The Masked Singer Dramatically Judges ‘Leaving Set In Protest’ As Politician Reveals
The Masked Singer judges dramatically ‘left the set in protest’ when politician Rudy Giuliani was unveiled.
The 77-year-old politician was the first celebrity to be unmasked on Fox’s version of the hit reality competition.
The Masked Singer US unmasked the former mayor of New York City in its season seven premiere.
The revelation caused a shock and would have provoked a dramatic reaction from judges Ken Jeong and Robin Thicke.
According to Deadline, the two stunned judges “quickly left the stage in protest” at Rudy’s involvement.
Remaining judges Jenny McCarthy and Nicole Scherzinger stayed on stage and ‘joked’ with the controversial politician who backed President Donald Trump and insisted the 2020 election was ‘stolen’ from the man 75 years old.
Ken and Robin eventually returned to the stage, but it’s unclear what the show will do with the footage, as the series is now set to air until March.
The show’s contestants are celebrities who hide behind elaborate costumes, which even disguise their voices, in hopes of concealing their identities until they are eliminated.
The outlet didn’t reveal Rudy’s costume details or anything about his performance.
However, this isn’t the first time Fox’s hit show has sparked controversy due to its contestants.
Republican politician and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was unmasked as a bear after appearing on the show in 2020.
She was eliminated after performing Sir Mix-A-Lot’s Baby Got Back.
The 57-year-old described her experience on the Fox series as “the weirdest thing I’ve ever done”.
Palin praised The Masked Singer for inviting a conservative celebrity nominee.
The new series is set to air Wednesday, March 9 on Fox and is themed around The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly.
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