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THE MASKED SINGER Season 2: Here Are All the Clues (So Far)

September 16, 2019 by  

THE MASKED SINGER Season 2 contestants

THE MASKED SINGER: L-R: The Skeleton and Nick Cannon. THE MASKED SINGER premieres Wednesday, Sept. 25 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. © 2019 FOX MEDIA LLC. Cr: The Michael Becker/FOX.

It’s once again time for the most ridiculous/enjoyable guessing game on television: THE MASKED SINGER!

Per Fox, the 16 contestants have collectively received “69 Emmy Award nominations, 42 Grammy Award nominations, 22 Broadway shows, three New York Times Best Sellers and two have been named TIME magazine’s Most Influential People.”

Here’s what we know about the contestants so far (based on the sneak preview for season 2), with updates coming each episode…

Skeleton (Paul Shaffer):

  • “To my Skeleton crew, just know I feel like I’ve died and gone to heaven just being here.”
  • 4261 written on a gravestone.
  • Been around the block a few times, but far from dead.
  • So many doors have opened for him. Key to success is to always say yes.
  • Tired of playing second fiddle.
  • Holiday party behind one of the doors.
  • “Party on.”
  • Sometimes it feels like joint custody; second in command.
  • Has felt overshadowed since childhood.
  • “Instrumental” and “orchestrating.”
  • Inducted into the National Black Sports and Entertainment Hall of Fame.

Fox:

  • Fox will eat almost anything.
  • Superhero.
  • Celebrity conjured up the steampunk look and glowing eye.
  • Telling story to its child.
  • Done his best work at night.
  • Has many costumes.
  • From Dougie to Doubtfire.
  • On air superhero persona.
  • “Refused to be caged in” and “I’m crafty.”
  • Didn’t always fit in, and grew up in a rough patch of the woods.
  • Pretended to sound like other people.
  • Sketch of them holding an Emmy.
  • Felt like the applause wasn’t for the real them until now.
  • Imagined he’d be in a uniform growing up.
  • Fox playing piano in a field.
  • White men in bodysuits.
  • “Yes and” on a board. (An improv reference.)
  • “Glad to work with my friends, even if they don’t know they’re working with me.”
  • “It’s not you, it’s me.”
  • “Wants to get away, wants to fly away.”
  • Doesn’t need to put on superhero mask anymore.
  • “I have spent one of the best weekends of my life with one of you.” – to the panelists.

Ice Cream (Ninja):

  • Video segment appears to be in a home in the Hollywood hills.
  • “Lives for half of February,” with Valentine’s Day noted with two hearts on a calendar.
  • Spent time doing what they love the most. Mom and Dad were skeptical.
  • Super rich.
  • Over a billion reasons to be proud of their hard work.
  • Emojis.
  • Karate.

Eagle (Dr. Drew):

  • Signature rock star outfit; sun medallion and red bandana were important.
  • Competitors will be saluting them.
  • “If you know an eagle’s body temperature, you may be hot on my tail.” (106 degrees Fahrenheit.)
  • A teacher.
  • He has soared to great heights as the face of his field.
  • Had a health scare and lost a parent.
  • Wants to prove he doesn’t just hang out with rock stars.
  • Can see things mile away that others don’t see.

Tree:

  • “Delicious” performances.
  • Costume inspired by 1950s pinup queens.
  • Number 30.
  • When the season is over, put in storage.
  • In exile; on a black and white TV.
  • Expert in delicious treats.
  • “Inspire you to think of me more than once a year.”
  • “I’m not a regular tree, I’m a cool tree.”
  • Her parents are a holiday rom-com.
  • She’s always been her parents’ favorite elf.
  • Shot of the White House.
  • Has been a brand ambassador and it does relate to food.
  • “What is a friend” sign.
  • “Singing and dancing like no one is watching—not even a Smelly Cat.”
  • Plan on shaking her “big fat” tree stump all the way to the end.
  • Miss the collaboration, misses her friends.
  • Cheerleader.
  • Has shared a stage and a standing “O” with one of you.

