“She was tricky with demands and had a complete lack of respect for time schedules,” says the source. Instead, a local – most likely Kate Ceberano who is The Lion – is tipped to replace her.
That's not the only scandal to come from the show either.
The extreme security measures taken to keep the identities of The Masked Singer’s contestants hidden have been revealed.
WATCH: Wendell Sailor complains about Lindsay Lohan's on set behaviour
According to The Sydney Morning Herald, not only do the celebrity participants have to keep themselves anonymous at the studio by covering their faces and bodies before arriving for filming, they aren’t allowed to tell their loved ones about their involvement either.
“When the evicted singer returns to their family, they must account for their whereabouts with a contractually-obligated fib,” the SMH reported, before production exec Shaun Murphy admitted that exceptions were made, so some could “fess up to their husband or wife”. Only four network executives know their identities and the set is searched for hidden cameras.
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