Drag queens will appear in a Super Bowl ad for the first time ever

Miz Cracker and Kim Chi in the Sabra Hummus ad

Miz Cracker and Kim Chi in the Sabra Hummus adPhoto: YouTube Screenshot/Sabra

Two RuPaul’s Drag Race alumnae appearing in an upcoming Super Bowl ad, making them the first drag queens to appear in an ad aired during the year’s biggest sporting event next Sunday.

Kim Chi from season 8 and Miz Cracker from season 10 appeared in a teaser for a 30-second ad for Sabra Hummus.

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“Ready, Cracker?” Kim Chi asks in the teaser.

“Chickpeas, I was born ready,” Cracker responds. She then tries to put on a football helmet.

It’s a silly teaser for a possibly even sillier ad, but the significance of it is no joke. The Super Bowl regularly gets over 100 million viewers, making it one of the most-watched television events each year.

Ads that appear during the game are seen by a wide cross-section of Americans, including people who are often not exposed to drag – or LGBTQ people in general – at all.

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