Last week, Wendy Williams filed for divorce from her husband, Kevin Hunter, and now he’s speaking out.
In a statement to PageSix, the television producer talked about his relationship with the media maven, who he met nearly 30 years ago. He also discussed the couple’s business ventures, addressed his “recent actions” and asked for privacy.
“28 years ago I met an amazing woman: Wendy Williams. At the time, I didn’t realize that she would not only become my wife, but would also change the face of entertainment and the world,” he said in a statement. “I have dedicated most of our lives to the business empire that is Wendy Williams Hunter, a person that I truly love and respect unconditionally. I am not proud of my recent actions and take full accountability and apologize to my wife, my family and her amazing fans.”
He continued: “I am going through a time of self-reflection and am trying to right some wrongs. No matter what the outcome is or what the future holds, we are still The Hunter Family and I will continue to work with and fully support my wife in this business and through any and all obstacles she may face living her new life of sobriety, while I also work on mine. I ask that you please give me and my family privacy as we heal. Thank you.”
Williams, who recently revealed she’s been living in a sober house, made a statement about the divorce during her talk show Monday.
“My business is your business,” she laughed before revealing she’d be leaving the sober house soon. “I have to tell you, you know I’ve been dealing with issues with addiction, alcoholism, and I have a whole new life that I plan for myself and my son ... I have a commitment to me and my son to come out of here better, stronger and faster than ever.”
Williams and Hunter are calling it quits after almost 22 years of marriage. They have an 18-year-old son together.
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