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Tom Holland adorably trips up on RuPaul’s Drag Race question

The "Avengers: Infinity War" actor said Robert Downey Jr. would win Drag Race because he has "the fastest cars"

Benedict Cumberbatch and Tom Holland — Photo: Absolute Radio / Facebook

Spider-Man: Homecoming actor Tom Holland misunderstood a question about RuPaul’s Drag Race in an interview on Wednesday.

While speaking with Absolute Radio for his new film Avengers: Infinity War, Holland and his co-star Benedict Cumberbatch who plays Dr. Strange in the film, were asked a question about the reality competition show.

“Who would win RuPaul’s Drag Race? Tom Hiddleston, Bradley Cooper, or Robert Downey Jr.?,” the interviewer asked.

Holland answered: “I think Downey would win at Drag Race because he has the fastest cars.”

An amused Cumberbatch paused his answer to correct Holland: “Aaaah…it’s not that kind of drag race.”

Holland was still confused, so Cumberbatch elaborates: “RuPaul, man.”

After a few seconds, Holland exclaimed: “Oh yes! I do know what that is!”

The internet had mixed reactions with some seeing it as a negative.

While others saw it as an adorable moment and more reason to love him.

It is even more baffling because Hiddleston performed in drag on Spike’s Lip Sync Battle, where he did a mashup to “Umbrella” by Rihanna — one would think he would know a bit about Drag Race.

Cumberbatch ultimately answered that Tom Hiddleston would do the best in Drag Race as he can dress “mighty fine.” It’s also appropriate, as Hiddleston’s character Loki is canonically pansexual and gender fluid.

Watch Holland’s answer below:

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