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Wendy Williams ‘undergoing health evaluations’ as fans show support after she cancels upcoming appearances

Wendy Williams has been forced to cancel her upcoming public appearances due to her ‘ongoing health issues’.

The 57-year-old revealed she will be taking a step back in order to undergo ‘further evaluations’, as fans rallied round to share their messages of support.

A message was shared on the Wendy Show Instagram account on Thursday, which read: ‘Wendy is dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations.

‘She will not be able to complete her promotional activities next week, but can’t wait to be back in her purple chair on Monday, September 20th for the 13th season premiere.

Fans were quick to show their support to the star, as one commented: ‘The health is more important, the season can wait. Get well soon, Wendy!’

A second concerned follower wrote: ‘Prayers for you Wendy. Be well.’

‘Sending positive energy and can’t wait for the 20th,’ a third added.

Elsewhere, fellow gossip hound Perez Hilton wrote: ‘Get Well Wendy ❤️.’

Earlier this year, the US daytime talk show host shared an update on her condition with her Instagram followers.

The talk show host suffers from lymphoedema and Graves’ disease (Picture: Fox)

In a photo, Wendy is seen sitting on a table with her swollen feet and ankles close to the camera to highlight the severity of her chronic condition, lymphoedema.

Lymphoedema is a long term chronic condition that causes swelling in the body’s tissues.It can affect any part of the body but typically occurs in the arms and legs.

The most common symptoms in addition to swelling are; a feeling of heaviness or tightness, restricted range of motion, aching or discomfort and recurring infections.

In 2019, Wendy revealed she had been diagnosed with lymphoedema after addressing paparazzi photos of her swollen legs.

Meanwhile, she took an extended break from her talk show in the same year after suffering complications with Graves’ disease, an autoimmune condition which affects the thyroid.

 


Credit: Original article published here.

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