Wendy Williams has actually talked for the very first time about how she was date raped.
While promoting her approaching Lifetime biopic, Wendy Williams: The Movie, the 56-year-old talk program host informed reporters she was sexually attacked by R&B vocalist Sherrick, who was popular in the late Eighties and passed away in 1999.
The previous DJ added that she was enthralled by him when they satisfied and she accepted go on a date with him prior to she was raped, according to People.
A terrible incident: Wendy Williams has talked for the very first time about how she was date raped. Seen in 2019
She stated she was sexually assaulted by R&B singer Sherrick who died in 1999
The starlet playing the media star: Wendy will be played in the film by Ciera Payton.
She included: The life that Im living today is my finest life, and I have no regret about stating that. I dont regret conference Kevin, I dont be sorry for falling in love, I dont regret sticking with him for all 25 years, 21 of them married.
I like who I am, so I have no regrets..
Wendy will be played in the movie by Ciera Payton, while Morocco Omari will star as Kevin Hunter.
Seen on her program last year.
She added: The life that Im living right now is my finest life, and I have no guilt about stating that. I like who I am, so I have no remorses..
She then said, And prior to the party, I was date raped by him..
Sherrick, who was born F Lamonte-Smith in 1957, had one hit song, Just Call. The artist died in 1999 at the age of 41 after over a years of drug issues.
He left his partner Lynne Conner-Smith and three children, Kiriandra, Paris and Chance Smith..
And although the love ended poorly, Wendy insisted she has no remorses about their time together. Seen in 2018.
Wendy also exposed she was date raped in college. She attended Northeastern University in Boston from 1982 until 1986.
Williams included, Those types of things occur to ladies all the time. And theyve been happening a lot, to a great deal of our mothers, grannies, great-great-grandmothers and their great-great-grandmothers, too..
The biopic will likewise include Wendys relationship and eventual divorce from Kevin Hunter, whom she wed in 1997 and separated in 2019.
And although the love ended improperly, Wendy insisted she has no remorses about their time together.
Scary: I was simply gaga over this man and he asked me to go to an opening party, an album release party, with him that night. She then stated, And before the party, I was date raped by him. Seen on her program in 2015.
Wendy did not say when this happened, however Sherricks career was active in the late Eighties which indicates Wendy was likely in her early twenties at the time.
Talking to reporters during a panel promoting the motion picture– which will air on January 30– Wendy stated: He enthralled me with his twinkling eyes.
She included, He flipped the interview around to where he was interviewing me.
I was simply gaga over this guy and he asked me to go to an opening party, an album release celebration, with him that night.
The talk show host executive-produced the film, and is delighted she was able to clean up untruths and half-truths.
She stated: I was able to clean up half-truths and untruths. Just when you think you understand, you enjoy a biopic and you find out a lot more– and for mine, I wanted to be really truthful..
Wendy Williams: The Movie premieres Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime..
Tough to live through: The previous DJ added that she was enthralled by him and consented to go on a date with him prior to she was raped.
A take a look at the program: Here Ciera as Wendy is all made up for TV in the trailer for the Lifetime movie.
Coming this month: Wendy Williams: The Movie premieres Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime.
The way they were: Left to right, Kevin, Wendy and their kid Kevin Hunter Jr in 2017.
Her ex: The biopic will also feature Wendys relationship and eventual divorce from Kevin Hunter, whom she married in 1997 and separated in 2019. And although the romance ended inadequately, Wendy insisted she has no regrets about their time together. Seen in 2018.