The Masked Singer fans 'work out' Blob's identity after spotting this SECRET clue

The Masked Singer Blob
The Masked Singer Blob

The Masked Singer fans are convinced they have correctly guessed who is behind Blob's costume...

The Masked Singer fans are convinced they've worked out which celebrity is Blob after spotting a hidden clue.

The hugely-popular Saturday night TV show leaves fans guessing which famous faces are hiding in elaborate costumes, with only a few clues and the sound of their singing voice to go on.

The Masked Singer costumes Viking, Blob, Harlequin, Bushbaby, Grandfather Clock and Seahorse

Fans have been busy guessing who is behind these costumes (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

So far series two, which started on ITV on Boxing Day, has seen singing icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor uncovered as Alien, and former Spice Girl Mel B revealed as Seahorse.

Have fans worked out Blob's identity?

But the 10 remaining characters have kept everyone guessing, apart from Blob, who fans think they've already got worked out.

More: How to watch The Masked Singer UK series two online anywhere in the world 

Viewers have been discussing Blob's identity on social media, and there is an almost unanimous vote that the celebrity in the purple costume is Sir Lenny Henry.

The Masked Singer Mo Gilligan poses alongside Masked Singers Blob and Grandfather Clock

Is Sir Lenny Henry hiding behind the Blob costume on The Masked Singer? (Picture: ITV) (Image credit: ITV)

As well as Blob's voice sounding like Lenny, there was also a hidden clue that appears to have confirmed the suspicions for fans.

In his VT Blob mentioned that fact that he has got four eyes, perhaps hinting that the person behind the mask could wear glasses.

But fans have taken the clue one step further and think it refers to a character Lenny used to play on TV called Trevor McDoughnut.

The character, who wore huge glasses, was a parody of news reader Trevor McDonald...

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While fans might be convinced they're right only time will tell who is really hiding behind the Blob costume.

Other celebrity guesses so far this series include JLS star Aston Merrygold as Robin.

Stacey Soloman or Stacey Dooley have been suggested as Sausage.

People are also convinced that Grandfather Clock could have a football connection, with names like David Seaman and David James doing the rounds.

The Masked Singer continues Saturday 9th January at 7pm on ITV. 

Claire Crick
Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch

Claire is Assistant Managing Editor at What To Watch and has been a journalist for over 15 years, writing about everything from soaps and TV to beauty, entertainment, and even the Royal Family. After starting her career at a soap magazine, she ended up staying for 13 years, and over that time she’s pulled pints in the Rovers Return, sung karaoke in the Emmerdale village hall, taken a stroll around Albert Square, and visited Summer Bay Surf Club in sunny Australia. 

After learning some tricks of the trade at websites Digital Spy, Entertainment Daily, and Woman & Home, Claire landed a role at What’s On TV and writing about all things TV and film, with a particular love for Aussie soaps, Strictly Come Dancing and Bake Off

She’s interviewed everyone from June Brown — AKA Dot Cotton — to Michelle Keegan, swapped cooking tips with baking legend Mary Berry backstage at the NTAs, and danced the night away with soap stars at countless awards bashes. There’s not a lot she doesn’t know about soaps and TV and can be very handy when a soapy question comes up in a pub quiz! 

As well as all things soap-related, Claire also loves running, spa breaks, days out with her kids, and getting lost in a good book.