Wendy Williams Releases Statement, Extends Hiatus Indefinitely to Focus on 'Personal and Physical Well-Being' Under the Supervision of Physicians

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 06: Wendy Williams visits SiriusXM Studios on September 6, 2018 in New York City. (Photo by Santiago Felipe/Getty Images)

Wendy Williams has extended her hiatus — indefinitely.

The talk show host released a statement — on behalf of her and her husband — saying that her shoulder recovery is taking longer than expected AND she’s having complications with Graves’ disease.

Because of those two things, Wendy will spend a ‘significant’ time in the hospital and her show will air repeat episodes all next week. After next week, The Wendy Williams Show will continue with a ‘variety’ of hosts until Wendy decides to return.

Take a look at the statement below:

We’re not saying “we told you so” — but we told you so.

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