Wendy Williams has COVID-19, so the season premiere of her eponymous speak present has been postponed to Oct. 4.
“Whereas persevering with her well being evaluations, Wendy has examined constructive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19,” stated an announcement on the 57-year-old’s social media account Wednesday.
It continued, “To permit Wendy time to quarantine and totally get better and to make sure that our manufacturing abides by all SAG/AFTRA and DGA COVID protocols, we count on to start the thirteenth season of The Wendy Williams Present on Monday, October 4th. Within the meantime, repeats are scheduled.”
Whereas Williams expressed concern about getting the vaccine early this 12 months — with Dr. Oz showing on her present in March to elucidate that it’s secure — she is totally vaccinated, a supply confirms to Yahoo Leisure.
Vaccine breakthrough infections — which stay uncommon — happen when a totally vaccinated particular person will get contaminated with COVID-19. Nonetheless, the vaccine remains to be doing its job in offering safety towards essentially the most extreme types of the illness. In consequence, hospitalized or deadly COVID-19 vaccine breakthrough circumstances are unusual.
Williams has been dealing the well being points as of late and canceled scheduled appearances to advertise her speak present. Final Thursday, the present introduced Williams has “ongoing well being points” and is “present process additional evaluations.” In consequence, she was canceling “her promotional actions” this week, however the premiere was nonetheless anticipated to happen on Sept. 20.
In recent times, Williams has taken break day from work on account of her heath, together with Graves’ illness, an immune system dysfunction that causes the thyroid to turn out to be overactive, one thing she was first recognized with in 1999. She additionally hung out in a sober residing residential facility to deal with her habit to alcohol and pharmaceuticals.
On the finish of final season of the Wendy Williams Present, she welcomed again her studio viewers, or “co-hosts,” as she refers to viewers. Per present guidelines, it is required that viewers members are totally vaccinated and should put on masks on studio premises always.