Sophie Ellis-Bextor has revealed her youngest child was among those who guessed her identity correctly as Alien on The Masked Singer UK, as she became the first contestant to be eliminated from the competition.
On Boxing Day, The Masked Singer made an almighty return on ITV, with newcomer Mo Gilligan joining Davina McCall, Rita Ora and Jonathan Ross on the panel.
Among the costumed competitors who took part in the first found were Robin, Sausage and Badger, all of whom entertained the masked studio audience.
In the end, Alien was the first contestant eliminated, revealing musician Sophie Ellis-Bextor underneath the striking ensemble.
In a post shared on social media after her elimination, Sophie, 41, shared that she watched the show with her youngest son, who was born last year.
‘Yes so as most of you guessed it was me and she in #themaskedsinger,’ she wrote.
‘Even my one year old pointed at the telly and shouted “mummy!” when I started singing in the alien suit. Funny as I thought I’d done a good job with disguising my voice!’
The Murder On The Dancefloor singer shared that she had a ‘fun and trippy’ time on the show.
‘Anyhoo a fun and trippy way to spend a few days and thanks to all the lovely crew at the show who help make it a fun little experience.’
She also added that she has no idea who the rest of the concealed celebs are.
Several people praised Sophie’s performance on The Masked Singer underneath her post.
‘Soon as I heard the voice I knew! Bummed you didn’t get further…!’ one person wrote.
‘We guessed you! You’ve got such a distinctive voice,’ another remarked.
Before she was voted to leave the programme, Alien went up against Robin in a sing-off.
Numerous Masked Singer fans voiced their suspicions that Robin could be Aston Merrygold from JLS, due to his singing style, dance moves and the clues the competitor gave the panelists.
Elsewhere, some people have predicted that Swan could be Michelle Visage or former Pussycat Dolls member Ashley Roberts, while there are others who believe Sausage could be Loose Women panelist and former X Factor star Stacey Solomon.
Your guess is as good as ours!
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