Posted: 20:20 GMT, Dec. December 2020 | Updated: 21:26 GMT, Jan. December 2020

Sophie Ellis-Bextor became the first celebrity to be eliminated in The Masked Singer UK’s new series on Saturday

The 41-year-old singer was exposed as an alien after ending up in the bottom three with Swan and Badger The judges decided to expose alien

The big reveal wasn’t a shock to viewers, however, who had suspected during the show that Alien was likely Sophie due to her “distinctive” voice and “simple” clues

Sent Home: Sophie Ellis-Bextor was the first celebrity to be eliminated in The Masked Singer UK’s new series on Saturday

After her true identity was revealed, Sophie said: You squashed my mascot theme! ‘before adding,’ Hopefully my kids will be pretty surprised ‘

Davina McCall explained the judges ‘decision to expose alien: “It was very difficult for us to make a decision’

She announced that the first singer the judges saved was the badger before announcing that Swan would also pass

After Sophie was exposed, host Joel Dommett referred to the crime scene reference in her VT, which was a reference to her song Murder On The Dancefloor

After her elimination, the mother of five took to social media and admitted that her disguise didn’t fool her children after all Her one year old son Mickey recognized her voice as soon as she started singing

Revealed: The singer was exposed as an alien after landing in the bottom three with Swan and Badger The judges decided to expose alien

Sent Home: After her elimination, the mother of five took to social media, admitting that her disguise hadn’t been fooling her kids after all

She wrote, ‘Yeah, as most of you guessed I was &, she in #themaskedsinger Even my one year old pointed to the TV and shouted “Mom!” when I started singing in the alien suit!

‘Anyway, a fun and trippy way to pass a few days and enjoy the rest of the show – no idea who anyone is!’

Sophie’s identity also came as no surprise to many viewers when they speculated on social media that she might be an alien during her performance

One fan wrote: ‘I think Alien is Sophie Ellis Bexter! # MaskedSingerUK # maskedsinger Tatort is murder on the dance floor ‘

Another added, ‘I never saw The Masked Singer until three minutes ago, but I’m pretty sure alien is Sophie Ellis Bextor’

Before her performance, the preview video clip rolled and the mystery singer dropped a number of clues, including the comment: “All people look like tiny models”

Sophie said, ‘Anyway, a fun and trippy way to spend a few days and enjoy the rest of the show – no idea who anyone is!’

Notes: After Sophie was exposed, host Joel Dommett referred to the crime scene reference in her VT, which was a reference to her song Murder On The Dancefloor

Good guess: Sophie’s identity came as no surprise to many viewers as they speculated on social media that she might be an alien during her performance

Then the camera panned to a mannequin in a dress as the alien declared that it was her job in the world to “spread joy, love and glitter”

Some fans thought this was a reference to their disco tracks, including Take Me Home and Murder On The Dancefloor

Another fan posted on Twitter: ‘Alien is Sophie Ellis Bexter! Murder on the dance floor too! ‘

The mystery singer stood on a podium on the futuristic set and hit the high notes on Dua Lipa’s track Don’t Start Now

After finishing her song, Jonathan said he noticed a crime scene in the preview video and thought it might be case actress Gillian Anderson

Rita Ora noticed several model references and guessed it could be author and model Sophie Dahl

Comrade Mo Gilligan was caught in the clip by a reference for a wedding dress on a mannequin, suspecting it might be Lily Allen who recently tied the knot with Stranger Things actor David Harbor

As the masked singer left the stage, she left one last clue and said, “I had my wife’s time, I mean, life!”

General Consensus: One fan wrote: ‘I think Alien is Sophie Ellis Bexter! #MaskedSingerUK #maskedsinger Tatort is murder on the dance floor ‘

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