Inside Wendy Williams’ Divorce and Settlement Details

by Jeremy Spirogis
Kevin Hunter and Wendy Williams

Wendy Williams is lastly a single lady…legally. After ending her marriage to Kevin Hunter following the revelation of Hunter’s affair and love-child. Williams has been reclaiming her life as a single lady and has lastly reached a settlement with Hunter and as their divorce proceedings have come to a detailed.

Kevin Hunter and Wendy Williams
Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter 2012 | Bobby Bank/WireImage

Why Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter divorced

Williams married Hunter in 1997. He grew to become her supervisor and contributed to her transitioning from radio to tv. Hunter served as an govt producer of her daytime discuss present. 

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Kevin Hunter and Wendy Williams 2008 | Johnny Nunez/WireImage

Rumors unfold for years that Hunter managed nearly each side of Williams’ profession and private life. Sources who labored on The Wendy Williams Show stated that Hunter was a nightmare to work with and that he created an abusive and hostile working setting. Hunter was additionally allegedly bodily abusive to Williams. Williams ignored or denied rumors when questioned and stood by her man publicly.

The Daily Mail was the primary to report that Hunter was in a longterm affair with a household friend and therapeutic massage therapist, Sharina Hudson, 2017. The media outlet adopted Hunter and Hudson for 2 years and completely revealed in a follow-up 2019 expose’ that Hudson and Hunter had been anticipating a child collectively. Williams addressed the rumors on her present and claimed they had been false. 

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In April 2019, Williams introduced that she and Hunter had been divorcing. Hudson welcomed her and Hunter’s daughter, Journey, shortly earlier than the divorce announcement. Williams would later verify that the rationale for his or her divorce was Hunter’s illegitimate little one and that she’d identified about his indiscretions for years. Hunter launched a press release apologizing for his actions. 

Settlement particulars of Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter’s divorce

Williams started creating her life independently of Hunter following their cut up, which suggests firing him as her supervisor, a task Hunter had been in since they wed. Hunter was additionally let go as an govt producer of The Wendy Williams Show. He obtained a severance bundle for his years of service.

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The former couple listed their Livingston, New Jersey mansion on the market and Williams moved into her personal three-bedroom bachelor pad in New York City’s Financial District. Williams paid Hunter $250,000 in the direction of him discovering a brand new residence earlier than they started discussing the monetary belongings of their divorce.

After nearly a yr of negotiations, they’ve come to an settlement. According to Page Six, the rationale listed for his or her divorce was “irreconcilable differences.” Had Williams included something relating to infidelity, issues may have dragged out and threatened what Hunter obtained per New Jersey legislation. 

The settlement gave the impression to be smoothe and simple. Williams and Hunter agreed to forgo alimony. But, Williams did conform to preserve a $1 million life insurance coverage coverage on herself that can be left to Hunter within the occasion that she dies earlier than him. The phrases of the coverage permits Williams the correct to cut back the quantity on a yearly foundation. Williams can even proceed to cowl Hunter’s medical health insurance.

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The former couple have agreed to separate the proceeds from their New Jersey residence when it will definitely sells. All monies from their joint financial institution accounts will go to Williams, in addition to any shares Hunter has in Wendy Williams Productions Inc. Williams will stay the only proprietor of Wendy, Inc. As far as what Hunter will obtain, he’ll keep possession of his companies and his vehicles, together with a Ferrari and Rolls Royce. 

Considering the general public humiliation Williams handled after the fallout from Hunter’s affair and their subsequent divorce, she was fairly beneficiant to Hunter.

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