Wendy Williams is looking on the bright side and admitted she was more than ready for love during a live interview with New York’s 107.5 Circle of Sisters event early Monday.
The 58-year-old television personality was full of energy and high spirits as she returned to the public eye, happily revealing that she “can’t wait” to bring a new man into her life.
The talented broadcaster notably checked into a rehab facility earlier this year in September due to a relapse with alcohol, which ultimately caused the star to face health issues.
Ready for the next step: Wendy Williams, 58, admitted she “can’t wait to fall in love” during an interview at the WBLS 107.5 Circle of Sisters event in New York early Monday.
‘I can’t wait’: In the middle of her interview, the broadcaster revealed to the audience that she ‘can’t wait to fall in love’
The star looked healthy and glowing as she sat comfortably on stage amid her former radio station’s annual Circle of Sisters event in the Big Apple, which celebrates “20 years as the original exposé of black female empowerment,” according to the report. official website.
Wendy dazzled in a shiny dark gray jumpsuit that was tied up in the front with a belt made of the same fabric and glittery details.
To stay warm in the chilly fall weather, the talk show host donned a favorite pair of big, plush black boots.
She excitedly chatted with the audience in short videos that were uploaded to the radio station’s main Instagram page capturing special moments.
On and off: Wendy looked in high spirits as she headed to a photo shoot for her podcast in New York on Monday The star, who has been outspoken about her health issues, including lymphedema and Graves’ disease, beamed as she linked arms with a partner, three months after raising concerns about her slender frame and disoriented demeanor (pictured above) the right).
While interviewing under the bright stage lights, Wendy told the audience, “I can’t wait to fall in love.”
The star admitted, however, that she doesn’t “want to get married”, but explained what she was looking for in a man.
‘I want her to have children already. I want him to be my age, maybe 10 years younger than me, maybe 15 years older than me, you know what I mean,” the TV personality told the crowd and interviewer JusNik.
“So, we’ll be able to do things together like if we suddenly want to fly from New York City, if we want to fly to France to be there for two days to eat or whatever.”
Other plans: Even though she revealed she was ready for love, the TV personality added that she doesn’t “want to get married”
Her ideal man: When talking about what she was looking for, Wendy said, “I want him to already have kids” and “I want him to be somewhere my age.”
Wendy was previously married to her first husband, Bertrand Girigorie, since 1994, but their divorce was finalized shortly after, in 1995.
She married once more in 1999 to Kevin Hunter, with whom she shares her 22-year-old son. The couple divorced twenty years later, in 2019, after he had a daughter with his mistress Sharina Hudson.
During the panel, an audience member had the opportunity to share kind words with Wendy, as well as sharing her admiration for the star’s strength, saying, “There are millions of us behind you.”
As Williams listened, she could be seen holding back tears as the crowd erupted in a round of applause.
‘I have tears of laughter but also sincere tears. Just… thank you all for being here today,’ the announcer declared emotionally with a tremor in her voice.
Getting better: The star checked into a rehab center in early September after a relapse from alcohol abuse; seen in 2021 on Late Night With Seth Meyers
Previous Marriages: Wendy was previously married to her first husband, Bertrand Girigorie, from 1994 to 1995, and to her second husband, Kevin Hunter, from 1999 until their divorce was finalized in 2019; seen in 2020 in New York
Wendy was released from a wellness center last month after checking in in early September after a relapse of alcohol abuse. Fans raised concerns about the star’s health early on due to her slim body and clueless exchanges of hers.
In October, after the star left the wellness center, a representative reported ME! News“Wendy is excited for the road ahead and looks forward to launching her many projects.”
The statement continued with: “She wants to say, ‘Thank you to my fans for your love, support and many prayers, I’m back and better than ever.’
The Wendy Williams Show, which has run for 14 seasons, premiered its final episode in early June. Sherri Shepherd, who filled in for Wendy for the last season due to the star’s medical issues, took over her schedule with her own show titled simply, Sherri.
Even though her beloved series came to an end, the former host has been working on her latest podcast project called The Wendy Williams Experience.