Who Is Janet Hubert? New Details About The Actress Who Went Off On Wendy Williams

She has some choice words for Williams.

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Wendy Williams isn’t having a great month. In March, she angered Howard Stern and set him off on a new feud, and just last week, she announced she had filed for divorce from her husband of 22 years, Kevin Hunter. Hunter allegedly cheated on Williams with Sharina Hudson, a massage therapist. The two were having an affair, and Hudson claimed to be pregnant, with Hunter paying for her hospital stay!


The now-exes share a 19-year-old son, and Hunter also serves as her manager and is a producer on her television show. Williams also recently revealed that she had been living in a sober house, but denied her husband was cheating on her.

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A little over a month before her divorce announcement, she defended her husband on her show. “Marriages are not easy — and don’t ask me about mine until you see this gone,” she said, pointing to her ring. “It ain’t going anywhere, not in this lifetime. He is my best friend, my lover, he’s all this and he’s all that. I know what you’ve been saying and I know what the streets have been talking about.”



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She’s certainly been going through a lot, but there’s one woman who isn’t taking her side and has reignited a feud with the talk show host. Who is Janet Hubert, exactly, and why is she going after Williams?

Hubert played Aunt Viv on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, and it appears she’s never liked Williams and has always had a grudge against her. But what is this actress saying? Well, for one, she doesn’t believe Williams deserves sympathy of any kind. “I don’t care. I can give a s*** about her. It’s time for everyone to talk s*** about her. Wendy deserves all hell she gets,” Hubert said to RadarOnline. “She is a hot mess and everyone knows her husband had a side piece,” she continued.

But this isn’t the first time the two have gone at it. Back in 2013, Williams asked Tatyana Ali, who played Ashley Banks, Aunt Viv’s daughter, on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, about her on-screen mother and her departure from the show in 1993. “It felt like a divorce, it felt like we had to get to know our new mom. There was definitely negativity. You could feel it,” Ali said.


Hubert didn’t like being talked about, and she wrote Williams a scathing letter:

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“You are such a demon, Wendy. You are wicked, awful, conniving, sinister, spiteful, jealous of every other woman. Simply put, Wendy, you are a virus. You are not nor have you ever been a true woman. It seems as though your audience thirsts for the blood of others, as they are prompted to clap and hoop and holler at your shows and wigs and clothes...

Girl you will have some stars on your show and demean them before they even make it back home. I just would like to know who died and told you that you were reborn as Oprah. You want to be Oprah so bad that you would kill for it and you will kill anyone to achieve success. Sister, you will never be another Oprah. Oprah lifted her audience up and exuded an air of class...

Learn to sit in a chair and stop fidgeting with yourself on camera. Wipe your giant teeth off camera, and don’t smear the spit on the chair... Take off the fake blonde hair. You have to stop playing the race card because you are coming off like a want to be white girl who will never be white.”

And Hubert isn’t backing off, taking Hunter’s side in the wake of the divorce announcement. “I’m happy for her husband. He’s free!” she said.



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But why does Hubert dislike Williams so much? According to her, “[Williams] spreads gossip on everyone. Her job is not to be a nosy b****... Too many lies have been spread about me. I was never fired. I walked away... I mean, look at her! She looks like a cartoon. Hollywood loves that type of woman and I am not that type of woman.”

Hubert says she isn’t even surprised that Williams continued to deny the rumors about her cheating husband, health issues, and addictions.

According to Hubert, “She is not going to make herself a ‘Hot Topic.’ That’s not what Wendy does. She loves to talk about other people. But she doesn’t live in a glass house, she lives in a structure. She is a cartoon and hates herself. She must have been a very bullied as a young person. She has an ugly spirit. She will come off [after filing divorce] like ‘so what? My thing is my thing.’ And women will flock behind her with her yellow wig and plastic surgery. She is a cartoon. You can’t take her seriously... I stood up for myself when she talked about me. I don’t care about Wendy. She doesn’t care about anyone else, so why should we?”



Well, at least Williams is seeking help, and we hope she recovers.

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