Wendy Williams‘ former supervisor and colleagues are talking out about the ultimate months of the Wendy Williams Present.
The syndicated speak present got here to an finish June 17 following a rotation of visitor hosts, who stuffed in for Williams as she attended to well being issues, per a Sept. 2021 assertion. However because the collection drew to a detailed, Williams mentioned that she hoped to return to her iconic purple chair within the close to future.
Whereas Debar-Mercury, the manufacturing firm behind the present, was initially hopeful Williams might return, the corporate’s government vp of programming Lonnie Burstein mentioned to The Hollywood Reporter Aug. 17 it will definitely turned clear that Williams’ situation wasn’t going to enhance sufficient for her to host once more. “To today,” he mentioned in THR‘s report outlining the long-running present’s demise, “we do not know really what the difficulty is.”
Nonetheless, because the manufacturing firm began taking a look at subsequent steps for the present, Williams’ former supervisor, Bernie Younger, remained optimistic given the host’s earlier bouts with sicknesses. Younger, who discovered he was fired by Williams on-line, shared to THR, “She acquired sick the 12 months earlier than, and she or he was very sick at some point and the following day she was 300 % higher, so whereas they’re looking [for answers], I am saying, ‘That would occur.'”