Wendy Williams’ lawyer opens up about the star’s feelings now that the court has appointed a financial guardian for her case
A lot has happened with Wendy Williams over the past few months, both financially and health-wise. Due to health issues, Williams sat out of her daytime show for the entire season, and now the show will continue with Sherri Shepherd leading it. During this time, she also had issues accessing her bank statements with Wells Fargo, with the latest update being that the former daytime host has been appointed financial guardian by a judge. Now her lawyer is opening up about what she thinks about everything that happened.
When this matter was last raised, Wendy Williams had initially been appointed temporary guardian in place since March but, hoping to gain access to her financial records, she asked a lawyer to file an emergency motion in the hope to prevent the bank from continuing. deny him access to his funds. Instead, a full-time financial tutor was put in place and, according to Williams’ attorney, that was not his wish at all. Talk to THRattorney La’Shawn Thomas openly stated:
Well, that doesn’t beat around the bush when it comes to the star’s feelings about it. Either way, this whole situation with Williams’ relationship with Wells Fargo and what’s going on with her finances has been opaque for months, with Williams previously saying she thinks the situation is “unfair.” She also accused her former manager of taking over her credit card and embezzling $10,000 in funds in order to set up the conservatorship.
Anyway, first a temporary financial guardian and now a longer term financial guardian possesses was appointed by the court, although La’Shawn Thomas noted that she and her client felt there were irregularities behind the placement of the conservatorship. During months, Williams “vigorously denied[d]” any rumors or allegations that she is mentally incompetent. Now his lawyer is even claiming that the bank might be trying to “hide something”.
Meanwhile, Williams was reportedly battling health issues amid what was then believed to be a lengthy hiatus from her daytime talk show. Meanwhile, reports on Wendy Williams have been conflicting in recent months, with some saying she would be fine and others citing concerns about her health. Obviously, the show goes on without her, but the rest of what happens is still very much in flux.
We’ll let you know if there are any further updates, but as of yet, the bank hasn’t commented when contacted by The Hollywood Reporter. Wells Fargo previously claimed Williams was an “incapable person” while working to set up conservatorship.