‘Drag Race’ Queen and Chris Perfetti Lookalike Plasma Wants to Guest on ‘Abbott Elementary’

Regardless, in a recent episode of Entertainment Weekly’s Quick Drag podcast, Plasma addressed show creator and star Quinta Brunson directly, saying that she is “lucky enough to look exactly like your costar, Chris Perfetti.”

“Quinta, if you’re listening, big fan! I was brought up watching documentary-style comedy and it’s something so nuanced and specific and wonderful. I have so much respect for what you do,” she continued. Plasma then proceeded to pitch a drag queen story hour-centered plot for Abbott Elementary.

Because of her resemblance to Perfetti, Plasma proposed that she play Jacob’s younger brother who hasn’t spoken to him in a few years. “I show up for drag queen story hour, he doesn’t recognize me, I come to school as a visitor out of drag the next day, he’s like, ‘What the hell are you doing here? I never want to see you again!’ and I’m like, ‘Bitch, I was here yesterday!'” she concluded.

Perfetti and Plasma are definitely believable as brothers, and honestly? We’d like to see it. In the interview, Plasma specified that she wasn’t “trying to push a political agenda,” but frankly, drag queen story hour needs every positive portrayal it can get right now, and what better way to do that than through a beloved sitcom on television? After all, the show hasn’t shied away from touching on relevant issues like charter schools and outdated anti-drug educational programming.

In February, Entertainment Weekly asked Perfetti about the fan comparisons to Plasma, to which he responded, “I love that.”

“I should be so lucky as to be related to somebody as talented as Plasma is,” he said. The actor also added that he’s an avid Drag Race viewer, saying, “I’m usually many episodes behind, and this season I’m not, I’m right there chomping at the bit, waiting for Friday. I’m just so impressed with what they’re doing and I love the phenomenon that it has become. It’s food for the soul, that show.”

Abbott Elementary is currently midway through season three, with new episodes airing on ABC every Wednesday evening at 9 p.m. ET. But the show was also recently renewed for a fourth season, so there’s definitely still time for Plasma’s spec script to become a reality.

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