Oblivious Davina McCall astounded as long-time friend revealed as Masked Singer’s Dippy Egg
Posted by  badge Boss on Feb 04
Dippy Egg was finally unmasked as none other than Nicky Campbell (Picture: ITV)

gave viewers an extra special surprise as it was announced that in this week’s episode.

After the unexpected reveal of Owl, left to perform were , , ,, , and .

Joel Dommett announced up first on the chopping block was Eiffel, Maypole, Dippy Egg, who was the first unmasking with names like , Chri Evans, or even  thrown about.

In the shock reveal, was unmasked as Davina McCall rushed over to hug her fellow presenter.

Dippy Egg’s identity has been heavily speculated after on , co-host  that he might also be one of the secret celebrities taking part.

Clearly, this was a major red herring as Nicky explained his clues and hints while a gobsmacked Davina looked on from the judges’ panel.

There were some truly random names thrown out for Dippy Egg(Picture: ITV)
Davina McCall was moved to tears by the unmasking (Picture: ITV)
Nicky Campbell has been a long time friend of Davina McCall (Picture: ITV)

The pair got emotional as the presenter teared up to her friend of 13 years singing Moon River, leaving the 62-year-old choked up as he sang his final song.

Last week threw a huge curveball to viewers and the panel as appeared from underneath Owl’s giant watchful eyes.

Judges , , , and  were joined by comic legend Sir Lenny Henry to help narrow down .

This season has been filled with some incredible reveals, including the spectacular in a .

Fans were heartbroken when the Walk On By hitmaker was unmasked on week one, after for her rendition of Johnny Nash’s I Can See Clearly Now.

He thought Davina would recognise his voice (Picture: ITV/Harry Page/REX/Shutterstock)
Davina didn’t recognise his singing voice(Picture: ITV)

Speaking to Metro.co.uk, confessed: ‘We had a rather dramatic moment where Weather, Dionne Warwick, came on and she tried her mask on and she just took it off and said, “I’m not wearing that”, because we have a particular type of head cradle inside the mask.’

Luckily she did go on and we got to hear her incredible vocals, even if it was only for one week.

After this came Pointless host and ClassicFM radio DJ , unmasked from underneath Chicken Caeser.

Following the food-themed costume came dancing queen and  head judge , having charmed viewers as Rat.

Absolutely Fabulous actress Julia Sawalha was  – in front of her former co-star and on-screen mother, guest judge Jennifer Saunders!

The moving reunion had fans jaws on the floor as Julia said: ‘I wanted to do something that would really take me out of my comfort zone. 

‘I like to do jobs that actually I’m really terrified of because then they’re a big challenge. This lived up to that!’