THE Masked Dancer fans are convinced that Odd Socks is EastEnders actress Shona McGarty.
Eagle-eyed fans noted down a number of “clues” that they felt pointed towards the identity of the mystery celebrity.Fans think Shona – who plays Whitney – might be behind the costume[/caption]
The colourful character burst onto the ITV show on Saturday, with huge googling eyes and an outfit stitched with an array of socks.
They wowed audiences with a lively routine to What A Man Gotta Do, by the Jonas Brothers before giving clues to their identity.
Ahead of the performance, Odd Socks told viewers: “I like to mix things up, I don’t have a set uniform in my line of work.
“While I didn’t have proper training until later in life, I’m not the new kid on the block.”
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Odd Socks then dropped another clue, saying: “I was extremely lucky to land a meaty role.”
Taking to Twitter to speculate, one person wrote: “I think odd socks is Whitney from EastEnders #maskeddancer.”
A second added: “Could odd socks be Shona Mcgarty from Eastenders? #MaskedDancer.”
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While a third commented: “Odd socks is Whitney from eastenders surely ?? #TheMaskedDancer.”
The sock-covered masked star was seen giving out another clue on social media this week – which threw fans off the trail.,
“I nose how to sniff out talent like a pair of stinky socks,” the clue read – leading to some fans thinking they had been a TV judge with a musical or dancing background.
Other clues included: “Her feet have carried her in one big circle,” – which many believed to be pertinent, as another teaser revealed: “Turns up in lots of surprising places.”
Fans have also thought Odd Socks could be Lady Leshur and Emma Bunton.