The Masked Dancer grand final: Scissors WINS as Glee star Heather Morris is unmasked while runner-up Onomatopoeia is revealed to be Adam Garcia and third place Bruno Tonioli is unveiled as Pearly King
The grand final of The Masked Dancer aired on Saturday night.
And, Scissors won the hugely popular ITV series as Glee star Heather Morris became champion when she was the very last star unmasked.
The 35-year-old actress is best known for enjoying the role of cheerleader Brittany S. Pierce on the Fox series Glee and her dance moves nabbed her first place within the celebrity competition.
Actor Adam Garcia was revealed to be runner-up Onomatopoeia, while former Strictly judge Bruno Tonioli was unveiled as Pearly King as he took third place.
First on the night to be unmasked was beloved Pearly King who was revealed to be Strictly Come Dancing legend Bruno Tonioli.
Of signing as much as the show pondering it was The Masked Singer, he joked, ‘I said, ‘Singer, oh yeah I’ll do it. Dancer?? You’ve to be kidding me!’ It’s best to all the time read your contract.’
Speaking about not maintaining the London accent, he laughed to host Joel Dommett: ‘It’s labor to speak like that mate!’
He added of his character: ‘It had such swagger, it’s good doing something so out of your comfort zone.’
After checking out they were the winner, Scissors was unmasked and revealed to be Glee superstar and dancer Heather Morris.
Heather told host Joel Dommett: ‘I am unable to consider I won! Oh my gosh! All those guesses made me think ”Wow! I may very well be so many individuals!”
Explaining the clues which viewers were fed along the way in which, she said: ‘I used to be a dancer for Beyonce and I did the Single Ladies tour, that is why I did Single Ladies particularly because I used to be one in every of two backup dancers. I taught the ‘Glee’ dance and that is how I got the job because I needed to teach the actors Single Ladies.
‘The bowl of cereal was Cheerios due to I cheerio cheerleader on ‘Glee.’
Heather – who has been married to Taylor Hubbell since 2015 and has Elijah, nine, and Owen, six, with him – went on so as to add that it was her children who inspired her to participate within the show in the primary place because they’re all “huge fans” of the ITV franchise.
She gushed: ‘I actually have had one of the best time. This has made my heart so full. I feel like a bit of kid again dancing on stage. My kids at home, I actually have two boys at home and we’re huge ‘Masked’ fans.
‘My oldest – through the pandemic – would make masks himself. He made a Hippo mask out of cardboard so after I got the decision for this I just said, ”In fact, I’ll do that, my kids will probably be in awe of me!”’
Heather then closed out the series with an unmasked performance of her dance choreographed to Aretha Franklin’s hit ‘R.E.S.P.E.C.T’
The panel – Peter Crouch, Davina McCall, guest Dawn French, Oti Mabuse and John Bishop (in for Jonathan Ross) – oversaw proceedings as this series’ case got here to an exciting close.