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Update, September 26, 12 p.m. ET:

The Egg was unveiled on The Masked Singer last night, and it turned out to be Johnny Weir. Read our full theory below on why we thought it was Johnny all along.

Original, September 25, 7:30 p.m. ET:

Ever since we got our very first look at the cast of characters on The Masked Singer season 2, we’ve been drawn to the Egg. The bedazzled outfit, the yolk-y hat, the egg-shaped head … the elaborate costume is just so wonderfully ridiculous, we can hardly look away. But now that we’ve had a minute to take it all in, we’re absolutely certain we’ve figured out who’s hiding underneath that shell.

Who is the Egg on The Masked Singer?

Sure, season 2 has only just begun. But after some intense digging through internet fan theories — and analyzing the Egg’s one-of-a-kind costume — we’re pretty positive we have this all figured out. The Egg is definitely … Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir.

The Egg of The Masked Singer season 2 takes the stage. Michael BeckerFox

We know, we know: It might seem crazy that we’re already so confident in our prediction. But humor us and take a look at everything we know so far:

  • In the season 2 sneak peek, the Egg revealed that he’s worked hard for the “first and last vowels of the alphabet.”
  • He performs Lady Gaga’s song “Just Dance” in the first episode.
  • The Egg’s costume was also designed to look just like a Faberge egg, according to host Nick Cannon.

Let’s start with that whole thing about the vowels. In the sneak peek show for The Masked Singer season 2, the Egg revealed that his mom used to tell him to “always work hard for the first and last vowels of the alphabet.” The first and last vowels of the alphabet are A and U … and when put together, they make AU. Interestingly, “Au” also happens to be the chemical symbol for gold — and as a two-time Olympian, Johnny has definitely spent a lot of his life “working hard” for the gold. (He never actually won a medal at the Winter Olympics, but he took home a number of golds from other championship competitions over the years.)

Then, there’s the whole matter of the Egg’s choice of song, itself. In preview clips and photos from the first episode, the Egg can be seen standing in front of a marquee that reads, “Just Dance featuring the Egg.” This leads us to believe that the Egg performs Lady Gaga’s 2008 hit in episode 1.

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While a Lady Gaga song might seem like a perfectly normal tune for any contestant in the competition to sing, it’s actually perfect for Johnny, in particular: He’s long been an outspoken fan of the pop star and has skated to several of her songs over the years. Very interesting, indeed.

Finally, there’s the fact that this masked singer’s costume was designed to look specifically like a Faberge egg. The Faberge egg actually holds great significance for Johnny: When the former figure skater split from his ex-husband Victor Voronov back in 2014, he allegedly went to war with him over the fate of their shared Faberge egg. Victor ultimately put the egg up for auction a year later — and that alone is enough reason to believe that Johnny would totally rock an egg-shaped head on The Masked Singer.

Johnny Weir performs at 2016’s Amazing on Ice in Beijing, China. Lintao ZhangGetty Images

If you’re still not convinced that Johnny would do the whole singing competition show thing, look no further than his IMDB page. The figure skater-turned-media personality has participated in a number of reality TV shows over the years, including a special celebrity episode of Chopped, Celebrity Family Feud, and even the music-based show Lip Sync Battle.

Are you convinced? We thought you would be. Now, go brag to your friends about how you’ve got this one all figured out.

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When Fox revealed the cast of bizarre characters serving as contestants on the new season of The Masked Singer last month, it was clear the show had a breakout star. Staring at us through big, cartoonish, yet lifeless eyes was Egg, and we instantly loved Egg because nothing about Egg made any sense. Egg’s head was an egg, but Egg’s head was also adorned with a hat made out of a fried egg, not to mention Egg’s long white jacket designed to look like a cracked eggshell. Everything about Egg just SCREAMED “I am Egg.” Egg was beautiful.

In last night’s Masked Singer season premiere, Egg didn’t have the gorgeous colors and detail of Butterfly or the badass attitude of Rottweiler, but what Egg had that the other masked singers don’t was simplicity, timelessness, and that iconic egg-shaped face that gets stuck in your brain forever. Thankfully, Egg revealed during a press event earlier this month that the undying love was, in fact, very mutual.

Unfortunately — spoiler alert, I guess — Egg got knocked out of the competition after last night’s episode, and we learned that the man behind the mask was legendary figure skater and Olympic commentator Johnny Weir. Fox pushed Egg relentlessly in the promotional lead-up to the season, and this is what we got in return? Our beautiful Egg, so quickly beaten (pun not intended) in the very first episode???

