Fox has however one remorse about Rudy Giuliani’s completely divisive appearance on The Masked Singer in April.
As reports spoiled months prior to the episode’s precise airdate, the unmasking of the previous New York Metropolis mayor and advisor to President Donald Trump elicited a combined response from the judging panel, with Ken Jeong watching, stonefaced, as host Nick Cannon interviewed Giuliani. Robin Thicke, in the meantime, stated afterward, “That was one thing I by no means would have guessed, OK?”
Jeong stood, arms folded, throughout Giuliani’s interview with Cannon after which walked off the set as the previous affiliate legal professional common sang/”sang” a reprise of “Unhealthy to the Bone.” (If Thicke additionally exited the stage, as had been beforehand reported, his departure was not caught on-camera and/or included within the edit.)
Throughout a Monday-morning Upfronts name with reporters, Rob Wade, President of Various Leisure & Specials for Fox, contended, “The Masked Singer is all about celebrities and jaw-dropping moments, which is precisely what the casting achieved — whether or not it was on-set or with the viewers at residence.”
Pressed for any second ideas concerning the casting determination given the ensuing hullabaloo, Wade stated, “I suppose my solely remorse, or shock, was clearly that the reveal was spoiled.”
Regardless of the case, The Masked Singer‘s cope with the satan paid no dividends, because the sequence slipped to all-time lows that evening with an viewers of three.8 million whole viewers and a 0.6 demo ranking.