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Inside the Final Days of ‘The Wendy Williams Show’

On the morning of Sept. 30, 2021, two television executives made their way to Wendy Williams’ apartment in downtown Manhattan. As the longtime producers of The Wendy Williams Show, Debmar-Mercury co-presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein were trying to assuage the fears of the talk show’s 100-person staff, who they knew were reading about Williams’ […]

Wendy Williams Placed Under Financial Guardianship, TV Host Claims Misconduct by Wells Fargo

The chain of events that culminated this week with the installment of a financial guardian over Wendy Williams’ finances started with a simple request from the TV personality to check her bank statements, according to her attorney, La’Shawn Thomas. Williams, suspecting misconduct by her financial advisor, wanted to switch banks and needed her most recent […]

Wendy Williams Says She’s “Absolutely” of Sound Mind, Needs “Three Months” to “Be Ready to Come Back”

Wendy Williams disputes claims that she’s currently not of sound mind, saying that she’s “comfortable” enough to come back to daytime TV and that she’ll be ready to return to a set in three months’ time. Williams addressed ongoing rumors around her mental and physical health in a Thursday interview with Good Morning America‘s T.J. […]

‘Wendy Williams Show’ Ending; Sherri Shepherd to Take Over Daytime Slot

Wendy Williams’ daytime talk show is officially winding down. The Wendy Williams Show will end after 14 seasons, distributor Debmar-Mercury announced Tuesday morning. Sherri Shepherd — who’s been a frequent guest-host this season as Williams has dealt with health issues — will headline a new syndicated strip in the fall that will take over the […]

Wendy Williams Endorses Sherri Shepherd as Interim Replacement Amid Health Woes

Wendy Williams — the talk queen who turned “How you doin’?” into a rallying cry for celebrity gossip lovers — was last seen on the daytime show that bears her name in July 2021, telling Wendy Williams Show viewers on its season 13 finale that she’d see them again for season 14. 

Wendy Williams Tests Positive for COVID-19, Postpones Talk Show’s Season Premiere

Wendy Williams has tested positive for COVID-19, a statement posted on her talk show’s Instagram account revealed Wednesday. “While continuing her health evaluations, Wendy has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” the statement said. “To allow Wendy time to quarantine and fully recover and to ensure that our production abides by all SAG/AFTRA […]

‘Wendy Williams: The Movie’ Star Ciera Payton Talks Fainting, the Tyler Perry Bubble and Costume… Enhancements

Ciera Payton, star of 'The Oval,' talks about her new Lifetime biopic, 'Wendy Williams: The Movie' and the clip that she played "over and over and over again" to prepare.

Wendy Williams Welcomes New Fan John Oliver, Shares Doritos and Caviar

A little over a week after John Oliver declared his love for Wendy Williams on HBO's 'Last Week Tonight,' the late night host appeared on her daytime show to try Doritos dipped in caviar.

John Oliver Praises Wendy Williams’ Show: “An Oasis of Truth in a World Full of Lies”

'Last Week Tonight' host John Oliver devoted several minutes to praising the new quarantine-inspired iteration of Wendy Williams' show, now being called 'Wendy @ Home,' on Sunday night.

Ellen DeGeneres, Wendy Williams Restart Daytime Shows

Ellen DeGeneres and Wendy Williams will bring their daytime shows back online in early April.

Wendy Williams Looks Back at More Than a Decade of Daytime Success: “I Was Born to Do This”

Wendy Williams opens up to The Hollywood Reporter about the evolution of her talk show, 'The Wendy Williams Show,' and sharing her life story in a forthcoming biopic for Lifetime.

‘Wendy Williams Show’ Renewed for Two More Seasons

Wendy Williams will be staying on daytime TV through 2022.