Wendy Williams is taking a hiatus from her daytime speak present, due to symptoms of fatigue surrounding Graves’ disease, Selection has discovered completely.
“The Wendy Williams Present,” which has been filming distant episodes from Williams’ New York Metropolis residence throughout the coronavirus pandemic, shall be on hiatus by way of no less than this week. A return date has not been set, presently.
Repeats of “The Wendy Williams Present” will air, whereas the present is on hiatus.
“Just lately, Wendy has been coping with symptoms from her Graves’ disease which is inflicting fatigue. In session along with her physician and as a precautionary measure, she shall be taking a while off as she continues to obtain remedy,” a spokesperson for the present says in an announcement to Selection. “We glance ahead to welcoming Wendy again quickly and persevering with the ‘[email protected]’ exhibits. Extra updates on a return date will observe.”
Williams first introduced to her viewers that she was recognized with Graves’ disease in early 2018. Graves’ disease is a situation that causes the immune system to assault the thyroid.
This isn’t the primary time Williams has taken a hiatus from her hit syndicated present. In February 2018, Williams took a three-week break from the present, when she introduced her analysis, as well as to hyperthyroidism. The host additionally took an prolonged six-week depart of absence in January 2019, due to well being issues after ongoing surgical procedure for a shoulder fracture she mentioned she sustained the yr earlier than. In March 2019, Williams revealed by way of an emotional monologue throughout a reside broadcast that she had been residing in a sober home.
Information of Williams’ hiatus comes because the present has hit a stride in its “[email protected]” distant episodes, discovering a brand new fan of none aside from comic and fellow speak present host John Oliver, who praised Williams’ candid demeanor on his HBO present.
“The Wendy Williams Present” has been renewed by the Fox Tv Stations by way of the 2021-2022 season, which is able to carry the syndicated talker by way of 13 seasons.