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 acquired to carry out twice earlier than being unmasked. Previous to the Cupcake’s unmasking, the identities of Octopus, Mom Nature, Pufferfish and Child had been revealed. The celebs beneath these masks, respectively, had been Dwight Howard, Vivica A. Fox, Toni Braxton and Larry the Cable Man.
One key clue from the Cupcake’s first clue package deal 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 alleged to carry out as a duo together with her sister Anita, who bowed out of the competitors as a consequence of well being considerations.
Now Ruth is telling EW all about her expertise on the present. She revealed that she satisfied her supervisor to e-book her as a contestant. “I had been kind of hammering at my supervisor to get on the present. He had one other consumer that had been on it, and I mentioned, ‘I need to try this present!’“ She confirmed that when Anita was part of the act, they had 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 mentioned she wasn’t stunned that Nicole guessed her, however she wasn’t anticipating a number 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 huge and it was like a black lacquer.” She expressed how a lot she loved her time on The Masked Singer and even mentioned she would return to the present sooner or later.
Since this Masked Singer episode was referred to as “Date Evening,” the entire celebrities supplied clues that needed to do with their love life. Whereas performing because the Cupcake, Ruth mentioned that she’s a hopeless romantic. “After I fall in love with a man, I am all in. I’ve realized quite a bit about love, significantly falling out of it.” She joked that she would date Nick and even mentioned, when requested to provide courting recommendation, “Date, do not marry.” Ruth has been married 5 occasions and has 5 youngsters.
Had Ruth been capable of carry out with Anita, followers can solely surprise if the end result would have been totally different. Maybe it could 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 together 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 powerful it’s to carry out of their costumes. Regardless of these challenges, The Masked Singer is a superb platform for the entire celebrities to join with their followers and even acquire new ones.