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‘The Wendy Williams Show’ Has Officially Been Cancelled

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UPDATE: Wendy Williams has posted on her official Instagram story saying she didn’t authorize Bragman to make statements on her behalf. 

Debmar-Mercury has announced that The Wendy Williams Show will officially end later this year after 13 seasons.

In a statement released on Tuesday, the production company behind the popular talk show, announced that The Wendy Williams Show will come to an end in June, and be replaced by a new show hosted by Sherri Shepard.

“This is also a bitter-sweet moment for us and our partners at Fox. We all have great love and affinity for Wendy, who grew into a true icon during her 12 incredible seasons as the solo host of a live, daily talk show dishing on ‘Hot Topics’ and interviewing celebrities,” the shows producers said.

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Speaking to Deadline, Wendy William’s spokesperson Howard Bragman, explained that Williams understands why this decision was made from a business point of view and expressed her gratitude to her replacement, Shepard.

“It’s been a challenging time for Wendy as she deals with her health issues. She is incredibly grateful to Debmar-Mercury, to Sherri and everybody else who has supported the show through this time,” Bragman said.

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