“This was tough to watch… ‘cornova’???? one follower said of the show.
As season 12 progressed, many of her viewers voiced their concerns about Williams’ behavior. While discussing coronavirus on her show in Oct. 2020, she mispronounced “corona” and said “cranova” twice. Following her mishap, Williams’ fans addressed her actions underneath a YouTube clip of the episode.
“Wow, Wendy seems very off today and the overall vibe of the show,” a third commenter wrote.
“People really gotta drag others for the dumbest things,” another fan said, defending Williams.
“I’ve never gotten flu shot either, though,” she continued to the doctor. “And you and I have talked about that, and my several of the doctors on my team tell me ‘Wendy get a flu shot.’ I’ve never had the flu. I’m not getting a flu shot.”
“No,” Williams said. “I don’t trust it. There I said it.”
“I was stunned and flabbergasted when she told me that she wasn’t going to get vaccinated,” Dr. Oz said of Williams.
Dr. Oz said he hopes Wendy Williams winds up getting the COVID-19 vaccine
Following his talk with Williams, Dr. Oz spoke to Inside Edition about her decision not to take the vaccine. He said his friend’s comments didn’t sit well with him. The doctor also shared that he feared that Williams’ influence could affect her audience’s health.