TWISTED SISTER frontman Dee Snider was the newest superstar to be revealed on Wednesday’s (April 5) episode of “The Masked Singer”, because the Doll.
Doll got here in third place, behind Dandelion and Mantis, after a efficiency of “Jailhouse Rock” by Elvis Presley. Not one of the panelists bought Doll‘s id proper. Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg thought it was Iggy Pop. Robin Thicke went with Gene Simmons, Nicole Scherzinger named David Lee Roth and Ken Jeong guessed Austin Butler.
“I could not consider you guys did not get it,” Dee mentioned to the panel throughout his unmasked interview with host Nick Cannon. “You have been circling round it. However let me inform you — Gene Simmons, Iggy Pop, nobody may put on pumps like I did. And by the way in which, women, it is like using a motorbike. I wore them within the ’70s. All of it got here again to me as soon as I put them on.” When requested if he had something to say to his followers, Dee started an impromptu efficiency of his band’s traditional hit “We’re Not Gonna Take It”.
Based mostly on a world hit, “The Masked Singer” options celebrities going through off towards each other with one main twist: every singer is shrouded from head to toe in an elaborate costume, full with full face masks to hide his or her id.
Requested by Leisure Weekly why he determined to do “The Masked Singer” now, Dee mentioned: “Properly, really, to inform a secret, I used to be requested season one to be on the present. And I mentioned, ‘No, this present won’t ever work.’ [Laughs] 9 seasons later, they mentioned, ‘Will you be on it now?’ ‘Sure, I will be on it now.’ I did the identical factor with ‘Sharknado’ by the way in which. They requested me to be in ‘Sharknado 1’, I’m going, ‘Oh, it will by no means work.’ After which ‘Sharknado 6’ there I used to be in Romania dressed as a sheriff. And apologizing to the director. ‘You have been proper. You have been proper.’ So that you gotta think about I mentioned no and rapidly this present it is identical to, blowing up. Properly, that was actually a nasty name. So I used to be glad to get requested to have one other probability.”
Snider additionally talked in regards to the issue of performing whereas sporting the Doll costume, saying: “I needed to pull again my pure performing tendency. Individuals say, ‘Wow, you have been actually shifting on stage.’ However what I’d do usually and what I wished to do was a lot extra, however with my restricted vary of imaginative and prescient, and sporting these excessive heels, there was lots of obstacles, many edges of the stage to fall off of. There was gaps, there was wires, all types of issues like that. So if I talk something to your readers, I might say, recognize that this can be a very tough factor for each single member of the forged who comes on that present. And we’re out of our consolation zone. It is nearly like a sensory deprivation scenario after they put that headpiece on you. It’s like, whoa, the place am I? What am I doing? The place am I going? I am unable to see something. , so it is powerful.”