Why was Alyssa Edwards dethroned?
Alyssa Edwards was dethroned after winning Miss Gay America in 2010 by the Miss Gay America organisation , which conducts national pageants for female impersonators. It has been reported by various media outlets that the reason for this dethroning was that Alyssa Edwards conducted some business dealings that conflicted with …
In an interview Alyssa Edwards gave to a media portal, she revealed that dancing had always been her passion and she dreamt of becoming the Steven Spielberg of dance. She also mentioned that through her dance studio, she wished to practice and teach storytelling through dance performances.
Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson, also known by his stage name Alyssa Edwards is an American drag performer, choreographer, and businessperson. Alyssa Edwards famously won the Miss Gay America pageant in 2010 but was stripped off of the crown shortly after.
Fans of the show at the time were speculating that Coco had played a role in snatching the crown. The speculations suggested that Coco did so by revealing to the Miss Gay America organisation where Alyssa actually was while she was missing from her appearances for them.
Hence, the organisation decided to strip her of the crown. It has been reported that Alyssa Edwards and Coco Montrese were close friends before the 2010 Miss America travesty.
What is Alyssa Edwards known for?
Edwards is also known for her web series titled “Alyssa’s Secret”. The series stars Alyssa Edwards speaking on a multitude of subjects and often features guests including other members of the Haus of Edwards. The webseries is produced and premieres through World of Wonder Productions.
Justin Dwayne Lee Johnson, known by the stage name Alyssa Edwards, is an American drag performer, choreographer, and businessperson. Edwards was known for competing in drag pageantry (notably Miss Gay America 2010) before rising to international attention as a contestant on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race, …
On December 9, 2010, Edwards was stripped of her 2010 Miss Gay America title for having business dealings in conflict with obligations to the Miss Gay America organization. First alternate Coco Montrese replaced Edwards as the winner of Miss Gay America. That same year, Edwards was also stripped of her title as All American Goddess.
Edwards returned in episode five “Revenge of the Queens” by winning a chance to reenter the competition, winning a comedy challenge with Alaska followed by a lip sync of Rihanna’s ‘ Shut Up and Drive ‘, in which both Edwards and Tatianna won.
Edwards was then controversially eliminated a second time by Detox in episode seven “A Family that Drags Together”, coming in fifth place overall. In 2019, Edwards released a makeup palette in collaboration with Anastasia Beverly Hills.
That same year, Edwards was also stripped of her title as All American Goddess. In November 2012, Logo announced that Edwards was among 14 drag queens who would be competing on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Also performing on the show was pageant friend and rival Coco Montrese.
Edwards was shortlisted for the fourth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race but was casted as an alternate and instead was on the fifth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Edwards appeared on the tenth season of RuPaul’s Drag Race as a choreographer for PharmaRusical and on the seventh episode of the eleventh season of RuPaul’s Drag Race as a runway coach.