Wendy Williams’ ex Kevin Hunter says she wasn’t given sufficient time to get better from his infidelity and her well being struggles: ‘Disheartening’

Wendy Williams’ ex-husband Kevin Hunter reveals more about why he thinks the Wendy Williams Show went off the air, and he cites himself as one of the reasons.

The Jasmine Brand reports that in a recent interview with YouTube personality Choke No Joke, Hunter said the production company behind The Wendy Williams Show, Debmar-Mercury, was not interested in supporting Williams after her health became even more problematic.

“[The show] ended because of her production company’s negligence when she realized how difficult her health was,” he said. “And if you’re in a situation where [you’re] just busy trying to divide and conquer [you] remove something instead of focusing on what’s really going on.”

“I mean everyone unfortunately had a chance to see them pass out on national TV and it was embarrassing and you would think they would have set things in motion afterward,” he continued. “In some kind of department to deal with any kind of crisis or any kind of help she might really need.”

Hunter said the reason Williams passed out in this now-infamous clip from her Halloween episode was “a mixture of … her thyroid condition, overwork, dehydration and just not taking care of herself.”

“Luckily now, soon after, with proper hydration and you know when she stabilized her heart rate, she was fine,” he continued. “But it was a scary sign at the time, and like I said, you’d think that if it got worse, they would set things in motion from there.”

He also said it was “disheartening” for him to see so many guest presenters adopting Williams’ purple chair as she took care of her health last season, calling it “a race for the seat.”

“It was really discouraging because most people wouldn’t reach out to see if you were okay,” he said. “If it becomes a race for the seat, you can’t take it. In any other business, you can’t just remove something great and put something else there.”

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He said that when he worked as Williams’ manager, he would make sure Williams’ position was protected by bringing in people who would “properly fill that void,” such as Williams’ friend Nick Cannon, who during a time as Williams The host was gone a previous season.

But what’s most revealing is that Hunter addresses his hand in Williams’ mental health. Towards the end of the show, news about Hunter’s relationship with his longtime lover broke, including the birth of a child outside of Hunter’s marriage. Hunter said Williams didn’t have enough time to process the changes in their relationship or focus on her sobriety.

“In a perfect world, Debmar-Mercury, in the midst of my situation of having a baby and surviving a divorce, with her situation of getting out of a sober house … they didn’t take her time or give her a person who would need the.” going through a serious crisis,” he said.

Watch the full interview below.

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