Who is Blob on The Masked Singer? Celebrity identity clues and theories revealed

16 January 2021, 20:00

Who is Blob?
Who is Blob? Picture: ITV
Polly Foreman

By Polly Foreman

Who is Blob? The Masked Singer UK is back - here's everything we know about new character Blob.

Everyone's favourite TV talent show is finally back on our screens, with a brand-new set of mystery celebs donning their wacky costumes and performing for a live studio audience.

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The Masked Singer, which originated in South Korea, sees a number of famous faces perform behind masks - with the panel, Davina McCall, Jonathan Ross, Rita Ora and Mo Gilligan - tasked with guessing who they are.

One of the characters competing this year is Blob - here's everything we know about who could be behind the mask...

Who is Blob?
Who is Blob? Picture: ITV

Who is Blob?

Blob appears to be a man, and said in their first VT: "I'm big, bright and loud. Oh, and it's not the first time I've been called four eyes. having these extra eyes helps me to observe everything, and I've definitely done a lot of that in my career

"As a kid I wanted to be James bond or batman, but instead I became the Blob.

"Tonight I've got all four eyes on the prize, and I'm, hoping to go out there and make a good first impression."

Many people on Twitter have guessed that Blob could be Lenny Henry, with one writing: "Lenny Henry is my guess that voice sounds so familiar".

Blob's final clue was: "I have recorded a demo for Simon Cowell".

Guesses from the judges included Greg Davies, Richard Osmond and Andy Peters.

Before Blob's second performance, he said: "In my last performance, the panel were getting some serious teacher vibes
I’m a bit of an academic, so maybe i can teach them a lesson in guessing.

"Have they got the shape of me? Absolutely not.

"As a musician, I’ve had the great fortune to duet with amazing artists over the years.

"I played to large audiences and also intimate celebrity gigs - I even played for a top political journalist.

"My career has seen me record with the best, like when i worked with George Michael’s producer.

"Even though I've got no hands, I’ve written songs too. Tonight I hope to write Blob a winning anthem."

Who are the other Masked Singer contestants?

See below for the full list of remaining Masked Singer contestants.

Sausage

Dragon

Viking

Blob

Harlequin

Bush Baby

Badger

Robin

Grandfather Clock

Read more: Who is favourite to win The Masked Singer?

Who won the first series of The Masked Singer?

Nicola Roberts, who was dressed as Queen Bee, was crowned the first winner of the UK series.

When is The Masked Singer on ITV?

The Masked Singer is on Saturdays at 7pm.

The Masked Singer kicks off on Boxing Day
The Masked Singer kicks off on Boxing Day. Picture: ITV

Who is presenting The Masked Singer?

Joel Dommett, who presented the first series of The Masked Singer back in January, has returned to host this time round.

Who is on The Masked Singer panel?

Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross will all reprise their roles, with Mo Gilligan stepping in to replace Ken Jeong.

Speaking about the new series, Mo said: "The show that everybody loved in series one is going to be the show that everyone will love in series two but it’s just been amplified. It’s the best way I could describe it. I think that’s the beauty of it."

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