Yesterday, Wendy Williams updated fans yesterday on Good Morning America about her possible return to television. Now, Entertainment Weekly is reporting that an insider close to Debmar-Mercury, which distributes The Wendy Williams Show, is weighing in on when that may happen.
When Sherri was announced to be taking Wendy's place next season, Debmar-Mercury Co-Presidents Mort Marcus and Ira Bernstein said in a statement that they hoped "to be able to work with Wendy again in the future." According to EW's source, the earliest Williams might be back hosting a live daily show would be September 2023.
After all, most of the staff on Wendy will head to Sherri after this season. The insider added that Debmar-Mercury is indeed committed to helping Williams with a show when and if they feel she is ready to come back in a realistic timeframe.
EW asked Williams' rep, Howard Bragman, whom she previously rebuked for speaking on her behalf, how Williams would respond to the source's information. He wrote: