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‘The Masked Singer’s Snowstorm Pays Tribute To Late Friend Bob Saget: ‘I Just Felt Like He Was There’ (Exclusive)

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Comic Nikki Glaser was unmasked throughout The Masked Singer semi-finals on November 24. After going through off towards the Lambs, Nikki’s identification was revealed. Whereas nonetheless within the Snowstorm costume, Nikki received emotional speaking about her expensive buddy Bob Saget, who was the Squiggly Monster on the present. She spoke EXCLUSIVELY with HollywoodLife about honoring her late pal by occurring the present.

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Nikki Glaser was revealed as Snowstorm on ‘The Masked Singer.’ (MEGA)

“It was superior as a result of I simply need to preserve his reminiscence alive,” Nikki mentioned. “It’ll be a 12 months in January since he handed, and I feel everybody when he died sort of realized the impact he had on totally different individuals that you’d have by no means identified even knew him and the way particular he was. However I’m not somebody who will get overly emotional about issues like that, particularly not on TV. I simply actually felt him within the room that evening.”

Nikki revealed that the “final dialog” she had with Bob earlier than his death in January 2022 was about The Masked Singer. “I knew how a lot he beloved it. I sort of talked to him in my head backstage and was identical to, ‘Bob, I’m doing it. That is so foolish. Want me luck. Let’s simply have enjoyable.’ I simply felt like he was there and simply helped me get by way of it,” she informed HollywoodLife.

She added, “We must always all be so fortunate to have individuals speaking about us the way in which individuals speak about Bob posthumously. He was so particular. Any probability I get I deliver up Bob. It was superior that The Masked Singer already was very acquainted with him and had the identical fondness for him. All of the judges, Nick [Cannon], all of the producers, everybody beloved Bob, so it was very nice to deliver him into the room at evening.”

The comic confirmed off her vocal chops throughout her run on The Masked Singer. Nikki comes from a musical household and “at all times needed to be a singer. However in highschool, I had a voice coach that took my mother apart and mentioned, ‘This lady doesn’t should have a profession doing this. It’s a waste of your cash, so I give up taking voice classes.’”

In the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, she began taking part in guitar and singing once more. She additionally wrote comedy songs with the intention to intertwine her love for comedy and music. After signing on to do The Masked Singer, she received again into vocal coaching. “I labored with a vocal coach Amy Chapman on the present, and she or he simply actually helped me learn to use my voice in a brief period of time in ways in which had been current to me,” Nikki famous.

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Nikki Glaser performing as Snowstorm. (FOX)

The FBOY Island host continued, “In working with Amy, she’s so astute and so observant that she seen that my voice was simply not doing what I assumed I might presumably do. She was like, ‘I really feel like you’ve got harm in your vocal cords.’ I had already identified that I had as a result of I discuss for a dwelling and do podcasts. I’ve been speaking for 20 years nonstop. I went to a health care provider throughout my time on the present as a result of I used to be having irritation points simply from singing issues a lot and speaking on a regular basis.”

Nikki ended up having vocal wire surgical procedure after acting on the present with “broken cords.” She added, “I needed to be on three weeks of complete vocal relaxation. No speaking for 3 weeks, which was fairly a wrestle for me, however I might have by no means achieved that had it not been for the present.”

In mild of her run on the present, Nikki now needs to “pursue singing as a profession. It’d take me a number of years to actually get good at it as a result of it’s not going to be in a single day. I do have a fan base. I might most likely purchase an album if I put it out, however I do know that it’s a expertise that takes a very very long time to hone.” The Masked Singer finale will air November 30 on FOX.

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