The Wendy Williams Show will be without its namesake for awhile. Deadline reports the host of the syndicated TV show is taking an extended break due to health reasons.
Hosted by Wendy Williams, the daytime talk show focuses on entertainment news, celebrity gossip, and features interviews with celebrity guests. The show began in 2008.
In a public statement, Williams announced she will be leaving The Wendy Williams Show temporarily to focus on her health. Last year, the host revealed she wad diagnosed with Graves’ disease.
The Wendy Williams Show will air repeats and new episodes with guest hosts during Williams’ absence.
From the Williams Hunter family:
As Wendy Williams Hunter previously shared, she fractured her shoulder and has been on the mend. 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.”
What do you think? Do you watch The Wendy Williams Show? Will you keep watching during this break?