What Has Happened to Wendy Williams?
Wendy Williams, the iconic television host, is opening up about her life in a forthcoming documentary titled “Where Is Wendy Williams?”
The trailer, albeit briefly released by Lifetime, unveils Williams’ battles with alcohol abuse, financial strain, and her journey under guardianship. The emotional footage features Williams declaring, “I have no money,” as her family fights to help her physically and liberate her from the financial challenges she faces.
The documentary includes insights from Williams’ son, Kevin Hunter Jr., her sister Wanda, and other family members. Wanda emphasizes that despite the challenges, Williams is still a person who makes choices in life. The trailer also touches on the broken nature of the guardianship system, with Williams’ son expressing dissatisfaction with her court-appointed guardian’s role in protecting her.
Wells Fargo’s claim in February 2022, asserting Williams’ “unsound mind” and the need for guardianship due to alleged “undue influence and financial exploitation,” is addressed in the documentary. Williams denied these claims and demanded the return of her hard-earned money in a social media video, emphasizing her honesty and hardworking nature.
Despite the ongoing guardianship, the trailer suggests a shift in Williams’ focus towards being with her family. The host, who has been absent from the public eye for over 200 days, underscores the significance of family, stating, “I love being famous, but family is everything — everything.”
The documentary highlights Williams’ struggle with alcohol abuse, which led her to check into rehab in June. Concerns about the potential fatality of her addiction were expressed by her son. The whereabouts of Williams remain unknown, even to her family, raising questions about the circumstances surrounding her absence.
As of now, there is no official announcement regarding the air date of “Where Is Wendy Williams?” The trailer, initially obtained by the Sun, suggests that the documentary will provide an intimate look into the challenges faced by the former “The Wendy Williams Show” host, offering a glimpse into her life beyond the spotlight. Check it out below.
In February 2023, Page Six reported that Williams was involved in filming a mystery project, dismissing speculations of a reality show. The upcoming documentary seems to be the project in question, promising a candid portrayal of Wendy Williams’ struggles, triumphs, and the quest for freedom from the financial constraints imposed by guardianship.
What are your thoughts on Wendy Williams’ openness about her struggles and the challenges she faces under guardianship?