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DWTS Champ Lands gig as a guest judge on a popular show

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A Mirrorball Trophy winner makes a new appearance – along with her brother.

On July 25, 2022, Entertainment Weekly reported that Bindi Irwin, who won season 21 of Dancing With the Stars with her pro partner Derek Hough, will guest judge with her younger brother on RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under. will occur. Robert Irvin.

“How could we not be a part of a show as fun and iconic as RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under? We’re big fans and were so excited to be a part of the start of the new season, especially after Art Simone’s hilarious Snatch Game impersonation last year! We can’t wait to see how all of our kangaroos Down Under fare this season,” the Irwins said in a joint statement, according to EW.

Here’s what you need to know:

On July 6, 2022, Variety announced the cast of the second season, which premiered on July 30, 2022. The new cast includes Aubrey Haive, Beverly Kills, Hannah Conda, Faúx Fúr, Kween Kong, Minnie Cooper, Molly Poppinz, Pomara Fifth, Spankie Jackson and Yuri Guaii.

The outlet also confirmed that longtime host RuPaul would be back for the new season and that Michelle Visage and Rhys Nicholson would serve as judges.

As for other guest judges, Lucy Lawless was also offered a role.

“I absolutely loved being a part of the new season of ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under’ and can’t believe I got to sit alongside RuPaul, Michelle and Rhys! Of course I know a thing or two about being a warrior princess, but these new queens are absolutely next level. So wild and so fabulous, I was absolutely blown away and really looking forward to seeing how they all go,” she said in a statement to Entertainment Weekly.

Bindi has set the bar pretty high when it comes to reality competition shows; She won DWTS when she was just 17 years old! However, her brother seems willing to follow in her footsteps – if he gets the chance.

“We have to do that, don’t we?” he said during an interview with Entertainment Tonight in January 2022. “Yeah, I think it’s about time, right?” he added.

While the season 31 cast is yet to be announced, it doesn’t sound like the timeline will work for Robert given his role on Drag Race, but it’s always possible he could be a candidate in the future — or maybe he would join the Australian version of the show.

“I would definitely give it,” he added before looking at his sister. “I think you could give me a few tips. I think it would be a lot of fun,” he said.

Season 31 of DWTS is scheduled to stream on Disney+ this fall. A cast announcement is expected in the coming weeks. The return of all four judges has been confirmed and host Tyra Banks will also be back and, according to Variety, will have some help from Mirrorball champion Alfonso Ribiero, who will serve as co-host.

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