Wendy Williams To Air Reruns Of Talk Show ‘Indefinitely’ Amid Coronavirus + Joy Behar To Leave ‘The View’ Until Further Notice
Major daytime talk shows are taking extra precautions as officials attempt to move forward through the spread of the coronavirus.
Wendy Williams taped her show earlier this week with no live guests (her staff filled in as her audience).
Now, she’s taking things a bit further as her show announced they won’t be taping in front of a studio audience until further notice.
“The View” also nixed its live audience this week.
Whoopi Goldberg repeating “welcome to The View” to empty audience chairs is both peak apocalypse horror and high camp. pic.twitter.com/VZroTYVT0N
— Joey Nolfi (@joeynolfi) March 11, 2020
And Friday (March 13), co-host Joy Behar said she’s doing what she can to avoid the virus by not coming into work next week. She said on the show,
The comedienne, 77, pointed out,
“I’m in a higher risk group because of my age, but I’m perfectly healthy. I don’t look my age, but I’m actually up there. The number makes me dizzy.”
She added that she doesn’t trust the government right now.
Prayers for everyone impacted by the pandemic!