Wendy Williams took some major heat for her recent comments denouncing HBCUs and the NAACP but she wasn’t the only one under fire after the episode aired.
According to Page Six, The Wendy Williams Show recently fired “several producers” following the talk show host’s remarks. Reportedly, longtime producer of the show Jason Gabel and “at least two other senior staff members” were fired.
“The crew had a big party celebrating what they considered a season well done,” a source said, and “the next day [some of them] got calls saying they’d been let go.”
The reported reason for their firing was that the show is heading in a slightly new direction, with more coverage of current-affairs and pop culture being added to the mix.
Show reps have declined to comment.