Table of Contents
- The Clues
- The Theories
- The Ladybug explains why she couldn’t tell her famous dad about The Masked Singer
- The Masked Singer Spoilers: Who Is The Ladybug?
- 1. The Clues
- 2. Judges’ Guesses
- 3. Other Guesses
- 4. Best Guesses
- 5. Twitter Guesses
- Got a showbiz story?
UPDATE: The internet was correct! The Ladybug was revealed to be Kelly Osbourne! Head below for all the clues that it was her.
Halloween can honestly GTFO because there is literally nothing scarier than the costumes on The Masked Singer. Like, have you seen the Tree? It’s genuinely a crime against Santa, not to mention my childhood memories. But one of the show’s more alarming costumes belongs to the Ladybug, a menacing insect whose outfit is decorated with the carcasses of smaller ladybugs, which I can only assume were sacrificed to the Lord of the Ladybugs.
Anyway, there are some pretty compelling theories about who this be-winged bug is, so if you (a) love talking about D-list celebrities and (b) are one of the many lost souls who has fallen victim to The Masked Singer theories black hole, please come hither.
I watched the Ladybug’s clue package so you don’t have to, and first of all, NO, I AM NOT OKAY. But here’s what I learned: This bug was born famous, she says the media was always “keeping up” with her, and she’s endured a “lifetime of drama.” Oh, and she used the phrase “family feud.” We also saw pictures of a ham, a puppy, a bridge, a gavel, a scorpion, a pumpkin, a police car, a skull, and a baseball bat. (Side note: WTF?)
1. Kelly Osbourne
At first, I was fully side-eyeing this theory, but YouTube commenters have me convinced. Sure, Kelly seems ever so slightly too famous to be on this show, but a bunch of the visual clues make sense. Take the ham, for example! Sharon Osbourne once threw a ham at her neighbors on an episode of The Osbournes:
Plus, Kelly’s been a judge on several shows (hence the gavel), her dad, Ozzy, infamously bit the head off a bat (hence the baseball bat), her brother is an officer (hence the police car), and she’s a Scorpio (hence the scorpion). And for those of you who are like, “Wait, but the Ladybug has a Southern accent,” everyone thinks Kelly is simply covering up her Britishisms.
2. Kris Jenner
I know. I KNOW. But think about it: Kris is from a famous family, stars on Keeping Up With the Kardashians, has had a lifetime of drama, and was recently on Family Feud with her kids. The evidence is there!
Plus, Kris inexplicably tweeted about The Masked Singer back in September, which is pretty weird and random and seems to imply she has a relationship with the show. Some people also think Kris could be the Tree. Maybe she’s just a fan! In which case, WELCOME TO PARADISE, KRIS.
good luck to everyone tonight on @MaskedSingerFOX! can’t wait for the new season! #MaskedSinger
— Kris Jenner (@KrisJenner) September 25, 2019
3. Jamie Lynn Spears
People think the Ladybug’s Southern accent is a dead giveaway for Britney Spears’ little sister, and the clues about her having a famous family definitely seem to fit. But mostly, fans think it’s Jamie because of her singing voice:
The lady bug is Jamie Lynn Spears #maskedsinger
— Confusion Personified (@ILaugh_Alot85) September 26, 2019
Who watches the masked singer so I can talk to them about how I’m 100% certain the lady bug is Jamie Lynn spears
— Sarah 🌚 (@sarahderenz) September 26, 2019
I’m gonna go ahead and document this in case I’m right again: I think Jamie Lynn Spears is the ladybug on the Masked Singer. I said it before she even performed just listening to her voice. Also, I was right about TPain last season from his first performance 💁🏻♀️🤷🏻♀️
— Sara Miller (@saraa2013) September 27, 2019
4. Mariska Hargitay
The Ladybug seems too short to be Mariska, but some of the clues do make sense. As this Twitter fan notes, her favorite holiday is Halloween (hence the pumpkin) and she’s on Law & Order (hence the gavel and cop car).
