Family and friends are rising more and more involved about Wendy Williams — particularly after she bizarrely claimed in a cellphone dialog that she bought married to an NYPD cop.
They fear that she’s surrounded by individuals who don’t need what’s finest for her, and that she’s being allowed to hurry into work and media appearances earlier than she’s wholesome sufficient.
On Tuesday, they had been left scratching their heads after superstar weblog Hollywood Unlocked reported that she had known as its CEO, Jason Lee, “and shared a number of updates on her life, together with the thrilling information about her new hubby.”
Lee even posted a clip from a phone name with Williams by which she mentioned, “I’m married.”
Talking with Web page Six, the chat present legend’s brother, Tommy, described her latest appearances and interviews as “actually unhappy.”
“I’ve been with Wendy because the very starting and she or he’s by no means talked like this, however I don’t suppose it’s her fault. It’s a precarious scenario,” he informed us.
He informed us that he spoke to his sister lately and that she didn’t point out something a few husband.
“She wasn’t getting married final week,” he mentioned, “I believe it’s sort of loopy, and really unnerving.”
Williams has been on a downward spiral since taking a depart of absence in 2021 from her long-running and beloved eponymous present for what would develop into its closing season. After her return was delayed a number of occasions, it went off the air in June amid experiences that she was struggling along with her psychological well being.
She has since given a number of interviews — together with one with The Publish final month by which she declared she’s “able to f–ok.”
And insiders say her scenario hasn’t improved since she went off the air.
“Issues are actually off. It’s not the identical Wendy … She’s regressed like loopy and her household in Florida could be very frightened for her,” a supply informed Web page Six.
Williams’ jeweler-turned-rep, William Selby, mentioned Wednesday she hasn’t gotten married, claiming that “she is worked up a few new relationship and doubtless bought carried away in dialog.” However he informed us that Williams is looking the pictures about her profession and her return to the general public eye.
“I’m making an attempt my finest to make my shopper glad,” he informed us.
“I’ve to hearken to her even when I don’t all the time utterly agree … if she needs to do an interview, typically we do it, and if it doesn’t work, I cease it. We’re nonetheless testing the waters,” he mentioned.
She and Selby have been engaged on “The Wendy Expertise” podcast, which he mentioned they hope will debut “mid-August … if all the pieces works out properly.”
“She’s telling me she needs to do the podcast daily. She’s able to [do] this factor at the moment and I’m combating her off,” Selby mentioned whereas admitting that Williams isn’t “one hundred pc” but.
“May she be higher? Sure. Extra nonetheless must be achieved to place her within the house, the place she may be represented higher. I simply need her legacy to be revered and intact,” he mentioned.
In the meantime, different sources are confused by her relationship with Selby, whom she was rumored to be relationship again in 2020.
“This William particular person is her jeweler, however now he’s her rep or functioning as her supervisor they usually’re launching a podcast? It doesn’t make sense,” the primary supply mentioned.
And whereas Tommy didn’t title Selby, he believes his sister is being taken benefit of.
“If she was round the fitting individuals, they wouldn’t have her in entrance of the cameras. She’s within the fallacious arms,” he mentioned.
Tommy and Williams have had a rocky sibling relationship lately as a result of he typically mentions her on his YouTube present, “The Tommy Williams Present.” Nonetheless, “we speak often and I simply need her to be wholesome,” he mentioned.
“I would like her again in Florida as a result of that is the place the love is. She must be across the individuals who genuinely love her,” he mentioned.
“We have to get her proper, however she runs from me once I inform her that,” he added.
In the meantime, Selby informed us he’s conscious that — whereas he doesn’t really feel “one thing devastating will occur” — Williams wants help and mentioned, “I might love to speak with [the family] extra and determine one of the simplest ways we might all work collectively.”
“Wendy’s misplaced her mom. She misplaced her present. She’s divorced from her husband. Her son is away in school. All of these 4 issues compounding will have an effect on anybody,” he mentioned.
Moreover, “She has lymphedema, thyroid points … it’s a fairly heavy bundle for one particular person. She’s going by way of so much,” he mentioned.
“I would like her to be as glad and wholesome as doable. Individuals who help her, attempt to be a bit of affected person and perceive, she’s one human going by way of a lot,” Selby informed us.