The Masked Professional Dancer returned Wednesday, where the Final Five defended an opportunity to stay in the competitors. After some seriously outstanding efficiencies around, Exotic Bird needed to fly the cage.

Wednesday’s episode matched the remaining to be costumed individuals– Unique Bird, Cotton Candy, Sloth, Tulip, as well as Zebra– versus each other for a chance to make it to the semi-finals.

The entertainers in addition make every effort to thrill the panel of celeb sleuths– containing Ken Jeong, Ashley Tisdale, Paula Abdul as well as Brian Austin Green, also as today’s unique visitor panelist, Call Me Kat celeb Mayim Bialik– with classy foot work in addition to well-hidden hints to their secret recognitions.

The episode started solid with an effectiveness from among one of the most efficient specialist dancers, Tulip, that provided a satisfying, vibrant as well as additionally retro-themed normal collection to ” My Partner’s Back” by the Chiffons.

The number made worldwide gratitude from the panelists, that all forecasted that the dance had actually certainly safeguarded Tulip’s location in the finals.

The Zebra struck the stage next for a charming regular collection to “Take You Dancing” by Jason Derulo.

The fringe-covered individual brought a vibrant power to the effectiveness– potentially added so than any type of sort of previous week– as well as additionally the panel shared their adoration for the wit the Zebra integrated right into the number.

The Sloth brought his trademark funny as well as wit to the stage, for a captivating as well as powerful effectiveness readied to “Twist Remix” by Neeraj Shridhar.

One of the huge delights of the night came thanks to Unique Bird, that really went all out with a take on alternative for her efficiency. Exotic Bird struck the phase in addition to slaughtered an exceptional normal collection to Abdul’s legendary hit “Opposites Attract,” that brought a smile to everyone’s faces.

” It’s always fun seeing other individuals dance to my songs,” Abdul shared.

” I really assume this may be her best performance,” Jeong asked yourself.

Fairy floss liquidated the program with a definitely preliminary as well as amazing effectiveness unlike anything on the program before. Dancing to Tchaikovsky classic structure ” Swan Lake Opus 20, Act 1 Finale,” Fairy floss’s number started backstage as well as lyrically moved with the workshop as well as additionally out onto the phase for a fantastic decision.

Nevertheless of the superb performances, it came time for the target audience to choose that should remain as well as additionally that should go. In spite of a satisfying in addition to vibrant number, it was Exotic Bird that ended up acquiring the axe.

Before the big unmasking, however, the panel obtained an opportunity to make their last hunches.

Jeong was up at first, as well as the comic suggested possibly Oscar champion Jennifer Hudson. Bialik thought maybe Eve. Environment-pleasant thought possibly version Ashley Graham. At the very same time, Abdul stayed with her reoccuring presumption that the Exotic Bird is American Idol champ in addition to celebrated songstress Jordin Stimulates, as well as additionally Tisdale jumped on board with Abdul’s suspicion.

Lastly, the decisive moment got here, Unique Bird eliminated her mask in addition to shown Abdul as well as additionally Tisdale ideal– the Unique Bird remained in truth Jordin Triggers!

ET spoke to Stimulates Wednesday early morning, as well as additionally the singer opened up regarding just how much she delighted in getting on The Masked Professional Dancer, in addition to what advised her to sign up with.

” To be truthful with you, it took me a number of weeks to state yes, since I resembled, ‘Wait a min, they want me to dance? What?’ It’s not my bread and butter, it’s not what I’m recognize for,” she shared. “But my spouse was like, ‘You need to do it! It would certainly be so enjoyable.’

” So I lastly asserted of course, because of the reality that it horrified me a little bit. And additionally I looked like, ‘You recognize what? I’m gon na do this due to the fact that it discourages me a little as well as I’m gon na validate to myself that I can do points in addition to difficulties, additionally if they frighten me,” Stimulates proceeded.

It is for that really factor that she attributes her 2-year-old child, Dana, for inspiring her to encounter her worries as well as instabilities.

” I intended to disclose him that he can do [that] also, so he recognizes that he can do it,” she claimed. “I was horrified as well as truly delighted at the specific very same time … as well as I in fact had the very best time.”

When it comes to dancing to Abdul’s traditional hit– in front of the previous American Idolizer judge herself– Triggers admitted, “It remained in reality really difficult as well as intriguing.”

” I truly wanted to make sure I did it justice since she was sitting there, as well as it’s her tune, and also we have such a history together,” Sparks proceeded. “[And] although I was uncovered, I was glad it was [after] that number, because being able to dance to Paula with Paula viewing is a minute I will always remember.”

Abdul had in fact recommended possibly Stimulates inside the Exotic Bird attire much formerly in the period, as well as additionally the songstress kept in mind simply exactly how stunned she was that Abdul had actually evidently figured it out so rapidly.

” When she thought my name [earlier in the season], I was glad that I had my mask on because my jaw dropped to the flooring,” Triggers revealed to a laugh. “She was so sweet to me when I was on Idolizer, she was so, so kind, and she’s been that way to me each time I have actually gone across paths with her … It was an awesome minute and a big full-circle moment to have her resting there and also me getting on the stage once again.”

Next week, Cotton Candy, Zebra, Tulip as well as additionally Sloth will certainly tackle once again with a whole new slate of outstanding regimens.

The Masked Professional Dancer programs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Fox.