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WATCH: Wendy Williams Teases New Lifetime Documentary

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Wendy Williams: The Movie is set to debut on Jan. 30 on Lifetime, to be followed by a documentary called Wendy Williams: What a Mess (watch the trailer here). Wendy Williams herself opened up to Extra's Billy Bush about the tough truths she's sharing in the doc.

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Asked if filming the documentary was cathartic, Williams replied of (now) ex-husband Kevin Hunter:

Well, it was cathartic to get him out of my life, to divorce him.

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In the special, she'll be getting real about the ups and down of her relationship with Hunter. Williams dished:

Kevin cheated on me while I was pregnant with my son… and I found out and I could've divorce him then, but I said, ‘No, I have a son and I'm not going to have any more children’… I didn’t want him to leave me by myself.

The host told Bush she dealt with addiction issues. She was also a victim of date rape, but she refused to name her assailant in the documentary. Williams explained that decision, saying:

The reason I didn't say his name in the documentary is because I couldn't believe I was saying so much about everybody and everything.

Watch the full interview below.