Roxy Jacenko transforms into alter ego Coco Caine for premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under

Roxy Jacenko transforms into her alter ego Coco Caine for the season two world premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under in Sydney – as she joins Jack Vidgen, Carla from Bankstown and AFL star Dani Laidley

Roxy Jacenko and Jack Vidgen led the celebrity arrivals at the season two world premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under in Sydney on Thursday night.

Roxy ensured all eyes were on her as she dragged up for the event, and unleashed her alter ego, Coco Caine.

The 42-year-old PR dynamo stepped out in a cocktail frock emblazoned with reflective panels that shimmered as she strutted her way up the red carpet.

Roxy Jacenko (pictured) stepped out in cocktail frock emblazoned with reflective panels at the season two world premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under on Thursday night

Roxy Jacenko (pictured) stepped out in cocktail frock emblazoned with reflective panels at the season two world premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under on Thursday night

She donned a blonde wig for the occasion, which featured rainbow-coloured tendrils, and show-stopping eye makeup that was an explosion of colourful stars. 

Also in attendance was singer Jack Vidgen who looked stunning in a white pant suit which featured gold embroidery. 

The Australia Got Talent winner accessorised his look with chunky white wedges and an eye-catching pearl necklace.

Jack kept his makeup palette clean and clear to highlight his natural beauty.

Roxy donned a blonde wig for the occasion, which featured rainbow-coloured tendrils, and show-stopping eye makeup that was an explosion of colourful stars

Roxy donned a blonde wig for the occasion, which featured rainbow-coloured tendrils, and show-stopping eye makeup that was an explosion of colourful stars

Roxy ensured all eyes were on her as she dragged up for the event, and unleashed her alter ego, Coco Caine

Roxy ensured all eyes were on her as she dragged up for the event, and unleashed her alter ego, Coco Caine

Roxy gave the attending drag queens a run for their money on Thursday night

Roxy gave the attending drag queens a run for their money on Thursday night 

Sister act: Roxy posed alongside contestant Pomara Fifth who looked pretty in pink

Sister act: Roxy posed alongside contestant Pomara Fifth who looked pretty in pink 

Also in attendance was singer Jack Vidgen (pictured) who looked stunning in a white pant suit which featured gold embroidery

Also in attendance was singer Jack Vidgen (pictured) who looked stunning in a white pant suit which featured gold embroidery

The Australia Got Talent winner accessorised his look with chunky white wedges and an eye-catching pearl necklace

The Australia Got Talent winner accessorised his look with chunky white wedges and an eye-catching pearl necklace

Meanwhile, Dani Laidley looked sensational in a gun-metal grey frock that cinched in at the waist, as she stood alongside partner Donna Leckie.

The 55-year-old former AFL star accessorised her Studio 54-esque ensemble with statement jewellery, including a sparkling silver necklace, drop earrings and glittering heels. 

Dani’s childhood sweetheart dazzled in a red bodycon dress with a thigh-high split. 

She wore her hair in a half-up half-down do and completed her look with a classic makeup palette. 

Meanwhile, Dani Laidley looked sensational in a gun-metal grey frock that cinched in at the waist, as she stood alongside partner Donna Leckie. Both pictured

Meanwhile, Dani Laidley looked sensational in a gun-metal grey frock that cinched in at the waist, as she stood alongside partner Donna Leckie. Both pictured

The 55-year-old former AFL star accessorised her Studio 54-esque ensemble with statement jewellery, including a sparkling silver necklace, drop earrings and glittering heels. Meanwhile, childhood sweetheart Dani dazzled in a red body con dress with a thigh-high split

The 55-year-old former AFL star accessorised her Studio 54-esque ensemble with statement jewellery, including a sparkling silver necklace, drop earrings and glittering heels. Meanwhile, childhood sweetheart Dani dazzled in a red body con dress with a thigh-high split

It was hard to miss Celebrity Apprentice star Carla from Bankstown who was a vision in pink.

The social media star stepped out in a pant suit with a ’60s-inspired print, and rocked a simple white tee emblazoned with her name underneath.

Carla accessorised her look with mosquito net gloves and an eye-catching handbag that resembled an old fashioned rotary-style telephone.  

It was hard to miss Celebrity Apprentice star Carla from Bankstown (pictured) who was a vision in pink

It was hard to miss Celebrity Apprentice star Carla from Bankstown (pictured) who was a vision in pink

The social media star stepped out in a pant suit with a '60s-inspired print, and rocked a simple white tee emblazoned with her name underneath

The social media star stepped out in a pant suit with a ’60s-inspired print, and rocked a simple white tee emblazoned with her name underneath 

Carla accessorised her look with mosquito net gloves and an eye-catching handbag that resembled an old fashioned rotary-style telephone

Carla accessorised her look with mosquito net gloves and an eye-catching handbag that resembled an old fashioned rotary-style telephone

Entertainment reporter Renee Bargh kept things chic on the night in a stylish double-breasted mini dress.

