‘Masked Dancer’ Moth revealed to be famous activist, advocate, abduction survivor
The Masked Dancer — basically The Masked Singer but, you know, with dancing — has got to be the wackiest show on television right now. This week’s Group B playoffs featured a nuclear-green Sloth (who may or may not be Will Ferrell) twirling a ribbon-on-a-stick to the love theme from An Officer and a Gentleman, for instance.
But Wednesday’s Masked Dancer episode took an unexpectedly serious turn, when the Moth was revealed to be kidnapping survivor-turned-activist Elizabeth Smart.
Unlike other Masked celebrities who always actively pursued fame — various singers, rappers, athletes, YouTubers, actors, and comedians — Elizabeth was suddenly thrust into the spotlight at age 14 under tragic and terrifying circumstances,…