At the time Hannah was quick to apologise, posting a nine minute video acknowledging her actions and committing to be a better ally.
“I am ashamed that I ever participated in shows that appropriated Asian cultures and worn [sic] hair styles such as braids, dreads and Afro’s without understanding the importance of these styles for members of the BIPOC community,” Hannah wrote on her Instagram.
“I am sorry for adding to your hurt and trauma and I am sorry for perpetuating stereotypes of your cultures.”
Unfortunately it’s not the first time the Down Under arm of the Drag Race franchise has cast queens who have been accused of cultural insensitivity.
Last year, Sydney drag queen Scarlet Adams was called out by Ru Paul herself on the main stage for performing in black face. And, post screening, it was revealed that fellow contestant Karen From Finance formerly had a “golliwog” tattoo.
Both queens apologised for their actions.
The season two announcement has had mixed reactions from fans and the lack of diversity in the new cast has already been noticed.
Sydney performer Pomara Fifth is the only First Nations Australian and Māori queen included in the 2022 line up. Last year’s competitions also only included one Indigenous queen, Newcastle’s Jojo Zaho.
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Hannah Conda will join queens from across Australia and New Zealand for season two of Drag Race Down Under which will be streamed on Stan from July 30.