Mask Singer season 4: 'It was a real ambush', Alizée (the monkey) talks about his participation

This Tuesday, October 4, TF1 broadcast the rest of season 4 of its show 'Mask Singer'. Entertainment presented by Camille Combal with Chantal Ladesou, Kev Adams, Jeff Panacloc and Vitaa. Who's the latest star to come out?

  Mask Singer saison 4 : 'C'était un vrai guet-apens", Alizée (le singe) évoque sa participation

[Updated October 6, 2022 at 5:07 p.m.] The fourth season of Mask Singer has been broadcast on TF1 since August 23, 2022, and it is still host Camille Combal who is in charge. When semi final , broadcast on October 4, these are the elephant, the bride, the turtle and the monkey who tried to clinch their place in the final. Verdict? The monkey was finally eliminated and unmasked. Under this merry primate costume, it's the singer Alizée which was hidden! But did you know that the interpreter of Hi Lolita should have participated in the previous season of Mask Singer ?

Alizée: her 'violent shock'

Last year, the singer began her rehearsals on the show's set. ' I was thinking maybe ride on the back of Camille Combal like a little monkey, that would have been nice. I had my agent next to me so I asked him to turn around for me to try to get on top of him and, in fact, he was completely unaware. We fell backwards and I, I fell on my head. It was quite violent as a shock “, she told in the after party of the show.

A fall that forced her to give up her participation in Mask Singer . ' For three weeks as soon as I got up, in fact, I fell. It was really very complicated. I could not any more ! My little brain injury prevented me from being able to do the season ', she remembered. Fortunately, Alizée was able to find the hair of the beast and enter the competition the following year!

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On Instagram, the star commented on her participation: ' What an adventure ! I loved being a monkey in @masksinger_tf1 Thanks to the whole team of this great show! Thank you to the dancers and choreographers of the show, so adorable! Not easy to learn chorea on video. Kudos to the other characters on their journey! Thank you to my husband, my (big) daughter and my family for managing to keep the secret with me! How can I tell you it wasn't easy! Since I was recognized from the first show. Every day after the bonus, at @studiodedanselyonnetajaccio it was a real ambush! Our little students tried to make us spill the beans but we held on ! I will miss this little monkey, maybe one day I will put the costume back on, I hope so anyway, I still had nice things to do for him PS: the choice of the costume was not trivial… There , it's another me. It's monkey me. '

Laurent Ruquier revealed the identity of two stars

Wednesday, September 21, Laurent Ruquier hosted a new issue of Big heads on RTL and, during his traditional round of presentation of his columnists of the day, he mentioned the presence of Christophe Beaugrand by declaring: ' A Big Head who also does White Bear on TF1, Christophe Beaugrand! I saw you last night, I recognized you, a guy who breaks his face and who sings out of tune... It can only be you, Beaugrand (...) And who tries to jump in addition Keen V, l 'Elephant, look like nothing because as you are both disguised, there can be no trial for harassment.

A way to confirm what many viewers already thought about the identity of the star under this costume. Uncomfortable, Christophe Beaugrand may have dropped a ' no, I don't see what you are talking about Laurent ', few believed it... Then, visibly aware of having been grilled, Christophe Beaugrand finally retorted: ' I sang just... But stop swinging the names of all the participants! “During the premium of September 27, the host was finally unmasked and hid well under the costume of the white bear, as Laurent Ruquier had said!

Who was unmasked in Mask Singer season 4?

At the end of the last bonus to date, that of October 4, who are the stars who have been unmasked? Out of competition, let's quote the interpreter of Donna in the American series Beverly Hills 90210, Tori Spelling, who was hiding in the cat's costume. ' Participating in Mask Singer in France was a crazy and fun experience. A real dream, she added. But above all, I was able to regain my confidence by realizing that I could perform on a stage in public. “, confided the actress in the show.

