THE Masked Singer’s Mo Gilligan did a savage impression of fellow choose Rita Ora – after she jokingly threatened him backstage.
Slapstick comedian Mo, 32, not too long ago changed comedian Ken Jeong on the panel for collection two of the surreal ITV movie star singing competitors.
Comic Mo Gilligan, 32, mocked co-star Rita Ora as competitors between The Masked Singer panel heated upCredit score: ITV
Mo and Rita, together with Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross, are tasked with guessing which star is behind every vocal efficiency – made trickier by their outlandish, identity-disguising costume.
However he’s wasted no time in teasing co-star Rita Ora, who seems eager to carry on to her rep as ‘the most effective guesser’ on the present.
He joked that 30-year-old Rita discovered him backstage to make sure she’d stay the programme’s primary panellist.
On an upcoming episode, Mo advised host Joel McDommett: “She got here into my dressing room, she stated ‘oi hear bruv, I’m the one who’s at all times successful this Masked Singer, yeah? So do not you be guessin…’”
However Rita Ora, 30, took the amusing impression effectivelyCredit score: ITV
Mo and Rita are joined by Davina McCall and Jonathan Ross on the bizarre celeb singing collectionCredit score: ITV
“I used to be like ‘cool Rita, improbable, I did not know you spoke like that!’”
For laughs, he additionally added on a deep, male voice when impersonating Rita – which despatched the viewers into hysterics.
It appears Mo’s addition to The Masked Singer has stepped up the competitors between judges dramatically.
Particularly since no-one guessed the primary unmasked singer – Homicide On The Dancefloor hitmaker Sophie Ellis-Bextor – who was unveiled on the finish of the present’s Boxing Day premiere.
Popstar Sophie Ellis-Bextor was the primary unmasked singer of collection twoCredit score: ITV
She was praised for her sensible efficiency, and by Davina for her lockdown Instagram discosCredit score: ITV
The Masked Singer competitors is heating up between Rita, Davina, Mo and JonathanCredit score: ITV
Rita confessed: “They’re actually laborious [to guess]. I did are available in assured and now I’m form of like ‘not that straightforward’.
“However I’m hoping and I’m praying I can once more go away with the title of the champion. Let’s see.”
And Davina McCall, 53, agreed that the competitors had stepped up massively.
She added: “It’s an excessive amount of to deal with and never solely am I feeling fairly aggressive however Mo, the newcomer, he’s already proper up there making an attempt to win.”