The Leopard scared up enough votes in his first four appearance on “The Masked Singer” to make the quarter-final on December 10. He is competing for a place in the semi-final alongside celebrities disguised as the Flamingo, Fox, Rottweiler, Thingamajig and Tree. Each is hoping to win the audience vote and avoid a sing-off in front of the four judges (Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy, Nicole Scherzinger and Robin Thicke).
The Leopard first took to the stage in week 2 with a rollicking version of the Queen classic “Somebody to Love.” Two weeks later, he showed us his versatility with a version of “Stitches” by Shawn Mendes. In week 5 he covered Katy Perry‘s signature song “Teenage Dream.” We were surprised in week 7 when his performance of “September” by Earth, Wind & Fire put him at risk. But he rallied and won the showdown with “Don’t Cha” by The Pussycat Dolls featuring Busta Rhymes.
We think that the Leopard is one of the strongest singers still in the competition. We’ve watched his performances and are sure that we know which famous face is hidden behind that furry mask. His performance on Tuesday’s show reinforced our theory. Keep reading for third of this week’s “The Masked Singer” spoilers.
We are certain that the Leopard is Seal. Don’t agree with us? We ask that you consider our reasons before sounding off with your thoughts in the comments section.
As a group, “The Masked Singer” contestants have bragging rights to 20 platinum and 6 multi-platinum albums. Seal has sold 20 million albums, including one platinum and one multi-platinum disc.
Collectively the 16 contestants on “The Masked Singer” can boast of 10 Grammy wins from 42 nominations. Seal has collected four Grammys from 14 nominations.
Seal was born on February 19, 1963 in London, England. The digits “1963” are seen throughout his clues video. And the Leopard speaks with a pronounced English accent.
Seal is 6″4″ tall; that matches the height of the Leopard.
The Leopard says he is unhappy with the “celebrity aspect” of his life. Seal was with supermodel Heidi Klum for the better part of a decade and both their marriage and divorce was fodder for the tabloids..
We will only find out if we are right when the Leopard is unmasked, which will happen when he leaves the show or wins season 2 of “The Masked Singer.” Who do you think is hiding behind the Leopard mask? Sound off in the comments section below.