‘Masked Singer’ Healing: John Schneider of ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Opens Up About Coping with Wife’s Death

The former “Dukes Of Hazzard” star John Schneider finished in second place to the R&B singer NE-YO on the season finale of “The Masked Singer” on Wednesday night. Schneider praised the show for helping him through the “worst year” of his life after he lost his wife Alicia Allain to breast cancer back in February. The actor said that competing on the show allowed him to honor his late wife and educate others about grief. Schneider revealed that his wife had always wanted him to compete on “The Masked Singer.” He expressed his gratitude for the opportunity to grieve openly and let others know that it’s okay to grieve. Despite the difficulties he has faced this year, Schneider has no regrets about his time on “The Masked Singer.” He considers it to be the greatest experience he has had performing on television. Schneider’s openness about his grief was heartwarming, and he is in the thoughts and prayers of many as he prepares to celebrate his first Christmas without his beloved wife.