A new kind of medium. Wendy Williams’ podcast is out earlier than expected. The Purple Chair alum was approached by TMZ on June 27, 2022 and shared details about her new podcast.
When approached by the paparazzi, Wendy said she said “a graceful farewell” after the finale of her 13-season show. She was also asked about her upcoming projects, to which she replied: “Obviously a podcast. Which will make me more money than my TV show.” TMZ also reported that Wendy’s manager, Will Selby, will executive produce the podcast. The podcast will also feature conversations with the Kardashians and an unidentified member of the Trump family. Wendy has also been in talks with Fat Joe and Snoop Dogg to appear on the podcast.
Fox aired the final episode of the iconic daytime TV show on June 17, 2022. An insider close to Wendy revealed to The Sun on June 23, 2022 how she really felt about her “baby” cancellation. “I know Wendy is incredibly hurt right now. Last week was a rough week for her,” the insider said. “It’s just awful how it all ended. Imagine if this were your baby that you have been building all these years. how would you take it And it’s everywhere and it’s viral that it’s over and it’s on your face – of course she’s hurt.
Wendy has not appeared on her show since July 2021 after dealing with her ongoing health issues. She was diagnosed with Graves’ disease and Sherri Williams took over as intermediate host. Sherri hosted the final episode of the show, and some fans took to Twitter to express their feelings. A user tweeted, “Wendy Williams deserved so much better. She built this show and its audience – not paying her even the slightest respect, having her appear in her farewell episode is outrageous. They treated her so badly because of her health problems
On February 22, 2022, distributor Debmar-Mercury announced that Sherri would be taking over Fox Network’s coveted 10 o’clock slot with her own show. Sherri. “We all have a great love and affinity for Wendy, who has become a true icon during her 12 incredible seasons as the solo host of a live daily talk show of ‘hot topics’ and celebrity interviews,” said the distributor presidents said to The Hollywood Reporter. “With Wendy still unavailable to host the show as she continues her journey to recovery, we believe it is best for our fans, broadcasters and advertising partners to begin this transition now. We hope to be able to work with Wendy again in the future and continue to wish her a speedy and full recovery.”
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