The 13th season of the “Wendy Williams Show” will now premiere on October 4th, two weeks later than the original broadcast date.
Wendy Williams, 57, tested positive Coronavirus disease, Which delayed the start New season Her popular daytime talk show. this Wendy Williams ShowOn Wednesday (September 15), Wendy’s official Instagram account shared a post saying that Wendy “tested positive for the breakthrough case of COVID-19”, which means that despite her infection Being vaccinatedThe show also stated that the premiere date of season 13 will be postponed from September 20th to October 4th, “to give Wendy time to isolate and fully recover, and to ensure that our production complies with all SAG/AFTRA and DGA Covid agreement.”
Wendy received strong support from fans and celebrities, who commented on the post and confirmed her diagnosis. “Send a prayer,” The Real Housewives of Potomac Star Karen Hugg Say at the same time Real Housewives of Atlanta Star Cynthia Bailey Bless Wendy with three hands praying emoji.actor Celenes Leiva Also commented, tell Wendy, “Queen of the day get better soon!!!”
Fans are understandably disappointed, but not shocked, because Wendy will not return to TV as planned. On September 9th, the show announced through IG that the outspoken divas was “handling some Persistent health problems“And will not participate in promotional activities. The new season is still scheduled to premiere on September 20, but after Wendy’s COVID test was positive, everything has obviously changed.
Wendy has been talking publicly about her health issues with fans.The previous record joked suffering from Graves disease and hyperthyroidism, And lymphedema. In the daytime show in July 2019, she broadcasted the latter diagnosis to the audience.In May, posted a snapshot Her swollen feet As a result of lymphedema, and explained that “this disease cannot be cured, it can only be controlled”.
To hear more from Wendy himself, please listen to the season 13 premiere Wendy Williams Show Monday, October 4th.