Leigh-Anne Pinnock is announced as guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race UK

Leigh-Anne Pinnock is announced as guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race UK
Leigh-Anne Pinnock is announced as guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race UK

She welcomed twins with her fiancé Andre Gray just two weeks ago. 

And Leigh-Anne Pinnock barely skipped a beat getting back to work after giving birth as she announced she would be a guest judge on the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK on Wednesday. 

The Little Mix star, 29, called the TV role 'an absolute honour' telling her fans: 'I'm so excited for this,' as she joined a slew of stars set to make guest appearances on the judging panel. 

'I'm so excited for this': Leigh-Anne Pinnock has been announced as a guest judge on the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK

'I'm so excited for this': Leigh-Anne Pinnock has been announced as a guest judge on the new season of RuPaul's Drag Race UK

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The news that Leigh-Anne would be taking to screens to judge the talent, energy, individuality and confidence of the series' upcoming contestants was revealed via RuPaul's Drag Race Instagram. 

The announcement post also said that the Little Mix singer would be one of many guest judges this series, with other stars including Emma Bunton and Alesha Dixon. 

It read: 'We have some more #DragRaceUK special guest judge news for you… @leighannepinnock, @emmaleebunton, and @aleshaofficial will be serving special guest judge realness this series.'   

The new 12 part series of the show is set to air on September 23, with Leigh-Anne's filmed before she welcomed her twins last month. 

Sass: 'Leigh-Anne will be serving special guest judge realness this series,' the official announcement said of the news (pictured RuPaul in season 2 in January)

Sass: 'Leigh-Anne will be serving special guest judge realness this series,' the official announcement said of the news (pictured RuPaul in season 2 in January)

Coming soon: The line-up for the long-awaited third series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK was unveiled in August, ahead of the show's return at the end of this month

Coming soon: The line-up for the long-awaited third series of RuPaul's Drag Race UK was unveiled in August, ahead of the show's return at the end of this month

Other guest judges confirmed to cameo in the third season of Drag Race UK are Jay Revell, Charity Shop Sue, Kathy Burke, Matt Lucas, Oti Mabuse, the pop group Steps and Elton John. 

It's believed that filming for the upcoming series of RuPaul's Drag Race took place earlier this year before the previous season had finished airing.

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Last month Leigh-Anne shared the surprise news that she had given birth to twins, and shared the joyous news in an Instagram post.

Alongside the snap she penned: 'We asked for a miracle, we were given two... Our Cubbies are here 16/08/21'.

Surprise: She welcomed her twins to the world last month

Surprise: She welcomed her twins to the world last month

Leigh-Anne shared no further details about her new arrivals, shocking fans with the announcement as she had not revealed she was expecting twins. 

The post came just one day after bandmate Perrie Edwards revealed she had given birth to a son named Axel with her footballer boyfriend Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. 

The Little Mix stars both announced their pregnancy news on Instagram in May within six days of each other. 

Although Perrie beat her with the birth announcement, Leigh-Anne's time stamp revealed that she welcomed her twins five days beforehand, but kept the news private until now.

Kept that quiet! Leigh-Anne shared no further details about her new arrivals, shocking fans with the announcement as she had not revealed she was expecting twins

Kept that quiet! Leigh-Anne shared no further details about her new arrivals, shocking fans with the announcement as she had not revealed she was expecting twins

The birth also came just days before her older sister Sairah also welcomed a child into the world, her second son.

Sairah, 31, wrote on social media on Friday: '9 months of growing you, a lifetime to love you. Welcome to the world Sevn Santino Pinnock - Roberts.'

The singer was inundated with well wishes from her celebrity pals, however former Little Mix member Jesy Nelson has yet to comment publicly on either Leigh-Anne or Perrie's post.

Parents: The Little Mix star shares her twins with her fiancé Andre Gray

Parents: The Little Mix star shares her twins with her fiancé Andre Gray

Leigh-Anne announced her pregnancy in May alongside a trio of images showcasing her bump as she penned: 'We've dreamed about this moment for

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