We’ve reached the quarter-final stage of “The Masked Singer” with just 6 of the 12 stars still in the competition. Of these half dozen, who all sang on February 13, we are absolutely certain about the identity of one: the Alien. After watching all of her performances plus the clue videos, we are now even more convinced that we know the name of the famous face hidden behind that elaborate mask. Spoilers Ahead.
The Alien is La Toya Jackson. Don’t be fooled by Robin Thicke who has repeatedly insisted the Alien is model Bella Hadid. Likewise don’t be led astray by those observations from Nicole Scherzinger and Ken Jeong that she has the same build Paula Abdul.
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The Alien has that same sort of breathy singing voice as La Toya. She has done a decent job on her covers of “Happy” by Pharrell Williams, “Lovefool” by The Cardigans and “Feel It Still” by Portugal. The Man.
But is has been the clues that have given us the most confidence in our guess. We saw the Alien flash a police badge. La Toya took part in a 2007 reality series, “Armed & Famous,” in which she served as a reserve police officer after going through basic training.
She revealed, “In my family, anonymity is a completely alien concept” and that she dreams about being a young girl again, before the whole world knew her and her family’s name. The Jackson clan has been famous for more than half a century.
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And she admitted then “that growing up in the public’s eye, my life was never really my own.” We know that La Toya’s father, Joe Jackson, was a dominant dad.
The Alien declared, “I let others define me but no one will ever control me again.” La Toya was married to her manager Jack Gordon.
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We won’t find out for sure if LaToya is the Alien till she is unmasked. That will only happen if she loses the audience vote or wins the show. Do you think we are right about the true identity of the Alien? Sound off in the comments section with your best guesses.
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