Flamingo:

  • “I love this mask as much as I love mascara.”
  • “ZooTube channel.”
  • Taking control of her destiny.”
  • She and her friends are an escape.
  • Humble beginnings.
  • Discovered by a powerful wizard.
  • Triple threat.
  • Boom box.
  • She wanted to be a doctor and attended a medical training school.
  • Spoke in Spanish.
  • Being on stage became one of her biggest fears after she hated the sound of her own voice.
  • Dance, sung, and acted their way to the top.
  • Won a NAACP Award.
  • Has photos of the Eiffel Tower and the Taj Mahal in her home.
  • Spoke Spanish in taped bit.
  • Paper cutout of four kids.
  • “Sitting up in my room with California dreams.”
  • “Went from clueless to celebrated.”
  • “Mingled with other flamingos and it was a different world.”
  • Old TV.
  • “I shared some couch time with one of you in 2013.”

Butterfly (Michelle Williams):

  • “I just pray I won’t fall over.”
  • Has spent the past year in a cocoon, waiting for a metamorphosis.
  • Household name.
  • When she tried to spread her wings, people didn’t want her to leave.
  • Led to “breakups, breakdowns, and hibernation.”
  • Has a butterfly tattoo.
  • Hates lying to her mom.
  • This reignited a love she had since she was 7 years old.
  • Was in a church choir.
  • Award presented to car salesman of the year.
  • “Brit Award Winner.”
  • “I once had the chance to choose life or death.” – clue after showing a forensic kit.
  • “Used to sharing the stage with giants” as a football was shown.
  • “Tackle some of [her] deepest insecurities.”
  • Playbill with what appears to be a pyramid on it.
  • “If you want my future, forget my past.” Done apologizing for who she used to be.

Penguin (Sherri Shepherd):

  • Get their hair done, with a number of wigs.
  • “Every time you think you’re getting warmer, I promise you’re getting colder.”
  • In her DNA for her to strive for her voice to be heard.
  • Always told she was not good enough.
  • Her career is on ice.
  • Signs, including not your secretary and give me the bird.
  • Everything is not as black and white as it seems.
  • Been counted out before.
  • Learned the brightest star can be born out of the greatest tragedy.
  • Making people laugh was the ticket to the new Penguin.
  • Check list included comedy stage and exes.
  • Never curbs her enthusiasm.
  • Been in many relationships with many presidents.

Leopard:

  • Baroque-era costume, with elements chosen to hide the “natural silhouette” of the celebrity inside.
  • “I’ve been spotted with the President.”
  • Can survive under hard conditions.
  • “Out of hits and out of time” on a newspaper.
  • “All anyone wants to talk about the celebrity aspects.”
  • Leopards can “be fierce and so divine.
  • “Primetime champion.”
  • 1963 on a door.
  • Wasn’t wanted…potentially moved to multiple homes as a child.
  • “Always tells my cubs…”
  • Once served fast food.
  • Headline indicated they performed at the White House.
  • Headline said “RU Gonna Go My Way.”
  • “Fresh, new edition of old me.”
  • Old school cameras. Prefers being behind the lens.
  • Set themselves free as a teenager.
  • Catwalk.
  • Never wants to forget the moment when they chose to be just them—which is why they sang “September.”
  • Little ones will be shocked it’s him.
  • Tennis racket.
  • “Brought to you by Tofu.”
  • “The menace of tennis.”
  • $20 million check.
  • Motorcycle crash.
  • Presented an award where one of them was there. He was wearing a custom leather outfit.

Egg (Revealed on 9/25: Johnny Weir):

  • Belongs on the stage.
  • “Always work hard for the first and last vowels of the alphabet.”
  • A swan.
  • “You might figure that coming to THE MASKED SINGER is a bit of a leap for me.”
  • Fashion, skateboard, dream catchers in secret reel.
  • Going for the gold.
  • Always sparkles.