The 35-year-old stunner completed her look with a fashionable black handbag and added a pop of colour with red pumps. 

Renee’s long blonde locks cascaded over her shoulders as she posed against the media wall, and her makeup was neutral and chic for the

Renee Bargh (pictured) kept things chic on the night in a stylish double-breasted mini dress

Renee Bargh (pictured) kept things chic on the night in a stylish double-breasted mini dress 

David Campbell had onlookers’ heads spinning like Linda Blair in The Exorcist when he stepped out in a striking orange and black suit. 

The handsome Channel Nine star completed his look with a simple white shirt, unbuttoned to show a glimpse of chest hair, and a dazzling smile.

He added a touch of the bling to his eye-catching ensemble with statement jewellery and box-fresh dress shoes. 

David Campbell (pictured) had onlookers' heads spinning like Linda Blair in The Exorcist when he stepped out in a striking orange and black suit

David Campbell (pictured) had onlookers’ heads spinning like Linda Blair in The Exorcist when he stepped out in a striking orange and black suit

The handsome Channel Nine star completed his look with a simple white shirt, unbuttoned to show a glimpse of chest hair, and a dazzling smile

The handsome Channel Nine star completed his look with a simple white shirt, unbuttoned to show a glimpse of chest hair, and a dazzling smile 

Simone Holtznagel looked sensational in a black mini skirt and patterned top.

The model showed the other guests how it’s done as she struck several poses on the red carpet.

Simone wore her blonde hair back on the night, allowing her million dollar visage to do the talking, and kept her makeup palette classic. 

Simone Holtznagel looked sensational in a black mini skirt and patterned top.

Simone Holtznagel looked sensational in a black mini skirt and patterned top.

The model showed the other guests how it's done as she struck several poses on the red carpet

The model showed the other guests how it’s done as she struck several poses on the red carpet

Simone wore her blonde hair back on the night, allowing her million dollar visage to do the talking, and kept her makeup palette classic

Simone wore her blonde hair back on the night, allowing her million dollar visage to do the talking, and kept her makeup palette classic

Meanwhile, Richard Wilkins was every inch the man in black as he posed in a black shirt, blazer and jeans.

The veteran entertainment reporter stepped out with Channel Nine star Belinda Russell who looked radiant in a stylish yellow ensemble.

She paired the look with tan heels and a dazzling smile.

Meanwhile, Richard Wilkins was every inch the man in black as he posed in a black shirt, blazer and jeans. Pictured with Channel Nine colleague Belinda Russell

Meanwhile, Richard Wilkins was every inch the man in black as he posed in a black shirt, blazer and jeans. Pictured with Channel Nine colleague Belinda Russell

Belinda looked radiant in a stylish yellow ensemble. She paired the look with tan heels and a dazzling smile

Belinda looked radiant in a stylish yellow ensemble. She paired the look with tan heels and a dazzling smile

Earlier this week, Stan revealed Bindi Irwin , Robert Irwin and Lucy Lawless will be appearing on the brand-new season of the Stan Original Series. Pictured: RuPaul

Earlier this week, Stan revealed Bindi Irwin , Robert Irwin and Lucy Lawless will be appearing on the brand-new season of the Stan Original Series. Pictured: RuPaul

Earlier this week, Stan revealed Bindi Irwin, Robert Irwin and Lucy Lawless will be appearing on the brand-new season of the Stan Original Series.

The homegrown wildlife warriors and star of Xena: Warrior Princess are the first three guests announced ahead of the premiere on Saturday, July 30.

‘How could we not be involved in a show as fun and iconic as RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under?!’ Bindi and Robert said.

'How could we not be involved in a show as fun and iconic as RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under?!' Bindi and Robert said. (Both pictured)

‘How could we not be involved in a show as fun and iconic as RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under?!’ Bindi and Robert said. (Both pictured)

‘We’re big fans and we’re chuffed to help kick off the new season, especially after Art Simone’s hilarious Snatch Game impersonation last year! We can’t wait to see how all our Down Under kanga-rus go this season.’ 

Lucy Lawless added: ‘I absolutely loved being part of the new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under and can’t believe I got to sit beside 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 fierce and so fabulous, I was in complete awe and am really looking forward to seeing how they all go!’

'I absolutely loved being part of the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race Down Under and can't believe I got to sit beside RuPaul, Michelle and Rhys!' said Lucy Lawless (pictured)

‘I absolutely loved being part of the new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under and can’t believe I got to sit beside RuPaul, Michelle and Rhys!’ said Lucy Lawless (pictured)

It comes after the fabulous queens taking part in season two of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under were recently announced. 

