve burgers and appears in a single go! (Image: Instagram)
‘I’m self-made. In Scotland, I don’t actually have that a lot cash to place in direction of drags to make wonderful costumes and appears, however I’m nonetheless in a position to try this,’ she stated, proudly revealing most of her outfits are sewn and made herself.
Drag Race UK will look barely completely different this 12 months due to coronavirus – with solely 4 of the ten episodes being filmed earlier than the lockdown took impact for the primary time.
Ellie and the 11 different contestants will likely be combating it out for UK’s second ever drag famous person – becoming a member of Liverpool’s The Vivienne within the Drag Race Corridor Of Fame.
We’ve already seen the primary episode and, we can promise you, it’s not one to miss – beginning with a two-look trend runway and a Wimbledon-themed problem with extra ball gags than you’ll be able to shake a racquet at.
RuPaul’s Drag Race UK launches Thursday at 7pm on BBC iPlayer (UK) and WOW Presents (in different international locations).