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The Masked Singer: Ruth Pointer, 75, takes off Cupcake mask and reveals identity after elimination

Grammy-award successful singer Ruth Pointer was unmasked and eradicated on The Masked Singer on Wednesday after performing as Cupcake on the hit Fox present.

The 75-year-old Pointer Sisters singer carried out the Bruno Mars hit Finesse whereas wearing a large purple Cupcake costume with blue and purple swirled frosting as Group B contestants took the stage. 

Ruth stumped panelists Robin Thicke, Ken Jeong, Jenny McCarthy and Nicole Scherzinger in the course of the one-hour present that featured a Date Night theme.  


Grammy winner: Grammy-award successful singer Ruth Pointer was unmasked and eradicated on The Masked Singer on Wednesday after performing as Cupcake on the hit Fox present

Cupcake revealed to the panelists throughout a post-performance velocity relationship quiz that she thought of herself the Black Elizabeth Taylor as a result of she has been married a number of instances. 

Nicole, 43, advised her she cherished her efficiency. When Nicole requested her if she would give her previous self some recommendation Cupcake stated, ‘Date do not marry.’

Before Cupcake’s unmasking present host Nick Cannon, 40, sporting a sequined high and a black fedora, gave the panelist one remaining likelihood to guess her identity. 

Ken, 52, stated one thing in his intestine was telling him that she was Tina Turner.  Robin stated he thought she was comic Leslie Jones. Jenny McCarthy, 48, guessed she was Grace Jones. 

Cupcake costume: The 75-year-old Pointer Sisters singer performed the Bruno Mars hit Finesse while dressed in a giant purple Cupcake costume with blue and purple swirled frosting

Cupcake costume: The 75-year-old Pointer Sisters singer carried out the Bruno Mars hit Finesse whereas wearing a large purple Cupcake costume with blue and purple swirled frosting

Only Nicole guessed accurately after switching from her First Impression guess of Roberta Flack. 

Ruth after her unmasking revealed that originally there have been going to be two Cupcakes on the present, however her sister Anita, 73, could not compete due to well being points, so she determined to compete alone.

Nick then requested Ruth to handle her ailing sister. 

Correct guess: Only Nicole Scherzinger guessed correctly that Cupcake was Ruth after switching from her First Impression guess of Roberta Flack

Correct guess: Only Nicole Scherzinger guessed accurately that Cupcake was Ruth after switching from her First Impression guess of Roberta Flack

‘Sweetheart, I did what I got here to do, and I really like you and cannot wait to get residence and help you,’ Ruth stated.

Robin, 44, advised Ruth that he was an enormous fan of hers. 

‘I’m an enormous fan of the present, I’ve been watching it the entire time,’ Ruth stated.

Big fan: Robin Thicke told Ruth that he was a big fan of hers

Big fan: Robin Thicke advised Ruth that he was an enormous fan of hers

The present started with the Banana Split duo with the Banana performed on the piano whereas the Ice Cream sang ‘Cry Me A River’ by Michael Bublé. 

The judges gave them a standing ovation.

‘Wow, discuss dessert,’ stated Nick after the duo’s efficiency.

First up: The show began with the Banana Split duo with the Banana played at the piano while the Ice Cream sang 'Cry Me A River' by Michael Bublé

First up: The present started with the Banana Split duo with the Banana performed on the piano whereas the Ice Cream sang ‘Cry Me A River’ by Michael Bublé

Then the ‘Men in Black’ introduced out a velocity relationship question desk to assist the panelist come nearer to determining their identity. 

The judges requested them questions in fast fireplace akin to whether or not they wish to swim in a lake or a pool or whether or not they like small gatherings or an enormous social gathering. Their solutions of lake and massive social gathering introduced the panelists no nearer to determining their actual identities.

Next, the Queen of Hearts, wearing a large purple coronary heart outfit with blue lips and lengthy gold nails, took the stage and sang’ La Vie En Rose’ by Édith Piaf in French. 

Speed dating: Then the 'Men in Black' brought out a speed dating question table to help the panelist come closer to figuring out their identity

Speed relationship: Then the ‘Men in Black’ introduced out a velocity relationship question desk to assist the panelist come nearer to determining their identity

French language: Queen of Hearts, dressed in a giant red heart outfit with blue lips and long gold nails, took the stage and sang' La Vie En Rose' by Édith Piaf in French

French language: Queen of Hearts, wearing a large purple coronary heart outfit with blue lips and lengthy gold nails, took the stage and sang’ La Vie En Rose’ by Édith Piaf in French

‘That was by far probably the greatest vocal performances in six seasons on this present. You are the queen of our hearts,’ Robin stated after her efficiency.

Ken thought she is likely to be Ireland Baldwin, whereas Robin guessed that it may very well be Ashley Judd. 

Mallard took the stage after he gave the panelists a clue that he met his spouse in fourth grade. He carried out ‘My House’ by Flo Rida, a tune he devoted to his spouse. 

Wife dedication: Mallard took the stage after he gave the panelists a clue that he met his wife in fourth grade and he dedicated his performance to her

Wife dedication: Mallard took the stage after he gave the panelists a clue that he met his spouse in fourth grade and he devoted his efficiency to her

Jenny advised him that his efficiency was ‘unbelievable.’

In the velocity relationship question spherical, Ken requested him if he was ‘lights on or off’ and he stated ‘on.’ Nicole requested if he was bushy or bald and he stated ‘extraordinarily bushy’. 

Mallard additionally stated his favourite bodily attribute was his dimples.

Good question: In the speed dating question round, Ken Jeong asked Mallard if he was 'lights on or off' and he said 'on'

Good question: In the velocity relationship question spherical, Ken Jeong requested Mallard if he was ‘lights on or off’ and he stated ‘on’

‘I do know who it’s,’ Robin stated. ‘The dimples, the physique language and the voice, I believe I do know who that is.’

Nick stopped him and stated it was Mallard’s rushing date and requested Mallard which decide he related with probably the most. Mallard advised him Jenny as a result of they may sit on the sofa and be on the identical wavelength.

Robin stepped in and stated ‘I believe that is Freddie Prince Junior.’ Jenny thought possibly it was Jon Bon Jovi. Robin then questioned his personal guess saying that Mario Lopez was additionally identified for his dimples.

Strong connection: Mallard told Nick that he connected most with Jenny because they could sit on the couch and be on the same wavelength

Strong connection: Mallard advised Nick that he related most with Jenny as a result of they may sit on the sofa and be on the identical wavelength

The Caterpillar, Group B’s Wildcard, then got here out to carry out. Dressed as a large yellow and pink Caterpillar with braces and sparkly eyebrows it was revealed that he had been arrested earlier than and had a tough childhood. 

He sang ‘If I Were A Boy’ by Beyonce and the viewers gave him a standing ovation.

Jenny stated she was getting one more case of boy band vibes. 

Ken guessed that it is likely to be Aaron Carter, whereas Jenny stated she thought it is likely to be AJ McLean from the Backstreet Boys.

The Masked Singer will return subsequent Wednesday on Fox.

Beyonce song: The Caterpillar, Group B's Wildcard, then came out to perform and he belted out If I Was A Boy by Beyonce

Beyonce tune: The Caterpillar, Group B’s Wildcard, then got here out to carry out and he belted out If I Was A Boy by Beyonce


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