Here’s the thing about The Masked Singer: Pretty much everything about the show — most notably, the judges — actively works to destroy what’s so fantastic about its core concept. Whether it’s the awkward editing as contestants slowly tease their way out of their masks, or the painfully obvious stuff the judges yell out about clues, these distractions get in the way of what is a beautifully weird idea: minor celebrities briefly giving up their fame to get honest feedback on what is sometimes very mediocre singing, with the added bonus of doing it as some truly bonkers costumed characters.

But the distractions are worth dealing with, because the entertaining elements of The Masked Singer are completely unique, shouldn’t exist, and are worth fighting for — as Egg himself reminded us right up until his elimination. “I’m proof that no matter who you are,” Egg said during his clue video, “if you put in the work and are unapologetically yourself, anything is possible.” That’s the perfect template for enjoying The Masked Singer despite its flaws, and it’s even better coming from a giant egg wearing another egg as a hat. The world was too dark and terrible of a place for Egg to stick around on The Masked Singer forever, but for Egg’s extremely brief time on this Earth, we loved him so, so much.

We’ll miss you, Egg.

No yolks about it: during the two-hour premiere of “The Masked Singer” Season 2, Johnny Weir was revealed to be hiding behind the Egg mask. This two-time Olympic figure skater and fashion designer to the stars faced off against Butterfly in the initial vote and Skeleton in the smackdown, losing both head-to-head match-ups. However, in his post-show exit interview (watch the video above), Weir remained positive, explaining, “It was such a big win for me. I had the time of my life.”

“It was so much fun,” Weir continued. “I would tell anyone to come on ‘The Masked Singer’ just because you get to feel good about yourself. You get to live out those childhood boy band dreams.” Besides Weir, the other costumed celeb to be unmasked by host Nick Cannon on the Season 2 premiere was Ninja as Ice Cream. Beginning next Wednesday on Fox, only one contestant will go home as the reality TV show returns to its normal one-hour format.

Weir admitted he’s “disappointed” he lost, but added, “I’m kind of excited I don’t have to wear him again, but I do love him. He’s eggcellent. He’s eggstra. He’s all of the eggs’es. The fact that I got to put all of that Johnny Weir-ness on a shell, forget the ice, forget the skates, forget my hair — which was really difficult for me to do, to go on television without my hair did — it was nice.”

At one point “The Masked Singer” panelists had asked Egg whether he was an ice skater and he replied, “No.” Weir later confessed that was a “mini fib,” because “technically I’m a figure skater.” Still, Weir added that he felt it was “quite a compliment” for judges Robin Thicke and Jenny McCarthy to recognize him even though he was wearing an enormous Egg mask over his head.

“To all of my eggstra eggs, we love you to the moon and back,” he declared about his enormous fan base. “We couldn’t have done this without you.” What was your favorite of Weir’s two performances on the show: “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga or “One Way or Another” by Blondie? Sound off down in the comments section.

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The Masked Singer Spoilers: Who Is The Egg?

Fans will stop at nothing to find out!

Did somebody say…The Masked Singer spoilers?! Yes, you heard and/or read that correctly. YourTango is about to go where very few other websites have gone before: deep diving into all things The Masked Singer Spoilers: Who is the Egg on the day of the Fox show’s season two debut.

In case you missed season one or you need a little refresher (I know girl, partying is fun but she does take a toll on the ol’ memory), this reality competition show puts its viewers and its judges to work, hiding each of its famous competitors behind elaborate masks (duh) and costumes, and leaving us to guess who the heck they really are. Curse you television that makes our brains work, why are you so compelling?

Naturally, the show has judges and if last season is anything to go by they don’t have to do it all alone, guest judges (last Season Joel McHale joined up for a few episodes as did Keenan Thompson) make appearances too. That said, the standing cast of judges are the same as season one: Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger, and Robin Thicke.

Just like the audience, all they have to help them make their best guess each episode is the singer’s performance, and the clues that are also dropped throughout the episode itself. The show premieres on Fox on September 25th, so you better put your best thinking caps on and tune up those listening ears.

