AceShowbiz - Wendy Williams is relocating her daytime TV show to YouTube amid the COVID-19 outbreak that requires everyone to practice social distancing. Wendy announced on her Sunday, March 22 Instagram post that she was planning to set up a YouTube video for "The Wendy Williams Show".
"I'm trying to stay calm. I walked downstairs & stepped in throw up! I know EXACTLY who did it! Myway loves to play with rubber bands & there was a rubber band mix in which means she swallowed!" the 55-year-old wrote on the photo-sharing site alongside an illustration picture of her meditating. "I keep telling them this is not the time to act a fool. Btw I'm gonna start YouTube tmrw evening #socialdistancing #meditation #calm."
Fans were excited for the update. "Yay Wendy! It'll be nice to see you again... And have another distraction," one commented. "Looking forward to seeing you on YouTube, missing you big time!" added another psyched fan.
"Yaaaaayyyy Wendy on Youtube!!!!! I will follow you anywhere Muva" someone else wrote in the comment section. Feeling extremely joyous with the idea of seeing a new episode of "The Wendy Williams Show", a user said, "So excited! I need Wendy in my daily routine!"
During her appearance on "The Dr. Oz Show" on March 20, Wendy revealed that her popular talk show would be going on hiatus though she shared that she was willing to "risk it" all for her TV return. "I said, 'But I can do it even with no audience. I don't even have to have the staffers there because I did that for two days.' But they said, 'No. We need to have you home, indefinitely,' " she explained.
"There will be no more Wendy or any of the other people for a period of time, and I'm willing to risk it with one camera and a flashlight,” she went on to say to Dr. Oz.
Prior to this, Wendy decided to film episodes without live studio audience for an undetermined period of time.
A released statement from the 55-year-old's show read, "Wendy values her co-hosts and their daily participation but in light of the current health climate, 'The Wendy Williams Show' will not have a live studio audience until further notice." It further noted, "We will continue to produce a daily live talk show and look forward to welcoming the studio audience back when the time is right."