WATCH: Diva Meets Drag in New Web Series 'Jenifer Lewis and Shangela'

By: Brandon Voss
9.11.2012

Has there ever been an odd couple more fabulous than Jenifer Lewis and Shangela? No. No, there has not.

In the four-part scripted web series Jenifer Lewis and Shangela, Lewis, a legendary star of stage and screen, mentors sassy RuPaul's Drag Race alum Shangela, an up-and-coming drag performer also known as D.J. Pierce in boy drag. According to the show's catchy opening credits, Shangela stalked Lewis backstage after a performance of Mother Courage and Her Children in Central Park with Meryl Streep, the two queens became roomies, and the rest is herstory.

Watch as Lewis — a true diva best known for roles in Jackie's Back!, What's Love Got to Do With It, and The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air — helps Shangela, working daytime drag, prepare for a Law & Order: PTSD audition. Spoiler alert: It turns out that Miss Lewis's acting method involves dog poop.

Also check out Jenifer and Shangela's shameless attempt to make their show go viral by awkwardly ripping off other viral memes, including Sweet Brown of "Ain't Nobody Got Time for That" fame. Let's make it happen!

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