Disney-owned ABC has cast its first drag queen in its hit show Dancing with the Stars. The
drag queen, called Shangela, is known from the show RuPaul’s Drag Race. “I feel so honored to be the first drag entertainer to compete on the show. It’s about darn time!!!” Shangela said on Instagram. “Let’s go win this Crown… I mean, Mirrorball! Shangela is actually a 40-year-old man from Paris, TX, whose real name is Darius Jeremy Pierce.