Wendy Williams Breaks Her Silence on the Passing of Her Hairstylist Antwon Jackson

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 15:  Media personality/author Wendy Williams speaks to the audience at The Bryant Park Reading Room on May 15, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Wendy Williams Breaks Her Silence on the Passing of Her Hairstylist Antwon Jackson

The wig maestro was only 44.

Published August 24, 2016

Wendy Williams lost a dear friend and colleague yesterday when her longtime wig stylist Antwon Jackson was announced dead at the young age of 44.

While the circumstances surrounding Jackson's untimely death as still unknown, it seems to have hit the talk show queen hard. Wendy took to her show's Instagram page to pay tribute to her late friend.

"It is with a heavy heart that I share with all of you the death of Antwon Jackson, my wigologist. He was an Emmy winning stylist and so much more," she wrote. "He was my friend. He had the biggest heart and was a pleasure to work with. I will forever be thankful for your friendship and love, Antwon. Thank you for the laughter you brought into my life and your sweet smile that always brightened my day. May you rest in peace."

Our thoughts are with Antwon's family, friends and colleagues. Clearly, he'll be very much missed.

Get a glimpse of Antwon's work in the Wendy Williams clip above.

Written by Evelyn Diaz

(Photo: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

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