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Welsh finalist on BBC Drag Race show becomes new face of Coca-Cola

24 Mar 2021 2 minute read
Tayce. Picture by Coca Cola

A Welsh finalist on a BBC Drag Race show has become the new face of Coca-Cola.

Tayce from Newport, who said “bore da bitches!” and described herself as a “sexy owl”, when she introduced herself to series two of BBC Three’s the official RuPaul’s Drag Race UK, stars in an advert for the iconic soft drink brand.

Tayce, who now lives in London, has said she loves “to bring a bit of colour to the world” and she promised to show people “what Wales has to offer” on the programme.

The 26-year-old has become a sensation since hitting people’s television screens and has recently been described as a “big-hearted Welsh Queen” who is “bringing new meaning to the word fierce” by Vogue magazine.

The finalist is joined by the likes of It’s A Sin actor Nathaniel Hall for the soft drink giant’s ‘Open That Coca-Cola’ campaign. It depicts stars having their first taste of the famous beverage.

The photo series also features Roman Kemp, Lady Leshurr, Saffron Barker and Rina Lipa. The photos have been taken by Anais Gallagher, who is the daughter of Oasis star Noel Gallagher.

Tayce told Attitude: “Everyone knows me as that queen that’s bubbly, unique and hard to describe – just like the taste of a Coca-Cola!

“Honey, that first sip is enough to make you say ‘OOOH!’”

Anais Gallagher added: “Working with Coca-Cola on this shoot was such a fun challenge.

“I got to use my artistic outlet to bring to life a sensation that’s impossibly hard to put into words. So instead, we captured it in images!”

Nathaniel Hall said: “Communicating the feeling of drinking a Coke through facial expressions has been so much fun. And no acting required!”

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