The Masked Dancer” revealed Elizabeth Smart to be the Moth dancer on Wednesday night, bringing the survivor-turned-activist back into the national spotlight.

What happened?

On Wednesday night, the show hosted the Group B playoffs, which included the Moth. Smart was revealed to be the Moth after she failed to defeat her opponents.

Only judge Brian Austin Green correctly guessed her identity.

  • He said, “Can I just say that, for what you’ve dealt with in your life, you have been an inspiration for so many people and you’ve done so much good with a really difficult situation, and we need more people like you on the planet. Thank you.”
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Twitter celebration

Similar to Green, Twitter had a lot of praise for Smart’s appearance on the show, saying she’s embraced a new role as a survivor of kidnapping and abuse.