Feb. 14 (UPI) — Wendy Williams is “deeply” sorry for her debatable remarks towards homosexual males.
The 55-year-old tv persona apologized in a video Friday after telling homosexual males to forestall dressed in ladies’s skirts and heels all through Thursday’s episode of her communicate display.
“I’m going to get started by way of pronouncing I express regret. I didn’t imply to offend my LGBTQ+ group on the day gone by’s display,” Williams stated. “I didn’t notice till I were given house and watched the second one operating of our display.”
Williams stated she by no means makes feedback at the display from “a spot of malice.”
“I did not imply to harm anyone’s emotions. I am simply having a dialog,” the famous person stated. “I am 55 years previous and possibly I sounded … [like] anyone out of contact. I am not out of contact except for for possibly the day gone by for pronouncing what I stated.”
“I deeply express regret and I deeply respect the reinforce that I am getting from the group. I will be able to do higher,” she promised. “I respect you supporting me. Thanks.”
Williams confronted backlash after making her remarks all through a dialogue about Galentine’s Day, an unofficial vacation impressed by way of the sequence Parks and Game, on her display Thursday. She addressed the boys within the target audience, pronouncing they did not perceive the vacation, which celebrates feminine friendships.
“You do not perceive the foundations of the day,” Williams stated. “I do not care if you are homosexual. You do not get a mense each and every 28 days. You’ll do so much that we do, however I am getting angry by way of the concept that we undergo one thing you’ll by no means undergo.”
“And prevent dressed in our skirts and our heels,” she added. “Simply sayin’ ladies, what do we now have for ourselves? … Lookie right here now, homosexual males, you can by no means be the ladies that we’re. Regardless of how homosexual, sir.”
Queer Eye famous person Tan France spoke back to Williams’ feedback by way of sharing a photograph of himself in heels Thursday on Instagram.
Williams finalized her divorce from her ex-husband, Kevin Hunter, in January. The pair cut up in April 2019 after 21 years of marriage.
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