Here is the star under the mask
SPOIL ALERT: Don’t read ahead if you haven’t watched “The Masked Singer” Season 6, Episode 4, “Group B Premiere,” which airs October 6 on Fox.
“The Masked Singer” sent the baby on time. In the mask of the toddlers, comedian Larry the Cable Guy, who was sent to pack his bags at the end of the fourth episode of season 6, “House Party”.
Again, none of the show’s panelists got it right. Ken Jeong named Gordon Ramsay as his choice. Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg guessed Bruce Willis. Nicole Scherzinger guessed James Corden. Robin Thicke said it was Chuck Norris, but with a chuckle.
“I knew they wouldn’t guess me,” Larry the Cable Guy told Variety. “I knew they would be completely stumped because it’s totally something they’ve never seen me do. And definitely, they had never heard me in a different voice. I have a certain sound in my voice, but when I got completely British, and talked about baby and opera, it worked.
Larry the Cable Guy as Baby sang the theme song “The Flintstones”, but in a lyrical style. His previous song was “You’re the First, the Last, My Everything” by Barry White.
“Other than I couldn’t move or breathe, it was a lot of fun,” Larry said of his experience. He noted how fans were torn by the baby costume: some thought it was cute, while others found it too scary. “It seems the opinion is that the kids loved it and the adults who fear it,” he said of his first appearance. But for this episode, “I think the fact that the baby sang an opera version of” The Flintstones “made it more endearing for the parents and more scary for the kids, so I don’t know what to tell you. . “
Larry said he chose the suit because “it’s the only thing I could fit into… I didn’t have a lot of mobility, but just the fact that it wasn’t tight, it was. awesome. You know you could put all five of the Commodores in there.
The comedian was proud of his success in fooling the panel, which in part came from the use of various dummy voices, including a British accent.
“When I was first introduced I spoke with a British accent and then sang a Barry White tune,” he said. “And then when they think you’re going to do another track like this… one of my favorite things to do is sing opera and wacky songs.” I’ve been doing it since I was a kid, because it’s fun. I’m not a singer, so I figured I’m just going to have fun. I’m going to do something completely different. It’s about entertaining people.
If Larry the Cable Guy had continued on “The Masked Singer”, he had Ides of March’s song “Vehicle” ready to go. “I love this song,” he said.
Coincidentally, Larry the Cable Guy was exposed just days after being parodied during the season opener of “Saturday Night Live”. In a skit, guest host Owen Wilson performed himself in a recording studio, voicing a fourth edition of the “Cars” franchise. But in this one, Lightning McQueen’s character is an asshole – and Wilson isn’t happy. That’s when his “Cars” co-star Larry the Cable Guy – played on the show by new actor James Austin Johnson – appears.
Larry enjoyed the sketch – but was not a fan of its impersonator.
“I saw the costume and I actually have this shirt,” he said. “But the guy was too skinny and he literally didn’t sound like me… Owen always does a good job, I love Owen.” He’s a friend. And I’m glad he did. I thought the skit was funny, I thought the guy playing me sucked.
Larry the Cable Guy (Baby) has joined Tyga (Dalmatian), Toni Braxton (Pufferfish), Vivica A. Fox (Mother Nature) and Dwight Howard (Octopus) as the next celebrity to be unmasked in season 6 of “The Masked. Singer “.
“The Masked Singer” entered Season 6 with the return of a studio audience for the first time since the start of the pandemic. This season’s costumes include Baby, Banana Split, Beach Ball, Bull, Caterpillar, Cupcake, Dalmatian, Hamster, Mallard, Mother Nature, Octopus, Pepper, Pufferfish, Queen of Hearts, and Skunk.
Season 6 contestants have 85 Grammy nominations and 27 wins, three Oscar nominations, 12 Emmy nominations, 12 Razzie Award nominations, two Super Bowl appearances and two Lifetime Achievement Awards.
The show’s panelists will once again compete for a “Golden Ear” trophy based on their first impressions of each masked artist (which McCarthy has won the last two times) – and in week one, all the final guesses panelists were also their first impression. Jeong entered episode four with a point, in front of everyone.
