Wendy Williams’ mother, Shirley Williams, is believed to have died. Several media have confirmed the news of his death. No further details have been provided at this time, but we keep the Williams family up in prayer.
News of her death came to light when one of Shirley’s close friends shared the news on social media. The post contained a photo of Shirley and her friend with the caption that read, “One of my grandmother’s best friends for 83 years has passed away …. Ms. Shirley Williams. Always available for my grandmother and our family, she flew to share this beautiful speech on the occasion of Grandmother’s 100th birthday. Mr. & Mrs. Williams are really what the kids now call #CouplesGoals May she rest peacefully and pray @wendyshow and the whole family. Fun fact: She didn’t like being called ‘Wendy’s mom.’ That’s what she just told them not to say in the video, ‘as All about the tea reported.
Another wrote, “I don’t know how to say that… Heaven has won another angel. Sadly, Mrs. Shirley has passed away. She will undoubtedly be missed and was one of a kind. Please pray for Wendy and her family during a difficult time. Please respect the privacy of the family. “
Wendy has yet to confirm the news. She and her mother have been very close, and the TV host has spoken of their bond.
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Who was Shirley Williams?
Wendy William’s mother, Shirley Williams, played an essential role in her life. The TV host talked about her mother often on her “The Wendy Williams Show” while shedding light on some of the lessons she was taught growing up. While appearing in “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Wendy even recalled some of the good memories with her mother.
Wendy recalled that her mother often picked cherries because they could increase the price of the fruit. Seth Meyers seemed shocked by this discovery. However, Wendy explained that it was one way a working-class family worked to save money.
The fans offered their condolences.
“@WendyWilliams, so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. My prayers are with you and your family right now,” one user wrote. “Condolences to @WendyWilliams and her family. They were so close. Please keep your head up, Ms. Wendy,” added another.
@WendyWilliams so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. My prayers are with you and your family at this time 🙏🏽♥️🙏🏽
— BD Mashack, MEdPsy (@mattiefitch) December 7, 2020
“@WendyWilliams, I’m so sorry to hear about your mother, Shirley. She was an incredible woman who raised a superstar,” wrote another. “My prayers go out to Wendy Williams and her family for this heartbreaking, sad loss of her mother,” read another comment.
@WendyWilliams I am so sorry to hear about your mother Shirley. She was an amazing woman who raised a superstar
— jb (@jb_112_) December 6, 2020
Wendy has not yet commented on this news.