RuPaul's Drag Race star Michelle Visage says she's getting paid 'in potatoes' to judge Ireland's Got Talent
Michelle Visage has said she's being paid 'in potatoes' to judge Ireland's Got Talent.
The Celebrity Big Brother star and judge on RuPaul's Drag Race in the US will jet in to Ireland next month for auditions for TV3's new talent show.
“I’ve had lots of paid work in the past but sometimes things are worth more than money," she told the Irish Sun.
"I love Ireland and if I can help someone achieve their dream, that to me is worth more than money.”
Head judge Louis Walsh got her on board and she admits that money is not a motivating factor.
"They are paying me in potatoes. But I get to work with Louis Walsh, who is a really good friend," she added.
Louis and Michelle will be joined on the panel by West End star Denise Van Outen and Irish comedian Jason Byrne.
The series will begin filming next month and Lucy Kennedy has been announced as the presenter.
Louis, who is currently judging on The X Factor in the UK, recently said he's looking for "crazy, crazy, crazy" and declared it will be the "biggest Irish show ever".
"I want crazy, crazy, crazy. I want dancing dogs, dancing pigs, comedians, country singers, Irish dancing, everything," he told the Herald.
"It's open to everyone, everywhere. If you can walk or talk or do anything funny, come along.
"I want crazy. I don't want normality. Animal acts are great too - you have to love the doggy acts."