Omarion was revealed because the Yeti throughout ‘The Masked Singer’ semi-finals. HL spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Omarion about his transformation and what it was like acting on stage with 60 further kilos.
The Yeti made a grand entrance on The Masked Singer as one of many wildcard contestants. Singer Omarion was revealed because the Yeti after the ultimate 4 performances in the course of the Could 19 episode. HollywoodLife obtained the possibility to talk EXCLUSIVELY with Omarion earlier than the massive reveal about moving into the Yeti’s very large sneakers.
“It’s 60 further kilos to carry out in that,” Omarion revealed. “It was intense. Lots of people from the skin wanting in don’t know the way strenuous performing with a 60-pound costume. I robotically began fascinated with the entire characters at Disneyland and the way they need to put these outfits on and take these little breaks and stuff. I used to be instantly considering like, ‘Oh my goodness, I’m carrying a helmet, an additional pair of legs and arms.’ It was very attention-grabbing. However nonetheless, I actually had fun remodeling into the Yeti.”
Despite the fact that he had 60 kilos added for each efficiency, the Grammy-nominated singer didn’t present it. He effortlessly danced and sang hits from Justin Bieber, Rascal Flatts, and extra. Omarion admitted that his exercise routine got here in useful when he grew to become the Yeti.
“I preserve a constant program in my life relating to figuring out,” Omarion mentioned. “Proper earlier than COVID occurred, I really was on tour. We had been on the Millennium tour — myself and Bow — we solely obtained to do 5 reveals. So I preserve a exercise routine. I really do work out with a weighted vest, so as soon as I take the weighted vest off it was form of like floating within the air. I assume I used to be making ready myself for this, and I didn’t even know. I’m fairly in form, so I did my finest. However there have been some instances after I wanted to step on over to the facet as a result of the Yeti was very restricted head to toe.”
Omarion absolutely admitted that it was “blazing” contained in the Yeti costume. It additionally wasn’t straightforward to carry out due to the Yeti’s massive ft! “I assume my stroll was a bit bit larger than regular as a result of the Yeti was like a measurement 14 or one thing like that. I put on a measurement 9, so think about a measurement 9 strolling in a measurement 14 shoe,” Omarion mentioned.
The singer revealed that Omarion and his household have been “avid supporters” of the present. He mentioned the Masked Singer gig was “excellent timing.” Along with Omarion’s reveal because the Yeti, Jenny McCarthy’s husband Donnie Wahlberg was revealed as Cluedle-Doo! The Chameleon, Piglet, and Black Swan will probably be shifting on to the season 5 finale, which is able to air Could 26 on FOX.