December 7, 2021
THE MASKED SINGER

The Masked Singer’s Hamster dishes on why pals Adam Sandler and Chris Rock would never do the show

The Masked Singer

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The Hamster has spun his wheels proper off of The Masked Singer.

The sequence’ newest episode, which was time travel-themed, featured blast from the previous performances of Bob Dylan’s “Make You Feel My Love” (Bull), Ariana Grande’s “No Tears Left to Cry” (Pepper), and Teena Marie’s “Square Biz” (Skunk). Taking a web page out of the playbook of Group B’s Queen of Hearts, Hamster opted to sing a tune totally in a distinct language. As a substitute of French although, the fluffy fiend sang a Spanish love tune — Luis Miguel’s “Sabor a Mí” — as a dedication to his spouse.

Then, the Wildcard enjoyable continued with the actually horrifying reveal of Jester, who sang Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out.” To make nightmares stronger, it appears whoever is behind that masks is absolutely leaning into the Jester persona.

Sadly for our collective sleep prospects, the Jester remained in the competitors, as did Skunk, Bull, and Pepper. Sadly, it was the cute Hamster masks’s flip to go house. It was one other mediocre exhibiting for the panelists, though in all equity, a few of the guesses this week have been a lot nearer to the mark than they have been in previous weeks.

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Robin Thicke’s first impression guess was Cheech Marin, and he caught with that. Jenny McCarthy-Wahlberg wished to have her cake and eat it too, as a result of she put down Andy Richter OR Jason Alexander. In the finish, she went with neither and selected comic Rob Schneider. Nicole Scherzinger had initially put Jason Alexander as effectively, however in the end determined on Gabriel Iglesias, which visitor panelist Leslie Jordan additionally guessed. Ken Jeong stayed in the comic realm, together with his first impression of Invoice Murray and then together with his last guess of Will Ferrell.

Nobody’s first impression guess was right, however McCarthy-Wahlberg’s last guess was — Hamster was certainly Emmy-nominated comic, actor, and Saturday Night time Dwell vet Rob Schneider.

Beneath, EW chats with Schneider about which of his well-known pals ought to do the show subsequent, what he took away from his time on the show, and extra.

I do know, is not that one thing else? I had no concept. Generally you simply do not understand that in the event you’ve been in the public eye for as many many years as I’ve, individuals actually can acknowledge your voice. Generally they’re similar to, “Enough with that guy!” [Laughs] However I used to be completely satisfied to be on this. It is a kind of exhibits that once I noticed it, I used to be like, “Well, I would be perfect for that show.”

Effectively, once I noticed it after the first season I figured finally they have been gonna name me. [Laughs] And I do not imply that egotistically, I simply imply I am a comic who also can sing somewhat bit. I believe it is good, as a result of it throws the viewers off and it is enjoyable.

I do not assume that that is the best option for a fancy dress, as a result of you’ll be able to’t transfer in it. I believe if I would should do it over again, I would have stored the hamster head and simply gone with like an everyday fur go well with or one thing that would have been higher. However they’re geniuses, the costume individuals, they are surely. The stuff that they provide you with is unbelievable. They only hold upping it and making it crazier, and then the producers are sensible as a result of they speak you into sporting it. I do not understand how they obtained Toni Braxton to place on a lifeless fish — [mimics] “Oh no, Toni, people are definitely gonna love a dead fish” — and like for Dan, or Larry the Cable Man, to put on a child with like one tooth. That is a scary-looking, horror film-type child. I would not do that. So I felt like I obtained the present of being a extra likable character.

It scared youngsters! I do not know if possibly he did not wish to keep many weeks on [the show], possibly that is why he selected that one, I do not know. [Laughs] But it surely’s good additionally to have completely different ones. I imply actually the sensible a part of the show is the costumes and how beautiful the hosts are, as a result of they are surely the nicest.

Sure. I knew it was him. I might inform his physique kind was the similar actual as the Child.

I wished to do yet another. I believed for certain I would get to the fourth one, and that I used to be gonna stick round as a result of I did the tune in Spanish, which isn’t simple to do, however I assume America voted me off fairly rapidly proper after that tune. Whenever you first begin, you do not wish to be embarrassed and get kicked off first like Toni Braxton — I am kidding, it is probably not truthful to choose on her — however thank God I did not get kicked off first. After which in the event you keep on a few instances, you are like, effectively, possibly I can get actually far on this factor. After which a part of your ego says, “Maybe I can win this whole thing.” And then you definately see somebody who’s actually tremendous gifted — like the Bull and the Pepper — and you go, “Wait a minute, I’m not a professional singer, and these are professional singers and dancers, and they’re amazing.” So that you simply really feel fortunate that you just’re in a Hamster outfit.

“Amish Paradise” by Bizarre Al Yankovic.

Yeah, that is why I used to be sorry, too. They kicked me out one week too early. That would have blown up the web.

You have to go together with what occurs, and he is actually simply uncomfortable. And I believe he may need some points being too near individuals since you might inform he was visibly not comfy, and I believed that was type of humorous. He is uncomfortable? I am the one in a Hamster outfit and cannot breathe as a result of I’ve fur down my throat.

I do not assume any of my pals might do it. They’re claustrophobic. I believe Adam Sandler would homicide at it, he’d be nice at it, however he is claustrophobic. I bear in mind what number of hours it took him to get into the fats go well with on Click on, so I do not see him climbing right into a go well with like that anytime quickly. You already know who may be actually good at it? I believe Kevin James may be the better of all the guys.

He would be actually good. He is such a beautiful man. He would be superb. I do not learn about his singing, however I imply, there’s nothing he cannot do. So out of all my buddies I would say he’d be nice and he would have enjoyable as a result of he is an actual gamer. Chris Rock would never do it. He cannot sing. David Spade, he is not getting in any go well with anytime quickly. Adam Sandler, no matter island he is on proper now, I do not know, however he is not doing it.

Yeah, that is true. I am very impressed with the show. I had a blast. I did not have an excellent time, I had a nice time. And it actually is a good crew, and they’re all having enjoyable. It’s actually like a Fifties or Nineteen Seventies TV show the place it is pure foolish and enjoyable and it’s infectious and lovely. It has somewhat little bit of a Gong Show really feel to it as a result of it is goofy and it is individuals who sing or cannot sing, however then anyone will come and do this lights-out efficiency on the show like the Pepper, whoever that’s, or the man who jogs my memory of Nelly, the Bull. They’re simply tremendous gifted, and then it type of takes you out of it for a minute and you neglect about the costume and you are simply listening to this wonderful efficiency.

To simply throw your self into one thing and simply belief the individuals. I actually did. I actually trusted the producers, and trusted the costumers, and the individuals getting me dressed, and the individuals whenever you’re backstage actually sticking the fan beneath your hamster head to provide you somewhat little bit of cool air. They actually, actually take the greatest care of you and they really need you to have an excellent time, and it is the primary show on TV for a purpose. They have been nice at it. The producers couldn’t have been nicer and extra useful and they be sure that you are having an excellent time, so I actually cannot thank them sufficient. I want the remainder of the show enterprise was run like The Masked Singer.

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The Masked Singer

Celebs compete on this reality-singing TV show whereas sporting elaborate costumes to hide their identities. Are you able to guess the superstar behind the masks?

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