The Masked Singer season 3 aired its second episode on Wednesday, February 5, featuring new performances and clue packages from the remaining 5 contestants.
BEWARE OF SPOILERS BELOW. If you want to know who was unmasked at the end of episode 2 of The Masked Singer, scroll to the bottom of this article for the reveal.
‘The Masked Singer’ Season 3 Episode 2 Recap
The Masked Singer‘s format changed slightly for season 3, which means that episode 2 featured performances by the remaining 5 contestants from “Group A,” who first performed during the episode’s premiere: the Kangaroo, the White Tiger, the Llama, the Turtle, and Miss Monster.
The Llama was the first “playoffs” contender to perform. His clue package put a lot of emphasis on the Llama’s ability to play the accordion. The Llama sang “It’s Not Unusual” by Tom Jones for his performance. Based on his clues and performance, guest judge Jason Biggs guessed Johnny Knoxville, while Ken Jeong guessed Joel McHale. Jenny McCarthy guessed Zach Galifianakis and Nicole wondering if the Llama could be Matthew McConaughey.
Miss Monster performed second. The judges were thoroughly impressed by her effortlessly “epic” performance. Ken Jeong said he believes they’re in the presence of an icon. Jason Biggs guesses Priscila Presley, while Jeong said he thinks she’s Celine Dion.
White Tiger rapped to “Good Vibrations” by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch. Although he doesn’t sound like a trained singer, he was entertaining and kept the judges and audience members engaged. Robin Thicke and Jenny McCarthy guessed that the White Tiger might be Rob Gronkowski, while Ken guessed Hulk Hogan.
The Kangaroo‘s performance of “You Know I’m No Good” by Amy Whinehouse earned her praise from the judges as the season’s frontrunner so far. Robin Thicke guessed that the Kangaroo is WNBA star Candace Parker, while Jason Bigg said he thought it might be Tatiana Ali and Ken Jeong guessed Gabrielle Union.
The Turtle was last to perform. After singing “Say You Won’t Let Go” by James Arthur, the judges guessed that the Turtle might be Billy Joe Armstrong, Darius Rucker, or Zac Efron.
The Llama Was Unmasked, Revealing…
… host and comedian Drew Carey!
Carey said that the clue about being around firing canons was in reference to his time in the Marine Corps Reserves. He hosts a radio show, which explains the setting of his premiere video clue package. His successful career as a comedian explains all the references to using humor and loving to make people laugh.
Of his experience on the show, Drew Carey said that he wanted to do The Masked Singer because it looked like a good time and he likes to have a laugh. He said he had a great time.
For their final judges before the unmasking, Nicole Scherzinger guessed Woody Harrelson, Robin Thicke guessed Adam Carolla, Ken Jeong guessed Joel McHale, Jenny McCarthy guessed Kelsey Grammer, and guest judge Jason Biggs guessed Johnny Knoxville.
Tune in to new episodes of The Masked Singer season 3, Wednesday nights at 8/7c on FOX.