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Source: FOX

Wendy Williams Is Missing From Her Talk Show and Fans Don't Know Why

By Anna Quintana

If you're a regular watcher of The Wendy Williams Show, it's hard not to notice that the talk show host herself is missing in action. 

This week, Nick Cannon has taken over hosting duties, and longtime fans are wondering why Wendy Williams is not spilling her daily dose of tea. "Can someone tell me what happened to Wendy Williams? Why is she missing from her show?" one viewer asked on Twitter before another added, "When are you coming back!!? These dumbtards you have on the show right now just screwed up your show. NOT WATCHING ANYMORE." Yikes. 

So, why is Wendy off? 

It turns out, the 54-year-old is on an indefinite hiatus for health reasons — she was diagnosed with Graves' disease and suffered a shoulder injury in 2018 — and she gave her fans an update in a statement. 

"As Wendy Williams Hunter previously shared, she fractured her shoulder and has been on the mend," the statement read. "Over the past few days, Wendy has experienced complications regarding her Graves' Disease that will require treatment... Despite her strong desire to return, she is taking a necessary, extended break from her show to focus on her personal and physical well-being."