RuPaul Announces Upcoming Memoir ‘House of Hidden Meanings’

He said “Writing this book left me gooped, gagged and stripped raw.”

RuPaul has always run his own race, and his new memoir, The House of Hidden Meanings, will chronicle his journey from start to finish.

In the memoir, the 62-year-old unveils the captivating narrative of the initial four decades of his life. This journey predates his iconic role as the "supermodel and super mogul" at the helm of "RuPaul's Drag Race."

The California native shared a teaser on Instagram, saying, "After two-and-a-half years, it's finally here. My memoir. I'm so excited and so anxious at the same time, because I reveal so much of myself. You know, this world today it feels so hostile and it's such a scary place to be vulnerable in, but I did it. So, get ready." He also shared that after writing the memoir he was "gooped, gagged and, stripped raw."

According to the synopsis from his publishing house Harper Collins "The House of Hidden Meanings" promises an engaging and thought-provoking exploration of the man behind the persona. This journey transcends the glamour of the runway and delves into the heart of RuPaul's transformative evolution.

"RuPaul strips away all artifice and recounts the story of his life with breathtaking clarity and tenderness, bringing his signature wisdom and wit to his own biography," the synopsis notes.

This icon has an impressive tally of 12 Emmy Awards and holds the record for the highest number of Emmys won by any Black artist in history. Beyond the glitz and glamour, RuPaul has graced the screens in over 50 films and TV shows, like "Crooklyn" and "2 Broke Girls," showcasing his versatile talent.

Moreover, Mama Ru has passionately contributed his voice to advocate for LGBTQIA+ causes, marking a pivotal moment in 1995 as the inaugural face of the MAC Viva Glam campaign. This historic campaign solidified his status as an icon and raised crucial funds for AIDS research, underlining RuPaul's enduring commitment to activism and positive change.

You can snag your copy of The House of Hidden Meanings when it's released on March 5, 2024, or preorder it now.


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