The Masked Singer fans 'rumble' Panda with new Neighbours theory
21 January 2022, 11:21 | Updated: 21 January 2022, 12:59
Panda performs Hot Stuff by Donna Summer on The Masked Singer UK
The Masked Singer fans are convinced they know who Panda is after a string of clues about 'adventure'.
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After the character’s cute and cuddly performance of Hot Stuff by Donna Summer, many fans thought Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon could be singing.
But when Panda made a string of references to the great outdoors, viewers now have a theory it is Australian singer and former Neighbours star Natalie Imbruglia.
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During week three, Panda said: "Last time, the panel went wild with their guessing, as they explored every option of who I might be, but they'll have to keep trekking if they want to pin a name on this panda.
"Exploring the world and making your way can be a tiring business. So it's nice to sit back and take some time out and just take it all in.
“Nature is good for the mind. Sometimes, I think, if you gaze at the stars long enough, you'll become one of them."
The cuddly creature was then seen roasting some marshmallows with the acronym 'TWDFL'.
Could the hints about exploring be a nod to Natalie’s younger years growing up in Australia and starring on Neighbours?
“Panda is definitely the queen Natalie Imbruglia #MaskedSingerUK,” said one person on Twitter.
Another agreed: "Panda is defo Natalie Imbruglia! All clues point to her and sounds identical."
With a third added: "I’m a bit behind but Panda is Natalie Imbruglia?"
And a fourth pointed out: “#Panda Natalie Imbruglia. ‘TWDFL’ is a nod to the play ‘Things we do for love’ which she performed in.”
Natalie played Beth Brennan in the Australian soap opera Neighbours in the early 1990s, and three years after leaving the programme, she kicked off her singing career with a cover of Ednaswap's song Torn.
Other guess from the judges Davina McCall, Rita Ora, Mo Gilligan and Jonathan Ross include Helen Skelton, Emily Atack and Kate Hudson.
This comes after Grand Slam tennis champion Pat Cash was revealed to be Bagpipes on episode four of The Masked Singer.
After Bagpipes performed a rendition of Bay City Rollers hit I Only Want To Be With You, Davina managed to guess correctly.