By Monique Friedlander For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 01:30 BST, 2 October 2019 | Updated: 02:02 BST, 2 October 2019
It's the quirky reality show that has Australians hooked with its outrageous costumes and bombastic performances.
But The Masked Singer's Wendell Sailor says his experience performing inside the Rhino costume was anything but glamorous.
Appearing on The Kyle and Jackie O Show on Wednesday, the 45-year-old rugby star admitted it was hot inside his costume that he almost fainted on stage.
'When they fitted me out in the rhino [costume], the other stuff was OK with the body. But when they put the head on, that's when you've got to take a breath and you think, 'Oh, OK... how long?'' he told the radio shock jocks.
'It was bad because there was actually a fan in there as well for me, but there wasn't much [space] for the air to go,' he explained.
The legendary sportsman then described how he began to feel weak after one of his performances on the show.
'It was so bad!' The Masked Singer's Wendell Sailor, 45, has spoken about the terrifying moment he almost fainted inside his Rhino costume due to heat exhaustion
'My heart-rate was up and I was hot under