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  • Talk show host Williams taking time off for health reasons

  • Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams says she's under doctor's orders to take three weeks off. She's been dealing with Graves' Disease and hyperthyroidism, and discussed some of her symptoms with her audience. Williams urged women watching not to neglect their health because they're taking care of others.

, FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, TV talk show host Wendy Williams arrives during the 2014 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas. Williams, is taking three weeks off on doctor's orders. She said Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, her doctor told her to take the break to deal with her Grave's Disease and hyperthyroidism. Reruns will air in her absence. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP, File)

21 of February 2018 17:02:48

NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams says she's taking three weeks off on doctor's orders.

Williams says that her doctor told her to take the break to deal with her Graves' Disease and hyperthyroidism. Reruns will air in her absence.

Williams told her audience Wednesday that she's been feeling like there are birds flying around her head, like a cartoon, and discussed other symptoms. She urged women in her audience not to neglect their health and to get regular check-ups.

The talk show host is 53 and recently lost 50 pounds.


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