The highly praised yet controversial show AJ and the Queen was set to have a second season until Netflix canceled it last month. The show had its first season released in January this year. The first season was well received by the audience and was critically praised too. But lately, Netflix announced that the series wouldn’t be renewed for another season.
The series created by RuPaul and Michael Patrick King revolves around a drag queen and a street punk. The drag queen is on a bad run as her dreams of opening a drag club are shattered when her boyfriend runs away with all her life savings. She decides to travel throughout the United States until she gets what she wants. She is joined by AJ, a ten-year-old shabby boy, to embark on the journey along with her.
AJ and The Queen Season 2: Recap
The drag queen, who goes by the name Robert Lincoln Lee and her compatriot AJ set out to travel through the United States to accomplish the things they want. Eventually, Robert decides to participate in Miss USA Drag pageant, after very unexpected things come their way halfway through the journey.
Season one saw RuPaul Charles play Robert Lincoln Lee, Izzy G. as Amber Jasmine “AJ,” Michael-Leon Wooley as Louis Bell, Josh Segarra as Hector Ramirez, Katerina Tannenbaum as Brianna Douglas, Tia Carrere as Leilani Kalai.
AJ and The Queen Season 2: Renewal
Just when the fans were waiting for a second of the series, Netflix announced that the series is not going to be renewed for another one. RuPaul, too, declared the cancellation on her twitter handle.
Netflix generally cancels shows if there is no scope or future of the show, or the audience didn’t like it. But in this case, it is the controversy that the show created with its subject, which may have been a reason for the cancellation.