Wendy Williams returned to host her show on Wednesday — two days after her reported hospitalization

By Natalie Stone
March 28, 2019 01:51 PM
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Wendy Williams and her husband Kevin Hunter are sticking by each other as she focuses on her sobriety.

On Wednesday, the Wendy Williams Show host and Hunter were seen together in New York City, according to a photo obtained by E! News.

For their outing, Williams wore a leopard print jacket, black capri pants and white flats, which she accessorized with a yellow purse and her wedding ring. Hunter opted for hues of green, wearing green pants, a camouflage-print shirt and a green and blue jacket, which he paired with black sneakers and a blue and red beanie.

Their time out in the Big Apple came two days after she was reportedly hospitalized.

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Williams, 54, was found drunk after checking herself out of the sober living house on Monday and was taken to a hospital to sober up, according to the Daily Mail.

The outlet reported that at the hospital, Williams was given a banana bag, which is a bag of IV fluids used as a treatment for vitamin and electrolyte deficiencies in patients with chronic alcohol use.

The bag often contains thiamine, folic acid, magnesium and sulfate.

A representative for Williams did not respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment.

Williams had been absent from her eponymous daytime talk program from January until March 4, attributing the hiatus to a fractured shoulder and her battle with a Grave’s disease, an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid.

Last week, Williams revealed on-air that she had quietly been focusing on her sobriety.

WATCH: Wendy Williams Has Been ‘Living in a Sober House’ Due to ‘Struggle with Cocaine in the Past’

“I have been living in a sober house. … You know I’ve had a struggle with cocaine in the past,” she said on The Wendy Williams Show. “I never went to a place to get treatment … there are people in your family, it might be you … I want you to know more of the story.”

She added that her husband was the only person who knew she was seeking treatment.

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“Only Kevin knows about this. Not my parents, nobody. Nobody knew because I look so glamorous out here,” she said. “I am driven by my 24-hour sober coach back to a home that I live in the tri-state with a bunch of smelly boys who have become my family.”

Amid her battle, Williams put on a brave face on Wednesday, when she was back on set to host her popular daytime talk show.

She appeared to be in good spirits during the live broadcast and made no mention of the reported hospitalization on Monday. Williams stuck to the show’s regular format, sitting down with Waka Flocka and Tammy Rivera to discuss their recent vow renewal ceremony and relationship ups and downs. On Thursday, she again did not mention the reports.

Beginning next week, Williams’ show will be on a week-long, pre-scheduled hiatus for spring break.

If you or someone you know is in need of help, please contact the SAMHSA substance abuse helpline at 1-800-662-HELP.