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Former US talk show host Wendy Williams has aphasia and dementia - MyJoyOnline

Former US talk show host Wendy Williams has aphasia and dementia - MyJoyOnline

US daytime talk show legend Wendy Williams Hunter was diagnosed last year with primary progressive aphasia and frontotemporal dementia (FTD), her care team has revealed.

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Ms Williams, 59, hosted the popular, nationally syndicated Wendy Williams Show for over a decade.

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The news of her diagnosis comes a day after a People Magazine cover story, in which relatives said Ms Williams is at a care facility in an unknown location and has been in a shocking health "spiral".

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In its statement, the New Jersey native's care team said FTD has "already presented significant hurdles" but Ms Williams "is still able to do many things for herself".

But she made a name for herself as the host of The Wendy Williams Show from 2008 to 2021

The Lifetime network - which has previously aired a documentary titled Wendy Williams: What a Mess - is set to release another two-part documentary called Where is Wendy Williams

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