Knight on The Masked Singer
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Who Is Under the Knight's Helmet on 'The Masked Singer?' (SPOILERS)

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Sep. 21 2022, Updated 8:56 p.m. ET

Baby... Season 8 of Fox's The Masked Singer is coming in hot with the talent, vocal skills, and of course, the masks! Fans of the show all know that famous names are behind the innovative and gorgeous costumes, but coming to a general consensus on who is the voice behind the masks proves to be tricky as each week passes.

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Although many guesses on the show have been accurate, others have been a bit far off. Sure, the clues come into play as the world and the celebrity panel of judges try to guess who the Masked Singer is, but it's easy to conflate many celebrities into one. This fact has been proven to be true yet again when it came to guessing the identity of the Knight in the Season 8 premiere.

Knight on The Masked Singer
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Knight on 'The Masked Singer' — Guesses

Leading up the Season 8 premiere, there weren't a ton of formal clues in regard to the identity of the Knight. However, in a clip of Episode 1, Judge Jenny McCarthy shared that her vibe is telling her that Knight is "the male version of the late Betty White."

In the clue package video for the Knight, we noticed:

  • A sword placed on the side of the singer's hip
  • The costume itself consists of a knight riding a golden duck

Knight on 'The Masked SInger' — The Guesses

Since there were only a limited number of clues ahead of the premiere, the Knight's identity was truly anyone's guess.

One user on Reddit guessed David Copperfield, reasoning that "Copperfield was knighted by the French court. His magic also ties into the golden goose and its role in Grimms' Fairy Tales."

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David Copperfield, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Jeff Ross
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Guesses for the Knight include David Copperfield, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, and Jeff Ross

Some have suggested that the Knight was possibly Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, since he's a veteran of Game of Thrones where he played a knight and carried a sword.

Other suggestions for who is behind the Knight mask include:

So, who is the Knight on 'The Masked Singer'? The answer is... William Shatner!

Tune in for more exciting and surprising reveals when The Masked Singer airs new episodes on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on FOX!

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