RuPaul's Drag Race season four star Willam, who was disqualified from the reality series , has enjoyed serious success since she appeared on the show in 2012.
Even before then, the 38-year-old had plenty of acting credits, including shows such as Nip/Tuck, My Name is Earl, Arrested Development and Southland.
Since then, the drag queen and actor has appeared in Netflix series Super Drags and Bradley Cooper-directed blockbuster movie A Star Is Born, which also starred Lady Gaga.
As well as acting, Willam is a singer, YouTuber, author and recently released a cosmetics line, Coverboy, but exclusively told Daily Star Online she most enjoys acting.
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The social media trailblazer told us: "I really like acting because I like making pretend and lying to people.
"You get to meet people you've always wanted to meet. Hanging out with Lady Gaga and Dave Chappelle, people like that, you're like, 'Huh? This is my life?'"
She added: "It can reach the most people easier – movies reach more people than TV usually. I know A Star Is Born certainly did."
Fans of RuPaul's Drag Race are desperate for Willam to appear on a future All Stars series – despite her disqualification from the fourth season.
Willam told us: "People always ask me why don't you do All Stars? I'm like A) They're never gonna put me on that and B) I think A Star Is Born, that was my version of All Stars."
Both projects have "star" in the titles, with Willam adding: "Close enough, right? Plus I kind of won it in mine."
Willam is one of a handful of former RuPaul's Drag Race stars – including All Stars season three winner Trixie Mattel – to release makeup lines.
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Trixie Mattel, Kim Chi and Miss Fame have their own lines, while queens such as Aquaria have collaborated with established brands.
Explaining what makes her brand, Coverboy, stand out, Willam told us: "You don't need any brushes, I'm not trying to make anyone clean their brushes because I certainly hate cleaning my makeup brushes. All my products are use straight out of the tube or use your fingers.
"I'm not big into palettes and bulky stuff. I didn't want a big palette. Kim's palette is amazing, but it's huge. It's great, it's got a lot of choices and colours and stuff.
"Trixie's got some great stuff, I use her blush a lot. Miss Fame has amazing products."
She went on: "We're all very supportive of each other. It's not like we're competitive like that, we all do our own thing, go to each other's parties and use each other's stuff.
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"It's nice to be able to talk about the factory and sample delays and that sort of bulls*** with someone else who understands that getting this stuff right takes time."
Coverboy currently includes a range of false lashes, glitter and lip stains in colours such as the standard red and pink, as well as a more daring blue and black.
Willam will be live streaming on YouTube for Black Friday with special guest host Nicole Byer. They will be doing a home shopping-style segment with sales and specials of Coverboy.
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