The final of The Masked Dancer 2022 is almost upon us, with the remaining contestants taking to the dance floor for one last time in the hopes of winning this year's competition.


So far on the show, we've seen the likes of Steph McGovern (Tomato Sauce), Liam Charles (Candlestick) and married couple David and Frankie Seaman (Pillar and Post), however we're yet to learn the celebrity identities behind Onomateopoeia, Pearly King and Sea Slug.

While fans are conflicted over who Scissors might be, the names of Glee's Heather Morris, Britain's Got Talent's Amanda Holden and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke have been suggested for the Masked Dancer finalist – but who is the character who'll be cutting shapes for the last time on Saturday?

Read on for everything you need to know about Scissors - one of the characters in The Masked Dancer 2022 UK line-up.

Who is The Masked Dancer’s Scissors? Dances, songs, clues and guesses

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Meet the contestants in The Masked Dancer's second season ITV


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  • "It's been said that I'm something of a funny girl."
  • "I've not always been described as the sharpest tool in the box."
  • Writing on the mirror in lipstick similar to what they do on RuPaul's Drag Race.
  • American accent.
  • Dalmatian cereal bowl.
  • Mention of a talent show.
  • Hair salon in the VT.
  • "These peepers are feline like they could use 40 winks."
  • Done her fair share of touring.
  • They could be from Germany given Frankfurt flag was flying in their VT.
  • Made reference to "elephant in the room".
  • They don't think they are a "singer first and foremost" but has been at top of the charts.
  • An Emmy-winner for a dancing-related show.
  • They were in a high-profile relationship.
  • There's a clue with the numbers 4, 5, 8, 0 and 5.
  • Repetition is a scissor's bread and butter.
  • References to Britney Spears songs.
  • Jumping for joy.
  • A scene stealer.


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  • Emma Stone
  • Maya Jama
  • Emily Blunt
  • Ashley Roberts
  • Amanda Holden
  • Alexandra Burke

The Masked Dancer theories

Is Scissors Heather Morris?

Heather Morris
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Over the past few weeks, viewers have begun to suspect that Scissors might be American actor and dancer Heather Morris, who is best known for playing Brittany on Glee.

Before rising to fame on Glee, Morris was a back-up dancer for Beyonce and other musicians, which would mean she has done her fair share of touring – which is the same for Scissors. Meanwhile, the numbers 4, 5, 8, 0 and 5 are the postal code for Lima in Ohio, which is where Glee is set.

Is Scissors Amanda Holden?

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Your guess is as good as ours!

During Scissors' VT, the detective panel noticed a Dalmatian bowl, which they think could be a link to the breakfast show Amanda hosts on Heart.

Speaking about the new season, Amanda herself said: "The Masked Dancer series 2 has kicked-off last weekend and of course all the rumours are going around on who is who, including one dancer who is ‘Scissors’."

She continued: "There’s a few little clues that have been going around, one of them is a bowl of cereal which some people are hinting it might be… linked to breakfast show.

"I know the rumours have been that it’s me. I couldn’t possibly say could I! Apparently this person has been on tour…"

Is Scissors Alexandra Burke?

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Observant fans are also convinced that Scissors could, in fact, be former X Factor winner Alexandra Burke.

After Scissors referenced "an elephant in the room", viewers were reminded of the singer's hit Elephant - and recalled a blunder she made on the ITV series Daybreak in 2012, in which she mistakenly took responsibility for bringing the well-worn phrase to the UK.

One viewer wrote: "Scissors is Alexandra Burke, she invented the phrase elephant in the room."

Another added: "I think Alexandra Burke for Scissors."

Below is a list of all of contestants in season 2:

The Masked Dancer airs on ITV on Saturdays. To find out what else is on TV, check out our TV Guide or visit our hub for more Entertainment news.


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