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RuPaul's Drag Race UK star Tayce: 'My dad used to be in Wham!'

The queen ru-vealed all about her famous father in last night's ep of RPDR UK

2021-03-19

Words: Jamie Tabberer; pictures: BBC/Columbia

RuPaul's Drag Race UK star Tayce's dad Roger Radix was in Wham!, it has been ru-vealed.

Wham!, fronted by Andrew Ridgeley and the late George Michael, scored huge hits in the 80s who songs like 'Last Christmas' and 'Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go'.

Speaking on last night's Drag Race final, Tayce revealed all to RuPaul and Michelle Visage about her connection to the band.

"He's always been one of my biggest supporters"

"My dad used to be in Wham!," the star explained. "Playing the bass guitar in Wham!"

Radix played bass on some of Wham's biggest hits - such as 'Young Guns (Go For It!)' - and toured with the band, according to reports.

Tayce continued: "He's always been one of my biggest supporters. My first single I bought on a physical CD was Moulin Rouge! 'Lady Marmalade' with Lil' Kim, Christina [Aguilera]. I remember walking into my dad's office and being like 'Dad, listen to this!'



"I was always prancing around in wigs. They [my parents] fully let me go and let me be myself.

"I've always been so blessed and privileged because I know I have so many friends who have literally been kicked out because they're gay and don't speak to their families and are so estranged."

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