What You Need To Know About Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams feels ‘fluish,’ cancels show for rest of week

Are you a fan of the Wendy Williams? The talk show host is taking the rest of the week off due to the flu.

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The 53-year-old is reportedly experiencing flu-like symptoms and has canceled several events, including the rest of this week’s taping of her program and an appearance on Page Six TV, according to US Weekly.

On Wednesday, she took to Instagram to update her followers on her condition.

“It’s not the flu yet, but I feel fluish,” she said while clearing her throat and sipping what appeared to be orange juice. “It’s not a five on a scale of one to 10. It’s not even a four. I do go to the doctors today to find out exactly what it is. I feel awful.”

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The star, who prides herself on never taking a day off, hinted at the announcement on-air Tuesday when she said they’d be showing a rerun on Valentine’s Day, so she could “rest up and get better.”

In October, the media maven had a health scare in the middle of a live broadcast. While introducing the annual Halloween costume contest segment of her show, she became wide-eyed, flustered and unable to talk.

Williams, who was dressed in a Liberty Lady costume, stumbled backwards before falling to the ground, and the production crew members rushed to her aid.

The show proceeded after a lengthy commercial break, and she later said she overheated in her outfit.” 

“Everybody relax. I’m doing fine, just need some water and electrolytes, she wrote on Instagram. “On another note, I slayed and laid Halloween.” She also revealed that she’d been checked by doctors. 

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