The Masked Singer (TMS) is an American reality singing competition television series that premiered on Fox on January 2, 2019. It is part of the Masked Singer franchise which began in South Korea. The show is hosted by Nick Cannon.
The show features celebrities singing songs while wearing head-to-toe costumes and face masks concealing their identities. To prevent their identities from being revealed before each prerecorded episode is broadcast.
In May 2022, the series was renewed for an eighth season, which premiered in September 2022. It shows on Fox TV every Wednesday.
One of the contestants on the show is Maize. Many had their guesses about the identity of Maize but who is actually underneath the mask of Maize? Let’s find out.
Maize on The Masked Singer Clues
Few clues were given during the show to help with guessing the true identity of Maize on The Masked Singer. The clues given are;
A small package of butter
A clip of the Maize sharing that they “really like corn” and that “not everyone has to like it to be the best.”
a small bird
the Statue of Liberty
Maize on The Masked Singer Clues Guesses
Several fans tried guessing the identity of Maize after the clues were given. Rahel Ray was one of the names that popped up in the guess. Rachel was picked because she usually uses butter in most of her recipes.
Paula Deen was also handpicked by viewers because of her well-known corn casserole.
Other guesses included Jenifer Hudson, Jill Scott, and Bette Midler.
Who is Maize on ‘The Masked Singer’? (Spoiler Alert)
Even though the show failed to air in the US on October 12, it was however shown in Canada. Viewers in Canada were able to find the identity of Maize in The Masked Singer.
Although most people Maize will be a female, it turned out quite the opposite. The person behind Maize on The Masked Singer is a male.
Mario Cantone was the person behind the mask of Maize. Mario is known for starring in Sex and The city. He is also known for appearing in the HBO hit series Marentino.