The Masked Singer Reveals the Rubber Ducky's Identity as This Comedian

On the season 10 premiere of The Masked Singer, Ken Jeong correctly guessed the identity of the celebrity behind the Rubber Ducky costume. Find out which famous comedian was unmasked.

By Brett Malec Sep 28, 2023 1:08 AMTags
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Season 10 of The Masked Singer is off to a quacking good start.

On the Sept. 27 premiere of Fox's singing competition, fans were introduced to a new cast of characters dressed in outrageous costumes to protect the identities of the celebrities behind them. But after all 12 of the contestants took the stage for their inaugural performances, it was Rubber Ducky who received the least amount of votes and therefore was eliminated first.

During the episode, Rubber Ducky teased judges Jenny McCarthy, Robin Thicke, Nicole Scherzinger and Ken Jeong with clues about their background. "Movies and TV shows I'm used to being the rage," they shared. "I started out pretty humble, came up from nothing to fame. Tried stand-up comedy but it wasn't for me. But now, I'm a household name."

Viewers were also given hints including a photo of Leonardo DiCaprio, a gold turtle and a VHS tape of a horror film. And after Rubber Ducky performed the '80s hit "Come On Eileen" by Dexys Midnight Runners, they dropped one final clue: They come from a famous family.

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McCarthy guessed one of the Wayans brothers while Thicke wondered if it was Scream's David Arquette. However, Jeong was the only panel member who correctly guessed Rubber Ducky's identity—the one and only Anthony Anderson from Black-ish and Grown-ish. (As the clue hinted, he also appeared in the 2006 film The Departed alongside Leonardo DiCaprio.)

"I love you so much," Jeong gushed as Anderson was sent home. "You know how much I love you... You make me laugh so hard. Everything about you just screams fun."

McCarthy added, "And you're a classy, funny, amazing guy."

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"I would have to say it is the most bizarre thing I've ever done," Anderson responded, before quipping, "I'm naked up under these bubbles right here, right now. Don't let the tights below the knees fool you."

Keep reading to meet the whole cast and see who is still in the competition.

Anonymouse: Eliminated Pre-Premiere

During the season 10 kickoff special on Sept. 10, Demi Lovato was revealed as Anonymouse. However, she won't be competiting, it was a special one-time appearance.

"I wanted to be on your show," she told host Nick Cannon during the episode, "because it seemed so fun, and it has been so fun. And I get to sing, so its the best of both worlds."

Rubber Ducky: Eliminated Week 1

The Rubber Ducky was revealed as Black-ish actor Anthony Anderson on the Sept. 27 episode.




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