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On Wednesday, Fox’s The Masked Singer introduced 6 new entrants. Amongst these was Taco, whose easy and smooth efficiency of Frank Sinatra’s “Fly Me to the Moon” made him distinctions from the truth singing competitors’s courts. When it came time for them to evangelize regarding which celebrity may be under Taco’s covering, Robin Thicke tossed out the name of Fuller House celebrity Bob Saget, and also fellow courts Ken Jeong and Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg– along with at the very least one TVLine reader in the recap’s comments– concurred that he might be right. (For a complete recap of the episode, go right here.)
Thicke cited Taco’s hints plan, which included recommendations to San Francisco and videos. Full House and its continuation series Fuller House both happen in the City by the Bay; Saget held ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Videos from 1989 to 1997.
By the end of the episode, Taco had actually proceeded to the following round of competitors. However on Twitter Thursday, Saget openly outed himself as not taking part in the musical hijinks. “I ain’t the friggin’ Taco,” he tweeted.
Dear great people, I ain’t the friggin’ Taco. Why would I want to be a mascot? They say any kind of press is great press—- however the taco? A burrito, possibly. Ideal dreams, Bob
— bob saget (@bobsaget) February 20, 2020
(For the record, presently, TVLine’s official guess relating to Taco’s true identity is Dancing With the Stars host Tom Bergeron, who took up Saget’s reins at America’s Funniest Home Videos in 2001.)
Who do you think is wearing the Taco costume? Drop your assumption in the comments!