original song: 가슴 아파도 by Fly To The Sky
Loser Round - Identity Reveal
original song: Replay by Kim Dong Ryul
original song: 그대에게 by Shin Hee Chul
Why Sungjae opted out?
Because of broadcast accident.
Basically because of MBC technical mistake Sungjae's was declared a loser in 1st Round. He performed in the Loser Round where his identity was revealed. But it turned out the results for 1st Round were wrong, he actually won. Since it was a live broadcast so they couldn't edit it out or something so everyone became aware LP Boy is Sungjae. He was allowed to compete normally in the 2nd Round since it wasn't his mistake or anything, just MBC screwed up.
Obviously his fans (he has a ton of
Also it's worth noting that for Masked Singers contestants practice only three songs. Sungjae sang what he prepared for 2nd round in his indentity reveal performance and what he practiced for 3rd Round we heard in 2nd Round. So if he actually won 2nd Round, he would be left without any song to sing in 3rd Round.
People were suprised by his wise decision to give up, he trended on search engines, twitter etc for a while too. Probably if his identity wasn't revealed, he could've made it to the finals but he did a good job today and defenitely gained respect of many.
Below are netizens' comments:
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source: lemiel 1 2 3, MrsDooB2uty 1 2 3
sungjae did exceptionally well given the situation, imho. i did the right thing, even though it wasn't even his fault