Shangela Pierce Will Be Featured As The Host Of “We’re Here” Season 3

Season 3 of HBO’s We’re Here will launch in less than a week. The legendary Emmy-winning series will be hosted by Bob the Drag Queen, Eureka O’Hara, and Shangela. The three queens will visit small towns with the hopes of increasing acceptance and knowledge of the LGBTQ+ community. D.J. Shangela Pierce is an actress and drag performer in addition to being the presenter of We’re Here. She is famous for saying “Halleloo.” Shangela has been in a number of live drag shows that blend flawless performances with comedic aspects.

According to the official summary of We’re Here, the queens will recruit a “diverse group” of locals from Texas, Utah, Florida, Mississippi, and New Jersey. As part of “one-night-only drag performances,” these persons will tell their tales to raise awareness and encourage acceptance in their community.

The summary goes on:

“In each town, the queens empower their “drag daughters” to be their true selves in front of their families, friends, and communities, even when they face rising hostility and anti-LGBTQ+ legislation.”

Shangela, We’re Here co-host, has performed on five of the world’s six continents.

Shangela is originally from Paris, Texas. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with honors. Shangela also serves on the university’s advisory board. She now resides in Los Angeles, California. She is also recognized for being the first participant to appear on three distinct seasons of Vh1’s hit reality show RuPaul’s Drag Race. She has also featured as a guest star on many TV shows, according to her website. Glee, The Mentalist, The X-Files, A Black Lady Sketch Show, and Katy Keene are among them.

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Shangela has also appeared in a number of feature films, including Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper’s smash success, A Star Is Born. Shangela was also included in the TIME 100 Next List in 2019. New York Magazine dubbed her one of “America’s Most Powerful Drag Queens.”


Feed The Queens is a charity founded by the We’re Here presenter. This effort began in 2020. During the Covid-19 epidemic, Shangela offered over $100,000 in “food assistance to out-of-work drag artists.” In addition, Shangela was a performer and keynote speaker at the SMU LGBTQ Symposium.

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Shangela is also a Dancing With The Stars season 31 finalist (DWTS). Gleb Savchenko is her partner. The season finale will be shown on Disney+ on Monday, November 21 at 8 p.m. ET. The duo will do a redemption dance as well as a freestyle number. For their redemption dance, the couple will do Quickstep. They will perform to Rochelle Diamante’s Queen Bee. Shangela has over 1.6 million Instagram followers and often updates them with DWTS images. In addition to images from her concerts, the queen has tagged highlights with recollections and locations where she has performed.

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