Williams didn't say specifically what she is dealing with, but did mention that when she struggled with cocaine in her past she never went through the proper treatment for it. "I don't know how, except God was sitting on my shoulder and I just stopped", she continued. "I know what you've been seeing and I know what the streets have been talking about".
She said she abides by the facility's 10 pm lights-out policy, sleeps and resumes the same routine the following day beginning with the taping of her show.
"I see my brothers and sisters caught up their addiction and looking for help", she said.
Wendy Williams got incredibly candid during her show Tuesday about her struggle with addiction. They don't care I'm Wendy, there's no autographs - there's nothing. "It's the brothers and sisters caught up in the struggle", she said. It's unknown whether a relapse was the real cause of her health-related hiatus earlier this year or if it was genuinely due to Graves' disease.
Williams' Hunter Foundation has since launched a 24-hour hotline service in partnership with the organization T.R.U.ST.to provide resources and counseling to anybody impacted by drug addiction and substance abuse.
When her appointments are over, her sober coach drives her back to a home where Ms Williams said she lives with "a bunch of smelly boys who have become my family", under a strict curfew of 10pm every night.
Williams revealed that she kept her struggle a secret from the rest of her family and friends. It's been really interesting. "Nobody knew because I look so glamorous out here", she shared.
Tamron Hall is in awe of talk show host Wendy Williams following her honest discussion about addiction. "We talk and read and talk and read and then I get bored with them". Williams wrote that she had taken pain medication to cope with the fracture "which hurts like hell". "@WendyWilliams finally speaks her truth about recovery. So I go to my room and I state at the ceiling and I fall asleep, to wake up to come back here to see you". Sorry again. I love you all. "Her journey will inspire so many people in the same situation. using her voice for good", Hall wrote on social media Tuesday morning.