A new name came in the frame to be Harlequin on Masked Singer before she made her big reveal on Saturday night

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Harlequin threw a large wrench into the works at The Masked Singer on Saturday Fans were convinced that she wasn’t Gabrielle, but another diva from the 90s

For weeks, both viewers and bookmakers were sure that it was the Dreams singer behind the mask, thanks to her famous voice, whose suspicions were signed, sealed and delivered last week thanks to the mention of the word “Patch” and Harlequin Then He struggled to find a fan who was “out of reach” right now – the name of the song that Bridget Jones’ Gabrielle released

And while it actually turned out to be after Harlequin was voted out of fourth place this weekend, some crisp red pegs were thrown into the mix that got fans’ heads moving

People’s guesses shifted in droves to the voice of M People, Heather Small, after Harlequin said she likes to be proud of others in her VT, which they saw as a reference to her iconic anthem, Proud

Tied that, too, to another reference where Harlequin said she liked to pretend it was the highest form of flattery, and of course Miranda Hart often mimicked Heather’s voice to on her BBC -Sitcom to bring forth pride

And then came the fact that in her video, named one of M People’s biggest hits, she also talked about going on

After a Masked Singer viewer picked this up, he tweeted, “I’ve decided that Harlequin is Heather Small, who is only from @mermhart and makes the impression of her in Miranda!” and in correspondence another wrote: “Harlequin is definitely Heather Small. The clues were there for everyone to hear! She was on the move last week She talked about being proud”

A third responded: “After thinking it was Gabrielle, Harlequin sounds more like Heather Small cues like Moving on Up and someone she admires is impressing her (Miranda)”

Others actually took the clues as an intentional red herring to keep people from the smell, arguing that Harlequin, with her distinctive voice, was by no means Gabrielle

And after their second appearance, a cover of Ava Max’s Sweet But Psycho, both Rita Ora and guest panelist Matt Lucas said they were sure it was Gabrielle

Gabrielle, Sue Perkins, ITV, the badger-masked singer is

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Source: https://www.chroniclelive.co.uk/news/tv/who-masked-singer-harlequin-heather-19786958