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Why RuPaul Changes Clothes At Least 3 Times A Day (VIDEO)

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When it comes to fashion, the world's most famous drag queen knows no bounds. In this online exclusive from "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" RuPaul shares his anything-goes style philosophy.

"I believe in experiment," RuPaul says. "Use this body -- paint it, decorate it, snatch it, tuck it, pluck it -- do whatever you want with it, just as long as you don't hurt anybody else."

RuPaul says he doesn't have many beauty pet peeves. Hair? The bigger, the better. Makeup? "I love seeing people with too much make-up on, I do," he says. "I love it, I love it."

As far as fashion dos and don'ts, RuPaul says style is about going out and finding yourself. "You play with all the toys," he says. "I always say it's important to use all the colors in the crayon box."

In fact, he plays with his wardrobe every day. "I like to change clothes at least three times a day," he shares. "I love clothes."

The reason is simple, he explains. "This is the thing: I spend a lot of money on clothes. I love shopping, I love clothes, and so the only way in this one lifetime I'll be able to use these clothes is I have to wear them a lot, and I have to change clothes three or four times a day."

The only thing you won't see RuPaul in is sweats. "Most people are way too casual -- I'm not crazy about casual clothes. There's a way to do it, but listen, I'm not going to fight the world. I know that everybody loves it, so go ahead and do it."

Also in the video, RuPaul reveals his secret to strutting in sky-high heels. "The key to wearing stiletto heels is to put your weight on the ball of your foot, not on the heel," he says. "Most people think you rest on the heel."

Your success with stilettos also depends on coordination and confidence. "The first time I put on heels, I was like 'Oh yeah, I got it,'" RuPaul says. "I've always had good hand-eye coordination. But you find a lot of people are not comfortable in their bodies and those people, there's just no hope for them, not in terms of stilettos."

"Oprah: Where Are They Now?" airs Sundays at 10 p.m. on OWN.

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