TV personality Wendy Williams recently revealed that she’s taking a break from her show after being diagnosed with Graves’ disease.
On doctor's orders, Williams took “three weeks of vacation.” It has just been announced that she’ll be returning to work March 19.
In a statement, the 53-year-old also revealed that Jerry O’Connell will be filling in until she’s back. She said, “Jerry has been such a good friend to me and to the show. We’re happy to welcome him as a guest host while I’m out getting much-needed rest. Can’t wait to get back in my purple chair!”
Jerry said in a separate statement, “I am so excited to help out and fill in. We all know nobody can fill the purple chair like Wendy, but I am honored to sit with her co-hosts and to bring the many fans all the Hot Topics they love. Like Wendy tells us, I am going to Say It Like I Mean It.”
Check your local listings for “The Wendy Williams Show,” which airs weekdays!