Wendy Williams gave viewers quite the scare when she fainted on live TV today.
Roughly 48 minutes into her annual Halloween show, the 53-year-old media personality — who was decked out in green as the Statue of Liberty — began slurring her words and swaying until she ultimately passed out in the middle of the broadcast.
About six minutes later, the show retuned with a recovered Williams, who clarified that the scary incident was “not a stunt.”
“That was not a stunt. I’m overheated in my costume and I did pass out. But you know what, I’m a champ, and I’m back!” she said as the audience cheered. After the segment came to a close, Williams asked: “Is that the end of the show? Was I passed out for that long?”
In the midst of all the drama, Williams took to social media to show off her costume designed by Ceasar Galindo.
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The look initially included sequined green pumps from J.Crew, but when she returned to the stage, she had changed into similar Land’s End ballet flats.