FANS of The Masked Singer called for judge Nicole Scherzinger to be “kicked off show” after she insisted that superstar Mary J. Blige performed as Popcorn.
The Fox show returned on Wednesday for a new season, though viewers are convinced that Mary is not among the masked contestants.
Fans slammed Nicole for guessing Mary J. Blige was a contestant on The Masked Singer[/caption]
She guessed that the singer was the contestant dressed as popcorn[/caption]
Some viewers were not pleased with Nicole during the season premiere[/caption]
Fans said that they don’t think Mary would go on the show[/caption]
Following Popcorn’s performance of Pink’s What About Us?, Nicole guessed that Mary was the singer behind the mask.
In response to Nicole’s guess, one fan tweeted: “Nicole Scherzinger needs to be kicked off the show. Mary J. Blige, really?! #TheMaskedSinger.”
Another person wrote: “I don’t want Nicole Scherzinger to ever speak Mary J. Blige’s name again.”
A handful of Mary’s fans were offended that Nicole thought she would compete on the show, with one person writing: ” Not Nicole guessing Mary j Blige.”
Nicole reiterated her guess on Twitter[/caption]
One fan called for her to be ‘kicked off the show’[/caption]
Viewers were not happy about her guess[/caption]
Others asked for Nicole to be removed from the judges panel by tweeting: “Nicole gotta go. THAT WAS NOT AUNT MARY.”
An additional Twitter user added: “It’s Not Mary J. Blige, Nicole Needs To Get Slapped.”
One fan tweeted: “Nicole said Mary J. Blige and I’m like that’s not her and I love me some Mary.”
Fans did not hold back regarding Nicole’s guess[/caption]
One person said that Nicole needed ‘to get slapped’ for the comparison[/caption]
One fan tweeted: ” Nicole said Mary J. Blige and I’m like that’s not her and I love me some Mary,” while someone else responded: “I was disappointed when she said that because popcorn has a seasoned voice. Mary J still has it.”
All of the constants earned positive reviews from the judges during Wednesday’s episode of The Masked Singer, though the person dressed up as the Dragon was unmasked.
Popcorn performed a Pink cover during the episode[/caption]
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Along with fellow judges Ken Jeong, Robin Thicke and Jenny McCarthy, Nicole was shocked when the Dragon- who turned out to be Busta Rhymes- was disqualified.
She told the rapper: “Busta, you know how much I love you.
You are rap royalty. There will never be another artist like you.”
Nicole concluded: “Thank you for being on our show.”
Nick Cannon returned to host the fourth season of The Masked Singer.