Wendy Williams is gearing up to make a media comeback, but before that happens, the talk show host reportedly checked into a wellness center to keep an eye on her “general health issues.”
“She is taking some time to focus on her health and wellness as she prepares for a major comeback to the next level in her career with The Wendy Experience Podcast,” her publicist Sean Zanotti said in a statement provided to the publication. People. “RS. Williams is being treated by a team of some of the best doctors in the world. We ask for your prayers and well wishes at this time.”
Williams’ persistent health problems prevented her from returning to television. Ahead of the fall 2021 premiere of her talk show, William tested positive for the coronavirus COVID-19 and reportedly had complications from Graves’ disease. The season premiere was pushed back many times before the production decided to move forward without Williams.
During the season, celebrities took turns hosting guests in Williams’ purple chair. Earlier this year, it was confirmed that Williams would not be returning to his self-titled talk show this season.
After 13 years Wendy Williams Show ended with the producers of Debmar-Mercury moving on to a revamped talk show hosted by Sherry Shepherd. The latter was a frequent visitor while Williams was on vacation.
On the daytime talk show’s final episode, Shepherd paid tribute to Williams for all his years on television.
“Because there is no one better than Wendy Williams,” Shepherd said. “Throughout 13 seasons as a radio host and then host of daytime talk, Wendy has earned the title of ‘Queen of All Media’. Come to think of it, Wendy Williams changed daytime conversations with her unique look, her one-of-a-kind celebrity interviews, signature “Ask Wendy” segments, and of course, her famous “What’s Up?” ‘ Absolutely. And I mean, Miss Wendy, you are an icon and loved by so many, so many.”