Rudy Giuliani the former New York City mayor and onetime personal attorney to ex-President Donald Trump, was unmasked on Wednesday’s episode of “The Masked Singer.”
It was first reported in February that Giuliani was a contestant on the Fox competition show and that two of the four judges, actor Ken Jeong and singer Robin Thicke, left the stage in protest when his identity was revealed during the taping of the episode.
While the popular prime time singing contest has typically trafficked in non-controversial contestants from the worlds of music, sports and the screen, it’s previous dip into political theater a March 2020 appearance by failed Republican vice presidential candidate and reality TV star Sarah Palin and a separate elicited some criticism.
Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer’s appearance on Dancing With the Stars in 2019 also came in for a social media thumping.
The decision to welcome Giuliani into the fold, a controversial figure who has been from practicing law in New York after making “false and misleading” to the public and courts during and after the 2020 presidential election, is setting social media alight. Much of it for the wrong reasons.