If last season was anything to go by guessing who the celeb is beneath the mask isn’t always as easy as it seems. Just ask the season one winner T-Pain who managed to outmanever all of the other 11 contestants to become the winner of the whole shebang. While we don’t have the answers about who’s who just yet, we have done our homework to make it a breeze for you to figure out who each and every star behind the mask may be, before even the judges themselves are wise to their identities. The beauty of this show is that it could be virtually anyone underneath those elaborate disguises.

Luckily, the producers, though they’ve made it challening, do want you to be on the inside track when it comes to solving their riddles, so pay attention, don’t just listen to the way they sing, listen to the clues they share about their lives too! Here’s everything we know so far about the very mysterious contestant known only as…The Egg!

1. Clues

“As my mom always told me, life has an expiration date. So always work hard, to the first and last vowels of the alphabet.” From this clue, we could assume the contestants initials are A and U — the first and last vowels of the alphabet. For what it’s worth, here’s a list of famous people with the initials A and U. Of course, Y is also sometimes a vowel.

2. Judge Guesses

The producers of the show have made it really clear that they are going to make this season super tough, and that applies to the judges, too! Judge Jenny McCarthy has a strong eye for the singers, and she’s the one to watch when it comes to serious guesses about all of the identities that could be at play. Remember, she was one who shot down ideas that Jim Carrey was among the stars competing last season!

Because the Egg was so light on his feet (Jenny McCarthy went so far as to call him “fabulous”) and had such killer dance moves, the judges immediately leapt to figure skaters like Johnny Weir or Adam Rippon. They also tossed around more fashionable celebs like Christian Siriano and Queer Eye’s Jonathan Van Ness.

3. Other Guesses

Right now it seems like this righteous egghead could be a couple of different people, but there are two very plausible options. The first, is the singer and comedian Weird Al! That’s right, I’m talking about Yankovich himself. The clue about the beginning and the end of the alphabet could be referring to his name for sure, plus he was tour when the show recorded last season and has been eager to particpate. Another likely option? None other than figure skater Johnny Weir! The dude loves him a strictly white ensemble plus the egg itself could be a nod to his infamous divorce where he panicked over losing a cherished (and valuable) Fabregre egg!

4. Best Guess

For my money, it’s got to be Johnny. For one thing, Weird Al is a very tall man, and while the show can conceal body shape and faces and other identifying features, hiding something like Al’s height would be hard to do and the egg doesn’t seem to have his stature. But there’s another big factor that points to Johnny. After all, the Egg “is a protein”, a play on words perhaps as Johnny was the Pro Teen World Champion back in his skating days?

Y’all done heard it here first! It WAS Johnny lurking beneath that eggy veneer! He gave a great performance was sadly bested and revealed himself to the judges and the folks at home.

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Just when you thought “The Masked Singer” couldn’t get any more bizarre, Fox went and scrambled up its singoff series with more “weird and wacky” costumes for its second season, the weirdest of which — that we know of, so far — being Egg.

“Egg is weird,” Fox Alternative Entertainment president Rob Wade told TheWrap during the Television Critics Association press tour Wednesday, while discussing the “masks” selected by the new contestants who will be featured on Season 2, which airs its two-hour premiere Sept. 25.

“There’s different degrees of involvement from celebrities, so some celebrities are just, like, ‘I wanna go on the show.’ And you’re like, ‘Well, you could be this, you could be that, you could be this.’ And they’ll go, ‘Oh, I like that one,’” Wade said. “But some, like Egg — Egg was like, ‘I don’t like any of these. I want to be an Egg.’ And we were like, ‘OK… any reason?’ And it’s like, ‘No.’ (laughs)“

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Along with the Egg costume, Fox has already revealed Butterfly, Leopard, Flamingo, Skeleton, Fox and Eagle — seven of the 16 contestants competing on Season 2. And Wade promises there are “lots of weird and wacky” costumes still to come.

The Fox programming exec also told us about how “The Masked Singer” is switching up its format a bit for its sophomore installment by adding a new singoff element where two sets of contestants will compete against each other and the losers of those battles will then have have a “smackdown” to see who gets to stay.

“It’s a way to save yourself and it adds some performance to the show,” Wade said. “It also restricts, like, in the early rounds when you’re trying to get to know people and we found that when you had six people on the show right at the beginning you didn’t get as much time to enjoy that, you were kind of rushing through the show. So we wanted to give ourselves a bit more time. And the smackdown is also a really fun element.”

