The superstar previously generally known as Cupcake on The Masked Singer opened up about competing on the present. Within the newest episode, the Cupcake was revealed to be Ruth Pointer of the Pointer Sisters. The present just lately returned for season 6, with Robin Thicke, Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg, Ken Jeong and Nicole Scherzinger all returning to the panel. Nick Cannon is again as host. The Cupcake was first launched as a member of Group B and obtained to carry out twice earlier than being unmasked. Previous to the Cupcake’s unmasking, the identities of Octopus, Mom Nature, Pufferfish and Child have been revealed. The celebs below these masks, respectively, have been Dwight Howard, Vivica A. Fox, Toni Braxton and Larry the Cable Man.
One key clue from the Cupcake’s first clue bundle alluded to the star being in a musical group and getting used to sharing the highlight. Proper earlier than the Cupcake’s unmasking, Nicole disregarded her first-impression guess of Roberta Flack and determined that she thought the Cupcake was Ruth. This earned Nicole her first level in direction of this season’s Golden Ear Trophy, through which the Masked Singer panel competes to see who can guess probably the most celebrities accurately. Ruth additionally revealed that she was imagined to carry out as a duo along with her sister Anita, who bowed out of the competitors on account of well being issues.
Now Ruth is telling EW all about her expertise on the present. She revealed that she satisfied her supervisor to ebook her as a contestant. “I had been form of hammering at my supervisor to get on the present. He had one other shopper that had been on it, and I stated, ‘I wish to do this present!’“ She confirmed that when Anita was part of the act, they have been planning to carry out as two cupcakes. They would not have been the one duo this season, with the Banana Break up nonetheless within the competitors. Ruth stated she wasn’t shocked that Nicole guessed her, however she wasn’t anticipating a few of the panel’s different guesses. They included Tina Turner, RuPaul and Roberta. When requested what the toughest a part of performing because the Cupcake was, Ruth insisted that it wasn’t too difficult. However she talked about that “the stage is just a little intimidating as a result of it is so massive and it was like a black lacquer.” She expressed how a lot she loved her time on The Masked Singer and even stated she would return to the present sooner or later.
Since this Masked Singer episode was referred to as “Date Evening,” the entire celebrities provided clues that needed to do with their love life. Whereas performing because the Cupcake, Ruth stated that she’s a hopeless romantic. “After I fall in love with a man, I am all in. I’ve realized loads about love, significantly falling out of it.” She joked that she would date Nick and even stated, when requested to offer courting recommendation, “Date, do not marry.” Ruth has been married 5 instances and has 5 youngsters.
Had Ruth been capable of carry out with Anita, followers can solely surprise if the end result would have been completely different. Maybe it will have been simpler for followers and the judges to establish the sisters based mostly on their vocal efficiency. The clue packages might have been altered to focus extra particularly on Ruth. Since she has all the time carried out along with her sisters, she might have been out of her component whereas competing as a solo singer, to not point out many contestants clarify how robust it’s to carry out of their costumes. Regardless of these challenges, The Masked Singer is a good platform for the entire celebrities to join with their followers and even achieve new ones.