THE Masked Singer fans slammed the judges for eliminating Bobby Brown.
The rapper got emotional on stage over the death of his late son and daughter.
Fans slammed The Masked Singer judges for eliminating Bobby BrownCredit: FOX
After The Crab was announced as the first contestant to be eliminated, their identity was soon revealed as Bobby Brown.
After he was unmasked, the 52-year-old told the judges: “As everybody knows, I lost my two children. I lost my daughter, Bobbi Kristina, and I lost my son just recently, Bobby Jr.
“They were a part of everything that I do this for. I do this for my kids and I just felt it was essential that I come out here and do it for my little ones. My five-year-old, my four-year-old, my 11-year-old.”
He concluded: “To let them see their dad is still kicking.”
Bobby Jr was sadly found dead at 28 years old on November 18, 2020.
Bobby said that he dedicated his time on the show to his kidsCredit: FOX
Bobbi Kristina sadly passed away in 2015Credit: Getty – Contributor
Bobby Jr. was found dead in NovemberCredit: Getty
Bobby has a total of seven kidsCredit: Getty
The official report, exclusively obtained by The Sun, showed he had a history of alcohol and drug use and his death was ruled as accidental.
Meanwhile, the singer’s daughter Bobbi Kristina- who he shared with Whitney Houston- sadly passed away at the age of 22 in 2015 when she was found unresponsive in a bath.
A number of viewers took to Twitter to slam the judges for eliminating Bobby, as one fan wrote: “Damn, Bobby Brown was my initial guess for #CrabMask but I wasn’t ready to lock it in yet… or see him go home so soon. Great job, Bobby!”
A following fan wrote: “bobby brown shouldn’t have gone home tonight.”
A third person chimed in: “I told ya’ll it was Bobby Brown. Why ya’ll send Bobby home? I can’t.”
Many agreed they were sad to ‘see him go home so soon’Credit: @therealcynshady/Twitter
Viewers took to Twitter to slam the judges for sending Bobby homeCredit: @libraremedy/Twitter
Others confidently said they knew it was BobbyCredit: @makeuplova4life/Twitter
Fans said they ‘knew’ the contestant was BobbyCredit: @MikeyMiller13/Twitter
Others said they knew the contestant was Bobby, as one person claimed: “As soon as @robinthicke mentioned Ghostbusters, I knew it was Bobby Brown. So close man, wrong song guy!”
An additional viewer wrote: “Knew it was the great Bobby Brown & that he would be unmasked tonight. Prayers for #BobbyBrown He has had so much tragedy in his life.”
Before the The Crab’s identity was revealed, the judges each took a turn guessing who the person behind the past was.
Meanwhile, Nicole Scherzinger, 42, guessed he was Keith Sweat and guest panelist Rita Wilson, 64, wondered if they were Martin Lawrence.
Both Ken and Jenny correctly guessed Bobby’s identityCredit: FOX
Wednesday’s episode was a double eliminationCredit: Fox
Following the big reveal that Bobby was The Crab, a second elimination took place and Tamera Mowry was unmasked as The Seashell.
After Nicole guessed the 42-year-old’s identity correctly, Tamera told the judges: “To have made it this far means a lot because I have heard those voice back there and I was like, ‘What the hell?'”
The actress concluded: “I had so much fun.”
Tamera Mowry was later unmasked as The SeashellCredit: FOX
The actress told the judges that she had ‘so much fun’ on the showCredit: FOX
Earlier in the episode, the Yeti brought tears to the judges’ eyes following his emotional performance of Justin Bieber’s Lonely.
Following the conclusion of the Yeti’s performance, Nicole wiped tears away from her eyes as she said: “Oh man, Yeti. You come out here looking like that, your supposed to make us laugh… but your just pulling on all my heartstrings.
“That song was so personal, and was such a vulnerable performance… You’ve made Masked Singer season 5 so special.”
The Yeti brought the judges to tears with an emotional performance of Justin Bieber’s LonelyCredit: Fox
The double elimination episode comes after Sugar Ray’s Mark McGrath was unmasked as The Orca during last week’s episode.
Following his emotional performance of Every Rose Has Its Thorn by Poison, The Orca said he dedicated the number to his late father and admitted he was “crying” behind his mask.
Despite receiving positive notes from the judges, host Nick Cannon eventually revealed that he was the next contestant to be leaving the competition.
One week earlier, Nick was revealed as The Bulldog after guest host Niecy Nash chose the episode’s elimination victim in the show’s “craziest twist ever.”
Nick was unmasked as the Bulldog two weeks agoCredit: BackGrid
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