Christina Aguilera Reveals 'Infatuation' Was About an Ex Who Turned Out to Be Gay

Christina Aguilera

Christina Aguilera arrives at the premiere of 'The Emoji Movie' at Regency Village Theatre on July 23, 2017 in Westwood, Calif.

When it was announced that icon Christina Aguilera would be making an appearance as a guest judge on the premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race season 10, fans were ecstatic. From her stunning Farrah Moan impression to her genuine critiques on the judges panel, Xtina showed up for Drag Race -- but perhaps one of the most revealing moments with Aguilera came, as it usually does on Drag Race, during Untucked.

The queens were discussing their mainstage looks and performance backstage when Aguilera came back to have a chat with the ladies. After a few off-handed jokes, the now-eliminated Vanessa Vanjie Mateo asked the singer who the “Puerto Rican” in her song “Infatuation” was. “Because you know, I might be related,” Mateo added.

Aguilera took a second and revealed that the lover in her song was based on a real lover who turned out to be queer. “It was heartbreaking, because I found out he played for your team, not mine,” she said, with a smile. After a moment of cheers and screaming, Mateo interjected by saying, “He gonna see this and he gonna be mad!”

“I hope so,” Aguilera quipped.

The singer also told the queens that her song “Fighter” was about a lover who wronged her. Monique Heart asked Aguilera if she was singing about a guy, because “girl, you read him for the back row!” Aguilera replied simply, saying “Of course it was!”

RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked airs every Thursday at 9:30 p.m. ET on VH1.


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