Wendy Williams Reveals She Was Groped on Live TV: “I Didn’t Know What to Do”
Wendy Williams is opening up about being sexually assaulted on her own show.
The talk show host revealed the incident occurred on live television and described the encounter with her audience.
Though she didn’t name the person who groped her, she did share he was her worst guest.
“My worst guest? I'm not going to name. But I can tell you this — it had to do with some groping,” she said on Tuesday, November 21.
She then said the man hugged her and laid in her breasts.
“I hug my guests,” she shared.
“He hugged me but lay in my breasts inappropriately and I didn't know what to do because I am brand new on TV, whereas now, I would definitely push somebody through a glass coffee table.”
What came next was just as insulting.
“After the hug, he looked up at me and he goes, ‘Oh! You're not Oprah!’”
She continued, “'You all saw it and didn't say a word. And I felt it and I didn't say a word.”
The 53-year-old assured her guests he will not be on her show anymore.
“My staff saw it and that guest will never be here anymore. He's not relevant anymore.”
People immediately began speculating the mother of one was referring to comedian Gilbert Gottfried.
A picture from 2011 shows the 62-year-old resting his head on Wendy’s chest.
When Inside Edition asked the actor if he was banned from Wendy’s show he said, “not that I’m aware of."
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