Wendy Williams’ brother furiously slams her management team for filming a reality show despite the ex-host’s ‘sad’ condition
WENDY Williams’ brother has slammed her management team over filming their reality show despite the former talk show host’s “sad” condition.
A furious Tommy Williams opened up to The US Sun in an exclusive video interview about Wendy’s visit to Florida over the weekend, where she was filming with him and other family members.
Wendy’s younger brother said he and his older father filmed with the former talk show host, 58, for several days last week.
He told The US Sun: “This is not a woman who is in the right frame of mind to get a show going.”
Tommy, 54, wondered why the film crew was even there.
“Why are you even here? Do you see the state she is in? Does it look like she’s ready to start a podcast, for goodness sake?
“And we will all testify to that.
“This Will guy bugs Wendy around — ‘Travel here, travel there, let’s make this money and I don’t care if you’re sane because everybody knows who you are,'” he said, referring to Wendy’s Manager. Will Selby.
“And the shock value will be where she was and where she is now?” asked Tommy while waving his hands.
“Will this be the show? Is that it? Is that what my dad has to look forward to? To stick our faces in the damn crap?”
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Tommy said the crew has a ton of footage for the reality series.
“Whatever they do with it, they will do it. It’s going to be sad.”
He added that while he was frustrated with the production, he doesn’t feel angry with his sister about it.
“I can’t fault Wendy! I want her to be better! You are no better.
Tommy also expressed concern about how this production might affect Wendy in the future.
“So it comes out and what happens when Wendy is much, much better, right?
“Who wants those kinds of memories? Who wants that? Why couldn’t she just get better, all the way? And then do something.
“People kicked them around all the time. She can’t think about shit because she can’t think it through, so other people think things through for her.
“And she could have been down here recovering the whole time,” Tommy said sadly.
Wendy’s frustrated brother called her current condition “sad” and added that she is in “poor health”.
In response to a request for comment, Wendy’s manager, Will, said, “Tommy hasn’t said a word to me about frustration, so that doesn’t ring true.”
Tommy claimed Wendy’s manager did not introduce himself or speak to him or her father during filming.
Wendy’s publicist did not respond to a request for comment.
Tommy had posted a video on his YouTube channel between days of filming about how things were going, but insisted he was trying to stay positive as the days went on.
WENDY FILMS IN FLORIDA
As The US Sun previously exclusively reported, a source said: “Wendy was in Miami and was meeting up with her dad and brother while she was filming her reality show.
“Not only was Wendy’s camera crew on the trip, but the key players on the project were with her,” the insider revealed.
It was the first time the former talk show queen had visited her family in Florida in about a year, the source claimed.
INSIDE WENDY’S FILMING
Wendy’s film crew recently announced that their anticipated show will be released this fall.
During a visit to her hometown of Asbury Park, N.J., a source said they were told by a member of the production that the project is specifically about a show set to release “sometime toward the end of the year.” they were aiming for this fall.
Wendy has been spotted filming at various locations in the coastal community, including the famous boardwalk in a pink Corvette.
More notably, however, at an unveiling in 2014, the 58-year-old star was spotted leaving her childhood home, which was ceremoniously dubbed the Wendy Williams Way.
It also appears that Wendy visited Los Angeles as part of her filming schedule.
The former queen of daytime television was spotted in Los Angeles, where she stopped by the Gucci store on March 7.
She was also spotted visiting her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame that same week.
The former TV host’s reality-show-style project was first revealed by The US Sun after she was spotted with a small film crew at her favorite Midtown restaurant, Fresco by Scotto.
HOW ARE YOU’?
The former talk show host has suffered a series of personal and professional setbacks over the past year.
Wendy hasn’t appeared on screens since she lost her longtime daytime affair on The Wendy Williams Show in June 2022.
A financial watchdog officially took control of her finances earlier this year after a series of health problems.
Last year, Wendy also checked into rehab in California for “heavy drinking.”
Wendy spent two months in a Malibu rehab in 2022 to treat severe alcoholism, multiple sources confirmed.
The host, who previously claimed she was sober, had a series of public alcohol incidents before checking into the treatment center.
“Alcohol has been a real struggle for her in recent years. She battles severe alcohol abuse mixed with serious health issues,” an insider close to the star claimed of her stint in rehab.
“She’s had numerous doctors telling her for years, ‘If you drink, you’re going to die.’ She never really wanted to stop and the people around her in New York allowed her to continue drinking.”