Wendy Williams revealed on her show that she has Graves disease and the show will go take three weeks off beginning on thurday so she can focus on her health. A show spokesperson said in a statement to Deadline;
“Wendy is a true champion and has never missed a day of work. But her health and well-being must be put before all else,” “Wendy has been openly dealing with her Graves’ Disease for many years in addition to hyperthyroidism. Yesterday, Wendy’s doctor prescribed a necessary three weeks of rest to get her levels and medication in sync. The show will be in repeats during this unplanned hiatus. A live show was produced today so that Wendy could speak directly to her fans and explain her condition.”
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, according to endocrineweb.com.
Get well soon Wendy.