Sherri Shepherd will get it.
When she was requested, throughout an Instagram Live this weekend, about Wendy Williams having mentioned in an interview that she will not be watching Shepherd’s new daytime discuss present, Sherri, when it debuts within the fall, Shepherd mentioned she wasn’t upset by it.
“I did hear Wendy say she won’t watch me on the brand new present, and that is OK,” Shepherd mentioned. “, I perceive. I am not mad at Wendy. She’s going by loads. I’d say that everyone needs to be praying for Wendy proper now.”
As revealed in February, Sherri will air within the timeslots that beforehand belonged to The Wendy Williams Present in TV markets, and the favored program is ending after Shepherd and others crammed in for Williams all of final season. Williams had taken what was presupposed to be a hiatus from her present in July 2021, amid well being points together with Graves’ illness, however has since disclosed that her monetary property have been frozen. Her former monetary adviser, Lori Schiller, claimed the TV star is “of unsound thoughts” and wanted a guardianship, in response to courtroom paperwork. Williams, nevertheless, has strenuously denied it. Simply final week, she made a uncommon public look on the Met Gala afterparty.
“I am very involved,” Shepherd mentioned within the new video. “I am actually, actually involved about her, as a result of I do not really feel like there’s anyone over there defending her. And it is actually exhausting when there’s no safety round you, and also you simply have folks hanging on. So, uh, yeah. However I am not mad at Wendy as a result of she will not watch my present.”
When somebody requested Shepherd if she thought Williams was simply bitter, Shepherd mentioned no.
“Wendy will not be bitter, no less than not about me,” Shepherd replied. “There’s loads occurring in her life proper now.”
Williams had mentioned she does like Shepherd, however she is aware of “what she’s gonna be doing, and that is actually not my factor.”
In her response, Shepherd famous that the 2 had by no means “run in the identical circles,” as a result of Shepherd lives in Los Angeles, whereas Williams is a New Yorker.
“There was a time, at first of my profession, at The View, I used to carry out at Caroline’s [Comedy Club]. And Wendy had a comedy night time at Caroline’s, and I’d do it. And we have been very pleasant. However typically stuff do not pan out, so far as friendships.”
Shepherd identified that Williams had been very sincere on her present about preferring to not befriend celebrities.
“She would say she actually wasn’t making an attempt to be mates with folks, trigger it will make it exhausting to speak about them,” Shepherd mentioned. “So perhaps that was one of many the explanation why we by no means had a friendship.”