A terrible event: Wendy Williams has actually talked for the very first time about how she was date raped. Seen in 2019
Wendy Williams has 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 press reporters she was sexually attacked by R&B singer Sherrick, who was popular in the late Eighties and died in 1999.
The former DJ added that she was mesmerized by him when they satisfied and she accepted go on a date with him prior to she was raped, according to People.
She stated she was sexually attacked by R&B singer Sherrick who passed away in 1999
Frightening: I was just gaga over this guy and he asked me to go to an opening celebration, an album release celebration, with him that night. She then said, And prior to the party, I was date raped by him. Seen on her show last year.
The talk show host executive-produced the movie, and is happy she had the ability to clear up half-truths and untruths.
She stated: I had the ability to clear up untruths and half-truths. Simply when you believe you understand, you enjoy a biopic and you learn a great deal more– and for mine, I wanted to be really genuine..
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 boy Kevin Hunter Jr in 2017.
She then stated, And before 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 decade of drug problems.
He left behind his partner Lynne Conner-Smith and 3 kids, Kiriandra, Paris and Chance Smith..
Wendy did not state when this happened, but Sherricks career was active in the late Eighties which implies Wendy was most likely in her early twenties at the time.
Speaking with reporters throughout a panel promoting the movie– which will air on January 30– Wendy said: He mesmerized me with his twinkling eyes.
She added, He turned the interview around to where he was interviewing me.
I was just gaga over this guy and he asked me to go to an opening celebration, an album release party, with him that night.
Her ex: The biopic will likewise include Wendys relationship and ultimate divorce from Kevin Hunter, whom she married in 1997 and divorced in 2019. And although the love ended inadequately, Wendy insisted she has no regrets about their time together. Seen in 2018.
Wendy likewise exposed she was date raped in college. She attended Northeastern University in Boston from 1982 until 1986.
Williams included, Those types of things take place to women all the time. And theyve been occurring a lot, to a lot of our mothers, grannies, great-great-grandmothers and their great-great-grandmothers, too..
The biopic will also feature Wendys relationship and ultimate divorce from Kevin Hunter, whom she wed in 1997 and divorced in 2019.
And although the romance ended badly, Wendy insisted she has no remorses about their time together.
Seen on her program last year.
Coming this month: Wendy Williams: The Movie premieres Jan. 30 at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime.
She added: The life that Im living today is my finest life, and I have no regret about saying that. I dont be sorry for meeting Kevin, I do not be sorry for falling in love, I do not be sorry for sticking with him for all 25 years, 21 of them married.
I like who I am, so I have no remorses..
Wendy will be played in the film by Ciera Payton, while Morocco Omari will star as Kevin Hunter.
The starlet playing the media star: Wendy will be played in the film by Ciera Payton.
She included: 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 regrets..
And although the romance ended poorly, Wendy insisted she has no regrets about their time together. Seen in 2018.
An appearance at the program: Here Ciera as Wendy is all offseted TELEVISION in the trailer for the Lifetime movie.
Difficult to live through: The previous DJ included that she was mesmerized by him and consented to go on a date with him before she was raped.