Wendy Williams responds to news of her daytime talk show ending
Yesterday this was announced that after 14 seasons on the air, The Wendy Williams Show would comes to an end as the host continues to struggle with his health. However, Wendy Williams has since responded to her rep’s statement online, in a move that seems call question the fate of the daytime talk show.
Following the official announcement from distributor Debmar-Mercury yesterday, Rep. Howard Bragman shared a message on behalf of Williams. “It has been a difficult time for Wendy as she deals with her health issues. She is incredibly grateful to Debmar-Mercury, Sherri and everyone who has supported the show throughout this time,” Bragman said in a statement.
“She, more than anyone, understands the reality of syndicated TV – you can’t go out there and sell a show that’s the Maybe Wendy Show,” he continued. “She understands why this decision was made from a business perspective, and Debmar-Mercury assured her that if her health reached a point where she could host again and if her desire was that she again hosts that she would be back on TV at that time.
However, shortly afterWilliams took for instagram write: “Mr. Bragman, while I appreciate your concerns and respect you enormously, I have not authorized you to make statements on my behalf regarding my current status with Debmar Mercury. Thank you again for your continued concern and support.
Bragman has since released another public statement regarding the post on the newly created Instagram account.
“I am not honestly convinced of the source of this social media post, so when my old friend Wendy FaceTimes me personally and only we have the chance to discuss recent events, we can together find the best way forward,” Bergman said. in a statement to People.
With the announcement that The Wendy Williams Show would be coming to an end after 14 years on the air, it was also revealed that current guest host Sherri Shepard would be taking over the timeslot with her own show titled Sherri in September.
On social networks, the former View host wrote, “When you think it’s a ‘no’, sometimes God says ‘Not yet!’ I’ve wanted to do my own talk show since I left View in 2014! Today God showed the world my ‘YES!’ Thank you all for making this dream of hosting my own talk show come true!”