WENDY Williams was “in a foul place mentally” that escalated simply earlier than she introduced the abrupt hiatus from her present, The Solar can completely affirm.
The 55-year-old daytime host introduced on Could 18 that she can be taking time without work from The Wendy Williams Present attributable to “fatigue” from her Graves’ illness.
Nevertheless, a manufacturing supply revealed to The Solar that quite a lot of elements led to her indefinite break.
“Wendy completely hates working from dwelling so the quarantine has been actually arduous on her.
“She’s been combating it extra behind the scenes than her viewers realizes and it obtained worse the week earlier than her announcement,” the insider stated.
The supply added that the hardships throughout lockdown “blended together with her signs from her situation” had put the star “in a foul place mentally.”
Wendy determined “she wanted a while” and “couldn’t preserve placing on her outgoing act for the digital camera,” the informant stated.
As a result of star’s earlier struggles with medicine, followers started to take a position if Wendy was in search of assist for extra than simply her thyroid illness.
Nevertheless, the supply added that she “just isn’t checked right into a therapy facility anyplace for the time being.”
Reps for Wendy haven’t but responded to The Solar’s request for remark.
Earlier this month, the present’s reps introduced her break from internet hosting duties.
“Not too long ago, Wendy has been coping with signs from her Graves’ illness which is inflicting fatigue.
“In session together with her physician and as a precautionary measure, she might be taking a while off as she continues to obtain therapy.
“We look ahead to welcoming Wendy again quickly and persevering with the ‘[email protected]’ exhibits. Extra updates on a return date will comply with,” the assertion learn.
The TV persona took greater than two months off from her present final 12 months however appeared on digital camera once more in March 2019.
After her return, Wendy introduced throughout an episode that she was residing in a “sober home” to work on her struggles with drug abuse.
“For a while now, and even immediately and past, I’ve been residing in a sober home,” she stated making an attempt to carry again tears.
”And you understand I’ve had a battle with cocaine in my previous. And I by no means went to a spot to get the therapy.
“I do not know the way, besides God was sitting on my shoulder and I simply stopped,” she revealed.
“After I am going to the Pilates, I am going to a number of conferences throughout city within the tri-state space.
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“And I see my brothers and sisters caught up in their addiction and looking for help. They don’t know I’m Wendy. They don’t care I’m Wendy,” she emotionally said.
Just days before it was announced she would take time off, fans worried about Wendy after she appeared to “slur her words” and look “out of it” on live TV.
She also alarmed fans after she broke down in tears several times on-air in recent weeks.