American Television host Wendy Williams‘ recent erratic behavior has made fans of “The Wendy Williams Show” worried about her. Her amusing behavior since her return for the 13th season of the show has raised lots of eyebrows.
Since the talk show first aired in 2008, the 56-year-old host has had multiple health challenges that she never talked about openly.
During the first episode of the show, Williams got candid about some celebrities during a “Hot Topics” segment and expressed her honest thoughts about celebrity news content while sitting on her signature purple chair.
Fans Ask Wendy Williams To Take A Break
In her usual opinionated and unpredictable takes, Williams started a discussion on October 2020 about Adele’s guest appearance on “Saturday Night Live,” when she suddenly started slurring her speech, referring to Adele as “Hoedele.”
The slur didn’t go unnoticed by fans of the show, as they expressed their genuine concerns about the former radio host.
In the comment section of an Instagram post by “The Wendy Williams Show,” fans disclosed that her conduct on the show made it challenging for them to continue to tune in. The comments continued as fans urged Williams to get help, as they do not wish to see her like that.
Wendy Williams Wants To Keep Her Health Issues Private
Following the comments about her health made by fans, Williams began the October 26 episode of the talk show by briefly addressing her health issue.
The actress thanked fans of the show and assured them that she is actively working on the issue. The mother of one affirmed that every day on the show couldn’t be perfect, as she is not a perfectionist.
Reports from Ok! Magazine, however, alleged that the show’s host never wanted to reveal her health problems and has been forced to do so by her bosses.
Behind The Scenes
An insider on the show disclosed how Williams only talked about her health issue reluctantly and that she does not like to be told what to do or how to do it, as she understands her audience better.
Williams’ former DJ, Boof, recently shared a cryptic message about her health. The DJ wrote that the truth will eventually be revealed and that the outcome may not be pleasant. He also said he was sorry for the workers who had to keep mute or lose their jobs. DJ Suss has since replaced him.
The 2020 speech slur was not the first time fans noticed that the media personality had a health problem.
Overheated in a Halloween costume, Williams fainted in October 2017. A year later, in February 2018, the icon took a hiatus to deal with her Grave’s disease and hyperthyroidism.
Williams opened up to the public in 2019 and disclosed her struggles with cocaine use in the past. Attributing her success to God, the actress revealed that she never went to a health facility for treatment before stopping the substance abuse.
In May 2020, the TV personality again took a break from the show amid the pandemic to take care of her health relating to Grave’s disease.