I say that #Ladybug is @Mariska Hargitay. Her favorite holiday is Halloween (the pumpkin picture), is on law and order (the cop car and gavel) and her mom was famous back in the 70’s (the old time tv style). #maskedsinger
— Raymon Wright (@RaymonWright) September 28, 2019
And when it comes to the whole ~born into fame~ thing, reminder: Mariska’s mom was none other than Hollywood legend Jayne Mansfield. I’m convinced!
5. Lindsay Lohan
Ken Jeong somewhat hilariously guessed that LiLo was the Ladybug, but considering that her reaction was to turn around and basically tell Ken to kiss her ass while the audience booed, I’m thinking this is a hard nope. And Twitter agrees, so bye!
#themaskedsinger I don’t know why but I live for Ladybug shading Lindsay Lohan.
— Ry Breadcrumbs (@Ry_Breadcrumbs) November 7, 2019
The Ladybug after Ken guessed Lindsay Lohan: #TheMaskedSinger pic.twitter.com/J3mmK3CRNf
— Jessica Alessandra (@JessAlessandra) September 26, 2019
We’ll be updating this post when the Ladybug is revealed, but until then…
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The Ladybug explains why she couldn’t tell her famous dad about The Masked Singer
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WARNING: This article contains spoilers about Wednesday’s episode of The Masked Singer.
The lady couldn’t move so well as a bug.
On Wednesday, it was revealed that Kelly Osbourne, 35, was the celebrity inside that unwieldy insect costume on The Masked Singer. Here, the former TV personality who’s looking to make a big comeback talks about how those nerves of hers were real, and how she just couldn’t tell her famous dad, Ozzy, that she was part of TV’s big reality competition show.
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: It’s extraordinary to see how many people guessed your identity correctly on YouTube. One person said on the message board that you have a tendency to hold your stomach before you sing.
KELLY OSBOURNE: No. That is not accurate at all!
So were you nervous in that moment or was that some really good acting by Kelly Osbourne?
No, I was absolutely terrified.
Did you choose “Holding Out for a Hero”?
I did choose that song. I’m a huge Bonnie Tyler fan. I love all the ’80s power ballads. So I wanted to stick with something that I knew well. I knew it was a bit of a stretch because I haven’t sung in a long time. So it was definitely getting back into the swing of it, but I loved performing that song.
Is that what made you nervous, getting back into the swing of it?
I took a lot of time off work to focus on myself. This was the first thing I’ve done in sobriety. You know, the nerves will get the better of you and make you believe that you can’t do it, you’re not good enough. As it went on, my confidence just grew and grew and grew.
The Southern accent was a great idea. Was that your idea or the producers?
So basically, they kept reassuring me, “Oh, the voice modulator will completely throw them. You won’t even hear an accent.” I’m like, are you sure? And they said yes. And I literally said the first word, and I was like, “Oh my God, I sound English.” I have no idea where it came from, I have no idea how it happened, but I just started speaking in a Southern accent. And literally you could hear everyone backstage going like, laughing at me, because I just pulled it out of nowhere. It’s the only way I could do it without guessing.
It really threw everybody off. You really played up the vulnerability, too, while in that costume. Was that an act, or was that genuine?
No. I will never pretend to be vulnerable. I think that does everybody a disservice.
Were you bummed they introduced you as being from a famous family? Do you feel like that was a dead giveaway?
No, because if you think about it, there are so many famous families.
The guesses were pretty damn good. What did you think of Lily Collins?
I wish I could be Lily Collins. She’s one of the most stunning women I’ve ever seen in my life!
So that costume looked super heavy.
You have no idea. It was so heavy. I could never take a full breath of air, because of where it weighed. It was also top-heavy so if I didn’t stand in a certain way, the head part would flip forward. Underneath all of that, I was wearing American football padding. The skirt was five feet wide. I could hardly walk, I could hardly move, I couldn’t breathe, I couldn’t see, I couldn’t hear. Everything that makes you human got stripped from you.
