Wendy Williams Show Will NOT Have Live Studio Audience Amidst Coronavirus Concerns
The Wendy Williams Show will no longer have a live studio audience, amidst health concerns about the coronavirus. On Tuesday (March 10th) evening, the show made the announcement on social media.
The announcement states:
Wendy values her co-hosts and their daily participation, but in light of the current health climate The Wendy Williams Show will not have a live studio audience until further notice.
The statement continues,
We will continue to produce a daily live talk show and look forward to welcoming the studio audience back when the time is right.
The coronavirus disease outbreak is an ongoing global outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) caused by the SARS coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). The outbreak was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei, China in December 2019, and has since been declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organization. As of March 10, 2020, over 118,000 cases have been confirmed globally, of which 5,800 were classified as serious. More than 115 countries and territories have been affected, with major outbreaks in central China, Italy, South Korea, and Iran. More than 4,200 people have died: more than 3,100 in mainland China and over 1,100 in other countries. More than 64,000 people have recovered.
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