Wendy Williams is a happily single woman.
And the daytime talk show host got candid about the independent life during her Tuesday show, addressing ‘dating’ rumors as well as her newly rediscovered ‘love of men.’
‘I am a single woman running around New York,’ she declared, later dishing that she does indeed ‘date’, and ‘often.’
This comes following her split from her now-ex, husband of 22-years Kevin Hunter, after DailyMail.com exclusively reported he had fathered a child by another woman – his longtime mistress Sharina Hudson – eventually prompting Wendy to officially file for divorce back by mid-April.
Spilling the tea: Wendy Williams addressed boyfriend rumors and her rediscovered ‘love of men’ during the opening of her Tuesday show
Wendy seemed in good spirits as she explained what she’s been up to since the split.
‘I go out a lot because I am a good time girl, I like to have fun,’ she explained, citing her new ‘bachelorette status.
‘I right now am a young and pretty New York City girl. I have the ultimate bachelorette pad high atop everything. I have a really really good view and I’m reclaiming my life.’
The daytime diva dismissed boyfriend rumors following reports she was out with a ‘mystery man’ over the weekend.
‘I don’t have a boyfriend, but I must admit I’m rediscovering my love of men. And, you know, transparency, I do date and I date pretty often,’ she dished.
Single and ready to mingle! ‘I am a single woman running around New York,’ she declared, later dishing that she does indeed ‘date’, and ‘often’
Wendy filed for divorce from her husband Kevin Hunter (right) after reports his mistress Sharina (left) gave birth to a baby girl. ‘For you lonely girls who can’t keep your hands off other people’s men, there is a hot place in hell for you!’ the TV host said last Thursday
Boyfriend gossip emerged on Sunday, after the star was accompanied by a dashing man who was the spitting image of her ex while out for her first public appearance singe getting sober.
And while Wendy is usually all about the ‘hot topics’, she asked audiences to respect her privacy as much as possible at this time.
She understood the irony, however, telling the crowd: ‘I am working on my divorce pleasantly right now… When I say “pleasantly”, I ask of you, please… It’s hard to say “give privacy” because I don’t give privacy when I’m doing the rest of the stories. You do what you want, you always do.’
Wendy also explained how she and Kevin are still trying to cooperate as parents 19-year-old son Kevin Jr.
‘You don’t just throw away 25 years lock, stock and barrel,’ she said of the split. ‘I gotta tell you something right now as a mature, almost single woman. We do have our son and he is away in college and he’s home right now, he’s home for college break, he sees me, he sees his dad.’
Wenderella: Wendy Williams (above on Saturday) was spotted at L’Hommage, a fundraiser to benefit FIERCE, a community organization for LGBTQ youth
The former Mrs Hunter is burning: Williams, who came as the guest of Andre Leon Talley and Sandra Bernhard, was joined by a mystery man (above) halfway through the evening
Last week Wendy lashed out at her cheating husband’s mistress during her show’s chatty opening.
‘There are a lot of women with no respect for a marriage,’ the 54-year-old said.
‘For you lonely girls who can’t keep your hands off other people’s men, there is a hot place in hell for you!’ Williams added, but never mentioning Hudson, 36, by name.
This is the first time Williams has ever directly spoken about her husband and mistress’ relationship after DailyMail.com revealed their decade-long affair in 2017 and that Hunter was spoiling Hudson with a Ferrari, diamonds, designer duds and setting her up in lavish homes.
DailyMail.com revealed Williams knew about Hudson for years but allowed Hunter to continue the affair as long as it did not cause her any public embarrassment.
Wendy Williams took jabs at her husband’s mistress Sharina Hudson on her show last Thursday, but never mentioning her by name, but saying, ‘There are a lot of women with no respect for a marriage’
Williams served Hunter with divorce papers last month and DailyMail.com revealed that she gave him just 48 hours to clear out of their home.
She reached her tipping point with Hunter after learning he had been living the high life with Hudson, splurging on Rolls-Royces, Ferraris and gifting her with diamonds — all paid for with Wendy’s money.
DailyMail.com revealed back in 2017 that Hunter was having an affair with Hudson and had set up a separate home with her a few towns over from Williams’ mansion.
But it was giving birth to his child that reportedly pushed the TV star over the edge.
Hunter released an apology admitting he was not ‘proud of his recent actions’ and was ‘trying to right some wrongs’ while taking ‘full accountability’ for what he had done.
Williams has since started her ‘new life’, moving into a new apartment on the lower west side of Manhattan.
Wendy was previously living in a sober home in Queens for a month, DailyMail.com revealed, but had said on her show that she was ready to move out and start a ‘new life’ with her fellow recovering addict son Kevin Jr, 19.