Is Wendy Williams a man? The question may be considered rude or politically incorrect, but it’s also a question many reasonable people have asked after watching The Wendy Williams Show on daytime television.
Given that drag queen RuPaul once hosted a similar talk show, it is not at all out of the question that Wendy Williams could be a man in drag or might have been born a man.
This article answers the burning question: Is Wendy Williams a man?
Why people aren’t sure
The first time I saw the Wendy Williams talk show, after realizing how tall Wendy was and noticing her mannerisms and her unusually flamboyant wig, I admit I wondered if Wendy might be a man in drag. Then I moved on and didn’t think much of it. Until a relative walked in the room and said, “That’s a man, right?”
Another relative agreed. “It looks like a man to me!,” she chimed in.
Since reasonable people have genuine questions about the issue, it’s worth addressing. The question may offend some, but those who have seen pictures of Wendy Williams or watched her talk show can understand the uncertainty.
To quote Austin Powers, “You have to admit… she is rather mannish!”
Is Wendy Williams a man? The facts
Wendy Williams is, in fact, a woman. She has been married to Kevin Hunter since 1999 and has a son, Kevin Jr. Before his birth, Williams endured multiple miscarriages, a topic she has discussed openly on her talk show. Williams heard from other women who’ve suffered miscarriages, and their feedback inspired Williams to continue being open and honest about her personal life.
The question won’t go away, though. R&B singer Chris Brown caused a stir earlier this year when he suggested via his Twitter page that Williams might be a man. Williams responded to the accusation on her talk show with an insult of Brown: “If I was a man, I would spend time bullying other men, perhaps, and not other women.”
In 2014, Williams addressed the issue more directly, saying that she wasn’t born a man, but she understood why people were asking: “I get it,” she said. “I’ve got a strong face, a strong body, I’m 5’11. I wear wigs. I get it. Do I get upset with it? No.”
Is Wendy Williams a man: Summary
So, talk show host Wendy Williams is not a man; she is, and has always been, a woman. You would think it might be a nightmare for her to have to deal with this politically incorrect question, but she’s actually been known to jokingly refer to herself as a drag queen.
Good for her for having a sense of humor about the issue.