Wendy Williams is a familiar face on television. She started her career as a radio jockey, but since 2008 Williams has been hosting her own talk show, The Wendy Williams Show, where she discusses juicy gossip about celebrities for a curious audience.
Although many fans know that the 54-year-old radio and TV personality is married, some may be curious to find out how she and her husband, Kevin Hunter, got to know each other. This is what we know about the relationship between Wendy Williams and her husband.
Wendy Williams’ first marriage
In the 1990s, Williams was married to a man she named Robert Morris III in her Autobiography 2003, Wendy’s Got the Heat. Not much is known about him except that he was 6’3 “and a salesman. The two started dating in 1992, were married in 1994 and separated in 1995.
How she met her current husband
Some time also in the 1990s Wendy Williams met a Canadian man named Kevin Hunter. He was a few years younger than her, but he became her manager and the couple also started a romantic relationship together.
Williams and Hunter married in November 1997. Three years later they welcomed a son named Kevin Hunter Jr.
Together with her manager, Kevin Hunter is Sr. also an executive producer of the Williams TV program.
The pair’s rocky relationship
Although Wendy Williams and her husband have been married for a long time compared to other Hollywood relationships, this does not mean that everything is fine and dandy. In fact, their marriage has been plagued by scandals since the beginning.
Just a few years after their marriage (and shortly after their son was born), Williams found out that Hunter had been unfaithful to her. She told about infidelity in her book Wendy’s Got the Heat, in which she said she chose to forgive him and move on. She also continued with VladTV that she did not regret the decision.
However, in 2017, a larger allegation made its way around news trades with reports that Kevin Hunter on Wendy Williams with a massage therapist cheating Sharina Hudson has. The rumors started when Hunter and Hudson were seen together and according to different sources they have seen each other for more than a decade. It has been said that Kevin Hunter has bought an expensive house for Sharina Hudson near his and Wendy’s house in New Jersey and there are even rumors that the mistress herself could be pregnant.
In addition to the infidelity reports, accusations are also made that Kevin Hunter is physically rude to Wendy Williams. According to sources, Hunter has the reputation of having a violent mood on the set of the Wendy Williams Show and the employees are afraid of that. Williams herself also suffered from her husband’s hands. Some people who work there have reportedly heard that they are fighting, with their arguments becoming physical from time to time.
It has been reported that Williams’ mother witnessed her daughter being smothered and kicked at the wedding.
At her show a few weeks ago, Wendy Williams decided to tackle the rumors and tell her audience that she’s with her husband. “He is my best friend, he is my lover, he is all this and he is all that,” she said. “… Anyone who has been married for five minutes or 500 years, you know that marriages are coming and going. Marriages are not easy.”