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Wendy Williams was supposed to get access to her bank accounts in July. But Wells Fargo bank is still freezing her funds, according to her manager Will Selby.

Williams, 58, has been battling the bank for control of her estimated $20 million fortune since January 2022.

A financial guardian was appointed to give Williams a monthly allowance.

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A source close to Williams told The US Sun, "her team has not been paid since these accounts were shut. Her manager is relatively new, but there are people who have been working for her this entire time and they haven't seen a dime since the accounts were closed either."

Williams' accounts were frozen after bank officials claimed she has dementia and she's being exploited by people within her inner circle.

Dementia is a degenerative mental disorder characterized by memory loss and impaired thought processes that affects a person's ability to function and carry out activities of daily living.

Some days are better than others for people who suffer from dementia. Dementia is not a normal part of aging. It is caused by disease or injury to the brain cells.

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Wendy Williams has given a representative Power of Attorney to help her gain access to her frozen account at Wells Fargo Bank.

Wendy, 57, says Wells Fargo froze her bank account containing over $3 million after her former accountant told bank officials she had dementia and was being taken advantage of by others.

According to RhymeswithSnitch, bank officials told Wendy's reps they would give her access to the funds after she provided them with a "properly executed, witnessed, and notarized Power of Attorney and signed letter of representation."

A Power of Attorney gives an individual the right to make business, personal and legal decisions about another person's property, finances, or medical care when the person is ruled mentally or physically unfit.


Wendy argued in court papers that she is not incapacitated and the bank "repeatedly denied" her requests to access her funds for two weeks.

She wrote:

"I have submitted multiple written requests to Wells Fargo and I have visited various Wells Fargo branches in the South Florida area in an effort to resolve this matter outside of the courtroom."

Wendy has been out of work since July of 2021 after suffering COVID complications. She is reportedly down to her last several million dollars and is in serious debt.

"I have defaulted and I am at risk of defaulting on several billing and financial obligations, including, but not limited to, mortgage payments and employee payroll," Wendy wrote.

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Wendy, 57, hasn't worked since July of 2021 and she is reportedly suffering from dementia. Sources say Wendy doesn't recognize her close friends, although she still recognizes her only child, Kevin Hunter Jr. (pictured above).

Sources tell TMZ that the Fox Station Group — which carries the show on its local stations — is on board with the move.


Wendy signed off at the end of season 13, telling fans she'd see them for season 14. But the start of the new season was delayed while she recovered from COVID in a New York hospital. Then a succession of guest hosts substituted for Wendy, including Bill Bellamy and Leah Remini.

Then came word last year that Wendy may never return because she's suffering from dementia.

Wells Fargo seemed to confirm the reports when the bank froze Wendy's account containing "several million dollars".

An attorney representing the queen of daytime talk is asking the court for an emergency order forcing Wells Fargo to unfreeze her accounts.

Wells Fargo justified its action by claiming Wendy signed an agreement allowing her accounts to be frozen pending a court order, if the bank suspects "financial exploitation, dementia, or undue influence."


Wendy Williams is threatening to file a lawsuit after Wells Fargo froze an account holding "several million dollars' worth of funds."

Wells Fargo allegedly froze the accounts after Wendy's former accountant informed the bank that she was suffering from dementia and was not oriented to reality.
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Wendy, 57, hasn't worked since July of 2021 and she is reportedly down to her last several million dollars.

She's allegedly desperate to gain access to the cash because she is behind on her rent for her Manhattan condo and has other outstanding bills.

An attorney representing the queen of daytime talk is asking the court for an emergency order forcing Wells Fargo to unfreeze her accounts.

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In court documents obtained by The Sun UK, Wendy's attorney stated Wells Fargo is in "possession of several million dollars' worth of funds," belonging to Wendy, and she has been denied access to her funds for more than two-weeks.

Wells Fargo justified its action by claiming Wendy signed an agreement allowing her accounts to be frozen pending a court order, if the bank suspects "financial exploitation, dementia, or undue influence."

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However, Wendy's attorney claims the bank has overreached its authority, and he is seeking a judge's order allowing "access to her financial accounts, assets, and statements," while her dispute with Wells Fargo is resolved in arbitration.

The court docs allege that Wells Fargo is in breach of their fiduciary duty and that Wendy is suffering "imminent and irreparable financial damage."


Wendy Williams is showing signs of declining mental status, according to a report on

The former talk show Diva is reportedly showing symptoms of dementia and a loss of cognitive functioning that is interfering with her activities of daily life.


A source close to Wendy's camp claims that the 57-year-old Jersey native is struggling to identify close friends and faces she's known for years.

"She doesn't always recognize people whom she's known for years. There are people who Wendy knows, who have worked closely with her, and there are days that she has no idea who they are."

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Another source says Wendy is no longer able to hold a conversation and she can't possibly return to her purple chair.

"She really can't do a video. She's been having a hard time holding a conversation."

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According to The Sun UK, her production company doesn't expect "The Wendy Williams Show" to be renewed after the current contract ends:

"Production is running out the clock with all these guest hosts. They're literally just waiting for the season to end, and after that, it's gone."

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Former Colorado police officers Austin Hopp and Daria Jalali were arrested Thursday and charged with abusing a 73-year-old dementia sufferer.

Hopp, 26, and Jalali, 27, turned themselves in on Thursday and are currently behind bars in the Larimer County Jail.

