‘The Masked Singer’ Reveals the Identity of the Kitty – Variety


SPOILER ALERT: Don’t learn forward if in case you have not watched Season 3, episode 15 of “The Masked Singer,” which aired Could 6 on Fox.

Singer Jackie Evancho is aware of folks nonetheless assume of her as the younger little one who was an “America’s Received Expertise” finalist a decade in the past. However now she’s all grown up, which is why Evancho needed to strive her hand at “The Masked Singer.”

Evancho was the newest star to be unmasked on the hit Fox actuality competitors sequence, having been disguised as the Kitty. (Scroll down to observe her unmasking.)

“Everyone is aware of me as a 10-year-old little woman who resembles an angel and sings like a 50 yr previous,” she advised Variety. “That’s at all times going to be an element of me however I’m 20 years previous now and I’ve a lot else inside of me that I needed the world to know, and this complete different vary of abilities and voices that I might be utilizing. So I noticed this as an awesome alternative to kind of reinvent myself beneath this large masks of anonymity.

For her closing efficiency, Evancho carried out “Again to Black” by Amy Winehouse on Wednesday night time’s episode. Her different songs in previous episodes included “Harmful Lady” and “Diamonds Are a Lady’s Finest Good friend.”

“I actually hope to remove every part that Kitty is,” she stated. “And I wish to incorporate her into me as an individual. Now that I don’t have that masks on anymore, I’ve to show myself to not be afraid when everybody’s eyes are on me. I actually simply wish to be, to have the ability to act my age, with out being criticized. I wish to be a critical artist and know that there are not any limits to what I can do, and the present actually helped me to get a grasp on that.”

Evancho stated the Kitty costume was simpler than others, however nonetheless introduced challenges. “It was nonetheless very tough to regulate to respiration on this heavy masks and shifting round and you’ll barely see, so it was nerve wracking however the extra episodes I did the higher I received at it,” she stated.

As for the panel guesses, nobody received it proper. Nicole Scherzinger thought it was Vanessa Hudgens, visitor panelist Jeff Dye picked Mary Kate or Ashley Olsen, Robin Thicke thought it was Ashley Tisdale, Ken Jeong named Anna Kendrick and Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg picked Lea Michele.

“I knew they weren’t going to have the ability to guess me as a result of they know Jackie Evancho as 10 years previous, not 20, and positively not as an attractive kitty cat,” she stated. “Listening to all their guesses was actually cool as a result of there have been all these actually sturdy tremendous gifted girls. Particularly Vanessa Hudgens was my absolute favourite as a result of she’s so gifted and full of integrity. That’s every part that I wish to be as a singer and artist.”

In addition to Evancho, thus far this season, Lil Wayne, Drew Carey, Chaka Khan, Tony Hawk, Dionne Warwick, Tom Bergeron, Sarah Palin, Bella Thorne, JoJo Siwa, Rob Gronkowski, Jordyn Woods, Bret Michaels and Hunter Hayes have all been revealed.

As the competitors continues, 4 celebrities are left this season: Turtle, Frog, Rhino and Evening Angel.

Right here’s a recap of this week’s contestants and their performances on Wednesday:

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Frog, “The Masked Singer”


Frog’s tune: “Bust A Transfer,” by Younger MC
Frog clue: Non-public jet
Panel guesses: Anthony Mackie, Bow Wow, Derek Hough, Sir Combine a Lot

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Rhino, “The Masked Singer”


Rhino’s tune: “You’ve Misplaced That Lovin’ Feeling,” by Righteous Brothers
Rhino clue: Navy sailor’s hat
Panel guesses: Jason Aldean, Hint Adkins, David James Elliott

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“Evening Angel,” The Masked Singer

Evening Angel

Evening Angel’s tune: “Final Dance,” by Donna Summer season
Evening Angel clue: Snow boots and goggles
Panel guesses: Tionne “T-Boz” Watkins, Tameka ‘Tiny’ Harris, Alicia Keys

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Turtle, “The Masked Singer”


Turtle’s tune: “Repair You,” by Coldplay
Turtle clue: Zombie
Panel guesses: Norman Reedus, Howie D., Jesse McCartney

And right here is video of Evancho’s unmasking:


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