Who Exactly Is Behind the Cupcake Costume on This Season of 'The Masked Singer'? (SPOILERS)

Every season, 'The Masked Singer' throws fans for a loop when it comes to figuring out who is starring in it. So, who plays Cupcake on this season?

Chris Barilla - Author

Oct. 13 2021, Updated 9:10 p.m. ET

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Spoiler Alert: The Cupcake was unmasked in the Oct. 13 episode of The Masked Singer Season 6, revealing iconic singer Ruth Pointer. Check out our running list to see who else has been unmasked.

Among the slew of new characters taking the stage for this season of The Masked Singer is Cupcake. This larger-than-life sugary confection is the latest masked singer looking to draw the attention of judges and fans alike while they attempt to figure out who it is.

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There are already a lot of good guesses out there, and fans are constantly searching for more clues as they become available. So, who is Cupcake on this season of The Masked Singer? Keep reading for all of the known details and how the reveal went down.

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Cupcake on 'The Masked Singer' — The Clues

The first clue given for Cupcake during the special sneak peek show was a compass. In Episode 3, we got our first clue package which featured the following clues:

  • The numbers 1, 9, and 8 being dialed on a phone
  • A coffeemaker
  • "It's been a long time since I've been solo. I'm used to sharing the spotlight."
  • A bottle of whiskey
  • A "wet floor" sign, translated into Spanish
  • "Someone I love just got some news about their health."
  • Three heart-shaped pancakes
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Cupcake on 'The Masked Singer' — The Guesses and Reveal

Spoiler alert! Read on for how the reveal went down and who fans initially guessed.

There is a lot of speculation regarding who exactly could be behind the Cupcake costume on this season of The Masked Singer. Some of the biggest names suggested by fans include RuPaul, Billy Porter, and Ruth Pointer.

RuPaul, Billy Porter, Ruth Pointer
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Given the listed clues, fans have already started developing theories regarding who could be behind this particular costume on The Masked Singer. Here are a few of the most common guesses apart from the ones mentioned:

After Cupcake's performance of "Heatwave" by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, fans took to the comments to speculate who the person behind the costume could be.

"Billy Porter is my guess?" wrote one fan, still a bit unsure.

"My guess for her is NOT RuPaul. It's Ruth of the Pointer Sisters," chimed in another.

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So, who is Cupcake on 'The Masked Singer'? The answer is…Ruth Pointer.

The iconic Ruth Pointer was unmasked in the Oct. 13 episode. The eldest member of the Pointer Sisters had plenty of clues that pointed toward her identity (in particular, the compass "pointing" north), but longtime fans of the 75-year-old could tell it was her from her voice alone.

Check out new episodes of The Masked Singer airing Wednesdays at 8 p.m. EST on Fox.

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