Speculation is mounting that the “Butthumak Cat” from The Masked Singer may be Highlight’s Yang Yoseob.
In the first round of MBC’s The Masked Singer, which aired on Sept. 20, the competition between the “Butthumak Cat” and “Seo Dang-gae” took place. The two exchanged each verse and filled the stage to the song “I Knew I Love” and were highly praised by the judges.
In the following results, “Seo Dang-gae” was defeated, and her identity was revealed to be a former announcer Lee Hye Sung, drawing attention.
After the stage, viewers started to speculate that “Butthumak Cat” may just be Highlight’s Yang Yoseob, showing enthusiastic reactions.
Yang Yoseob made his debut as boy group BEAST in 2009 and served as the group’s main vocalist. He was recently discharged from the military on Aug. 30.