A flustered Wendy Williams delivered a teary apology to her LGBTQ fans on Friday, sooner or later after sparking outrage for telling men to “rupture sporting our skirts and our heels” all over an episode of her discuss expose.
In a video message posted to social media, Williams said, “I deeply explain regret,” after fans blasted her for demanding feedback she made all over a riff on “Galentine’s Day,” a pre-Valentine’s celebration of feminine friendship.
“I’m fifty five years historical and perhaps I sounded admire your auntie, your mother, your big sister or any individual out of contact,” Williams said in her apology video. “I’m no longer out of contact with the exception of for perhaps the day prior to this by asserting what I said. I deeply explain regret and I deeply admire the make stronger that I uncover from the community. I will attain higher.”
On Thursday’s expose, a transient mention of Galentine’s Day became a rant from Williams targeted at homosexual men. After asking her target market individuals who used to be celebrating, she said, “When you occur to’re a person and you’re clapping, you’re no longer even a ingredient of this. You don’t observe the foundations of the day … I don’t care in case you’re homosexual. You don’t uncover a menses every 28 days. You would possibly want to well well presumably also attain loads that we attain, however I uncover offended by the premise that we strive in opposition to thru something you will no longer ever strive in opposition to thru.”
She then said: “And rupture sporting our skirts and our heels. Appropriate asserting, ladies, what attain now we grasp for ourselves. … Looky right here now, homosexual men, you’ll never be the ladies folk that we’re. Regardless of how homosexual.”
A plethora of Williams’ fans took to social media after the section to remind the discuss expose host how supportive the LGBTQ community has been of her over time.