RuPaul’s Drag Race UK winner Lawrence Chaney celebrates yet another thrilling victory at the Scottish Baftas

Lawrence Chaney on stage at the Bafta Scotland Awards (Photo: Amy Muir / BAFTA / Shutterstock)

Prevailing RuPaul Drag Race in UK champion Laurent Chaney celebrates another exciting victory after winning an award at Bafta Scotland rewards.

On Saturday night, it was revealed that Lawrence had triumphed in the Scot on Screen category at the awards ceremony, as voted on by the public.

They beat out fierce competition from other famous Scots who have appeared in some of the biggest shows of the past year, including Martin Compston and Kelly MacDonald of Line Of Duty, She’s the star of A Sin David Carlyle and David tennant for his work in the television series Des.

Celebrating their victory, Lawrence wrote on Instagram, “Can’t say how much I expected. I was against people I admired for years!

“Such an honor and a great time for the drag community! I feel so blessed to be one of the few queens to have a Bafta.

Other Bafta Scotland Awards winners included James McAvoy, Abigail Lawrie and the movie Limbo, which triumphed in four separate categories.

Earlier this year, Lawrence was crowned the winner of the critically acclaimed second series of RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

They were crowned the UK’s next drag racing superstar by RuPaul, in front of the other finalists Bimini Bon Boulash and Tayce.

Lawrence Chaney in their Drag Race UK publicity photo (Photo: BBC / World of Wonder / Ray Burmiston)

Lawrence Chaney in their Drag Race UK publicity photo (Photo: BBC / World of Wonder / Ray Burmiston)

Lawrence went on to represent Drag Race on the red carpet at the TV Baftas and the National Television Awards, and helped sing the song UK Hun, which ultimately reached No. 27 in the UK Singles Chart.

The third round of Drag Race UK is currently airing on BBC Three, with Ella Vaday, Kitty Scott Claus and Krystal Versace all vying for the crown in next week’s final.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost UK and has been updated.


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