Warning: This put up incorporates spoilers for episode 2 ofThe Masked Singer.
Discuss a tragic panda.
The Panda was principally probably the most unique secret star to go home fromThe Masked Singer, after performing alongside fellow contestants Shadowy Widow, The Flamingo, and The Leopard. As at all times, the quilt’s star judges — Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger, and Ken Jeong — presided over the proceedings.
Shadowy Widow was the primary contestant to retract the stage (singing “I Wanna Dance With Someone” by Whitney Houston), adopted by The Leopard (“Someone To Love” by Queen), Flamingo (“Sucker” by the Jonas Brothers); and The Panda (“Stronger (What Doesn’t Assassinate You)” by Kelly Clarkson).
Within the first spherical, voters selected Shadowy Widow over The Leopard, sending the latter to the smack down. Flamingo beat out The Panda inside the 2nd spherical, setting up a Panda and Leopard smack down. For the wrestle, Panda sang DJ Khaled’s “All I Attain Is Steal” and The Leopard belted out “Respect” by Aretha Franklin. In a roundabout intention, The Leopard lived to articulate another day and The Panda was despatched packing.
Following the loss, host Prick Cannon unmasked the furry contestant, who was revealed to be Laila Ali, retired actual boxer and daughter of infamous heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali.
Sooner than going home, Ali shared what it was retract to be the Panda. “It was a great deal of stress-free,” she mentioned, including, “I’ve at all times cherished to articulate, however I’ve at all times been afraid.”
Ali, who was an undefeated 4-time world champion, joked that right here is the primary time she’s ever misplaced “one thing admire this.” “It was very humbling, nevertheless it completely’s been stress-free,” she mentioned.
Ali joins beforehand eradicated contestants The Egg and Ice Cream, or Olympic make a selection skater Johnny Weir and actual gamer and streamer Tyler Blevins, aka Ninja, respectively.
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