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.”
Elizabeth Smart revealed as the Moth on new ‘Masked Dancer’ episode

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.