What happened to Wendy Williams?

It’s been quite a year since American broadcaster Wendy Williams continues to worry about her ongoing health issues.

In November 2021, Williams spoke about her struggles for the first time, and while she assures fans that she is getting better, they won’t be seeing her return to her show anytime soon.

Wendy Williams has faced several health problems over the years


Wendy Williams has faced several health problems over the yearscredit: getty

What happened to Wendy Williams?

Over the years, Williams has been open to her fans about her ongoing health issues and battling a number of things, including Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism, which she was diagnosed with 19 years ago.

She is struggling with sobriety even after separating from her ex-husband, kevin hunter, due to which she had to check into rehab in 2019.

Earlier this year, Williams tested positive for Covid-19 and was taken to hospital “Psychiatric Services.”

on November 8, Williams gave her fans an update on Instagram and revealed that she is “making progress.”

“As everyone knows, my health has been a hot topic. I’m making progress, but it’s one of those things that’s taking longer than we expected,” Williams told her fans.


“I’m a woman of a certain age, and I know enough to listen to my doctors and as soon as we all agree, I’ll be back in my purple chair.

“I want to thank all of our staff and our guest hosts for stepping up until I can be there.


“I also want to thank Debmar-Mercury and our stations for being so understanding and helpful as long as I work my way up.

“Most of all, I want to thank my fans. I have heard your prayers and comments and felt all the love! You are everything to me.

“I love spending my mornings with you all and doing everything I can to get back to work, but right now Wendy has to focus on Wendy. I’d love to see you ”

Why is Wendy in a wheelchair?

Since his release from the hospital, Williams has been seen in a wheelchair in public.

While the star has not addressed wheelchair use himself, Toin the Dawn of The Ricky Smiley Morning Show, also known as Antoine Edwards, alleges that the argument is due to his circulation.

“It is being reported that the 57-year-old talk show host has completely lost all blood circulation in her legs and feet,” Edwards said.

At this time, it is not clear what is the real reason behind his wheelchair use.

What are dementia rumours?

Just weeks after Williams addressed the public, rumors began to spread that she was suffering from the effects of early dementia, however, her younger brother Tommy, 54, was Especially The Sun. told That her sister is “not showing that type of behavior” to the family.

“We didn’t have any alerts like that and I haven’t seen or interacted with him that would lead me to believe,” he said.

“We regularly go upstairs and check on Wendy’s, even though we’re all here in Florida.

“I try to make it there and my dad talks with Wendy quite often.

“So no, we don’t have any concerns about his mental state. It’s all physical.”

Many are wondering when she will return to her purple chair


Many are wondering when she will return to her purple chaircredit: The Wendy Williams Show

When will Wendy return to her show?

While the former radio DJ hasn’t been able to host The Wendy Williams Show this season, a number of famous faces have played their part during his absence.

notable names like Leah Remini, sherri shepherd, whitney cummings, Jerry Springer, Michael Rapaport, and Bill Bellamy tried his hand as a guest host.

However, Leah and Sherry stand out, as some people are begging for the latter. Take over the hosting role permanently,

According to a source close to the show, Wendy is returning to “never” A new host will be announced for the show, and at some point in January of the new year.

“Sherry is at the forefront, and the staff thinks this is a deal done to her,” the source said.

But it looks like the staff spoke up too soon, as Sherry recently had to undergo an emergency surgery for appendicitis and will be unable to host a guest.

Shepherd’s publicist made the following statement time limit,

“Sherry is absolutely devastated that she won’t be able to host The Wendy Williams Show today, but she is following doctors’ orders and hoping to make a full recovery. Understanding and respecting her privacy.” Thank you all for doing it.”

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