The 10 new contestants competing for the crown were introduced in a trailer released by Stan earlier this month. 

Host RuPaul Charles, who looked exquisite in a glamorous silver dress, declared: ‘We’re back, and my Down Under Queens are ready to shine brighter than ever.’

RuPaul will be joined on the panel by returning judges Michelle Visage and Rhys Nicholson.

There is a diverse range of talent this season, including a fire-breather, an Australia’s Got Talent semi-finalist and queens with First Nations and Māori heritage.

‘I am thrilled to produce and host a brand new season of RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under,’ RuPaul said in a statement.

‘We’ve only just begun to shine a worldwide spotlight on the charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent of Australasian queens.’

Stan Original Series RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under premieres Saturday, July 30, at 5pm only on Stan

RuPaul’s Drag Race Down Under season two cast

Aubrey Haive (Timaru, NZ), 25 

Aubrey is no stranger to being in front of the camera, as she is already a budding actor and musical artiste.

This fashion-forward queen originally hails from Timaru, New Zealand, but is now based in Melbourne.

Aubrey Haive (Timaru, NZ), 25

Aubrey Haive (Timaru, NZ), 25

Beverly Kills (Brisbane, QLD), 21

Beverly Kills started doing drag within just a few months of turning 18.

Not just a pretty face, she offers something extra with her burlesque, including a good whipping and some fire breathing.

Beverly Kills (Brisbane, QLD), 21

Beverly Kills (Brisbane, QLD), 21

Faúx Fúr (Sydney, NSW), 27

Faúx Fúr has been a regular face, and the loudest voice, on the Sydney drag scene for the last seven years. 

She is proud to represent her Asian heritage, and comes with the biggest of hearts to uplift others through all her performances.

Faúx Fúr (Sydney, NSW), 27

Faúx Fúr (Sydney, NSW), 27

Hannah Conda (Sydney, NSW), 30

After conquering the Perth drag scene, Hannah Conda took a leap of faith and made her way to Sydney in 2015.

She co-founded ‘Drag Storytime’ in 2016 where she reads to children while dressed in drag to teach them about inclusion, acceptance and love.

Hannah Conda (Sydney, NSW), 30

Hannah Conda (Sydney, NSW), 30

Kween Kong (Adelaide, SA), 29 

Kween Kong is originally from New Zealand, and of Tongan and Samoan heritage, currently residing in Adelaide.

She is the matriarch of Haus of Kong, a drag collective that aims to change the lives of its young recruits both on and off the stage. 

Kween Kong (Adelaide, SA), 29

Kween Kong (Adelaide, SA), 29

Minnie Cooper (Sydney, NSW), 49

Minnie Cooper is considered drag royalty among the Sydney circuit, with a glittering career that spans more than 20 years.

In 2016, she was a semi-finalist on Australia’s Got Talent, combining her drag and musical theatre talents. 

Minnie Cooper (Sydney, NSW), 49

Minnie Cooper (Sydney, NSW), 49

Molly Poppinz (Newcastle, NSW), 30

Molly Poppinz originally made a name for herself in Vancouver after struggling to find the confidence to do drag in her hometown of Newcastle, NSW. 

In 2018, she was crowned Vancouver’s most ‘Fierce Queen’, before returning to Newcastle to build a thriving drag community.

Molly Poppinz (Newcastle, NSW), 30

Molly Poppinz (Newcastle, NSW), 30

Pomara Fifth (Sydney, NSW), 28 

Growing up in the suburbs of Western Sydney, Pomara Fifth always stayed true to herself and never let the bullies and naysayers keep her down for long.

She represents both First Nation Australian and Māori queens and has a reputation for being a versatile, multi-talented performer and host.

Pomara Fifth (Sydney, NSW), 28

Pomara Fifth (Sydney, NSW), 28

Spankie Jackzon (Palmerston North, NZ), 37

Spankie Jackzon is a New Zealand drag performer best known for winning the $10,000 cash prize on the Kiwi series House of Drag.

She is the official host and roving reporter of The Wellington International Pride Parade, bringing drag to small towns across Aotearoa. 

Spankie Jackzon (Palmerston North, NZ), 37

Spankie Jackzon (Palmerston North, NZ), 37

Yuri Guaii (Auckland, NZ), 25

Starting out at the age of 18, Yuri Guaii has been doing drag for going on eight years, making her start in the Auckland drag scene.

Having studied fashion design, her secret weapon is her sewing skills and she is known for creating all her own show-stopping drag looks. 

Yuri Guaii (Auckland, NZ), 25

Yuri Guaii (Auckland, NZ), 25

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