Wendy Williams Taking an "Extended Break" From Talk Show to Focus on Health

The Hollywood Reporter | 1/19/2019 | Evan Real
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The TV host is going on another hiatus after experiencing complications from Graves' disease.

Wendy Williams announced Friday that she is taking an "extended break" from her eponymous daytime talk show. According to a statement released by her family, Williams needs time to focus on her health after injuring her shoulder and then experiencing "complications" from Graves' disease, an immune disorder that causes hyperthyroidism.

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"As Wendy Williams Hunter previously shared, she fractured her shoulder and has been on the mend. Over the past few days, Wendy has experienced complications regarding her Graves’ disease that will require treatment," read the statement. "Wendy will be under the strict supervision of her physicians, and as part of her care, there will be significant time spent in the hospital. Despite her strong desire to return, she is taking a necessary, extended break from her show to focus on her personal and physical well-being."

Added the family: "Wendy thanks everyone in advance for their well-wishes and for respecting her and the Hunter family's privacy during this time."

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