Wendy Williams Candidly Opens Up About Her Complicated Life

The world knows Wendy Williams for many things: a radio DJ, a daytime TV host, and a notorious roaster of celebrities. Whether or not you’re a fan of her outspoken personality, its made her a massive fortune. Recently, Williams’ name has been in headlines for a string of unfortunate events.

First, a Graves’ disease diagnosis, then unusual behavior on her show. Just after, she admitted herself into a sober home. While she was there, her cheating husband’s alleged mistress gave birth to a child, rumored to be his. How can one woman handle it all?

You won’t believe who said all of her problems were “karma” for the celebrities she’s attacked like Nick Cannon and Whitney Houston.

She Was Labeled A “Shock Jockette” In Radio

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Before she appeared on camera, Williams started her career in radio. In 1989 she began working as a radio DJ in New York City and entertained the biggest city in the country with her often heated interviews with celebrities and musicians.

Listeners loved her electric personality, and Williams gained her the reputation of being a “shock jockette.” She won Billboard Best On-Air Personality in 1993 and made the switch to a hip-hop radio station and Philadelphia-based urban station. Her listeners loved the juicy gossip and Williams’ unapologetic attitude that led to her induction into the National Radio Hall of Fame.