ITV's The Masked Singer: Davina McCall takes brutal swipe at Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney

By Katie Fitzpatrick & Beth Cruse

The Masked Singer judge Davina McCall has been called out for a savage comment she made about a famous footballer.

Last night's show (Saturday, January 8) saw Lionfish unveiled as Will Young, after going up against Firework in a sing-off.

But it was Davina's comments about Doughnuts which left fans in stitches, following their performance of Spice Up Your Life.

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The sight of a grinning sweet treat enthusiastically belting out a Spice Girls classic had viewers in fits of laughter, reports MEN.

They were amused at judge Jonathan Ross' suggestion that it was Manchester United legend and Derby County manager Wayne Rooney in disguise.

But his fellow judge Davina was having none of it.

"I don't think Wayne Rooney is that funny," she responded.

And she added jokingly: "We're savage tonight."

Viewer OfficialCWH tweeted with a forlorn GIF: 'I don’t think Wayne Rooney’s that funny.' Wayne Rooney sat at home."

@emmamalene said with laughing emojis: "I don’t think Wayne Rooney is that funny @ThisisDavina”

@Sophiedcfc92 said with crying tears of laughter emojis: " Jonathan Ross suggesting doughnuts is Wayne Rooney #dcfc #TheMaskedSingerUK."

And @DavidMackayyy laughed: "WAYNE ROONEY LOOOL."

Other guesses for Doughnuts include Gary Lineker, former Liverpool striker Michael Owen and H from Steps.

@lizziepoo1983 made the point: "If you don’t enjoy watching a stack of doughnuts sing and dance to 'spice up your life' then you need to give your head a wobble."

It comes after fans of the show called out Rita Ora for appearing to not know the name of a 1980s pop icon.

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