Marvel star Ryan Reynolds recently recalled his “traumatic” experience while making a surprise appearance on South Korea’s “The King of Masked Singer” in 2018.
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“I’ve been doing this job a long time, and when you go on these international tours you start to say, ‘What’s the weirdest show we can go on?’” Reynolds, who appeared alongside “Spirited” cast members Will Ferrell and Octavia Spencer, said.
“Today” to promote his latest film “Spirited” on Tuesday, Reynolds, 46, shared some details about his time on South Korea’s “The Masked Singer,” admitting that he did not fully know the song he would be performing onstage.
“This was before ‘The Masked Singer’ was in the U.S. So they said, they have this show called ‘[The King of] Masked Singer,’ which is huge in South Korea. I said… ‘We have to go do that show.'”
Reynolds, who was in South Korea at the time to promote “Deadpool 2,” eventually regretted his decision. Looking back, he said the experience was “traumatic.” Wearing a unicorn mask and a cape, the Marvel star sang “Tomorrow” from the 1976 musical “Annie.”
“When I was there, I was like, why did I sign up to do this? This is horrible! This is truly horrible! I don’t even know this song, I don’t know how to do [this]. It was traumatic,” Reynolds said. “What’s crazy is I was in actual hell.”