Knitting and Otter’s identities revealed in double elimination on Masked Singer
Claire Richards from pop group Steps and comedian Daisy May Cooper were revealed as Knitting and Otter on ITV’s The Masked Singer.
He was eliminated twice seeing Knitting make its first appearance following a vote from the studio audience on Saturday night’s show, with the judges making their final guess as to what the character might be. Who.
Panelist Stephen Mulhern, who admits he’s a “huge fan” and “never missed an episode” of the show, believed the singer was his good friend Richards after she He kissed him before his show.
Richards, 45, told the judges: “I thought you were going to catch me from day one. In the first show when you had no clue, I was very confused.
The singer said she had “thought a lot” about the northern accent she used, and admitted she was a “crazy fan” of the ITV program.
“I feel like a fan who won a contest. It was amazing that I just fell in love with it,” she said.
Richards, who revealed four knitting needles alluding to fourth place on reality show Big Brother, hopes her children will be “surprised” and “happy”, but admits her son could be “a little bit” embarrassed” by her appearance.
Cooper is next to be revealed in the episode after finishing in the bottom two places, where the judges chose to save Fawn, who made it through next week’s semifinals alongside Jellyfish, Rhino, Jacket Potato and Phoenix.
Judge Mo Gilligan, who was the first to guess the celebrity correctly, said: “I have one! And it’s an otter and I love otters. Do you know what happened to you Daisy, you can say you’re a comedian because you’re so healthy, but you’re a really good singer.
Host Joel Dommett said, “You haven’t stopped moving the whole time,” Cooper replied, “Tell me about it! Oh my god, why did I put so much energy into the first part… and then I had to maintain it. Why can’t I be a sloth or something.”
The 36-year-old added: “I loved it, I mean exhausted and totally relieved but I loved every second of it and I did this for my daughter Pip who is a fan. passion of the show and because I need cash.”
She later said when her daughter learned she was going to be an Otter, “she cried and said it was embarrassing”.
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The episode also sees Jacket Potato take the stage playing yellow guitar while performing Fleetwood Mac’s Go Your Own Way while boxes of potatoes dance around them.
Audiences and judges rose to their feet throughout the performance, with TV presenter Davina McCall describing it as “epic” and “electrifying” before guessing it was Elvis Costello, meanwhile, Gilligan’s Gilligan thought it could be Vic Reeves and Rita Ora assumed it was Eric Clapton, who she said played in her family while growing up.
Fawn opened the show with an upbeat rendition of Sigma’s Changing, with Gilligan adding that he “absolutely loves you”, before guessing the performer was Canadian singer-songwriter Shania Twain.
Rhino gave a powerful rendition of Ariana Grande’s Into You for their performance in cowboy costumes.
Based on wanted clues, judge Ora guessed it could be singer Max George from the British band The Wanted while Ross chose former The X Factor winner James Arthur.
Comedian Gilligan cast Take That’s Jason Orange after a clue to a reunion, while Mulhern thought it could be US actor Ben Stiller – based on clues from Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn.
Meanwhile, Phoenix closed off the show’s performances impressively with a performance of It’s Not Unusual by Sir Tom Jones.
Gilligan suggested that the celebrity could be Strictly Dancing judge Anton Du Beke for the “chic” performance, while Ross suggested it could be Paddy McGuinness, who stars in the film. sitcom The Phoenix Nights by Peter Kay.
Mulhern discovered the singer remained in character, suggesting it was West End star Michael Ball – while the mention of deep diving led Ora to believe it was Olympic athlete Tom Daley.
The Masked Singer continues Saturday at 7pm on ITV1 and ITVX.
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