The whispers have been verified: Seattle's own Jerick Hoffer/Jinkx Monsoon will be fighting for the title of America's Next Drag Superstar on the forthcoming fifth season of RuPaul's Drag Race. We've never had a local queen in the mix, and I couldn't be more excited. Introductory video below, Drag Race season 5 begins airing in January (which is also when Hoffer will be starring in a new production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch at the Moore.)