RuPaul, the mastermind behind “RuPaul’s Drag Race”, the world’s most addictive and camp reality show, and a cultural icon in his own right, has admitted to Vulture he does not care for current pop culture.
Unless, that is, you’re talking about the world’s premier female Jewish judge. No, we’re not talking about the Notorious Ruth Bader Ginsburg, we’re talking about TV’s tireless queen of justice: Judge Judy.
The only person who interests me in pop culture right now is Judge Judy. That’s it. Because of the realness — she has kept the story of mankind. There’s a certain decorum and civility that keeps our society together, and it has crumbled so much in the past, really, 20 years. But when you watch her during that hour in the afternoon, she has remembered it and is saying, “No! We do it like this.” And I love it! She remembers the rules of civility. Because if you’ve gotten to the point where you need to go to court to figure out what to do, then you’ve lost your right to be cocky. You need someone. You need a mediator. And she’s that person.
Yes! Judge Judy is the realest.
Read the rest of the interview here.