The Masked Singer’s the Dragon unveiled to be Sue Perkins and fans are shocked

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The Dragon, on hit ITV show The Masked Singer, has been revealed to be comedian Sue Perkins.

Fans and judges were equally shocked when the former Great British Bake Off presenter removed her costume's head.

The star then joked about how she had put on a fake New York accent to confuse viewers.

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The star can take pride in the fact that none of the four judges – Matt Lucas, Rita Ora, Davina McCall or Jonathan Ross – guessed her identity.

Speaking after being unmasked the star said: "Being dragon is liberating and brilliant, I have been able to be playful and silly and childlike, and things you cant be.

"I would never ever sing, I am terrified of performing in public.

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"What would be interesting is me singing without the mask, lets see if it broke the spell for me."

She later told viewers: "It just felt so utterly counter-intuitive that I had to do it.

"I’m usually up a mountain or down a river these days – so I’m probably the last person that anyone would think of in a musical entertainment context.

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"I got an awful lot of joy out of hoodwinking the panel."

Many ummediately flocked to Twitter to express thier suprise that Sue was the singer.

One person tweeted: "Go on @sueperkins that was amazing #dragon #MaskedSingerUK."

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Another added: "At this point, I’m beginning to question my own name Loudly crying face wtf dragon?! #MaskedSingerUK."

While a third commented: "Did not see Sue Perkins AT ALL and thought whoever was saying her was an idiot and would have happily said it to your face. So, soz about that. #MaskedSingerUK."

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