11 Most Memorable ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Moments: From the Dress Incident to Donna and David’s Wedding (Photos)

  • The meta-revival of “Beverly Hills, 90210” — dubbed “BH90210” — premieres Wednesday on Fox. The limited series will see original cast members Tori Spelling (Donna Martin), Brian Austin Green (David Silver), Shannen Doherty (Brenda Walsh), Jason Priestley (Brandon Walsh), Jennie Garth (Kelly Taylor), Ian Ziering (Steve Sanders) and Gabrielle Carteris (Andrea Zuckerman) all return to play fictionalized versions of themselves — “with a healthy dose of irreverence” — as they try to get a revival of their old show off the ground. And because “BH90210” is about bringing back “90210,” TheWrap thought the best way to mark the occasion was to remind you of some of the most memorable moments from the original series, including those with the late Luke Perry (Dylan McKay). Click through our gallery to reminisce about the gang who used to hang at the Peach Pit.

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  • When Brenda and Kelly wore the SAME dress to the spring formal. And we got this iconic line: “Brenda, how could you?”

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  • When everyone makes sure Donna gets to graduate. The school board wasn’t going to let her after she got drunk at prom, but the gang didn’t stand for that.

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  • When Valerie replaced Brenda. The show said goodbye to Shannen Doherty and hello to Tiffani Thiessen, who immediately proved she was bad by smoking a joint in the Walshes house.

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  • David’s weird condom jingle. Actually, maybe you don’t remember this — and that’s a good thing.

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  • When Toni dies in the same episode that she marries Dylan. Might be one of the most heartbreaking moments of the entire series.

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  • David’s heartbreaking speech about Scott. David has a break down after his childhood best friend Scott accidentally kills himself and the whole thing is broadcast over the school radio. David says he doesn’t care, as he shames himself over the guilt he feels for abandoning his buddy for the cooler crowd.

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  • When Dylan didn’t “do cameras.” And made this very clear to David, who was trying to record him.

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  • When Kelly chooses herself over Dylan and Brandon. And literally says “I choose me,” while reminding them she’ll always love them both.

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  • Dylan’s dad unexpectedly dies. In the episode titled “Dead End,” Dylan’s dad, Jack, dies in a car explosion, leading to blood-curdling scream session from a guy who is usually incapable of losing his cool.

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  • When David walks in on Kelly. A horrifyingly embarrassing moment between on-screen friends if ever there was one.

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  • Donna and David’s wedding. The “90210” series finale gave us these long-awaited nuptials and reunited members of the original cast who came back to celebrate the end of the show — or what they then thought was the end.

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“Brenda, how could you?!?”

The meta-revival of “Beverly Hills, 90210” — dubbed “BH90210” — premieres Wednesday on Fox. The limited series will see original cast members Tori Spelling (Donna Martin), Brian Austin Green (David Silver), Shannen Doherty (Brenda Walsh), Jason Priestley (Brandon Walsh), Jennie Garth (Kelly Taylor), Ian Ziering (Steve Sanders) and Gabrielle Carteris (Andrea Zuckerman) all return to play fictionalized versions of themselves — “with a healthy dose of irreverence” — as they try to get a revival of their old show off the ground. And because “BH90210” is about bringing back “90210,” TheWrap thought the best way to mark the occasion was to remind you of some of the most memorable moments from the original series, including those with the late Luke Perry (Dylan McKay). Click through our gallery to reminisce about the gang who used to hang at the Peach Pit.

Also Read: ‘BH90210′: The Gang Returns to the Peach Pit in First Footage From ‘Beverly Hills, 90210’ Revival (Video)

Fans of The Masked Singer have wondered, who is the Egg? The identity of the over-the-top Egg that performed Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance” was unmasked after being the first to be voted off, the man behind the mask was revealed figure skater Johnny Weir.

On The Masked Singer, celebrities perform for an audience and four judges: Jenny McCarthy, Ken Jeong, Nicole Scherzinger, and Robin Thicke. At the end of each episode of The Masked Singer, the audience votes for their favorite masked singer, and the loser must reveal their identity. Each week, the celebrity performers reveal small clues through brief video clips.

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The 35-year-old two-time Olympian figure skater and fashion designer was revealed to be the identity behind the flamboyant Egg character. The first, and only, performance from the Egg was his rendition of “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga. While many fans were blown away by how a figure skater could sing so well. Some fans even compared his voice to that of singer Toderick Hall, some even thought it was him instead of Johnny behind the mask.

