Glamazon and talk show host, Wendy Williams (pictured), appears to have it all together. On television, she comes across as a prime example of a strong Black woman.
Well, an unnamed source has flipped the script on that narrative and dished to the New York Daily News what it is really like behind the scenes of “The Wendy Williams Show.” Reportedly, the chat maven’s hubby, Kevin Hunter (pictured), is actually the OBIC (Only Boss In Charge).
The source alleges Williams’ persona actually lacks confidence and strength and her husband rules her staff with an iron fist.
“Kevin makes all the decisions and has become more and more controlling as the show has become a success,” one show insider tells the New York Daily News. “He insists that all show questions be run by him.”
Reportedly, Hunter has even gone as far as changing Williams’ cell number so that staff members could not have all-around access to her. “He’s also hired her a new driver, who reports to him,” said the unnamed person. All scripts must first be approved by Hunter, as well as all segment ideas and guest bookings. The source implied that Williams is pretty much powerless and Hunter is a control freak manipulator, one who is detested by many staffers on the show.
The source went on to give other examples of Hunter’s Svengali-like makeup. When Williams starred this summer in the Broadway show “Chicago,” Hunter allegedly read all of her congratulatory cards and sorted through her gifts, giving her just a portion of them. “He thinks she is being bothered and thinks he’s looking out for her, but Wendy loves her fans,” the insider lamented.