So who in your immediate circle signed NDAs. Did your parents sign NDAs?
We didn’t tell my dad at first, because my dad is too proud of a father who would go around being like, “Did you see my daughter? Have you seen my daughter?” We couldn’t tell him because he is a gossip like that. He wants to brag. So we were like, we cannot tell dad. Mom knew. And my brother, that was it.
Who did you watch with tonight?
My nieces. The Ladybug is their favorite, which is weird. I don’t know if that’s because subconsciously they know. I don’t know!
Was it an easy sell getting you to do this?
I wanted to do it the first season, but it was my first year of sobriety, and I wasn’t ready to be in full swing again.
Is this a stepping stone for you to do more TV?
One-hundred percent. I just shot a pilot for Fox and fingers crossed that will go. I developed and wrote a scripted series that I am in the process of selling, a modern-day kind of Bridget Jones, with a social-media-influencer kind of vibe. Very funny. And just taking it slow. It’s all trial and error for me, figuring out what I want to do. From 15 to 33, I worked constantly. I never took vacations, I never took time off. It was a rare thing if I ever had any downtime. To take these last two years and really find myself, figure out what I want to do, what makes me happy… there was a long time where I went, I’ve done TV. I don’t want to do this anymore. But then I enjoy it and it is what I like to do.
Do you get a lot of feedback from people saying they miss Fashion Police?
There’s a huge part of me that wants that back. But also in the world that we live in now, without Joan Rivers, you can’t get away with that kind of stuff. The tone has drastically changed. Joan could say those things and Joan was a woman, a lady. She had the respect. There’s a huge, huge void in my life since her passing.
I’m assuming you have watched the show like the rest of us. Do you have an early feeling of who’s going to go the distance?
Okay, so you never know because I will tell you this: What you feel and see in the room isn’t what translates on TV sometimes. So I’ve watched on TV versus being there and watching it from backstage. You are so convinced that person is going home, blahblahblah. And that’s the person that stays. You just never know.
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Celebs compete in this crazy reality-singing TV show while wearing elaborate costumes to conceal their identities. Can you guess the celebrity behind the mask?
The Masked Singer Spoilers: Who Is The Ladybug?
They are quite a glamorous insect.
The Masked Singer is back for season 2! Fans are already hyped for the hit reality show on Fox. This year, there are 16 celebrities, including athletes, actors, singers, and rappers, all competing in a singing competition while wearing extravagant costumes to hide their identities.
Nick Cannon is back to host the popular show and he revealed that the 16 contestants have a combined total of: “140 films, 22 gold records, 20 platinum records, six multi-platinum records, 31 Billboard No. 1 singles, 19 Emmy wins, 10 GRAMMY wins, seven Super Bowl appearances, five Hall of Famers, 15 marriages, and eight divorces.”
Wow! That covers, well, pretty much everything we need to deliver the Masked Singer spoilers. So, who is the Ladybug?
The Ladybug caught people’s attention with her elaborate red ball gown. During the Emmy Awards, judge Jenny McCarthy commented that the Ladybug was much tinier than she thought and predicted that the Ladybug would be a fan favorite. But just last week, the Ladybug’s identity was revealed!
1. The Clues
The Ladybug was just revealed and the internet seems to have no clue as to what hints have been dropped about the identity of the latest insect to join the Masked Singer. So, I guess we’re going to have to use the costume itself as our main clue.
On the first episode, Ladybug gave lots of hints about family feuds, family drama and being born in the spotlight. Ladybug also gave clues about games shows, Halloween, the Golden Gate bridge and had a southern accent.
2. Judges’ Guesses
The clues about being born into the spotlight led Robin Thicke to guess that the Ladybug was Lily Collins, while Jenny McCarthy thought it was Willow Smith. Ken Jeong guessed Lindsay Lohan, but the Ladybug admitted that was not who she is.
