THE Masked Singer followers had been left laughing after Natalie Imbruglia’s successful second reminded them of an iconic X Issue audition.
The singer-songwriter was topped the winner of the hit ITV sequence on Saturday evening as her character Panda, a lot to the delight of viewers.
Natalie, 47, was lastly unmasked within the remaining, after judges didn’t accurately guess it was her behind the masks.
Followers at house had been left surprised to see the Australian star beneath the costume – and as quickly as she was revealed, had been left reminiscing.
Viewers of the guessing recreation present had been reminded of the time Natalie appeared on The X Issue greater than a decade in the past.
The Neighbours star took the place of then-pregnant choose Dannii Minogue for the auditions at Birmingham’s NEC again in 2010.
Former greatest buddies Abbey and Lisa – identified to audiences as AbLisa – made historical past on the present once they stopped singing to have a combat.
The audition promptly got here to an finish when Abbey punched her pal within the face, earlier than they each stormed off shouting at one another.
It was all sparked by Natalie providing up her criticism to their audition, the place she instructed them: “The singing was not nice women.”
“Who’re you, could I ask?” Lisa sassily clapped again, earlier than Abbey rotated in shock, horrified that her pal had insulted Natalie.
Abbey stood open-mouthed earlier than punching her pal within the face after which storming off within the second which has gone down in TV historical past.
Followers of The Masked Singer took to Twitter to recall the hilarious scenes, saying they’re “all the time reminded” of it at any time when they see Natalie.
“Each time I see Natalie Imbruglia now I consider the time she was a visitor choose on The X Issue and a woman from an terrible duo after being instructed no stated ‘sorry however who’re you?’ and her pal punched her within the face,” one viewer wrote.
A second chimed in: “Simply assume, if the woman from X Issue had waited 12 years earlier than asking Panda/Natalie Imbruglia ‘who’re you?’ she probs wouldn’t have been elbowed within the face.”
“It is the woman who AbLisa from X Issue did not know,” a 3rd joked.
Followers had already suspected it was Natalie behind the masks after it was revealed she can be showing on the Graham Norton Present subsequent week.
Talking after her win, the one-time Neighbours star stated: “I simply liked being Panda. Once I put the costume on I might simply develop into Panda.
“I stayed in an American accent the entire time so if I sound bizarre that is as a result of I’ve been flipping.
“I simply had a lot enjoyable. I made buddies with a site visitors cone and a mushroom. That is an incredible present and I’m thrilled to have been part of it.”
https://www.thesun.ie/television/8358053/the-masked-singer-natalie-imbruglia-panda-x-factor-ablisa/ The Masked Singer followers say Natalie Imbruglia’s successful second as Panda sparks recollections of punch-up on The X Issue