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The September 20th season premiere of the Wendy Williams Show may be canceled due to Wendy Williams' current health scare.

The 57-year-old talk show host looked frail and weak when she returned home from a hospital stay wearing a bathrobe and blue socks on Friday, Sept. 11.

She was assisted into her Manhattan high-rise building, followed by a man pushing a wheelchair.

Wendy's concerned son, Kevin Hunter, Jr., followed close behind his ailing mom.

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According to Page Six, Wendy's production staff returned to the office last week. But Wendy has not been seen in the studio since going on hiatus.

There are rumors that she won't be well enough to return to her purple chair on Sept. 20.

"People are tight-lipped about it, but there are whispers that she won't be there," one Wendy source told Page Six.
 
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A statement posted to her Instagram account on Thursday noted Wendy canceled all of her promotional appearances for the show this week.

"Wendy is dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations.

"She will not be able to complete her promotional activities next week, but can't wait to be back in her purple chair on Monday, September 20th for the 13th season premiere."

Wendy has been candid about her ongoing issues with Graves' disease and other unreported illnesses.

In 2018, Wendy took an extended break from her show due to issues with hyperthyroidism. Wendy's celebrity pals, including Nick Cannon, substituted for her as host.

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Wendy Williams appeared frail and sickly in a bathrobe and blue socks as she arrived home after a hospital stay on Friday.

Wendy is pictured above with son Kevin Hunter Jr. in May before she fell ill and was admitted to a hospital recently.

A photographer snapped the shocking photos of the feeble-looking daytime TV host as she was assisted from a limo while someone pushed a wheelchair behind her on Friday.

Wendy, who was diagnosed with Graves' disease in 2018, wore blue compression socks on the wet NYC pavement the day after announcing she's canceled promotional events for her show due to "ongoing health issues."

Wendy looked dehydrated and her legs were ashy. See the shocking photos here.

Kevin Jr. was seen wheeling a small suitcase into Wendy's luxury high-rise building in Manhattan.

The photos sparked reports that Wendy's health is failing after years of prescription drug and alcohol abuse. She was admitted to an inpatient sober living center in 2019 after her ex-husband, Kevin Hunter, welcomed a daughter with his longtime mistress.

Wendy canceled a week of promotions due to her "ongoing health issues."

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A statement posted to Instagram Thursday read:

"Wendy is dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations.

"She will not be able to complete her promotional activities next week, but can't wait to be back in her purple chair on Monday, September 20th for the 13th season premiere."

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Fans took to social media to show support for the 57-year-old talk show Diva.

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Wendy Williams apparently caused a big stink when she let out a loud, wet fart while simultaneously burping during Monday's "Wendy Show" episode.

The incidence of flatulence occurred while Wendy, 56, was in the middle of discussing Kanye West and Kim Kardashian's divorce drama.

"I apologize, I apologize," she said quickly while her audience/crew laughed out loud.

An insider claimed Wendy cleaned up and changed into another black dress during a commercial break. Apparently, Wendy keeps identical outfits in her dressing room in case of an accident.

But Wendy's team denied she changed her dress or cleaned up during a commercial break.

People with Graves' disease (hyperactive thyroid) tend to have frequent loose stools or diarrhea. Accidents do happen.

If you recall last January (2020), Wendy and her team vigorously denied reports that she passed gas on national television.

"I barely fart," she said at the time. "You know why? Because gas gets released several different ways and mine is belching, because all I do is talk."

She continued:

"By the sound of that fart, I would have had to go change my costume! I would have left a mark in the seat. I wouldn't even save the costume, I would have thrown it away. It'd probably be soiled beyond soiled-tivity."

Wendy also explained that she leans on her chair armrest because sitting straight up is hard on her spine.

If you recall, Wendy's producer Norman Baker and stagehand John Anderson explained that the wet farting sound occurred when they were filling a fish tank backstage for a science experiment.

This time there were no such denials from Wendy or her crew, as she quickly apologized live on air when she broke wind and burped.

What causes excessive flatulence?

