Nick Cannon won’t be the only one filling Wendy Williams’ shoes; the diva has just enlisted several other celebs to take over The Wendy Williams Show in the coming weeks as she takes it easy.
In addition to injuring her shoulder, the television personality has been suffering complications of Graves’ disease. Because of this, fans can expect to see a few new faces hosting the show, including Keke Palmer and Sherri Shepherd.
“The Wendy Williams Show has set additional guest hosts for the weeks of February 4th and February 11th,” according to a post from the show’s official Instagram page. “As previously announced, @NickCannon (host of Fox’s “The Masked Singer” & MTV’s “Wild n’ Out”) guest hosts on February 4th – 6th.”
Also, “On Thursday, February 7th, comedian Jason Biggs (@biggsjason) (Netflix’s “Orange Is the New Black”) will guest host the show and @keke Palmer (“PIMP”) on Friday, February 8th. @sherrieshepherd (Netflix’s “Mr. Iglesias” and former co-host of “The View”) serves as guest host on Monday, February 11th, and on Tuesday, February 12th and Wednesday, February 13th, Michael Rapaport (Netflix’s “ATYPICAL”) steps in to guest host. Jerry O’Connell (@mrjerryoc) (WGN’s “Carter”) returns to guest host the show on Thursday, February 14th and Friday, February 15th.”
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.