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Friday's 'Bye Felicia' and 10 Other Phrases You Didn't Know Came From Pop Culture

Friday Hit Theaters 20 Years Ago – And Gave Us 'Bye, Felicia'

Originally posted 04/26/2015 12:45PM

Twenty years ago, the Ice Cube comedy Friday hit theaters. And while fans can quote the script verbatim, a certain two-word phrase spoken in the film has surpassed every other line: "Bye, Felicia." Twenty years later, it's never been more popular, to the point that it gets used by people who have never seen Friday.

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RuPaul Plays 5 Truths & 1 Lie with PEOPLE

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RuPaul Plays 5 Truths & 1 Lie with PEOPLE

Originally posted 03/16/2015 06:50PM

RuPaul has some stories to tell – but they're not all true.

The creator and host of RuPaul's Drag Race, which is in the midst of its seventh season, talked to PEOPLE about some of his most random (and mostly real) memories.

Read on to find out some little-known details about the "Supermodel" singer, 54 – but keep in mind that one of the items below is as false as a Drag Race contestant's eyelashes.

Can you spot the fake?

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Good Work: New E! Series Is the Fashion Police of Celebrity Plastic Surgery

Good Work: New E! Series Is the Fashion Police of Celebrity Plastic Surgery

Originally posted 03/02/2015 01:50PM

From the good to the bad to the just plain wrong, E!'s newest series is a pop culture roundtable that examines and celebrates the "good work" and the "not-so-good work" of Hollywood plastic surgery.

Good Work, hosted by Drag Race's RuPaul, Botched's Dr. Terry Dubrow and celebrity makeup artist and actress Sandra Vergara (Sofia's sister), premieres April 14 immediately following the season 2 premiere of E!'s hit reality series Botched, PEOPLE can confirm exclusively.

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RuPaul's Drag Race: Ross Mathews Talks New Queens, New Judges in Season 7

Originally posted 03/02/2015 09:30AM

[BRIGHTCOVE "4082692886001" "" "" "auto"] The contestants aren't the only ones revving their engines as another season of RuPaul's Drag Race returns Monday night. Season 7 also brings two new judges: Ross Mathews and Carson Kressley, who will join host RuPaul for "the most raggedy season ever."

For Mathews, a self-proclaimed superfan, joining the panel "really is a dream come true."

E! News's red carpet correspondent, 35, tells PEOPLE, "I don't know that I've ever been more qualified for anything else in my entire life. Not only do I watch this show on the regs … I somehow always end up at the drag show [in any town I visit]. These are my people. I know what makes a good drag queen, and I certainly have an opinion about it."

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Jessica Alba, Ariana Grande and Kathy Griffin Will Judge You, RuPaul's Drag Race Queens

Originally posted 01/28/2015 10:05AM



RuPaul's Drag Race is premiering on March 2, and a new teaser for season 7 has none other than RuPaul promising it will be "the most raggedy season ever."

In fact, everything this season is going to be decidedly more – gaggier, cockier, huntyer and realer are just a few of the words that flash across the screen in a new promo.

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David Burtka Reveals His Secret to a Successful Relationship with Neil Patrick Harris

David Burtka Reveals His Secret to a Successful Relationship with Neil Patrick Harris

Originally posted 04/21/2014 09:00AM

Through a decade of blissful partnership and fraternal twins, there's got to be some kind of formula that makes things just click for Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka.

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RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6: Ones to Watch

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 6: Ones to Watch

Originally posted 02/24/2014 08:55AM

As 14 new contestants rev up their engines for Monday's season 6 premiere of RuPaul's Drag Race – and each with charisma, uniqueness, nerve and talent – a few stood out from the pack at the premiere party in New York City.

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RuPaul's Drag Race's Sharon Needles and Alaska Split

Sharon Needles and Alaska Split

Originally posted 12/18/2013 07:00PM

RuPaul's Drag Race winner Sharon Needles and her partner of four years, Alaska, have split.

Needles (real name Aaron Coady), who won season 4 of the show, and Alaska, who was a runner up the following season, announced their breakup "on good terms" in a tongue-in-cheek press release, and included their wish "to clarify their intentions to admirers who may question the reason behind this mutual decision not to continue their relationship."

"The survival of our partnership relies on simply changing the word 'boy' in boyfriend to 'best,'" Needles says. "And because of my severe vanity, I'd like to keep my social media as a place dedicated to my art, and not a place to talk about my personal life."

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RuPaul's Drag Race Crowns a Winner – in Style!

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RuPaul's Drag Race Crowns a Winner – in Style!

Originally posted 05/07/2013 10:45AM

After a season filled with drama, fighting and so much shade, RuPaul's Drag Race crowned a winner Monday night in New York City.

Well-heeled contestants (seriously, these heels were amazing) stepped out to toast the three finalists – hilarious Alaska, glamorous Roxxxy Andrews and quirky Jinkx Monsoon – at the bash, which featured a live performance by season 4 winner Sharon Needles and N.Y.C. nightlife icon Amanda Lepore. But the big moment of the night came when RuPaul announced that crowd favorite Jinkx Monsoon (in her "Glinda the Good Witch" ensemble) was the winner. "It's Monsoon season!" she told the crowd after getting crowned.

She also told PEOPLE what being the Next Drag Superstar means after 10 years of performing in drag. "I want people to see that you don't have to be catty and mean to be a superstar," Jinkx said. "I want to be a role model and an advocate for social change."

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FIRST LOOK: Meet the Contestants of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 5 Contestants Announced

Originally posted 11/19/2012 09:30AM

Start your engines ... RuPaul's Drag Race is back!

Fresh on the heels of RuPaul's All Stars Drag Race, the fifth season ofRuPaul's Drag Race is slated to premiere in January 2013.

Not only will 14 contestants from around the world compete for the coveted title of America's Next Drag Superstar, there's also $100,000 cash at stake.

"As we start our fifth season, I'm thrilled to announce that Britney Spears, Demi Lovato, Mariah Carey, Nicki Minaj and Keith Urban will not be joining us as full time judges," RuPaul said in a statement. "Don't get me wrong, I love them all. But we're gonna keep it all hood up in here. Because that's what makes RuPaul's Drag Race the best damn show on TV."

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