RuPaul Talks About His Wild And Crazy '80s Club Kid Days

03/03/2015 12:44 pm ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

These days, RuPaul is most famous for his reality competition show, “RuPaul’s Drag Race,” which returns for a seventh season Monday at 9 p.m. on Logo. But before the drag superstar’s rise to fame, RuPaul Charles, 54, was an ’80s club kid — performing his own music, emceeing and go-go dancing.

“I’m from San Diego, Calif. I knew that for my star to shine, I would have to move to New York, become an Andy Warhol superstar and then make my way back to Hollywood,” RuPaul tells The Post. “I didn’t become an Andy Warhol superstar, but everything else is pretty much how it worked for me. New York, I knew, would get my energy.”

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