3. Other Guesses
Well, there are a few theories here. Mostly people think there’s both a reason the Ladybug was introduced last in that the person inside the costume may be the most famous contestant of them all. Another theory is that because the Ladybug was introduced at the Emmys, that the person inside must be an Emmy winner.
The official Instagram account of The Masked Singer replied to a comment proposing that idea with a thinking face emoji. That is a no-brainer though as in the stats of this season’s contestants it has been noted that there are a total of 19 Emmy Awards in the group of 16 contestants.
Another popular, but pretty outlandish theory was that the Ladybug is Lady Gaga. This seems to be based on Lady being in the name, the stature of the costume, and the fact that the Ladybug was introduced last.
For one thing, Lady Gaga isn’t an Emmy winner. She’s been nominated three times, but she has never one. For another thing, the woman just won an Oscar, we doubt being on a reality show is high on her list of things to do. That said, it would be awesome if she did.
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4. Best Guesses
The best guess I had was that the Ladybug was Pitch Perfect actress Brittany Snow. One, she can sing. Two, she has a Ladybug tattoo. Without a lot of clues to go on, this seems like the best guess out there right now.
5. Twitter Guesses
Twitter guesses have ranged from Noah Cyrus to Keke Palmer to Jamie Lynn Spears. But the true identity of the Ladybug is…
ladybug = Kristin Chenoweth. pic.twitter.com/bwOd0TG3pF
— Mike (@MikeOinSATX) November 7, 2019
I know who the Ladybug is!! It’s Kelis, the singer of “Milkshake”! #maskedsinger pic.twitter.com/wT1Yjt1QOi
— The Dreamer dreams on!! (@xcr0ssgam35) November 7, 2019
…none other than Kelly Osbourne!
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I have always been fascinated with tutu dresses, the numerous strips of tulle, the translucent fabric and the ruffles and waves all feel so feminine and delicate. I could make the skirt easily but the top always stumped me, it had to match the sophistication of the tulle yet it had to comfortable and stretchy enough so little kids don’t feel scratchy or uncomfortable. All those questions were answered when I saw the various tutorials with Ruffle Fabric popping up in the blogosphere. It was equally girly and just beautiful and from what I heard from other bloggers, it was super soft and stretchy. I just couldn’t help asking folks at ruffle fabric if they would sponsor some of their beautiful fabric for my projects. They agreed to send a couple of fabrics my way. My first thought when I saw the fabric was- Oh man! this is so beautiful, I could just drape a child in it and it will look good. No really! this fabric is simply gorgeous. I could think a ton of things that I could make with it, but one thing kept coming to my mind again and again – Ladybug!
So ladybug it was! and I think we found a rather cute one.
Here is how to make the ladybug costume.
Hot Tamale Mini Ruffle Fabric: Quarter yard
Quarter inch elastic: Black: 3/4 yd
6 inch Tulle Red : 50 yd ( You could also cut 6 inches strips from complete yardage, it will be a bit more work but will be probably cheaper)
Red elastic (quarter inch wide of Foldover elastic): 3/4 yd
Elastic thread – Red or Black
Fake red flowers – 1 stem from dollar store or 1 big flower
Construction Time – 2-3 Hours
Beginner to intermediate
1. I generally use my wooden floor to cut tulle faster and evenly. The tiles are 5 inches wide which is just fine for my purpose. I fold the tulle in multiple layers until it is about 10-15 inches wide and then lay it on the floor such that one end lines up with the tile edge.
2. Now I cut the tulle at each edge of the tiles and just like that, evenly spaced tulle strips!
3. Now from each of these strips cut out 30 inches long pieces. Make a nice pile of these pieces.
4.Now take the black elastic and cut a piece equal to child’s waist -1 inch. Tie the tulle strips on the elastic as shown in the image above.
5.Keep tying the tulle until the whole elastic is full.