Rottweiler:

  • Total perfectionist.
  • Worked with the team to create the signature hip-hop look.
  • “Roses are blue, violets are red…”
  • Everyone knows you have to look your best.
  • “Friday night lights…”
  • Has a “fantasy champion” ring.
  • “It’s not over.”
  • Bit of a wait and see attitude.
  • Capable of being on their own.
  • Drew a photo of a dog with a halo.
  • “You could say it all started thanks to music theater and makeup.”
  • Other names on the dog boxes: Kale, Carolina, Lil Pete.
  • Holding a football trophy.
  • Heroes growing up were Bruce Lee and Boyz II Men.
  • Worried about the panel finding out his identity and judging him for it.
  • Boxing/training every day.
  • Platinum ring.
  • Everything is zen.
  • September 2019.
  • Four awards.
  • Meditates every day.
  • Holding a baby.
  • “Shallow.”
  • “My so-called life.”
  • “An open book.”
  • “I have been on the same list as one of you.”

Flower:

  • “Blossom in every field I plant myself in.”
  • Shown cooking.
  • Has dipped petals in cooking, clothing, to craft.
  • Has a doctorate.
  • Dresses up for the grocery store.
  • Sowing the seeds for her empire.
  • Ready to have fun and be free.
  • Singer, who is a legend.
  • Name drops “Vision of Love” and “What’s Love Got to Do with It.”
  • Never taken a voice lesson.
  • Talent bloomed early on when she was just a seedling.
  • Number 524 on a door.
  • $13 price tag on a ring.
  • Favorite band is Kings of Leon.
  • A “For Sale” sign.
  • Perfume bottle.
  • Dominoes on the bottom of the pool.
  • “Legendary aura surrounding me.”

Thingamajig:

  • Costume is 7 feet tall.
  • “Puzzling persona.”
  • Unlike anything you’ve seen or heard before.
  • Celebrates with Chewbacca. 
  • Gentle giant.
  • Puzzling kind with a magic case.
  • More than fashion shoots; also has a sneaker.
  • Not a singer.
  • 4 on a cupcake.
  • Three dolls.
  • “Don’t run with bulls.”
  • “Real magic comes from within.”
  • After he puts on a great show, he likes to “break bread with the homies.” Food includes gummy worms.
  • Dunking shoe into soup.
  • Personal item is an ASL book.
  • “Used to hustling every day.”
  • Blue and yellow roses in the wedding arch; has to be his own number 1.
  • Suffered a setback recently—said while holding a record.
  • “From Maryland.”
  • Guitar.
  • Starting back at 1.
  • MVP signs.
  • “No time to get crabby.”
  • Sunflower and roses.
  • “Anything but ordinary.”
  • “I collaborated with the same artist as one of you.”

Panda (Laila Ali):

  • “Victory will taste sweet, like bamboo. Especially the way I prepare it.”
  • Father doesn’t have to roar.
  • World’s greatest family.
  • Competition will be “no match” for her.
  • Mom cooks.
  • “I’m lovable, but fierce.”

Black Widow (Raven-Symoné):

  • Tarot card.
  • Hides in plain site.
  • Been packaged her entire life.
  • Fruit with a crown.
  • Director’s cut of her life.
  • This might be found on the deleted scenes.
  • “I like to hide until it’s time to feast.”
  • She had to be squeaky clean kid.
  • Knitting.
  • She has a record with cobwebs on them.
  • Waiting for a “moment like this.”
  • Never went to prom, but she pretended to.
  • She can make herself at home in any nook or cranny.
  • “Cozy den in Memphis or a bungalow in Bel Air.”
  • “Scrub” and “Misdemeanor” on decorations.
  • Revealing item from their home: whipped cream and crackers.

Ladybug (Revealed as Kelly Osbourne):

  • Old-school camera.
  • “Spin your wheel.”
  • Had a lifetime of drama.
  • Spun on a ham.
  • Born into the limelight.
  • Everything on the outside looked rosy growing up, but inside, everything was upside down.
  • Best host trophy.
  • 3 of Cups tarot card.
  • Lime and cross featured in video clue package.
  • The queens of the world taught her how to be a lady.

THE MASKED SINGER, Season Premiere, Wednesday, September 25, 8/7c, Fox

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