'The Masked Singer' viewers convinced Queen Bee is really Meghan Markle

Julia Hunt
Contributor
Queen Bee hasn't been sussed out yet. (ITV/Bandicoot TV)

The Masked Singer fans have come up with a surprising idea for who Queen Bee might be – Meghan Markle.

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have only just announced that they are stepping back as senior members of the Royal Family, and viewers have quipped that they know why.

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They are convinced that Meghan could be a contestant on the ITV singing show, which sees disguised celebrities sing to judges Jonathan Ross, Rita Ora, Davina McCall and Ken Jeong.

“Omg do you think Meghan Markle quit the royal family so she could go on the #Masked Singer,” one fan asked on Twitter.

“All the clues for Queen Bee are SCREAMING Meghan Markle,” said another.

“The Queen Bee is deffo Meghan Markle launching her career,” said another.

One teased: “Queen Bee is definitely Meghan Markle, the other news is just a cover story!!”

The first episode saw EastEnders icon Patsy Palmer unveiled as the Butterfly after clues were given about her relocation to Malibu, her DJ career and her character Bianca Jackson's big wedding day.

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The second instalment saw another famous face unmasked as former Home Secretary Alan Johnson. He'd been masquerading as Pharaoh with clues given about his musical past and time spent working for the Post Office.

Other celebrities believed to be behind the masks include Denise Van Outen, CeeLo and Jodie Marsh.