The actor and short singer David Hasselhoff , he was hiding under the costume of the cobra. In the pages of Entertainment TV , the producer revealed that the actor agreed in order to do ' visit Paris to his wife ' but also that he had changed his mind at the last minute about the choice of his song, going from a title by Michael Bolton to the mythical hit My Way of Sinatra. An international star following in the footsteps of Teri Hatcher, a participant from the previous season.

And, during the 5th bonus, a bonus character was also discovered, the one behind the Construction Cone costume. And it's about... Michel Ansault . It is the husband of Chantal Ladesou, which was therefore trapped because not aware of the participation of her husband. ' It's not in your interest to be my husband, because you're going to hear me (...) Olala, I'm ashamed (...) You're going home on foot! 'said the star to the laughter of the audience.

Asked by Tele-Leisure , Michel Ansault spoke behind the scenes of his surprising participation: ' This surprise was organized at top speed. It was not at all planned in advance. They just asked me if I wanted to dress up. I put it on, but it wasn't tailor-made for me (...) It's always fun to make a surprise, to make the joke. It was very fast. I took the costume, I arrived on stage… Nothing was written. Everything was done in improvisation. '

Let us also quote Marianne James (the baby), Frederic Diefenthal (Gingerbread), Marion Bartoli (and Close), Yoann Riou (the genius), Laetitia Milot (the mouse), Christine Chollet (the Dalmatian) as well as Francis Huster (the Pharaoh), Laurent Maistret (The Knight), and Christopher Beaugrand (the Bear).

Which star participated twice?

During the September 20 prime, viewers were able to see a star already seen in the program make a new appearance! In effect, comedian Francis Huster was hiding under a new costume, that of the Viking . The actor, unmasked, then joined the team of investigators.

Francis Huster justified his very unexpected presence on the program by a desire to make the theater known to the general public and particularly to the youngest. 'I told myself that this was the way to reach millions of young people by explaining to them that Molière is not made for an elite. That Molière belongs to them ', the actor told the magazine Gala .

What audience for this 4th season of Mask Singer?

Since its launch, Mask Singer suffers from the war between TF1 and Canal +. According to the first channel ' more than two million households have been deprived of TF1 group programs since the signal was cut off by Canal Plus ' since September 2. Canal criticizes its competitor for being too financially greedy with regard to the price claimed to broadcast the programs of the TF1 group.

The new season launch Mask Singer attracted 3.12 million viewers (score of the first part of the evening). The second bonus was seen by 3.27 million followers, the third bonus attracted 2.7 million followers and the fourth 2.8 million. The September 20 bonus, for its part, came in 2nd position in the audience with 2.7 million viewers. On October 4, the semi-final brought together 2.9 million fans.

Qui compose le jury de Mask Singer?

For this 4th season, TF1 has called on an almost new jury. Whether Kev Adams is always present to lead the investigation, this time he has the singer by his side Vitaa , comedian Jeff Panacloc as well as the actress and comedian Chantal Ladesou . This one, mocked by her comrades in the Big heads of RTL - of which she is a regular resident - on her lack of knowledge, admitted that she is not very good at carrying out the investigation but on the other hand, she knows how to set the mood. ' I had a problem, when I was offered this because I already don't recognize anyone without a mask. But hey, I get there anyway because I cheat a little on my comrade next door “, she said in a press conference, according to Planet, referring to the help of Jeff Panacloc.

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' It's very pleasant… I'm not bored at all (...) Kev is a very good friend. He helped us a lot “, added Chantal Ladesou. And, above all, the public adores her!” I was afraid of this new jury but Chantal Ladesou makes me die of laughter, she does good for this kind of program ' ; ' Passion Chantal Ladesou, already the best recruit of newcomers to the jury '; 'As you might expect, Chantal Ladesou does her show on the show, it's a treat. Great to have recruited her as an investigator' or ' Drop everything to become Chantal Ladesou “, can we for example read on Twitter.