After being the first to be eliminated, fans were sad to see such an awesome singer gone right off the bat. The lively, energy-filled performance that Johnny had put on for America was as graceful as it was stunning to watch – just like his figure skating. After being unmasked, the LGBTA icon spoke about how this experience gave him a new appreciation for singers, saying, “I have such a new appreciation for what it takes to sing and dance.” Even though the contestants of The Masked Singer only have a 45-second performance, he said he has “so much renewed appreciation for singers and songwriters.”

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After he was eliminated, Johnny spoke of his experience, saying, “It was such a big win for me.” He continued, “I had the time of my life.” He said that he would encourage anyone to come on The Masked Singer because “you get to feel good about yourself,” and “you get to live out those childhood boyband dreams.” Then said he’s obviously disappointed that he lost, but in a way relieved that he doesn’t have to wear the mask again. Though, Jonny said he’s grown attached to his alter-ego identity of the Egg, saying, “I do love him. He’s egg-cellent.”

The clues that should have given away his identity, he mentions “figure” in his video clue, as well as images of fashion, skating, and swans. Thicke and McCarthy were the two judges who accurately guessed the identity of the Egg character. Even though a lot of fans felt like Johnny got robbed being eliminated so quickly from the show, he definitely put himself out there and fans loved it. Now that Johnny is retired from figure skating competitions, who knows, maybe his next step should be to pursue singing and performing.

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The wildest show on TV has returned. ‘The Masked Singer’ season 2 premiere featured incredible performance and both the Egg and Ice Cream were unmasked at the end of the episode.

Between celebrities beneath the elaborate costumes on The Masked Singer, they have 42 Grammy nods, 140 films, 35 #1 hits, 21 platinum records, and 22 Broadway shows. The first face-off of the night is the Butterfly vs. Egg. The Butterfly says she’s gone through a lot of change in the past year. “After achieving success in many stages of life, I found myself terrified by the one place I used to call home,” she says. That’s when a photo of London is shown. The Butterfly is ready to be “reborn” and take us all to church. She performs ” Bang Bang” and it’s clear she’s a powerful singer. The guesses go down like this: Nicole Scherzinger goes with Cara Delevingne or Diana Ross; Jenny McCarthy guesses Fantasia Barrino or Mel B. The Butterfly’s final clue is that she has “a lot of soul in these wings.”

The Egg admits that this show is a “leap for me.” After years of being on “top of the pyramid,” the Egg is here to join the ranks of the greatest, most versatile entertainers of our time.” The clue video gives us glimpses of design sketches and a skateboard. “If you put in the work and are unapologetically yourself, anything is possible,” the Egg says, before adding that he’s “going for the gold.” The Egg performs a fun rendition of Lady Gaga’s “Just Dance.” The guesses: Jenny chooses Johnny Weir or Adam Rippon; Ken Jeong goes with Jonathan Van Ness; Nicole guesses Christian Siriano. The Egg admits that he’s “always egg-stra and I do enjoy a good sparkle.” The winner of the first face-off is THE BUTTERFLY!

Next up is the Thingamajig vs. Skeleton. The Thingamajig is here because he loves to sing but admits “you may think that’s not my thing.” He adds, “I’m more fashion shoots and dreams.” Sneakers and a candle with 4 on top of it is shown in the clue video, which hints that the Thingamajig may be an athlete. The Thingamajig performs “Easy” by the Commodores and this guy is really good. The guesses: Jenny chooses Steph Curry; Nicole guesses Dennis Rodman. Michael Strahan’s name is also thrown out there.

The Skeleton has been “around the block a few times.” He says the “key to success is always say yes.” However, the Skeleton is tired of “playing second fiddle.” Ken already guesses Steve Martin or Martin Short. The Skeleton performs “Rapper’s Delight” by the Sugarhill Gang and “Good Times” by Chic. He’s entertaining but not a trained singer. The guesses: Jenny goes with Jon Cryer or Nathan Lane; Robin Thicke guesses Dana Carvey; Ken thinks the Skeleton is Martin Short. The winner of this face-off is THE THINGAMAJIG.

Season 2 is implementing a smackdown, so the Egg and Skeleton go head-to-head. The judges vote and choose the Skeleton to move forward.

