Wendy Williams Takes Three Weeks off from Talk Show for Health
First time in her decades’ old hosting career Wendy Williams is going to take three weeks off from her television talk show The Wendy William Show. Wendy Williams on Wednesday in her show The Wendy William Show revealed she is suffering from Graves, and her doctor has advised her to take three weeks for the treatment.
She talked about her disease on the show and told her viewers about her symptoms. She has a difficulty in sleeping. She said, “I was pissed. Encore performances, really?”
According to the report, ” the hiatus also came months after she fainted on live television after overheating and becoming dehydrated in her Halloween costume.”
The 53-year-old host, Wendy Williams, said she knew, she suffered from hyperthyroidism and was told by a doctor on Tuesday that she also had Graves’, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid via the throat.
Viewers had speculated something might be wrong with Williams after her eyes appeared twitchy on-air. She explained that Graves’ disease pushes the muscles behind your eyeballs. Among other symptoms are: irritability, anxiety, weight loss, difficulty swallowing, moist hands and feeling “like birds are swimming around my head.”
Wendy Williams Shocked Her Viewers When …
The TV personality has often boasted about how she never takes a sick day from her show and had a perfect attendance record during her time as a radio host as well. “I guess when you don’t take a sick day ever in over 25 years, the ground is supposed to shake! LOL,” she wrote on Instagram Friday after she ran re-runs.
On October 31, Wendy Williams shocked her viewers when she tumbled over onto the floor while dressed as the Statue of Liberty for her Halloween episode.
“I ride or die for my craft. I appreciate all the tremendous love and support from everyone – especially my incredible staff. I’m hydrating this bug out. I will be back Monday and topics will be POPPING!! Miss u all.”
“My thyroid has been totally cattywampus,” Williams said. She’s also experiencing several symptoms including difficulty sleeping, rapid heartbeats and intolerance to heat. “I feel like there are birds swimming around my head… Constantly high. But not high,” she said.
What Is Graves Disease?
Graves’ disease is an immune system disorder that causes hypothyroidism, the overproduction of thyroid hormones. Other symptoms of the disease may include heat sensitivity, hand or finger tremors and weight loss, despite keeping up normal eating habits.
Wendy Williams is an American television actress, host, fashion designer and former radio personality. She is hosting in national syndicated television Talk show, The Wendy Williams Show since the year 2008.
Before getting an entry into television talk show was a radio DJ and host, all of sudden she became famous in New York as a shock of Jockette.
Wendy Williams has written a New York Times best-selling autobiography and six other books. She also has created various product lines including a fashion line, a jewellery collection and a wig line. On her 50th birthday, the council of Asbury Park renamed the street on which she grew up to Wendy Williams Way.
Wendy Williams born on July 18, 1964, in Ocean Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey, Which is a suburb of Asbury Park. She is the second of three children born to parents Thomas and Shirley Williams. She raised in the Wayside section of Ocean Township. Wendy Williams graduated from Ocean Township High School and, from 1982 to 1986. Williams attended Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, where she graduated with a B.A. in communications and was a DJ for the college radio station WRBB.