For better or for worse, the United States got to know former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin when the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ) chose her as his running mate in the 2008 presidential election.
Since losing in 2008, Palin starred in a reality television series, endorsed Donald Trump in a bizarre speech, and caused hijinks in her native Alaska.
But on Wednesday night, Palin was back in the spotlight in a manner that no one could've predicted.
Palin was revealed to be "Bear" on The Masked Singer—a singing competition in which celebrities compete in elaborate costumes that hide their identities, giving the judges a chance to guess who they are.
Palin was eliminated after rapping "Baby Got Back" by Sir Mix-a-Lot, and the audience was shocked to learn her identity.
Watch the reveal—and the judge's guesses of her identity—below.
The judges fawned over Palin's knowledge of the lyrics, and as the credits rolled, they watched stunned as she reprised "Baby Got Back" and the world burned.
Palin took to Twitter after the reveal...and alluded to a possible run for office again in the future?
Seriously...what is happening?
People had a lot of feelings.
Is this Hell?
Palin did make one spot-on statement as she said goodbye to The Masked Singer:
"This is the weirdest thing I've ever done."