Wendy Williams has placed her talk show on hiatus due to health issues. She shared a statement that cited a fractured shoulder and complications related to her Graves disease as the reasons for the extended break. This news came after reports of marital troubles, which were quickly shut down by the public figure. New claims concerning William's marriage with Kevin Hunter have surfaced. If these reports are revealed to be true, Williams' retreat from television would have yet another valid justification.

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According to Bossip, William's mother-in-law told The National Enquirer that she had seen her son using violence against his wife. The actions she is said to have witnessed include "Kevin choking out Wendy" and "pushing her down the stairs." Apparently, seeing Wendy with a sling compelled the parent to offer up this information for publication, betraying the entertainer's efforts to cover up the alleged violent nature of the relationship. 

This same report states that multiple sources have come forward with similar tales of depicting Hunter “choking her, kicking her and punching her in the face.” One of these sources is said to stem from a former employee's lawsuit that mentions “horrendous physical abuse at the hands of her husband.”