Wendy Williams was reportedly taken to hospital earlier this week for a mental health checkup, The Sun reported.
An NYPD spokesperson told Page Six on Thursday that they received a call Tuesday at 8:43 a.m. demanding an ambulance to transport a 57-year-old woman residing at Williams’ Manhattan address for a psychiatric evaluation. The patient was taken to Beth Israel Hospital, the spokesperson told us.
The Sun claimed the unidentified woman was Williams; a representative for Williams did not return Page Six’s request for comment.
Amid reports of her mental health checkup, a source told Page Six she felt lonely and continued to struggle with her health.
“It has been a very difficult time for Wendy. She is a single woman with very few friends. She lost her marriage, her mother and lives alone, ”explained our source.
“There is a lot on his plate.
The new season premiere of the Williams show has been pushed back to October 4 from its original September 20 date. Insiders told us staff learn from Instagram and news stories “like everyone else.”
Williams’ alleged hospitalization came a day before her show announced that she had tested positive for a “breakthrough case of COVID-19” while “continuing her health assessments.”
Last week the “How You Doin ‘?” the host skipped her promotional duties due to “lingering health issues”. Williams has previously discussed several health issues in her daytime series, including her battle with Graves’ disease and drug addiction, the latter of which brought her to rehab and a sober living facility in 2019.
After the Williams show announced that it would skip promotional activities, a source told Page Six they were skeptical the former shock athlete would attend the premiere.
“People are being quiet about it, but there are rumors that she won’t be there,” a source told us from Wendy.
Williams has yet to comment publicly on any of the health updates that have taken place over the past week.