Watch Wendy Williams' Emotional PSA on Drug Addiction: ''Don't Be Ashamed''

The talk show host promises to help those struggling through her recently launched Hunter Foundation
By McKenna Aiello 05 Apr, 2019 2:30 PMTags
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As it stands, the foundation says the hotline has received 10,000 calls ranging from requests for educational materials, treatment requests for detox, rehabilitation, sober living and outpatient centers. Additionally, 400 calls have resulted in patients being placed into treatment centers.

Wendy Williams

The 54-year-old has spoken candidly about her struggle with cocaine addiction. She previously described herself as a "functioning addict," telling Entertainment Tonight, "I would report to work on time and I walked in and all of my coworkers, and including my bosses, would know but instead of firing me, you see, I would grab my headphones and arrogantly walk into the studio and dare them fire me because I was making ratings... It's a miracle I was able to stop."

If you are a loved one are struggling with drug addiction or substance abuse, visit The Hunter Foundation or T.R.U.S.T.

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