Wendy Williams is no strangers to scandal. The 57-year old media mogul is constantly in the middle of drama, from health problems and relapse rumors, to multiple show postponements. This was evidently the case in 2019, when it was even more so. Williams filed for divorce from her husband of over 20 yearsKevin Hunter. According to some reports, the split was caused by Hunter’s cheating on Williams, and Sharina Hudson becoming pregnant. Now, two years after the divorce was finalized, Kevin Hunter’s mistress has become Kevin Hunter’s financée! Here’s the inside scoop on this crazy story and the “other” woman who was at the center of it all.
Wendy Williams Married Kevin Hunter
Wendy Williams married TV producer Kevin Hunter in the late ’90s. Williams was already a successful radio broadcaster at the time she met Hunter. Her career soared over the course their long marriage. The pair became a major power couple in the entertainment world, with Hunter serving as Williams’ manager and as executive producer of The Wendy Williams Show.
Williams said that even though they were married for many years, there were still cracks in their marriage before they separated. “My divorce was about a good 10 years in the making,” the talk show host said in a January 2021 interview with Essence magazine. “I’ll be honest with you. My husband would become more mean and irritable with the world every year. The talk show would only get better each year. I didn’t like who I was seeing.”
Williams said that Hunter struggled with Hunter’s fame despite being in charge many of the important behind-the scenes decisions. “The idea that the show wasn’t called The Wendy Hunter Show was a big source of problems,” Williams revealed in a 2021 interview with Interview magazine. “If somebody called him Mr. Williams, all of a sudden a sunny day would turn into a storm cloud. I’m disappointed in him, but I quickly got over that because anger causes wrinkles.”
There were also constant rumors circulating about Hunter’s extramarital affairs, and Williams admits she knew for years that her husband was a “serial cheater.”The straw that broke the came when she discovered that Sharina Hudson was pregnant. “Infidelity is one thing, a full baby is a whole other topic,” the talk show host explained in an interview on The View. She filed for divorce at that point.
How Sharina Hudson met Kevin Hunter
While we don’t know exactly how Hunter and Hudson met, we do know that they’ve been seeing each other for a long time. Wendy Williams herself revealed this in a 2021 radio interview, saying “[he’s had]This side girl has been with us for almost 15 years. I’ve known about her almost since the beginning.”
Photos have also surfaced Hunter and Hudson were reunited in 2007 at a party in New York City hosted by Wendy Williams.
So who is Sharina Hough? Reportedly, she’s a former massage therapist from New York City and she’s believed to be in her mid-30s. In March of 2019, she gave birth to Kevin Hunter’s “love child,” a healthy baby girl.
According to Hudson’s Instagram bio, she is an author, designer and chef. Due to a bacteria infection, Hudson has been a vegan for many years. She now owns a food company called Vegan Nose. She’s also the creator of a luxury athleisure wear brand called Vish.
They were recently engaged
Hunter seems to be happy with his new life as a dad, having settled down since Williams’ divorce was finalized in 2020. According to the Sun Williams’ 49-year-old ex popped the question to his baby mama with an enormous diamond ring worth $80,000. The happy family now resides in Florida and has been snapped out and aboutRunning errands together with their little girl.
The SunAlso, the former TV producer is now a local businessman. opening up a barbershop in Boca Raton called Head Hunters. Hudson and Hudson are reported to live together in Coral Springs in an upscale community.
As for Wendy Williams, the 57-year-old star says she’s gotten over the baby mama drama of 2019. “It’s now time for me to move on with my life,” she said in her 2021 interview with The View.