'The Masked Singer' Season 3: Fans claim Hunter Hayes is the Astronaut, ask why judges haven't figured it out

The judges predicted that it might be David Archuleta, JC Chasez or Ryan Tedder


                            'The Masked Singer' Season 3: Fans claim Hunter Hayes is the Astronaut, ask why judges haven't figured it out
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The Astronaut's mystery is solved? Fans are shocked that the judges haven't predicted it to be Hunter Hayes yet. 

'The Masked Singer' Season 3 returned on Wednesday night for an entertaining two-hour episode, and for the first time, fans got to see all three groups perform. The masked celebrities who advanced after the championship round from Group A, B and C took to center stage for the first time and battled it out against each other.

Miss Kitty, White Tiger, Frog, Rhino, Astronaut, Kangaroo, Night Angel, Banana and Turtle were all vying for the golden mask trophy. But sadly at the end of the episode, the White Tiger's time on the series came to an end after he received the lowest number of votes. Unmasked, he was revealed to be none other than Rob Gronkowski. 

Now that all the contestants have performed, fans have enough clues to start putting the pieces together in order to figure out who are the celebrities hiding under the mask. While their speculations change for a few contestants, fans stick to their gut when it comes to the Astronaut affirming they know who the celebrity under the mask is. Not just that, they are also shocked it is taking the judges so long to figure out who it is. 

Performing a rendition of 'Never Gonna Give You Up' by Rick Astley, the Astronaut got everyone to their feet dancing along with him. Earlier in his clue package, he hinted that at some point in his life he broke a world record. He also shared that he longed to "blast away labels that have been imposed on me." Continuing he said after going through some tough times his career he, "was forced to start over, but negativity made it difficult to launch again."

While the judges predicted that it might be David Archuleta, JC Chasez or Ryan Tedder, fans claim they have the identity of the Astronaut in the bag. They are also shocked it is taking the judges to predict that Hunter Hayes is the Astronaut. 

"Truly have no idea how the judges on #TheMaskedSinger don’t know that THE ASTRONAUT IS ABSOLUTELY HUNTER HAYES," a fan said.

Another wrote, "I’m always impressed by #TheMaskedSinger judges’ guesses which is why it blows my mind that every time I’m 100% sure of a singer based purely on voice, they don’t even get close (except Adrienne Bailon)! ie: lil Wayne, Chris Daughtry, and now Hunter Hayes (def Astronaut)." 

"Without a doubt the Astronaut is @HunterHayes. The fact none of the judges has guess him," a fan said. Another added, "After seeing him live in concert, and all of these clues, I’ve never been more confident about anything: @HunterHayes is the Astronaut on #TheMaskedSinger  I also don’t understand how NONE of the judges have guessed him!" 

"I thot these judges on the masked singer were supposed to be cultured?? how have they not guessed that the astronaut is country legend HUNTER HAYES ???? #TheMaskedSinger," a fan questioned.

Adding to that another said, "I just can’t wait until #themaskedsinger is over and we can all realize that the astronaut is Hunter Hayes and these judges can realize how stupid they sound. JC from N Sync? No. Have they ever heard N Sync??" 

'The Masked Singer' Season 3 airs every Wednesday night on Fox. Check your local listings for more information. 

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