what happened to wendy williams

A popular American talk show named “The Wendy Williams Show” which was produced and created by Wendy Williams got canceled for some anonymous reason. The fans of the show were concerned about what happened to Wendy Williams.

We will discuss in this article the possible reasons for what happened to Wendy Williams and why she canceled the show.

Who Is Wendy Williams?

Wendy Williams is a famous host, writer, and media personality. She hosted and produced a very famous American Show “The Wendy Williams Show” which was aired for the first time in 2008 and unfortunately, it aired its final episode in 2022.

Wendy Williams was born in 1964 in New Jersey. Her parents Shirley and Thomas were in the teaching profession. During her childhood, she was overweight and her parents put her on a diet to reduce weight. Doctors have advised her to take medication to control ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder). She was very careless about her health all her life and she suffered a lot due to this.

How Did Wendy Williams Become Famous?

Wendy Williams wanted to become a Television Host at first when she joined Northeastern University in Boston. But later she decided to shift to radio because she believed it would advance her career. But her parents disapproved of it so she took a minor in journalism as well in college.

Soon after her graduation in 1986, she started her career as a Radio jockey which gained her a lot of popularity. She was also famous for writing books. Wendy became famous in 2008 when she started her own syndicated TV show “The Wendy Williams Show”. The show became very popular and successfully aired for about 14 years.

What Happened To Wendy Williams?

Since her childhood, Wendy has been very careless about her health and this has changed her career and life. In 2017, during the Halloween show, Wendy collapsed on the show. People thought that she had an attack or she might be suffering from some disease. She later explained that she fainted due to dehydration because of her Halloween outfit. Till 2018 Wendy was very consistent on the show but later she was mostly absent due to serious health issues

Wendy always openly shared about her health issues and diseases. In 2003, She was diagnosed with Graves’ disease, which is caused by an abnormal immune system. This disease is very common among women. But it needs to be treated well on time. Because she never really bothered about it much, her condition became very serious and she has been hospitalized. That’s why she had to say goodbye to her show and a well-established career.

Frequently Asked Questions

What Is Wendy William’s Net Worth?

Wendy Williams’ estimated net worth is $20 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.

Why was Wendy William Hospitalized?

Wendy Williams was hospitalized because of Graves’ disease.


Wendy Williams was suffering from Grave’s disease and due to her carelessness, her condition worsened. She had to cancel her show “The Wendy Williams Show”  due to her health issues. 

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