The 56-year-old star was recently eliminated and unmasked on the hit TV show, and Wendy has now admitted that her early exit came as something of a relief.
She explained: "There were tears at night because this is something scary that I normally wouldn’t do and I couldn’t really talk to anyone.
"My parents would call me, and I couldn’t pick up or anything. I think they thought I fled the country or something. It was all so emotional that it really hit me at night!"
Wendy only told her manager about her appearance on the show, meaning her family were in the dark...the whole time.
The presenter was excited to appear on the program, but was frustrated by the situation, admitting it was "so hard" to keep the news under wraps.
She explained to Us Weekly: "It was so hard keeping a secret because it was very exciting to me.
"We couldn’t go out for dinner or go out in LA or anything so it was just to set and back to the hotel!"
And although Wendy's singing has never impressed her friends, she still relished her time on the TV show.
She said: "All my friends and family say to me, ‘Wendy, you can talk, but don’t sing!’ They tell me to stay in my lane. I’ll show them.
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