Since Season 13 of The Wendy Williams Present debuted in September of 2020, Wendy has been primarily protecting her legs lined by carrying lengthy attire, pants, or stockings.
In a 2019 episode of her present, Wendy opened up about her battle with lymphedema. She additionally known as individuals out for discussing her swollen legs and ankles on-line.
“Lymphedema, by the way in which, I have been recognized,” she defined to the viewers in July of 2019. “It is not going to kill me, however I do have a machine — and the way dare you discuss concerning the swelling of all of it.”
In accordance with the CDC, Lymphedema “is swelling on account of build-up of lymph fluid within the physique,” that normally occurs within the arms or the legs.
There isn’t any remedy for the illness right now, however CDC notes that the swelling could be mitigated with mild train, therapeutic massage remedy, and the utilization of a pneumatic pump, amongst different options.
Wendy has not mentioned her battle with Lymphedema since her preliminary announcement, and it is unclear if that’s persevering with to trigger additional swelling. The problem was reignited when Wendy’s former buddy and occasional visitor NeNe Leakes publicly made enjoyable of her legs.