Last month, RuPaul’s Drag Race star Katya announced that she would take a hiatus from drag.
While the star has been vocal in the past about substance abuse problems, she insisted the break was for her mental well-being: “I don’t have a drug crisis right now, because I’m sober,” Katya said. “I’m taking care of myself today. And that is the reason why I’m happy.”
While fans were generally supportive of the drag star’s decision, they wondered what would happen to her new comedy show The Trixie & Katya Show.
Fret not, because it was announced that Drag Race season 8 champ Bob the Drag Queen would be filling in for Katya on the Viceland program.
“For the second half of the season, we decided to get someone to make me look even more beautiful,” said co-host Trixie Mattel in a press release. “Please welcome Bob the Drag Queen.”
Bob added, “I am so excited to be guesting on The Trixie & Katya Show. I’m neither Trixie or Katya, but it is Black History Month so…”
Bob takes over hosting duties starting Feb. 28, for the final five episodes of the show’s first season. Check out the new trailer below.