As for Baby, Thicke’s first impression was Chuck Norris. McCarthy Wahlberg chose Kurt Russell. Jeong chose Hugh Jackman. Scherzinger named Michael Caine for his first impression. Nobody won a point.
Also new this season, a “Take It Off” buzzer will allow the show’s panelists to prematurely demand that a celebrity remove their mask, if they are convinced they know who it is. They will get two extra points for the Golden Ear tally if they are right. If they are wrong, they will be “severely punished”.
Here are the other competitors and their performances on the fourth night:
Song: “Circus”, by Britney Spears
Previous songs: “Drops of Jupiter”, by train; “What hurts the most”, by Rascal Flatts
Party favor index: Gift wrap. “Usually, I’m the kind of bull that focuses on what’s inside. But today, that’s the packaging I’m showing off.
Voice off: “I’m no stranger to a house party. My parties are known for having great music and everyone dancing. It’s a small municipal committee. As a child, I was actually a wallflower. But now I’m the life of the party. There couldn’t be a better time for me to perform this specific song and show my solidarity and support for the one and only Britney Spears. There are so many challenges dancing that my feet have never felt so gigantic. But I know I definitely have what it takes. And tonight, I am in the center of the room.
The panel assumes: Donald Glover, Anthony Ramos, Leslie Odom Jr.
The previous panel assumes: Hunter Hayes, Lance Bass, Brian Littrell, Sisqo, Dwayne Johnson, Darren Criss, Justin Timberlake, Brandon Flowers, Rufus Wainwright, Kevin Jonas, Zac Efron
Song: “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”, by Queen
Previous song: “Oh, pretty woman” by Roy Orbison
Party favor index: Party drink hat. “I like to stay hydrated with my friends at the party.”
Voice off: “As you’ve probably guessed by now, I’m a bit of a party animal. And you should have seen me in my twenties. I lived in a big city, I worked with my best friends. The fun we had when we were younger was our most fun. There is nothing like not being famous and then the next day being famous. And that’s what happened to all of us. And the fact that we’re still friends all these years later is phenomenal. They will love that I am here.
The panel’s assumptions: Will Ferrell, David Spade, Jim Breuer, Rob Schneider, John Leguizamo, Paul Rudd
The assumptions of the previous panel: Bill Murray, Brendan Fraser, Albert Brooks, Tim Allen, Kelsey Grammer, Andy Richter, Jack Black
Song: “Midnight Train to Georgia” by Gladys Knight & the Pips
Previous songs: “Diamonds,” by Sam Smith; “It’s a world of men, of men, of men”, by James Brown
Party favor index: Boom box playing gospel music. “Some say, refuse for what. I say turn up the volume so the whole empire can hear you.
Voice off: “Look, I’ve been to some of the most epic parties around. I mean, the glitz, the glamor, some of the most iconic people in the world. I was the hostess with the greatest number. But these days, I limit who I allow in my personal space. And as you get older, you realize that it’s okay to remove the wrong people from your life. Last time I was in my wheelhouse and showed them exactly what I could do. Now to get into the Group A finale, I’m singing along to something that I can relate to. About leaving the glitz and glamor for a simpler and more positive life.
The panel’s assumptions: Janet Jackson, Erykah Badu, Taraji P. Henson, Queen Latifah, Tamar Braxton
The assumptions of the previous panel: Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige, Toni Braxton, Janet Jackson, Sade, Lauryn Hill, Yolanda Adams, Jill Scott, Fantasia Barrino, Janelle Monae
Song: “Jealous”, by Labrinth
Party favor index: Roller skates. “You bring roller skates to a party because you don’t need a driver’s license. “
Voice off: “I am delighted to participate in the competition as a wildcard, especially as a pepper. I want to spice things up. I’ve always had my own flavor, and I’m constantly thinking of ways to be bland. But this past year has been the craziest. Something I did went viral, mostly overnight. It spread like fire. I never expected it. But the coolest part was seeing people take what I was doing and add their own flavor to it. Do you know what they say strike while the iron is hot? This is the reason why I am here. What the heck, go ahead and keep the flame alive and party like pepper. “
The panel assumes: Kesha, Hailee Steinfeld, Rose, Miley Cyrus
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