WILL Young has been revealed as The Masked Singer’s Lionfish.
Fans of the ITV show were convinced it was the 42-year-old after a number of clues pointe. towards him, including references to his time on Pop Idol in 2002.
His rendition of Dolly Parton’s I Will Always Love You wasn’t enough. Stay in the competition as he landed himself in the bottom two.
The singer went up against Firework for the final performance, but judges Rita Ora, Jonathan Ross, Davina McCall and Mo Gilligan decided to send him home.
Will Young revealed as The Masked Singer’s Lionfish
When Will took his mask off, he confessed: “I was most concerned about you Jonathan, noticing my voice. It’s really hard to try and disguise it.”
The third series of the Masked Singer returned to our screens last week and fans have been busy trying to figure out which celebs are behind the masks.
Viewers already had an inkling that it was Will because of a number of Pop Idol references in Lionfish’s VT.
It pointed out their “late start” in their career and when he clapped back at judge Simon Cowell’s critique.
On Saturday night’s instalment of the programme, a song that Will performed back in 2002 started playing when Lionfish went off stage.
Beyond the sea playing as Lionfish goes off has to Will Young revealed as The Masked Singer’s Lionfish
be a clue too! Will Young sang Beyond the sea on Pop Idol!”
They also made reference to Lionfish being a feminist.
Another said: “Lionfish is Will Young surely? He studied women’s studies and is a feminist?”
“Strong females… will young did an album of covers of womens song. Definitely him,” a third added.
To further add to their speculation, Lionfish confessed that they. know how to make a very good pointe” and their “fins have made waves by spinning discs”.
A fourth viewer tweeted: “Will Young took ballet classes ‘pointe’ and spins discs. BBC Radio 2 from time to time.”
“IT’S WILL YOUNG, HE TOOK BALLET LESSONS,” a fifth chimed in.
A sixth said: “That fish is Will Young – he loves ballet pointe.”
Other clues that pointed towards Will Young were references to his stint on E4’s Skins and starring in the musical Cabaret.
Will Young was reveale as Lionfish during the latest instalment of The Masked Singer on Saturday.
The singer, 42, was the third contestant to be eliminate after Heather Small was unveile as Chandelier and Snow Leopard was unmaske as the show’s oldest ever contestant, Gloria Hunniford, during last weekend’s proceedings.
When it came to the sing-off against Fireworks, Will’s performance of Celeste’s Stop This Flame was not enough to keep him in the nation’s favourite guessing game, the former character outperforming with rock hit Sex On Fire.
The Pop Idol icon said after his unveiling: ‘It was such a brilliant challenge to take. Adding that he was most concerned about judge Jonathan Ross recognising. His vocals, which the veteran broadcaster and fellow judge Rita Ora did.