‘The Masked Singer’ spoilers: Who is the Rottweiler?

Fox has a huge hit with “The Masked Singer,” a reality competition series that is adapted from the South Korean series of the same name. Nick Cannon introduces celebrities who perform songs while completely hidden in elaborate costumes. Part of the fun is guessing which famous faces are hidden behind these masks.

Episode 5 of season 2, which finally aired on November 6 after being delayed for the World Series, showcased six of the contestants, including the Rottweiler. He first appeared way back in week one, when he owned the stage with his cover of the Hall & Oates hit “Maneater.”

Who is this masked man? Forget those wild guesses by the judges that he was once in a boy band: Jenny McCarthy  thought it was Nick Lachey of 98 Degrees; Ken Jeong said JC Chasez from NSYNC; and Robin Thicke went with Brian Littrell from the Backstreet Boys. Nicole Scherzinger was way off when she said it was singing superstar Bruno Mars. Keep reading for “The Masked Singer” spoilers on the true identity of the Rottweiler.

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The Rottweiler is “American Idol” alumni Chris Daughtry, who now fronts the band Daughtry. Consider the following from the clues he gave:

He readily admits that he came to fam overnight. That would certainly describe Daughtry, who competed on season 5 of “American Idol” way back in 2006.

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In the video, there is a shot of blue roses; Chris has a huge tattoo of a blue rose, which he says is a symbol of love, prosperity and eternal life.”

The Rottweiler reveals that he loves to play football but is now happy to watch from the sidelines; Daughtry was on his high school team.

The Rottweiler declares that he is determined to show the world that when it comes to his career, “it’s not over.” That just happens to be the title of Daughtry’s first big hit which contended at the Grammys.

What do you think of our guess We’ll only find out if we are right when the Rottweiler is unmasked. That will be either when he exits the show or wins season 2. Who do you think is hiding inside the Rottweiler costume? Sound off in the comments section below.

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