‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ star Heidi N Closet has spoken out for the first time after her shock exit during the latest episode of ‘All Stars 8’.

The 28-year-old returned to the franchise after being crowned Miss Congeniality on season 12, where she finished in sixth place.

During the fifth episode of ‘All Stars 8’, the queens were tasked with playing the ‘Snatch Game of Love’.

The challenge led to friction between Heidi and Kahanna Montrese, the latter of which felt Heidi was “pushing” her down when she already felt she wasn’t performing well in the challenge.

“I did not mean for that to be what was happening,” Heidi told her sister, instantly apologising for the misunderstanding. I don’t want you to feel like I was trying to push you down. I was hoping that you would be able to volley, hit the joke.”

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Kandy Muse then interrupted the conversation, accusing Heidi of telling other competitors that she had said she would eliminate Jimbo as soon as she got the opportunity to.

Alexis Michelle proceeded to agree that she had heard Kandy say this before backtracking and then stating that she hadn’t.

The altercation resulted in Heidi leaving the Werk Room for the last time, telling her sisters that she loved them as she did so.

“Please don’t send no hate, “ she wrote on Twitter shortly after the episode aired. “Instead of sending negativity choose to spread love and peace. There’s plenty of ways to show [love] and support!! A sweet message, buying a sexy toy, subscribe to Patreon, or even tip a hoe *cough Venmo HeidiNCloset cough*. Sending love to all thank U.”

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When a fan said they would “quit watching” the season now that Heidi won’t be on it, she asked them not to do so: “Please don’t do that all the girls worked really hard on the season. Please continue watching and supporting #allstars8.”

In a separate tweet, Heidi revealed that Beyoncé’s number one single ‘Break My Soul’ was a source of comfort for her after quitting the show.

“When I left #Allstars8 about half way home Break My Soul started playing and I knew I had made the right decision!!!” she said. “I wanna say again thank you all for so much love. Remember to put yourself first!”

‘All Stars 8’ is currently airing on Paramount Plus in the US and WOW Presents Plus in the UK.

Competing in the season is Alexis Michelle, Darienne Lake, Heidi N Closet, Jaymes Mansfield, Jessica Wild, Jimbo, Kahanna Montrese, Kandy Muse, LaLa Ri, Monica Beverly Hillz, Mrs. Kasha Davis and Naysha Lopez.