Wendy Williams to Take Health-Related Break From TV Show

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Wendy Williams is taking an prolonged break from her TV speak present to take care of well being points associated to her immune system dysfunction, her household mentioned Friday.

The household wrote in an announcement that Williams has suffered problems from Graves’ illness up to now few days.

Treatment is important and can embrace “vital time” within the hospital, in line with the household assertion supplied by present producer and distributor Debmar-Mercury.

Williams has a powerful want to return to work however should give attention to her “private and bodily well-being,” the household mentioned, including a request that her privateness be revered.

Williams, 54, is married to Kevin Hunter.

She is on the mend from one other well being downside, a shoulder fracture she suffered in December, the assertion mentioned.

The host revealed the Graves’ illness prognosis on her present final February, when she introduced a three-week hiatus.

Graves’ illness results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones and might trigger wide-ranging signs and have an effect on total well being.

In October 2017, Williams fainted on stage throughout her present, saying later she turned overheated whereas sporting a cumbersome Halloween costume.

Debmar-Mercury mentioned that it “wholeheartedly” helps Williams’ determination to take the time she wants. She shall be welcomed again when she is prepared, the corporate mentioned.

Repeats of The Wendy Williams Show will air through the week of Jan. 21, to be adopted by authentic episodes with visitor hosts.