Now it’s time for the Ladybug vs. Rottweiler. The Ladybug has experienced a “lifetime of drama.” Glimpses of a pumpkin, gavel, police car, and more are featured in her clue video. An actress, possibly? She was “born into the limelight” and was involved in a “family feud.” She performs Bonnie Tyler’s “Holding Out For A Hero” and it’s a memorable performance. The guesses: Robin thinks the Ladybug is Lily Collins; Jenny chooses Willow Smith; Ken guesses Lindsay Lohan, which the Ladybug denies; Nicole goes with Jamie Lynn Spears. The Ladybug is near tears when she tells the judges that she’s “been through so much in my life.”

The Rottweiler has a major football connection. He shows off a football ring in his clue video. He admits he was bitten by a rottweiler when he was a child. He wants to overcome his fears so that’s why he’s chosen this costume. The Rottweiler performs a sensational rendition of “Maneater.” The guesses: Robin thinks Russell Wilson or Brian Littrell from the Backstreet Boys; Jenny guesses Nick Lachey; Ken goes with JC Chasez; Nicole guesses Bruno Mars. The winner of this face-off is THE ROTTWEILER.

The final face-off is between the Tree and Ice Cream. The Tree “loves getting dolled up” and has spent so long in “exile.” She’s more than an “expert in delicious treats” as well. She performs “High Hopes” by Panic! at the Disco and the judges love her vibe. The guesses: Ken thinks Beverly D’Angelo is the Tree; Nicole guesses Zooey Deschanel or Rachael Ray; Jenny goes with Wendi McLendon-Covey. The Ice Cream says he “caught a lot of flack” when he was growing up for “doing the thing I love most.” He admits, “No one thought I would amount to much.” Now he’s got over a “billion reasons” to be proud. The Ice Cream performs a fun rendition of Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road.” The guesses: Jenny goes with Rob Dyrdek or Diplo; Ken throws out PewDiePie’s name; Robin guesses Calvin Harrs; Nicole chooses Evan Spiegel. The winner of this face-off is THE TREE!

The next smackdown is between the Ladybug and Ice Cream. In the end, the Ladybug wins. That means Ice Cream will be unmasked along with the Egg. Final guesses for the Egg include Johnny Weir, Adam Rippon, Jonathan Van Ness, and Christian Siriano. The judges’ final picks for Ice Cream are PewDiePie, Marshmello, Rob Dyrdek, and deadmau5. Olympic figure skater JOHNNY WEIR is revealed as the Egg. The Ice Cream is Youtuber TYLER “NINJA” BLEVINS.

‘The Masked Singer’ Season 2: Johnny Weir is Egg, Ninja is Ice Cream

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Johnny Weir, 35, and Richard Tyler Blevins, 28, who is professionally known as Ninja, were among the 16 celebrities who participated in “The Masked Singer” Season 2. The new season of the reality singing competition television series premiered on Fox on September 25, 2019.

The 16 mystery celebrity contestants of “The Masked Singer” Season 2 were divided into four groups. The first two groups performed in the first episode titled “Return of the Masks: Groups A & B.”

Weir was eliminated from the first group. It was Ninja who was eliminated from the second group.

As a masked singer named Egg, Weir sang “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga in the first round. He was in the bottom two with Skeleton who performed “Rapper’s Delight” by The Sugarhill Gang and “Good Times” by Chic.

In the smackdown, Egg and Skeleton performed “One Way or Another” by Blondie and “Hard to Handle” by Otis Redding, respectively. Skeleton was safe while Egg was unmasked and was revealed to the audience as Weir.

The bottom two from the second group were Ice Cream and Ladybug. Their respective songs in the first round were “Old Town Road” by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus and “Holding Out for a Hero” by Bonnie Tyler.

As Ice Cream, Ninja sang “Whip It” by Devo in the smackdown and lost to Ladybug, who sang “Hit Me with Your Best Shot” by Pat Benatar. Unmasked, Ice Cream was revealed to the audience as Ninja.

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@Ninja gives the inside scoop on performing behind the #IceCreamMask on #TheMaskedSinger!

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Born on June 5, 1991 in Detroit, Michigan, United States, Ninja is of Welsh descent. He was one year old when he and his family moved from Detroit to Chicago.

Ninja attended Grayslake Central High School in Grayslake, Illinois, USA. He is a professional gamer and a YouTuber.

