The 58-year-old former talk show host suffers from medical conditions such as lymphedema and Graves' disease.
Wendy Williams arrived for a private dinner in New York City on February 21 and provided her fans with an update on her health. The 58-year-old former talk show has had several health struggles including lymphedema and Graves' disease and told the cameras that she went to the doctor "and I weigh 138, pretty right?" she exclaimed as she entered Fresco By Scotto, a Tuscan eatery.
Last year, the TV personality entered a wellness facility, to take care of her "overall health issues." A press release from her publicist Shawn Zanotti stated per PEOPLE, "She is taking some time to focus on her health and wellness as she prepares for a major comeback for the next level in her career with The Wendy Experience Podcast," It added, "Ms. Williams is being treated by a team of some of the best doctors in the world. We ask for your prayers and well wishes during this time."
One month after she was released from the wellness facility, the broadcaster got emotional after receiving an outpour of love and support from fans. She also said she "can't wait to fall in love" during an interview at WBLS 107.5 FM's Circle of Sisters event at Resorts World in New York City. While she doesn't "want to get married" she now knows what she is looking for in a new man.
"I want him to already have kids. I want him to be someplace around my age, maybe 10 years younger than me, maybe 15 years older than me, you know what I mean," she told host Jusnik. "Then, we'll be able to do things together like we want to all of the sudden fly from New York City, if want to fly to France to be there from two days to have food or whatever.
Back in 2018, she opened up about her health after taking a break from her popular show The Wendy Williams Show telling Good Morning America that she decided to focus on her health. The 58-year-old explained how women have an “unfortunate” tendency of taking care of everyone else and end up neglecting their own health.
“We, as women, particularly if — we have families, you know, we’re taking care of children, we’re taking care of, you know, home, our husbands, we take care of everybody but ourselves,” Williams told GMA’s Amy Robach.
“And it’s really unfortunate. And that — that is something that has no socioeconomic thing to it. No matter what — no matter what the woman’s status is, it seems like we’re all in the same boat,” she continued, adding that “I’m not doing that anymore.” Williams revealed her Graves disease diagnosis in early 2018.
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