According to unconfirmed reports, Wendy Williams' wig maker and hair stylist Antwon Jackson passed away unexpectedly following a long illness.
Jackson was known affectionately as "wig". Fans of the Wendy Williams Show remember him as a permanent fixture on her popular "After Show" web series on YouTube.com.
Jackson was Williams' stylist during every season of her #1 rated TV show, which is currently on hiatus. He won an Emmy in 2011 for his work on the show.
Jackson has also worked with Iman, Star Jones, and Christina Millian, Sherri Shepherd, and on TV shows such as Braxton Family Values.
The 44-year-old stylist, who was openly gay, was engaged to L.A. Hair star Dontay Savoy, real name Matthew Doby.
The couple had recently returned from a vacation in Mexico, according to NJ.com.
His cause of death is unknown.
Jackson is survived by a 25-year-old son, DeAntwon Jackson, from a previous marriage.