There was some surprise on Monday when Phillip’s main partner in crime was absent as the ITV show returned from 2021.
Holly and Phillip had both taken a Christmas break starting in mid-December, with Eamonn Holmes and Ruth Langsford stepping in, but both were due to return.
However, it was Rochelle Humes and not Holly who joined Phillip on the New Year’s first show, sparking concern and speculation from viewers.
And, while some wondered where Holly was, the official line being that she “was spending a few more days with her family,” others claimed her absence added fuel to the fire that she was. a candidate for the new series of The Masked Singer. .
A number of viewers of the mad talent show threw Holly’s name in the ring as one of the stars ‘behind the mask’ and, reacting to the rumors with his tongue firmly in his cheek, Phillip started on Tuesday. this morning saying, “Holly’s not around today, she’s about to wrap up her filming engagements with The Masked Singer, so she’ll be back with us tomorrow.” Badger… who would have thought ?!
Rochelle replied: “You are mean! To which Phillip joked, “Unbelievable.” I guessed it from the start! I don’t want to give up the game! ”
A viewer tweeted: “oooo Phil Major spoiler alert on The Masked Singer and Holly”
Many Masked Singer fans thought Seahorse from Saturday’s episode was Holly, however, after being rejected, he turned out to be Spice Girl Mel B in disguise.