‘The Masked Singer’ spoilers: Who is Queen of Hearts?
Of the 17 celebrities competing on season 6 “ The Masked Singer ” season 6, the Queen of Hearts has one of the best voices. She has been a frontrunner to win the Golden Mask since she made her debut as part of Group B on the September 29 episode. Season 6 of “The Masked Singer” boasts one of the most competitive lineups in the show’s history. Among the musical stars that have exited already are Toni Braxton , Tyga and Ruth Pointer . While we were surprised to see them go so soon, we weren’t shocked when their identities were revealed by host Nick Cannon .
You see, we had decoded all the clues that were given about her along the way. We’ve done the same with the remaining acts in Group B — Banana Split (a double act), Caterpillar, Mallard and Queen of Hearts — who are performing on the November 17 semifinal. Keep reading for all the “The Masked Singer” spoilers, including the answer to the question, “Who is Queen of Hearts”?
We’ve already had a tease of the true name of each of the 17 contenders for the Golden Mask in the sneak preview special that aired on September 12. And we got to hear one of them, the Queen of Hearts sing. She delivered a heart-rending cover of the Edith Piaf classic “La Vie en Rose,” which was shown again on episode 5.
Before the first episode, the producers released a series of teases about the famous faces hidden inside these masks. Among the facts revealed was that one of “The Masked Singer” contestants had made out with Sean Penn . Combine that with the stat that, as a group, they can brag of bagging 27 Grammys from 85 nominations and we are sure we know the name of the Queen of Hearts.
While the temptation is to say Madonna , who was married to the actor in the 1980s, we are convinced that the Queen of Hearts is Jewel . The singer/songwriter dated the two-time Oscar winner in the mid 1990s. And she has earned four Grammy nominations since her smash debut album “Pieces of You” back in 1995.
Jewel accounts for just one of the 32 marriages and one of the 20 divorces of this season’s contestants as her union with pro rodeo cowboy Ty Murray ended in 2014 after 16 years together. Her ties to him (they have a son) would explain the photo we saw in the sneak peek of a horse in a field.
On episode 3, the Queen of Hearts nailed her cover of “Born This Way” by Lady Gaga and did likewise on episode 7 with her version of “River” by Bishop Briggs . Before she sang each song, she teased us with a series of clues that only confirm our theory.
The Queen of Hearts, who is shaped like a jewel, confessed that she grew up in a house that lacked warmth; Jewel was born in Utah but raised in Alaska.
In the clues video, we saw a tin man which we read as a reference to “The Wizard of Oz”; Jewel played the part of Dorothy in 1995’s “The Wizard of Oz in Concert: Dreams Come True.”
The images of the tea party are straight out of “Alice in Wonderland”; Jewel’s sixth studio album, released in 2006, was entitled “Goodbye Alice in Wonderland.”
The clues video concluded with a photo of Hilary Swank . The two-time Oscar winner is an animal lover and had a dog named Jewel.
We won’t know for certain if the Queen of Hearts is Jewel until she is unmasked. That will happen when she loses an audience vote or wins the show. Do you think we are right about the true identity of the Queen of Hearts? Sound off in the comments section with your best guesses.
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