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RuPaul joins Netflix animated series Chicago Party Aunt as fierce salon owner

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RuPaul is getting ready to serve aun-tea realness in Netflix's new animated series Chicago Party Aunt.

The Emmy-winning RuPaul's Drag Race host will voice Gideon, a bougie salon owner, on the 16-episode project, Netflix announced Tuesday.

Lauren Ash and Rory O'Malley are set to lead the show, which follows the former as Diane Dunbrowski — an aging party girl with a heart of gold and a penchant for wine and '80s rock — and the latter as her nephew, Daniel, who foregoes a year at Stanford to spend a gap year living with Diane in Chicago.

Netflix; Inset: Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images RuPaul joins 'Chicago Party Aunt' series at Netflix.

Executive producer Ike Barinholtz and Dolemite Is My Name star Da'Vine Joy Randolph also have voice roles in the adult-oriented series series from Big Mouth animation studio Titmouse, and is set to hit the streaming service on Friday, Sept. 17.

RuPaul previously teamed with Netflix for one season of his Michael Patrick King-directed dramedy AJ and the Queen, on which he starred as a down-on-her-luck drag queen who unexpectedly becomes the caretaker of a young girl.

See a first-look photo from Chicago Party Aunt above.

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