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Courtney Act makes history after dropping drag persona for 'Dancing with the Stars Australia' semi-final

The 'RuPaul Drag Race' star dropped her drag alter ego and danced as Shane Jenek

2019-04-15

Courtney Act has made Dancing with the Stars Australia history by performing in a same-sex couple.

The RuPaul Drag Race alum and Celebrity Big Brother winner has been wowing audiences each week and for the first time, she dropped her drag persona and took to the stage to dance with her partner Joshua Keefe as Shane Jenek.

Taking to the stage, the couple danced a fusion foxtrot/tango to Britney Spears’ ‘Toxic’ and aced the scoreboard with a whopping 29 out of 30.

Although Courtney has been performing as her drag alter ego throughout the show, this marks the first time in the show’s history that two men have danced together.

Now Courtney has aced it through the semi-finals and will perform in the finals next week.

Watch the dance routine below:

 
 
 
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Two boys dancing together on Dancing With The Stars. First time in the Anglosphere! So honoured to have the opportunity and amazing to do it with @joshuakeefedancer! Hope you all enjoyed and pretty please vote for us!!! #DWTSau UPDATE: WE’RE IN THE FINAL!!!! THANK YOU FOR VOTING FOE US THIS WEEK! IT FEELS AMAZING TO BE IN THE FINAL 3! (Only one more week of me pestering y’all to vote!!!)

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