Wendy Williams Faints on Live TV

Wendy Williams speaks onstage during the 2017 Global Citizen Festival in Central Park on Sept. 23, 2017, in New York City. (Theo Wargo/Getty Images for Global Citizen)

As many tuned in to today’s live episode of The Wendy Williams Show, they received a shock when she passed out before announcing the show’s Halloween costume contestants.

Williams, who was dressed as the Statue of Liberty, began to stumble over her words, grabbed her crown and then fell to the floor:


Once the show returned from a commercial break, Williams assured the crowd that she was OK and had become overheated in her costume.

“Was I passed out for that long?” Williams joked.

Williams definitely had her fans worried on social media:


But then, of course, there’s always that person:


I’m usually that person, but thankfully it was nothing serious.

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