On Tuesday, August 2, writer and TV personality Wendy Williams sat down with Hollywood Unlocked’s Jason Lee and revealed that she married an officer with the New York Police Department (NYPD). She further revealed that this apparent husband’s name was Henry.
However, her manager, William Selby, told Page Six that Williams was not married to the police officer and could have claimed them as she was horny. In the interview, the 58-year-old New Jersey native did not reveal any further details regarding her alleged marriage to NYPD cop named Henry.
Despite Selby’s claims, Williams claimed she got married last week in accordance with her response to Hollywood Unlocked host and founder Jason Lee’s inquiry into her nuptials. At the time, Williams told Lee during the phone call:
“I’m married…I got married…I got married last week.”
Wendy Williams’ alleged marriage to an NYPD cop
In the interview, Wendy Williams was hesitant to share more details about this alleged husband, Henry, who is believed to be an NYPD cop. However, no information as to his identity or position in the department has been shared by the TV presenter.
After the interview, her apparent manager, William Selby, told Page Six:
“That’s incorrect…She’s excited about a new relationship and probably got caught up in the conversation.”
Selby was rumored to have been romantically involved with Williams, according to Radar Online. The publication claimed that Selby reportedly dated Williams in 2020 after finalizing her divorce from longtime partner Kevin Hunter.
Previous allegations about Wendy Williams’ relationship that have been denied
Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter divorced in 2020 after 23 years of marriage, citing irreconcilable differences and opted to waive all child support for each other. Shortly after filing for divorce in 2019, Williams claimed she was with a doctor who was believed to be in her 50s. She opened up about the alleged relationship on her show at the time. Williams said:
“I am no longer in the market. I am not in love. I don’t know how I’m doing. I’m not in love but there’s someone I’m crazy about… It’s not who you think.
The 58-year-old added:
“I get it, but when it comes to comforting a man, I also need someone in their 50s, and he has to work. It helps that he’s a doctor. He was married. His kids are in their twenties, and yes, he’s black. It is black-brown.
However, a few days after her revelation, Dr. Darrin Porcher, who was previously linked to her, refused to have a relationship with her. He told Page Six:
“It’s flattering to hear, but it’s not the case… I’m in a relationship. I just worked security for a few weeks after she filed for divorce.
Wendy Williams has never publicly acknowledged that she was in a relationship with Dr Porcher. However, multiple reports claimed she was involved in a relationship with the former police officer turned PhD student. Amid these claims, it’s still unclear if Wendy Williams’ marriage claims are accurate.
Although there have been no public references to the mystery man, Henry, Wendy Williams might have mentioned him in an article last year. In August 2021, Williams took to social media to share a photo of herself with her apparent boyfriend in the car. It may have been during his son Kevin Hunter Jr’s birthday celebration. The photo was captioned:
“My son’s 21st birthday party on the yacht in #Miami was everything he wanted! Even my boyfriend.
However, the post has since been deleted.