6. When you reach the ends of elastic secure them with a knot.
7. Now cut out a ruffle fabric 9 inches long X child’s waist -1 inch wide. Sew the 9 inches long ends together ( right sides together)
8. Now use 3 step zig-zag stitch to sew the tulle skirt over the ruffle fabric. This will take a bit of patience as the tulle skirt becomes bulky at the elastic but just use a stronger needle ( home decor) and go slowly. Use hand stitching to sew the knotted part of the elastic to the ruffle fabric. Don’t worry if it doesn’t look very neat at this point. We will take care of it later.
If you don’t think your machine can handle this you could always sew a 2 piece outfit with the top a bit longer (~13-15 inches) and the wear the skirt over it. I think it will still look the same.
9. Here is what you will have once you are done.
10. Use red/black elastic thread to shir the back of the bodice. Since the fabric will shrink as you shir, make sure you shir two third of the bodice to give an illusion of the back half bring shirred. Start shirring from the top and stop when you think you have a snug fit.
11.Cut two pieces of red elastic – 12 inches long each
12. Sew them 2.5 inches apart at both front and back edges of bodice. These will work as shoulder straps.
13. Cut two ruffle fabric strips 3 inch X 11 inch
14. Cinch the strip at the center and sew it at the center of the shoulder straps.
15. Cut another 3 inch wide strip with the length equal to the waist size + 1 inch. Cinch it at the center and sew.
16. Now sew hand tuck this cinched part of strip at the center of the waist of the dress front.
17. Now sew the 3 inches wide ends right sides together. Now hand-sew them at the center back, covering the knot in black elastic, if visible.
18. Cut any loose ends. If needed, hand-sew the belt at the sides too. You may have noticed that I didn’t talk at all about finishing the raw edges. That is because ruffle fabric is a knit and it doesn’t fray. Moreover, ruffles do a great job of hiding the raw edge, so I just spared myself the trouble and left them as is.
19. Now remove the stalk and stem of 3-4 flowers,
20. Layer them on each other and sew a black button in the center.
21. Sew the flower at the center of the dress. The dress is ready.
22. Pair it with red wings, black tights and black shoes.
Which flower caught your fancy today?
A The Masked Singer has earned the competition show even more popularity, meaning there are even more fans trying to guess the identities of the celebrity contestants hidden behind the full-body costumes.
While some seem almost too easy to figure out, others have proven to be a bit trickier, like the Ladybug. A list of confusing clues and a southern accent led judges astray for weeks. But when she was voted off on the Nov. 16 episode, fans and judges finally learned who was hiding beneath the mask: Kelly Osbourne.
Who is Ladybug on ‘The Masked Singer?’
During the Sept. 25 premier, the show aired a clip with a few clues about the celebrity underneath the Ladybug costume. The biggest hint is that the celebrity, who seemed to have a southern accent, said she was born into a famous family. “Being born into the limelight, the media was always keeping up with every piece of gossip and family feud,” the anonymous celeb said.
The Ladybug was then shown spinning a gameshow wheel that has several pictures on it: A ham, pumpkin, bridge, dog holding mail, gavel, scorpion, skull, police car, and baseball bat — all of which were clues to the singer’s identity.
In the second week, the link to a famous family continued when the Ladybug said in her pre-performance interview that “growing up, everything on the outside looked rosy, but on the inside my world was completely upside down.”
This convinced fans that the Ladybug was Kelly Osbourne, though the judges still had no idea.
ladybug is @KellyOsbourne 🐞#TheMaskedSinger
— Daniella (@daniellaaagrace) November 7, 2019
I can’t figure out who the Dog is but I think he was from a boy band. I think the ladybug is Kelly Osbourne. Thoughts? #maskedsinger
— Danielle Brooks (@thedanieb) November 7, 2019
if the ladybug isn’t kelly osbourne I’ll eat my shorts #maskedsinger
— 💛chloe💛 (@lil_yee_haw) November 7, 2019
Osbourne, having two famous parents, was born directly into the limelight, and her family has notoriously had their fair share of drama splashed across the pages of tabloids over the years. Some fans have even been able to connect most of the game show wheel pictures to Kelly and her family.
