Known to be a huge supporter of the drag community, Jade's friends include famous drag queens Courtney Act, Alaska and Willam, after they featured in Little Mix's music video for 'Power'. She even turned down a holiday with her boyfriend to go to the LA Drag Con.
Announcing the news on the show's official Twitter account, the hit show posted a picture of Jade posing next to her Drag Race dressing room. They captioned the image, 'Opulence! She! Is! EVERYTHING!'.
'We can confirm that @LittleMix's Jade Thirlwall will be a judge on @bbcthree's #DragRaceUK'.
Revealing her excitement to be joining the show, Jade said, 'I love everything about drag. I love that it's art. I love how fabulous it is, how fun it is, I love that you can transform your body into a fantastic beautiful woman... the whole thing! I just wish in my next life I can be a drag queen'.
The songstress will be joining Spice Girls' Geri Horner, who has also been announced to be featuring as a guest judge.
Confirming the news, Geri said, 'I just love how drag encourages people to be exactly who they are. This show has brought so much joy and pride to people all over the world'.
She added, 'I can't wait for everyone to see the amazing queens representing the UK in this first ever series'.
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After being put into a group by Kelly Rowland on The X Factor in 2011, the Little Mix girls rocked denim and trainers as they posed at the Judges Houses' stage of the competition.
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