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Wendy Williams Reveals She Can ‘Only Feel Five Percent Of My Feet’ In Update On Her Health Condition

The talk show queen spoke candidly about her struggles in new video interview.

Wendy Williams is providing an update about her health struggles in a new interview.

Speaking with TMZ on Tuesday (June 28), the famed talk show host says she only has “maybe five percent” feeling left in her feet amid her battle with lymphedema.

During the quick back-and-forth, Williams demonstrated her current physical condition by lifting up her swollen leg and noting that it’s gotten worse since stepping down from The Wendy Williams Show, which ended on June 17.

“Do you see this? [My foot] is up and down. I can only feel maybe five percent of my feet, do you understand?” she explained, clarifying that she doesn’t need a wheelchair to move around and can “stand up” on her own.

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According to the Mayo Clinic, Lymphedema is caused by a blockage in the lymphatic system, which is part of the immune and circulatory systems.

The 57-year-old revealed her diagnosis back in 2019 after pap pictures showed her swollen ankles. She also suffers from Graves’ disease, which results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones.

That said, Williams says she’s doing “better than” anyone “physically” when asked by TMZ. Additionally she confirmed that she was “100 percent retired” from her talk show but would be willing to guest host for The View sometime.

As for remaining in the spotlight, Williams says that while she will no longer be on TV, she will be producing her own podcast.

“When you’re famous, podcasts will make more money for me, being famous, than doing The Wendy Williams Show,” she explained.

Watch the full TMZ interview here.

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