Middlesbrough’s Steph McGovern was revealed to be Tomato Sauce on ITV’s The Masked Dancer as she became the latest star to be unmasked.

The Steph’s Packed Lunch presenter and former BBC Breakfast host became the latest celebrity to be eliminated from the competition, which sees celebrities perform behind extravagant masks as viewers try to guess their identities.

The Channel 4 star was one of three celebrities to leave the show on Saturday (October 1) night after Pillar and Post were revealed as professional figure skater Frankie Poultney and ex-footballer husband David Seaman.

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Tweeting after the news was revealed, Steph said: “The secret is out! Sorry to everyone I lied to. I had THE BEST TIME.”

Steph admitted that no one on her Packed Lunch show knew she was behind the mask.

Some fans on Twitter, however, claimed to have worked out her identity much sooner, after McGovern showed off some Irish dancing in an earlier show.

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One fan Tweeted: “You were brilliant even though I guessed it was you as soon as you did the Irish dancing.”

While some fans were quick to praise the presenter for her performances, with one saying: You were brilliant Steph!”

Masked Dancers Sea Slug, Candlestick, Pearly King, Onomatopoeia, Scissors and Odd Socks all made it through to next week’s show.

The Masked Dancer continues next Saturday at 7.30pm on ITV.

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