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‘The Wendy Williams Show’ ending after 13 seasons: What we know about the final episode

it’s officially time to say goodbye The Wendy Williams Show, The long-running syndicated talk show will end without its host sitting on the Purple Chair. Instead, a video montage will be played in his honor.

ET can confirm that . last original episode of The Wendy Williams Show The show will air on Friday with a video tribute to the iconic host. The series comes to an end after 13 successful years in syndication.

Williams, who has been the show’s original host since its debut in 2009, hasn’t been a host since 2020, when she began battling a series of health concerns and financial issues.

The Wendy Williams Show
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In his absence, several guest hosts, including Fat Joe, Remy Ma, Leah Remini, Michael Rapaport and Sherri Shepherd, have stepped in to talk “hot topics” and interview celebrity guests.

In February, it was announced that the show would officially end in the fall, and Shepherd would have his own daytime talk show titled, Sherry, When announcing about the show, Shepherd promised that she was not going to “replace” Williams.

Shepherd said, “The show was created especially for her. Nobody can do this format, but Wendy, nobody can sit in a purple chair and sip tea.” “… Wendy Williams created a unique brand that people have always loved and talked about.”

in May, after a little back-and-forth and admitting that she won’t be tuning in SherryWilliams told ET that she would like to have the opportunity to sit down with Shepherd.

“I have a lot of support and I’m working on projects,” Williams said. “I would really love the chance to sit and meet and talk with Sherry.”

Williams’ attorney, Lashon Thomas, told ET at the time that Williams was preparing to “get her show back in motion” and called a meeting with Shepherd the “right solution.”

“Requesting Wendy to have a meeting with Sherry is the right solution because she has no malice or intention,” Thomas said. “Wendy is preparing to get her show back in motion.”

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