Wendy Williams returned to her daytime talk show Monday after more than two months away to treat her Graves’ disease. Williams, 54, told her live audience: “I didn’t know whether you would wait for me, whether you would understand. I had no idea what to expect. Thank you so much for waiting for us.”
“We were supposed to only be off for two weeks for Christmas vacation,” Williams went on to explain of the break that began after Dec. 20. “And towards the end of the two weeks, I started to feel thyroid-ish,” she said of her Graves’, also known as autoimmune hyperthyroidism, of which she has spoken in the past.
Before launching into her Hot Topics segment, she told the crowd, “I’m sorry it took me almost 40 or 50 days. I know it’s been a long time,” she said with a chuckle. “I’m sorry! But I have to say it’s not going to happen anymore and I feel good.”
Williams thanked guest hosts Nick Cannon, Ali Wentworth, Jerry O’Connell and Sherri Shepherd and proclaimed jocularly at the end, “If I ain’t right, there ain’t no show!”
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