Halloween Scare: Wendy Williams Faints During Live Broadcast of Her Talk Show (Video)

“That was not a stunt. I overheated in my costume and I did pass out,” host explains after fainting

Last Updated: October 31, 2017 @ 9:03 AM

Wendy Williams fainted during the live Halloween broadcast of her daytime talk show “The Wendy Williams Show.”

The 53-year-old host was dressed up as Lady Liberty for Halloween when she stumbled backward and passed out during her one-hour show; the broadcast then went black and cut to a commercial break.

The host then returned to the stage and explained to the audience: “That was not a stunt. I overheated in my costume and I did pass out. But do you know what? I’m a champ and I’m back!”

Later on, when closing out the episode, Williams asked the audience, “Is that the end of the show? Was I passed out that long?!”

Williams tapes her syndicated show, now in its ninth season, in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City.

Reps for Williams and her show did not immediately respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.

Watch the video above.


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