The episode of MBCs King of Masked Singer that aired on August 6 revealed the identity of Parrot to be a member of an idol group who is also the son of a famous folk-pop singer.
The last performance of the first round pitted Flamingo against Parrot and the duo performed Bon Jovis Always. Both contestants wowed the audience with their perfect performance, and they were met with thunderous applause afterwards.
It was neck and neck, and Flamingo ended up beating Parrot with a score of 54 to 45, moving on to the next round.
Accepting defeat, Parrot performed MC The Maxs You Bring Tears to My Eyes and took off his mask to reveal that it was BTOBs Hyunsik.
Hyunsik is also the son of Im Ji Hoon, a popular folk-pop singer who made his debut in the 1980s. The idol explained, At first, my father was completely against me pursuing a career in music. But he is supportive of me now.
On why he decided to appear on the show, Hyunsik explained, Although Im sad to have been eliminated, its okay because everyone enjoyed hearing me sing. My fans kept asking me when I was going to appear on this show. Im here because of my fans. I have big dreams. Ill continue to work hard and do my best, so please continue to give me your support.
Check out Hyunsiks performance, as well as many others, in the latest episode of King of Masked Singer!