Wendy Williams: ‘I Have Graves Disease’ + Announces Show Hiatus
Wendy Williams has revealed that she has Graves’ disease. The host of “The Wendy Williams Show” made the announcement today (February 21st) stating that she will take three weeks off starting on Thursday to focus on her health. She explained,
My doctor has prescribed … are you ready? As of today, three weeks of vacation,. What? Who are you? I was pissed.
See the clip of her announcement.
Graves’ disease is an autoimmune disorder that causes overstimulation of the thyroid, which can lead to puffy eyes, anxiety, fatigue, insomnia and elevated blood pressure.
Williams canceled several shows last week after announcing on social media that she was experiencing flu-like symptoms. Reportedly, rerun episodes will air during her absence.