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Andrew Garfield and Michaela Coel announced as 'RuPaul's Drag Race UK' guest judges

The former 'Spider-Man' actor revealed he is a fan of the Emmy Award-winning show

2019-07-10

Words: Steve Brown

Andrew Garfield and BAFTA TV winner Michaela Coel will join RuPaul and Michelle Visage as guest judges on Drag Race UK.

Garfield - who is best known for his film work including two Spider-Man movies - opened up about being a fan of the show and said, ‘The creativity is always outside the box and it’s one of the many reasons I love and watch this show.'

On the official Twitter account for the UK version, it said: "It's official: Drag Race super fan Andrew Garfield is going to be sashaying down the runway as a guest judge on #DragRaceUK very soon!

"@bbcthree's RuPaul's #DragRaceUK. Coming soon to iPlayer."

Coel, who wrote and created the comedy Chewing Gum, once said about drag: "I love that you have to dare, you have to dare and drop all your societal norms and restraints that you’ve been taught and you have to dare to embody something higher."