The Mystery Cast for 'The Masked Singer' Season 2 Is Out, and We Already Have Guesses

The mystery cast for 'The Masked Singer' Season 2 is out and we're already gathering spoilers on the secret identities of this year's contestants.

Amber Garrett - Author

Nov. 19 2020, Updated 9:54 p.m. ET

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Last year's singing competition sleeper hit, The Masked Singer is soon to be back on the air with a new crop of mystery celebrities showcasing their vocal talents in inane costumes to obscure their identities. However, as was the case last season, there are already a few potential spoilers that might lead us to discover their identities before they're unmasked.

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Who are the contestants of The Masked Singer Season 2? Spoilers!

First, let's get the secret identities out of the way. A few of this year's 16 players — up from 12 contestants in Season 1 — chose some super weird identities. 

Their personas, revealed in a sneak peek on Sunday, Sept. 15, were as follows: 

  • Skeleton: The big clue seemed to be the number "4261." Perhaps that's a date of birth?
  • Fox: This contestant at one point refers to himself as a superhero, which could point to someone from the MCU.
  • Ice Cream: They have Valentine's Day circled on the calendar and say they live for "half of February."
  • Eagle: They make a big deal about their red bandana and point to an eagle's body temperature (106º F) as a clue.
  • Tree: Pointedly uses the word "delicious" to describe things and says even their friends and family have to be in disguise.
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  • Flamingo: This singer pointedly mentions mascara — so perhaps they're a beauty influencer. They also sing the hell out of "Lady Marmalade" in a preview!
  • Butterfly: She says something about The Butterfly Effect and seems to hint to prayer as a possible clue. 
  • Penguin: Penguin's clue seems to hint that they've had a lot of crazy hairstyles.
  • Leopard: They seem to have a British accent and hint that they've been around the president in the past.
  • Egg: This contestant hints, "Mom always told me life has an expiration date so always work hard for the first and last vowels of the alphabet." That would be A and U.
  • Rottweiler: He has a six-pack and seems to be someone with hip-hop roots. At the end, they say, "roses are blue, violets are red."
  • Flower: There was a number 314 in the background.
  • Thingamajig: At over 7 feet, they're very tall, and say they have a "puzzling" persona. They also say, "Don't call me Chewbacca, though we do celebrate together." The sneak peek also shows them singing, "Rainbow" by Kacey Musgraves, which brings Nicole to tears.
  • Panda: Seems to hint to the culinary arts, so many think it's someone with a cooking show.
  • Black Widow: The only possible clue we spotted for this contestant was a tarot card.
  • Ladybug: The 16th contestant was revealed on Emmy night — but no clues about their real identity were shared!
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    Another set of clues for the cast this season refers to their collective accolades, which are as follows:

  • 140 films
  • 22 Broadway musicals
  • 22 gold records
  • 20 platinum records
  • 6 multiplatinum records
  • 31 Billboard No. 1s
  • 19 Emmys
  • 10 Grammys
  • 3 Walk of Fame stars
  • 10 lifetime achievement awards
  • Between them, they also have 15 marriages and 8 divorces.

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    The internet has already made some educated guesses about who the singers are.

    The consensus seems to be that Flower is Mayim Bialik, for a couple reasons. She talks about blossoming, which could refer to being a gigantic rose, or to her show in the 1990s, Blossom. The number 314 also seems like a clue that points to the actress, because 314 happened to be the apartment number of her Big Bang Theory character, Amy.

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    Another contestant a lot of people feel confident they've guessed is Eagle. The star requested a red bandanna and leader jacket for their persona to wear, which is very close to Poison lead singer Bret Michaels' signature look. 

    However, others point to a different rock legend as a possibility: Alice Cooper, pointing to the desert imagery and the sun medallion as a clue to the Arizona rock star's roots. 

    A third guess that has gained traction is Willie Nelson, whose style of dress definitely mimics the one worn by the Eagle.

    And finally, a lot of people think The Fox, who hinted to a superhero connection, is Hawkeye himself, aka Jeremy Renner. And since he has a rock band, it's not a bad guess at all. 

    We'll update with more spoilers about The Masked Singer Season 2 as they come out, so keep checking back. The Masked Singer airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET starting Sept. 25 on FOX.

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