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Jiggly Caliente to judge 'Rupaul's Drag Race Philippines' premiering in August

Jiggly Caliente is officially among the panel of judges of "Rupaul's Drag Race Philippines."

Production company World of Wonder made the announcement on Twitter Sunday with a sneak peek of how the Filipino-American drag queen will judge the contestants.

"Mabuhay! Gagged to finally announce 'Drag Race' legend Jiggly Caliente will be joining the [Drag Race Philippines] judge panel!" the caption read.

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, Jiggly said she is "overjoyed in a major, major way" for this.

"There is a fierce Filipino drag scene and I am proud to be returning to my home country in this new role as a 'Drag Race' judge to shine a spotlight on these incredible artists to the world—or the universe, rather. Pak! Mabuhay, Drag Race."

Jiggly became a drag icon after joining the fourth season of "Rupaul's Drag Race" and "Rupaul's Drag Race All Stars 6."

"RuPaul's Drag Race Philippines" opened the casting for its first season last year. It will premiere on August 17 on WOW Presents Plus.

—Franchesca Viernes/MGP, GMA News