Generally, a figure of speech is just that–speech. Words. Not real actions. But on The Wendy Williams Show today, host Wendy Williams made good on an old saying by literally eating crow. READ FULL STORY
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It was the elevator fight seen (but not heard) ’round the world.
When video surfaced of Solange Knowles seemingly attacking brother-in-law Jay Z in an elevator while leaving a Met Gala party last week at The Standard Hotel in New York, questions began circulating about what could have caused the explosive fight. Because there was no audio on the recording, it’s hard to figure out exactly what is going on in the 3-minute-plus video.
Well, good thing we have Wendy Williams! The talk show queen spent about four times as much time talking about the video than its actual length at the beginning of her show Tuesday and did her best Angela Lansbury impression by digging up some clues. She even brought out notes so she wouldn’t forget any important points she wanted to make. Williams’ conclusion? Jay Z deserved it. Here is more of what she had to say: READ FULL STORY
How you doin’, Broadway?
Talk show host Wendy Williams is set to make her Broadway debut this summer in Chicago. Williams will play Matron “Mama” Morton in the musical, meaning she’ll also get one big solo number, “When You’re Good to Mama.”
(Good thing we know she can sing!)
The catchphrase queen will play a seven-week limited engagement beginning June 25.
Since its revival in 1996, Chicago has proven a frequent pit stop for film actors and non-thesps alike looking to have a go at the Broadway stage. Usher, Jerry Springer, Brooke Shields, Billy Ray Cyrus, Kevin Richardson, David Hasselhoff, Melanie Griffith, Ashlee Simpson, Christie Brinkley, Kara DioGuardi, and Sofía Vergara (among many, many others) have all appeared in the musical, which is the longest-running musical revival on Broadway. Queen Latifah played the role of Mama Morton in the 2002 Oscar-winning film adaptation of Chicago.
How you doin’, Wendy? (For the uninitiated: Yes, talk show host Wendy Williams and Joey Tribbiani have the same catchphrase. Maybe she thought “D’oh!” was just too distinctive.)
Like Eva Mendes and Khloe Kardashian before her, Williams posed nude to protest the manufacturing and sale of fur clothing. “We should all try to be comfortable in our own skin and let the animals keep theirs,” she said in a statement when the ad campaign was unveiled in New York’s Times Square yesterday. Williams will also be asking her viewers to donate fur coats to PETA, which will in turn give those coats to the homeless.
Good thing Wendy had the right wig for this very special occasion.
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