Monday, August 01, 2016

Wendy Williams Fires Staffers Amid HBCU Debacle

Last month Wendy Williams shocked fans after expressing her disdain for Historically Black Colleges and Universities during the Hot Topics segment of her day time talk show [click here if you missed that].

Now Wendy is cleaning house...

From Page Six
The Wendy Williams Show” has fired several producers in the wake of its host’s blundering remarks about the NAACP. We’re told longtime producer Jason Gabel and at least two other senior staff members were let go.
“The crew had a big party celebrating what they considered a season well done,” we’re told, and “the next day [some of them] got calls saying they’d been let go.”
We’re told execs want to retool the show, adding more current-affairs coverage and pop culture.