Hopp and Jalali are accused of using excessive force to arrest Karen Garner, a dementia sufferer who forgot to pay for $13.88 worth of merchandise from an Aurora Walmart.

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Viral video of the brutal arrest sparked public outrage. The Loveland Police Department initially claimed they were unaware of the violent arrest.

CCTV video from inside the jail showed Hopp, Jalali and another officer cracking jokes while watching body cam footage of the brutal arrest.

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"Ready for the pop?" said Hopp, referring to Garner's dislocated shoulder. "What did you pop?" the other officer asked.

"I think it was her shoulder," Hopp replied.

The Daily Mail revealed Hopp and Jalali were lovers during the time of Garner's arrest on June 26, 2020.

Hopp, who was married to another woman, reportedly moved into Jalali's new home in Windsor, Colorado, where they loved together until he abruptly moved out in February.

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A Colorado police department is under fire for joking about their use of excessive force after arresting a 73-year-old woman who has dementia.

The Loveland Police Department claimed they had no knowledge of Karen Garner's injuries after she was violently arrested by two officers.

On June 24, 2020, Garner was accused of shoplifting from a Loveland Walmart. She wandered out of the store and apparently forgot to pay for $13.88 worth of merchandise.

When she offered to pay for the items, Walmart employees refused and took the items back. After Garner left the store, they called police.

An attorney representing Garner's family released police body cam video of the arrest on Monday.

The video begins with Officer Austin Hopp catching up to Garner as she walked along a highway, picking wildflowers.

"Do you need to be arrested right now?" Hopp asked Garner, who shrugged and turned to walk away. Hopp threw Garner to the ground and hog-tied her as she repeatedly stated, "I'm going home. I'm going home."

During the brutal arrest, Garner suffered a dislocated shoulder and a fractured arm.

Later, while reviewing video of the arrest with his fellow officers, Hopp joked, "Ready for the pop?"

"What did you pop?" an officer asked. "I think it was her shoulder," Hopp replied.

In the video, Hopp said "I can't believe I threw a 73-year-old woman on the ground... I'm a little worried that she's, like, senile and stuff."

"That's going to turn into something," Officer Daria Jalali predicted.

As the officers laughed at the body cam video footage, Garner was handcuffed to a bench in a nearby holding cell. She seemed to be in pain but she was not treated for her injuries for nearly six hours.

Hopp said he reported his use of force to the Blue Team, which conducts internal reviews of use of force during arrests.

After the video was made public on Monday, the Loveland Police Department claimed it wasn't aware of any complaints about Garner's arrest or that she was injured.

But the video conflicts with both statements.

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According to a lawsuit, Garner suffered a dislocated shoulder, fractured arm and sprained wrist during her June 26, 2020, arrest.

Garner's attorney said in a statement that she released the video to expose "Loveland police's toxic culture of arrogance and entitlement, along with their horrific abuse of the vulnerable and powerless."

Hopp, Jalali, and a third officer are on paid administrative leave following the fierce public backlash.

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A viral video shows Biden getting into a heated confrontation with an auto worker while touring the Fiat Chrysler plant in Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday, March 10.

When the worker asked Biden to clarify whether he would take away union worker's guns, Biden told the man, "You're full of sh*t!"

Seeing that the confrontation would not end well for Biden, a female campaign aide tried to move him along. But Biden put his hand in her face and told the woman of color, "SHUSH! shush!"

Clearly his aide is used to being shushed and put in her place by her boss, who is showing signs of dementia.

One can only imagine the indignation and outrage coming from the left if President Trump told a woman to shush. Some in the mainstream media even suggested Biden, 77, was correct to silence his subordinate while he's talking.

The incident occurred hours before Biden pulled off major primary wins over Bernie Sanders in Missouri, Michigan and Mississippi on Tuesday night.

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A student says she was humiliated when Joe Biden called her a "lying, dog-faced pony soldier" - an insult that Biden later claimed was a just a joke.

The incident happened during his campaign event in Hampton, New Hampshire on Sunday.

21-year-old Mercer University student Madison Moore asked Biden about his poor performance in last week's Iowa caucus.

Biden, 77, came in third in the voting behind Pete Buttigieg (1) and Bernie Sanders (2).

"How do you explain the performance in Iowa and why should the voters believe that you can win the national election?" Moore asked Biden.

"It's a good question," said Biden. "Number one: Iowa's a Democratic caucus," he said before asking the student, "Have you ever been to a caucus?"

When she nodded yes, Biden said, "No, you haven't. You're a lying dog-faced pony soldier."

Biden's insult was met with nervous laughter from the crowd.

Although Moore is seen laughing in the video footage, she later said she felt humiliated.

"It was kind of humiliating to be called a liar on national TV by the former vice president," the economics student said.

Biden's camp defended their candidate by claiming the line was from a John Wayne film in which an Indian chief turned to Wayne and called him a "lying, dog-faced pony soldier."

But movie historians say no such line was ever uttered in any John Wayne movie.

They think Biden - who likely suffers from dementia - combined several lines from different movies, including 1949's She Wore a Yellow Ribbon and the film Pony Soldier, starring Tyrone Power.

This is just the latest in a long series of goofs and missteps by the Democratic frontrunner.

Biden has been criticized in the past for insulting voters who ask him confrontational questions.

At a campaign event in Iowa in December, Biden called a man a "damn liar" after he brought up his son Hunter's role in the Ukraine scandal.

Iowa was the first state to hold a Democratic caucus.

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