Jenny McCarthy, Robin Thicke, Ken Jeong, and Nicole Scherzinger are the judges on the brand new hit actuality competitors present The Masked Singer, with Nick Cannon because the host. On the present, celebrities costume up in elaborate costumes and sing in disguise on stage, because the viewers and judges strive to determine their actual identities.
Tonight, on January 9, 2019, episode 2 airs and the second batch of celebrities take the stage. For many who do NOT wish to know any spoilers on The Masked Singer, STOP READING NOW. In any other case, learn on under.
Forward of the premiere, when speaking about what went into casting the star athletes, performers and different celebrities, present producer Craig Plestis instructed The Hollywood Reporter, “When the masks come off, everybody has to acknowledge that face — or they need to have some big credibility, both in sports activities, in leisure, TV, movie, music. Some folks had been simple to forged. They noticed the potential of the present. They liked the thought of being behind a masks and nobody understanding who they had been, and exhibiting off the expertise that nobody knew that they even had. They obtained it immediately. Some folks stated no. Ultimately, we obtained nice names, and all of them are huge of their discipline in a technique or one other.”
There are 12 contestants complete and there are even some Grammy winners within the combine. On the premiere episode, a performer in a hippo costume was revealed to be athlete Antonio Brown, so that you by no means know who could possibly be behind the masks.
Now that you’ve the rundown on the sort of stars you could possibly be seeing this season on The Masked Singer, let’s get into the reside recap on tonight’s episode. We will probably be updating this submit reside because the episode airs.
Earlier than moving into tonight’s performances, host Nick Cannon gave a short rundown on what the present is about and revealed the performers. He then launched the judges.
First up was the rabbit towards the alien. The rabbit stated that he’s been a performer however was by no means alongside on stage. He additionally stated that he “pops up”, which implies he could possibly be a part of a pop group. The rabbit additionally stated the winner “is gonna be me,” which could possibly be a reputation of an N’Sync tune (“It’s Gonna Be Me”). Choose Jenny McCarthy was saying that the singer could possibly be a boy bander. However, she stated that Joey Fatone has a much bigger intestine than the bunny.
Mr. Rabbit did admit that he has been in a band.
Subsequent up was the alien, who had a pleasant determine. In keeping with the alien, she grew up within the public eye and probably in a well-known household. She doesn’t wish to ever be managed once more. She stated that, for the primary time ever, the world will get to listen to her voice, on her phrases. The alien stated she comes from a household that has many sisters.
The winner of the rabbit and alien face-off ended up being …. the rabbit.
After which it was the Pineapple, up towards the Raven. The Raven was first and stated they’ve all the time been a sunny sort of individual and nobody talks greater than they do. She stated that just lately she suffered a loss and he or she hopes to honor her beloved. She stated she needs to stand up and says “don’t cry child”. Our guess is that she is Ricki Lake. The voice is almost useless on and he or she admitted to internet hosting a chat present in some unspecified time in the future. “Ricky! Ricky!” … for individuals who bear in mind the hit speak present.
Subsequent up was the pineapple … The “OG” Pineapple stated he’s overcome a life-threatening illness and he’s all the time needed to sing. He stated “up in smoke” on the finish of his video bundle and smoke was proven. We’re considering it’s positively Tommy Chong, who battled most cancers lately. The stoner legend is unquestionably a first-rate candidate. If not, his associate in crime, Cheech, could possibly be a possible guess …
Within the last face-off, the poodle goes up towards the bee. Poodle’s power is intelligence. Poodle carried out “Heartbreaker” and in her video bundle, it confirmed San Francisco and a rainbow. She additionally stated she needed to get again to her musical roots. This one’s a troublesome guess. RuPaul was one of many judges’ guesses.
Subsequent up was the bee. She stated you’ll be able to name her “Queen Bee” and that individuals can see her sing to a brand new era on this present. Might or not it’s LaToya Jackson? Some guesses from the judges had been Lil Kim, Diana Ross and Mary J. Blige … till she instructed the judges she began singing within the 1950s. Might or not it’s Dionne Warwick? Perhaps Patti LaBelle? Gladys Knight is one other guess that was on Twitter.
So, the Poodle, the Pineapple and the Alien had been within the backside three. Tonight’s backside singer was … the Pineapple. And, the superstar unmasked was … Tommy Chong.