RuPaul's Drag Race's Santino Rice is fasting for 111 days

He's putting a twist on the phrase 'starving artist.'

Santino Rice of RuPaul's Drag Race fame is going on a 111 day fast.

The TV persona announced his dietary challenge on Twitter Sunday, writing that he 'hope[d] to inspire others to give it a try.'

Life in the fast lane! Santino Rice of RuPaul's Drag Race (above 2014) announced he is going on a 111 day fast via Twitter Sunday

Life in the fast lane! Santino Rice of RuPaul's Drag Race (above 2014) announced he is going on a 111 day fast via Twitter Sunday

Santino, 42, explained that his diet would consist of 'as much organic cold-pressed juice and water as I need.'

The reality figure - who first appeared as a contestant on Project Runway - extolled the virtues of fasting to his followers, adding 'However 3 days of just water will allow your body to heal.'

The designer also boasted that he'd already completed a 90 day juice fast, posting 'Celebrating Day 90 of my Juice Fast. Shanti! Shanti! Shanti!' in another tweet.

A true inspiration: He extolled the virtues of fasting to his followers writing that he 'hope[s] to inspire others to give it a try'

A true inspiration: He extolled the virtues of fasting to his followers writing that he 'hope[s] to inspire others to give it a try'

Bare necessities: The TV figure explained that his diet would consist of 'as much organic cold-pressed juice and water as I need.'

Bare necessities: The TV figure explained that his diet would consist of 'as much organic cold-pressed juice and water as I need.'

Juicy Couture: The 42-yera-old also boasted that he'd already completed a 90 day juice fast

Juicy Couture: The 42-yera-old also boasted

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