The identity of the dapper Skeleton on Fox’s “The Masked Singer” was revealed Wednesday night — and no, it wasn’t Martin Short, who was by far the leading guess by both the panelists and viewers offering up their thoughts on social media for the last few weeks.
Turns out the tuxedo-clad bone man was actually Paul Shaffer. And while you were guessing Skeleton was Short, Shaffer tells TheWrap Short, his best friend, was bugging him to find out if Shaffer was the Skeleton.
“All I can say is that Marty called me and he said, ‘Are you the Skeleton?’ And I said, ‘I thought you were the Skeleton.’ ‘Cause you gotta say something to people,” the Canadian musician said. “A lot of people started asking, are you the Skeleton? But of course I wasn’t going to tell anybody,