The latest news from The Wendy Williams Show camp is that the controversial talk show host won’t be making a return until February 2022, at the earliest.
Last month, the show’s producers said Williams was on the verge of a recovery and would be back on the talk show soon. The show was on hiatus after Williams had health issues related to Graves’ disease and the coronavirus. After postponing the show’s season start three times, the producers decided to create the show with guest hosts until Williams was well enough to return.
The last Instagram post of the show listed several guests through January, which suggests viewers won’t see Williams in the hot seat until at least February. In the meantime, the list of hosts who will start the next calendar year are:
hip-hop artists Fat Joe and Remy Mom (January 3-7), filmmaker and actor Michael rapaport (January 10-14), actors Kym whitley and Finesse Mitchell (January 17-21) and ending the month with a return to reception functions, Sherri Berger (January 24-28).
âThe Wendy Williams Showâ returns with brand new episodes for the New Year!
@gros joe & @ remyma, @michaelrapaport, @kymwhitley & @finessemitchell and @sherriesshepherd are all set to welcome guests in January.
Last month, as guest hosts filled its niche on the Wendy Williams Show As she recovers, rumors circulated that the talk show host was in a wheelchair and may be struggling with the early effects of dementia.
However, his brother Tommy was talking with The sun to refute the talk surrounding her sister’s sanity.
Three months ago, the show’s official Instagram account revealed Williams had tested positive for COVID-19. TMZ too reported that Williams voluntarily admitted herself to a New York hospital for a psychological assessment. The hospitalization came after the talk show host’s COVID diagnosis was confirmed. At the time, her brother, Tommy, briefed fans on her sister’s condition, letting them know she was moving forward.