Flatulence is the accumulation of gasses in the colon and rectum. Passing gas is normal. Most healthy people pass gas between 14 and 23 times a day. But if you break wind more than that, you should consult a doctor because you could have a more serious GI problem.
 

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Wendy Williams wants you to know she is doing fine after appearing drowsy and physically unstable on a recent show.

Wendy addressed an ex co-worker's concerns after DJ Boof suggested that the daytime talk show host might be influenced by drugs and alcohol.

Wendy's behavior on Friday's show raised alarms on social media. She was lethargic, slurred her words and took long pauses to collect her thoughts.

Her producers couldn't hide the concern on their faces.

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DJ Boof, who quit as Wendy's deejay earlier this year, expressed his concern in an Instagram post on Monday, writing: "...this is going to play out bad. I feel sorry for the workers and victims."

But Wendy insists she is fine and she thanked her fans for continuing to watch. Wendy has been open about her battle with Graves' disease that caused swelling in her legs (lymphedema) that makes it difficult for her to walk.

"I always say I love you for watching 'cause I really, really do. I come here every day and I try to do the best that I can for you," she said during her show on Monday. "I appreciate you watching, but even after all of these years, it's still work. An effort put in for the hour I'm out here, you know? I guess every day is not perfect, but I'm not a perfectionist. I'm not perfect."
 

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Last week rumors spread that talk show maven Wendy Williams had suffered a mental breakdown and was hospitalized on a mental ward.

YouTube star Tasha K, who broke the news about Wendy's ex-husband, Kevin Hunter, fathering a child out of wedlock, reported that Wendy was hospitalized and may not return to her show any time soon.

But the 55-year-old talk show host resurfaced on Monday outside her Manhattan condo. Wendy looked good for someone who was supposedly hospitalized with a mental breakdown.

She wore a face mask and a grey hoodie over a black top. Her neck and wrist were dripping in diamonds.

Wendy carried a newspaper, dated June 1, 2020, as proof that she is out and about and doing well.

Wendy enlisted someone to take a photo of her for the 'Gram, since there were no paparazzi around.

She captioned the photo: "Wow June is here! I didn't see paparazzi but ok. I needed my stuff before NYC dark. Black lives have ALWAYS mattered."

One telltale sign that she was indeed in a hospital recently is a large bruise on the back of her left hand where a nurse or doctor attempted to start an IV but ruptured her fragile vein instead. The spot on her left hand is easily recognizable as an IV infiltration.

Wendy, who was filming her popular talk show from home, was forced to halt taping of the show with just a skeleton crew in her NYC studio due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Variety.com exclusively reported that Wendy was taking a hiatus due to her ongoing medical issues with Graves' disease in May.

Reportedly Williams suffered crushing fatigue among other symptoms related to her diagnosis.

"In consultation with her doctor and as a precautionary measure, she will be taking some time off as she continues to receive treatment," read a statement from her publicist.
 

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Wendy Williams is taking another hiatus from her hit talk show as she deals with fatigue and other "symptoms from her Graves' disease".

Wendy had been taping episodes of her popular talk show from her Manhattan condo after laying off her staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

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The 55-year-old will be taking a break from her self-titled program while struggling with issues such as fatigue, a spokesperson for The Wendy Williams Show said in a statement.

"Wendy has been dealing with symptoms from her Graves' disease, which is causing fatigue," the representative said. "In consultation with her doctor and as a precautionary measure, she will be taking some time off as she continues to receive treatment. We look forward to welcoming Wendy back soon and continuing the Wendy@Home shows."

It's not as yet clear when Williams will be returning to the talk show.

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Williams has suffered from Graves' disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid, since 1999. It is the most common cause of hyperthyroidism.

The disease caused her legs to swell, making it difficult for her to walk. She took a six-week hiatus from The Wendy Williams Show in 2019 after fracturing her shoulder.

After returning to the show in March that year, Wendy told her viewers that she had been focusing on her sobriety after spending time at a live-in alcohol rehab facility.

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