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On an episode of The Osbournes, the family’s reality TV show, Osbourne’s mother, Sharon, threw a baked ham over their fence into the yard of their noisy neighbor, hence the ham picture on the wheel. The gavel is thought to represent the shows that Osbourne has appeared on as a judge, including Australia’s Got Talent and Project Runway Junior. The skull and black baseball bat are likely a references to her father Ozzy Osbourne. Ozzy, whose merchandise often features skulls, once bit the head off of a dead bat while performing on stage. The police car appears to be a nod to her brother, Jack, who appeared on the reality TV show Armed & Famous, which followed five celebrities training to become reserve police officers.
Another tell-tale sign is the fact that older videos of Osbourne singing live show that she has an extremely similar raspy quality to her voice as the Ladybug has.
Finally, the clue video from the Nov. 6 episode panned over a trophy with “Best Host” inscribed on it. Though Osbourne has never won an award for it, Osbourne co-hosted Fashion Police from 2011 to 2015.
When Osbourne finally revealed herself, the judges were shocked. Mainly because the singer appeared to have had a southern accent, which Osbourne lacks.
“She threw her Britishness form day one,” judge Robin Thicke said upon the reveal. This was apparently part of Osbourne’s strategy, as she worried people who know it was her when she spoke.
“This accent just came out and I had to do it the whole time,” she said. “Every single time inside this mask I’ve been laughing.”
It was a great plan — we just wish we could have seen her execute it longer.
Laura Hanrahan Laura is a NYC-based freelance writer.
In what could be the most shocking reveal of season 2 of The Masked Singer, Ladybug was unveiled as Kelly Osbourne. The reality star and former cohost of E!’s Fashion Police dazzled viewers with her powerful vocals and contemporary onstage performances.
Osbourne was unmasked on the episode, which aired November 13. She sang a rousing version of “Youngblood” by the band 5 Seconds of Summer, and there were plenty of clues throughout the season that pointed to the multi-talented host and reality star. When Ladybug first appeared on the show, her voice was carefully disguised. However, hints of Osbourne’s British accent escaped. Fearing that her identity would be easy to uncover, she threw off the judges by putting on a Southern accent. Panelist Ken Jeong was convinced that Ladybug was actress Lindsay Lohan, and the theory quickly caught on, despite Ladybug’s strong protests each time the comparison was drawn. Other clues were that her character had ties to the U.K. and hailed from a famous family. Lohan, like Osbourne, has relatives in the public eye, and also lived abroad for many years.
Now that’s she’s been unmasked, Osbourne plans to use her newfound exposure as a springboard into other opportunities. In an interview with EW, she explains:
“I just shot a pilot for Fox and fingers crossed that will go. I developed and wrote a scripted series that I am in the process of selling, a modern-day kind of Bridget Jones, with a social-media-influencer kind of vibe. Very funny. And just taking it slow. It’s all trial and error for me, figuring out what I want to do. From 15 to 33, I worked constantly. I never took vacations, I never took time off. It was a rare thing if I ever had any downtime. To take these last two years and really find myself, figure out what I want to do, what makes me happy… there was a long time where I went, I’ve done TV. I don’t want to do this anymore. But then I enjoy it and it is what I like to do.”
Fans shouldn’t be too shocked that the daughter of one of rock’s most prolific artists has a strong singing voice. Ozzy Osbourne was the lead vocalist of Black Sabbath, then went on to have a successful career as a solo artist. When The Osbournes reality series premiered back in 2002, Kelly became a breakout star of the show. Her snarky punk rock quips and emo style made her a hit with young viewers and led to her signing a record deal with Epic and Sanctuary Records Group. Osbourne’s debut album, Shut Up, hit No. 1 on Billboard’s Heatseekers chart. Her cover of Madonna’s “Papa Don’t Preach” was certified platinum on the Australian charts and appeared on the Osbournes soundtrack.
