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Wendy Williams Allegedly Rushed To The Hospital For 'Psychiatric Services' Following Breakthrough COVID-19 Diagnosis

Sep. 15 2021, Published 6:35 p.m. ET

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Wendy Williams has reportedly been rushed to the hospital to receive "psychiatric services" following the announcement of her breakthrough COVID-19 diagnosis.

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According to a report from The Sun, the NYPD confirmed to the news outlet that cops were called for a 57-year-old female that lives in the talk show host's New York building.

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A spokesperson for the police department said in a statement, “There was a call for a 57-year-old female who needed psychiatric services at the address on Wednesday morning. They were transported to the hospital.”

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This news comes on the heals of William's announcement that she has tested positive for a rare case of COVID-19.

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As OK! previously reported, the former radio jockey's team released a statement via her show's official Instagram account on Wednesday, September 15, that read, "While continuing her health evaluations, Wendy has tested positive for a breakthrough case of COVID-19.”

“To allow Wendy time to quarantine and fully recover and to ensure that our production abides by all SAG/AFTRA and DGA Covid protocols, we expect to begin the 13th season of The Wendy Williams Show on Monday, October 4,” the statement continued.

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Concerns over William's health began when her team announced on September 9, that the television personality was "taking a break" and would not be able to complete promotional engagements for the latest season of her talk show.

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The statement to Instagram read, “Wendy is dealing with some ongoing health issues and is undergoing further evaluations. She will not be able to complete her promotional activities next week, but can’t wait to be back in her purple chair on Monday, September 20th for the 13th season premiere."

Fans of the gossip queen, such as host Sharon Carpenter left supportive messages in the comment section as she said, “Feel better soon Wendy! Sending love ❤️."

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