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Wendy Williams Cancels Show Promo Amid ‘Ongoing Health Issues’

Putting her well being first. Wendy Williams is taking a break from The Wendy Williams Show amid her ongoing well being points.

“Wendy is dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations,” the 57-year-old host’s speak present shared in an Instagram assertion on Thursday, September 9. “She will not be able to complete her promotional activities next week, but can’t wait to be back in her purple chair on Monday, September 20th for the 13th season premiere.”

The New Jersey native was beforehand recognized with Graves’ illness in 2018, which she confirmed that February. While coping with signs, Williams delayed her present return 3 times in 2018 and 2019.



Wendy Williams on her Instagram.
Courtesy Wendy Williams/Instagram

“As Wendy Williams Hunter previously shared, she fractured her shoulder and has been on the mend,” her household mentioned in a press launch despatched out by the present in January 2019. “Over the past few days, Wendy has experienced complications regarding her Graves’ Disease that will require treatment. Wendy will be under the strict supervision of her physicians, and as part of her care, there will be significant time spent in the hospital. Despite her strong desire to return, she is taking a necessary, extended break from her show to focus on her personal and physical well-being.”

Debmar-Murcury, the present’s distributor and producer, additionally shared an announcement on the time: “For over ten years, Wendy has been a vital part of the Debmar-Mercury family. We wholeheartedly support Wendy in this decision to take the time she needs and we will welcome her back with open arms the moment she is ready.”

After her shoulder damage, the Ask Wendy writer ended up lacking an episode in December 2018 earlier than returning the subsequent day. After taking part in that week of reveals, the next week’s hiatus was prolonged so she had extra time to heal. Her return was pushed till January 2019 with a rotating panel of visitor hosts filling in for her throughout the broadcasts.

The former DJ later introduced that she was taking a break from the present in May 2020 as a result of extra signs.

“Recently, Wendy has been dealing with symptoms from her Graves’ disease which is causing fatigue,” an announcement by way of Twitter learn on the time. “In consultation with her doctor and as a precautionary measure, she will be taking some time off as she continues to receive treatment. We look forward to welcoming Wendy back soon and continuing the [email protected] shows. More updates on a return date will follow.”

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