That’s what makes The Masked Singer resonate with its fans. The show has managed to pool accomplished artists from every walk of life and showcase talents that viewers may have forgotten they had. The show is also the opportunity to discover the unknown singing skills of some of its participants. The Masked Singer has introduced Osbourne to new fans who were too young to remember her family’s reality show. Not only that, but they’ve given her an opportunity to reconnect with people who may have written off her singing abilities when she was younger. After her unmasking, Osbourne made everyone a believer in her talent.
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Kelly has rumbled Unicorn’s identity (Picture: ITV)
The Masked Singer viewers think they have finally worked out who Unicorn is – and it’s not John Barrowman.
Sharon and Kelly Osbourne are guests on this week’s judging panel – and it is Kelly who thinks she has it all sussed out (and it’s all because her dad Ozzy has seen him naked).
On Saturday night Unicorn sang an iconic song by Blur, but before his stunning performance Unicorn revealed one major clue.
He exclaimed: ‘Ozzy Osbourne once saw me in nothing but my birthday suit, tonight I’m not horsing around.’
Following the performance, Davina McCall commented: ‘I am so pleased for the Osbourne’s because you managed to pull out your best performance tonight.’
Kelly then appeared to put all rumours to rest as she said: ‘I think I know who you are.’
Unicorn is that you? (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
Ozzy Osbourne has seen Unicorn naked… (Picture: ITV Picture Desk)
She added: ‘Jake Shears from the Scissor Sisters as I know my dad has seen him naked. It was Elton’s stag party.’
It’s all starting to make so much sense.
Fans have also started to agree with Kelly and they took to Twitter to voice their views.
Unicorn is clearly Jake Shears – it’s so obvious it’s actually painful 😂 #TheMaskedSingerUK
— Charli Parvin (@dopeyangel101) February 1, 2020
Jake Shears is 100000000% unicorn!! #TheMaskedSingerUK pic.twitter.com/afTtEpfR8K
— chloé (@chlxemay) February 1, 2020
Jake Shears deffo #TheMaskedSingerUK #Unicorn
— Rowan A. Crump (@RowanACrump) February 1, 2020
#TheMaskedSingerUK @Jakeshears 100% is the unicorn! Clues in the preview gave it away.. scissors… boots.. definitely!
— Lor (@lorraine_morrin) February 1, 2020
Unicorn is deff Jake Shears…. He was in Kinky Boots…
ANDDDD….. He sang ‘SHARP dressed man’ last week
— Nikki Boyd (@NikkixBoyd) February 1, 2020
For weeks fans have believed that Unicorn was John Barrowman, and the funnyman himself hasn’t denied that it’s him.
Chatting with Metro.co.uk on the red carpet of the National Television Awards, the 52-year-old couldn’t resist teasing his apparent appearance on the show.
When asked if he could give anything away, the actor smirked: ‘I have no idea what you’re talking about. If I was I wouldn’t tell you, and if I wasn’t I wouldn’t tell you. You just have to watch.’
But that didn’t stop us from pressing for more answers, as we quizzed John over his thoughts on the Unicorn.
‘I love the show, I love the Unicorn,’ he beamed before adding: ‘I think the Unicorn is one of the best of the series – I love it.’
The Masked Singer is on Saturday from 7pm on ITV.
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Can Triumph the Insult Comic Dog join the Masked Singer judges for the rest of the season?
Robert Smigel’s canine alter ego delivered better guesses — and more zingers — in Wednesday’s episode than Jenny McCarthy, Robin Thicke, Ken Jeong and Nicole Scherzinger have all season. Lest this recap turn into nothing but a Triumph stan page, I’ll limit myself to three of his really good moments:
* Regarding host Nick Cannon: “This is the biggest man in show business since Ryan Seacrest started saying no to things.”
* After Fox’s performance: “Dogs and foxes are natural enemies, much like Robin Thicke and any woman born before the year 2000.”
