RuPaul’s Drag Race viewers already crown their Season 16 fan-favorite queen

Je'Kayla Crawford
Nymphia from RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16

Despite not winning her first challenge, RuPaul’s Drag Race fans believe Nymphia Wind will be the winner of Season 16.

Throughout the course of the Season 16 premiere of RuPaul’s Drag Race, viewers were introduced to 14 impressive queens.

So far, they have showcased their skills in an intimidating talent show in front of the judges and flaunted their sense of fashion and design on the runway.

One queen who stood out because of her talent show performance is Nymphia Wind.

Even though she didn’t make it in the Top 2 of her debut episode, fans see a lot of potential in her. So much so, they believe that she could win the entire season.

The cast of RuPaul's Drag Race Season 16

RuPaul’s Drag Race fans are rooting for Nymphia Wind

On January 15, RPDR fans took to Reddit to discuss who they believe will make it to the Top 4 of this season.

Not only did Nymphia’s name consistently come up for a predicted spot in the finale, but most are guessing that she going to take it all the way.

One fan wrote, “Nymphia is already giving favorite to win, seems like both the judges and production will love her. Don’t think it’s likely but I really hope we get to see her lsfyl.”

Another fan chimed in and wrote, “Nymphia: Ru just lives for quirky polished drag and thats Nymphia. She can act a fool, serve a look, dance the house down boots. full package.”

Only time will tell if the fans and their initial guess prove to be correct, or if Nymphia gets eliminated. After all, it isn’t just about what the judges think anymore. Because of this season’s brand-new element, Rate-A-Queen, the contestants also have a say in who wins challenges and who could be sent home.

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