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Chi Chi DeVayne

Chi Chi DeVayne (1985–2020), “RuPaul’s Drag Race” star

by Kirk Fox

Chi Chi DeVayne (born Zavion Davenport) was a drag queen best known for starring on “RuPaul’s Drag Race.”    

  • Died: Thursday, August 20. (Who else died on August 20?) 
  • Details of Death: Died of scleroderma at the age of 34.
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Reality TV star 

DeVayne appeared on season 8 of “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” finishing in fourth place where she showcased her witty personality. She also appeared on the “All-Stars” spinoff in 2018. She toured as a drag artist and appeared on an episode of Apple TV’s “Little America.”  

On her experience on the “All-Stars” series 

“I was so stressed out and it got to a point where I was like, okay, I’m in the bottom every week. It might be time to go home and work a little bit more on my drag,” “I’m a real person, and I just felt it was my time to go. There was no reason to be sad or bitter.” – She told EW  


What they said about her 

Full Obituary: EW.com

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