* Regarding a performer’s identity: “I’m gonna guess David Hasselhoff, just because he’s eventually gonna do this show.”
Wouldn’t it be more fun to have Triumph roasting everyone each week instead of, oh, a judge who thinks the name “Bjork” is a comedy goldmine? Anyway, let’s get to the performances.
FOX | “I’m mostly known for being part of a pack of talented fellas, not my voice alone,” Fox told us during his clues package, which also featured a reference to his 30-year career and a set list that included “Everybody Say Yeah,” “Sugar Daddy,” “Cabaret” and “You and Me.” He performed Bobby Brown’s “Every Little Step,” showing off some sharp choreography, and ended the tune with a floor split so deep it made my hamstrings ache. (My guess: Whose Line Is It Anyway?‘s Wayne Brady.)
LADYBUG | The red-and-black chanteuse sang “Youngblood” by 5 Seconds of Summer, which was fine for the most part but got a little yell-y on the chorus. (Side note: This is not terribly important, but it dawned on me during the episode: Are Ladybug’s lips on upside down?) When it came time to share a physical clue with the audience, ‘Bug brought out a golf cart. “In my youth, I wasn’t afraid to get a little mud on my tires,” she said. (My guess: Former Fashion Police co-host Kelly Osbourne.)
FLOWER | If this week truly was the first time that Thicke thought Flower might be Patti LaBelle, I will eat Triumph’s cigar. How could anyone who purports to know contemporary music think that the vine vixen is anyone else, especially after those skyward notes at the end of Lonestar’s “Amazed”? (My guess: Patti “Let me see that cardigan!” LaBelle.)
TREE | Pretty much every TVLine reader (and my colleague Andy Swift) told me I had sniffed too much resin last week after I guessed that Tree was American Idol alum Jordin Sparks. So I’m willing to admit that it might not be her beneath the tinsel and the bulbs. Tree’s energetic performance of Megan Trainor’s “No Excuses” was perfect, right down to the impressive vocal run at the end. Andy also told me that he thinks Tree is Saturday Night Live vet Ana Gasteyer, and her clue — “If it wasn’t for soup, I’m not sure I would be where I am at today.” — tracks: One of Gasteyer’s early TV gigs was in Seinfeld‘s “The Soup Nazi” episode. (My guess: Gasteyer.)
ROTTWEILER | File this in the same place you put my revelation about Ladybug’s lips: Is anyone else distracted by how the big dog has to hold his mic to his neck — where the singer’s actual face is — instead of his snout? And while I’m asking questions: Can Scherzinger really be that moved by a rendition of Ed Sheeran’s “Castle on a Hill” sung by a guy dressed as an allergic-to-shirts pooch? (To be fair, Rottweiler crushed it.) (My guess: American Idol alum Chris Daughtry.)
THE UNMASKING | The night’s castoff was Ladybug, who was revealed to be Osbourne.
Now it’s your turn! Did you guess the unmasked singer’s identity? Let us know in the comments!
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We may not be Triumph the Comic Insult Dog, but we’d like to think we’ve gotten pretty good at sniffing out Masked Singer clues. And now it’s time again to check in and see how the Season 2 search for the singers’ identities is going.
This week’s episode gave us performances by Tree, Flower, Rottweiler, Fox and Ladybug. And when it came to the final moments of the hour, the spotted chanteuse was out: Ladybug took off her antennae to reveal that she was really former Fashion Police co-host/The Osbournes star Kelly Osbourne. (Read a full recap of the episode here, and go here to read an interview with Osbourne that contains intel on Fox and Tree, too.)
Now, ahead of Episode 8, we’re ready to review what we learned this week and do a bit more guessing. We’ve updated the gallery at right with information from this week’s show, as well as with our (and some of your) thoughts about the true identities of those behind those giant masks. We’ll continue to refresh the gallery as the weeks pass, so make sure to make your thoughts known in the comment section!
So click on the gallery at right — or go to it directly here — and get to guessing!
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