Season 13 of ‘The Wendy Williams Present’ will now premiere on Oct. 4, two weeks later than its meant begin date.
Wendy Williams, 57, has examined optimistic for COVID, thus delaying the beginning of the new season of her hit daytime discuss present. The Wendy Williams Show‘s official Instagram account shared a put up on Wednesday (Sept. 15) that stated Wendy had “examined optimistic for a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” that means she contracted the virus regardless of being vaccinated. The present additionally stated that the season 13 premiere date can be pushed again from Sept. 20 to Oct. 4 “to permit Wendy time to quarantine and absolutely recuperate and to make sure that our manufacturing abides by all SAG/AFTRA and DGA Covid protocol.”
Wendy bought an awesome quantity of assist from followers and celebrities alike that commented on the put up that confirmed her analysis. “Sending prayers,” Real Housewives of Potomac star Karen Huger stated, whereas Real Housewives of Atlanta star Cynthia Bailey used three hand-praying emojis to want Wendy effectively. Actress Selenis Leyva commented as effectively, telling Wendy, “Get effectively quickly diva!!!”
Followers had been understandably disillusioned, however not shocked, that Wendy wouldn’t be again on tv as scheduled. On Sept. 9, the present introduced through IG that the outspoken diva was “coping with some ongoing health issues” and wouldn’t be collaborating in promotional actions. The brand new season was nonetheless set to premiere on Sept. 20 at that time, however that clearly all modified following Wendy’s optimistic COVID take a look at.
Wendy has been open about her well being struggles along with her followers earlier than. The previous disc jokey suffers from Graves’ disease and hyperthyroidism, in addition to lymphedema. She revealed the latter analysis to her viewers reside air throughout a July 2019 episode of her daytime present. In Could, posted a snapshot of her swollen feet on account of the lymphedema, and defined that the “illness will not be curable, solely manageable.”
To listen to extra from Wendy herself, tune into the season 13 premiere of The Wendy Williams Present on Monday, October 4.