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From the ice rink to the stage ⛸ @johnnygweir was the first reveal of the season. Drop a 🥚if you cracked the clues to his identity. #TheMaskedSinger

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On the other hand, Weir was born in Coatesille, Pennsylvania, USA on July 2, 1984. He is of Norwegian descent.

Weir is a figure skater, and a fashion designer and an LGBTQ activist. He is a two-time Olympian.

Here is a clip from Weir’s performance of “Just Dance” as Egg:

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Pa. native Johnny Weir is known for his eccentric fashion decisions, but we’re pretty sure the outfit he wore on the season two premiere of “The Masked Singer” takes the cake. Weir performed on the Fox singing series in a bedazzled white suit, cape and giant egg mask (complete with a fried egg for a hat). It was delightful, over-the-top and weird — which is what we’ve come to expect from the show that had former Steelers player Antonio Brown sing as a giant hippo.

“The Masked Singer,” for those in the know, is a show where celebrities sing songs in elaborate costumes. They’re voted off every week by the show’s audience and, if they’re eliminated, they’re unmasked. It’s based off a popular South Korean series and so far has been a hit in the U.S. Last season’s victor was T-Pain (who was dressed as a furry monster), followed by Donnie Osmond (a peacock) and Gladys Knight (a bee).

Weir was the first celebrity to be eliminated in this season of the show, which had its two-hour premiere on Sept. 25. Weir sang “Just Dance” by Lady Gaga as well as “One Way or Another” by Blondie, but neither was enough to keep him safe.

He wasn’t the only celebrity to get kicked off though. Twitch star Ninja was also eliminated from the competition. He was performing as a giant ice cream cone.

Time will tell if there are more celebrities with Pennsylvania ties lurking behind the masks on the show. Weir was born in Coatesville and grew up in Quarryville near Lancaster.

“The Masked Singer” airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. on Fox.

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The Kardashians have been speculated to be on The Masked Singer since episode one. Many people believed the Lion and Alien could have connections to the famous family. But throughout the season, those rumors were found to be untrue. Now, there’s an actual chance that Kylie Jenner could be on the show next season!

Here is the big clue that lead us to this not-so-crazy theory.

The Clue: An Egg Costume

In this clip from Entertainment Tonight, host Nick Cannon reveals a special secret about season 2 of The Masked Singer! One of the performers will be in an egg costume. Talking about the new season, he said:

“I hear the costumes are even more elaborate. Last season we had 12 performers, I hear we got 16 now. And I hear there’s, like, an egg? Somebody’s gonna be dressed like an egg? That’s a little crazy.”

Robin Thicke also mentioned that one of the contestants “is a breakfast item,” confirming Nick’s claim. Fellow judge Jenny McCarthy hushes this “spoiler” but the information is out there!

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stormi webster ??

A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Feb 6, 2018 at 1:14pm PST

Kylie Jenner vs. The Egg History

So why is this relevant to Kylie Jenner? Well that connection is easy. Last year, her record for the most liked photo on Instagram was beaten (no pun intended) by none other than an egg. Kylie’s record 18 million likes was completely obliterated by the egg, gaining over 53 million likes.

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Let’s set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram. Beating the current world record held by Kylie Jenner (18 million)! We got this ? #LikeTheEgg #EggSoldiers #EggGang

A post shared by EGG GANG ? (@world_record_egg) on Jan 4, 2019 at 9:05am PST

After the egg story went viral and was trending worldwide, Kylie was quick to respond, using a meme of course. Her response Instagram post read: “Kylie when she sees the world record egg account.” Spoiler, Kylie breaks the egg.

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Take that little egg

A post shared by Kylie (@kyliejenner) on Jan 13, 2019 at 6:04pm PST

Can It Really Be Kylie Jenner?

Now this may seem crazy, but the costumes are clues! As we saw in the first season, Ricki Lake was the Raven. She had a connection to Baltimore because of her role in Hairspray, where she sang “Good Morning, Baltimore.” And her costume was a raven, like Baltimore’s football team. Similarly, Rumer Willis was revealed to be the Lion. She is a regular on Empire, which follows the Lyon family. The costumes can give hints to who’s underneath!

But, of course, this could just be a crazy theory. The speculation is already beginning for season 2 of The Masked Singer though! If you want more information, here’s everything you need to know before it returns in September.

While you’re at it, check out Kylie Jenner’s recent makeup tutorial – you may just learn something:

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Valentine Collection Launches 2.1.19

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