How’s Wendy Williams doin’? She says she’s booked, busy and a soon-to-be doctor. When she’s not working, her favorite place to be just like a normal person is inside a hospital, where she can get her hands dirty.
I got a chance to talk to the actress. She’s back on her feet.
“I’m on a road to recovery. I feel really good, and I feel stronger,” the 40-year-old actress says, standing outside the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, where she’s been receiving treatment for a stroke three weeks ago.
Williams has been back in the public eye since the stroke, and she’s not a stranger to the spotlight lately. Two weeks ago, she was in New York City for the premiere of the movie “Dirty Laundry” with her mother. She also appeared on the red carpet at the Golden Globes and the Critics’ Choice Awards.
But she says she’s grateful for the support she’s been getting for her rehabilitation.
“I’ve been taking walks and taking care of myself pretty well. I’ve just been working hard, really hard, to get the rehab to where I can be back in the public eye,” Williams says.
At the very least, she’s been able to stay off social media, where people continue to question her condition.
“I have some things with me. It’s just for people to know. I’ve gotten my life back. And I’m blessed to be here,” she says.
Her father, Donald Williams, has been with her in her rehab and is always texting and calling when she isn’t out walking the grounds of the hospital. He’s been there.
“I don’t talk to him to complain. He just wants me to know he is concerned for me,” she says. “My dad, he is a father, and he is concerned for me and will be praying for my recovery from this stroke. It’s tough.”
Since the stroke, Williams has lost the ability to speak. She wears hearing aids and she has to have her leg braces off. But, as she says, it doesn’t matter anymore because “