Wendy Williams' Former Lawyer Claims Wells Fargo 'Left Wendy To Die'
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Wendy Williams' Former Lawyer Claims Wells Fargo 'Left Wendy To Die'

Wendy Williams’ former attorney alleges that Wells Fargo left Williams to die.

According to The Jasmine Brand, LaShawn Thomas, who used to represent Williams, alleges that Williams’ former Wells Fargo financial adviser Lori Schiller contributed to rumors that Williams’ son Kevin Hunter, Jr. used his mother’s American Express card in an unauthorized manner to spend $100,000. Thomas said the rumors are false.

"The real issue is that Wells Fargo, through their adviser, refused to grant Wendy access to her own accounts, this includes the right to check her balance," she said, according to The Jasmine Brand.

“No bank should have the authority to do that. No one attempted to gain access to any of Wendy’s accounts. The Wells Fargo adviser and [former manager Bernie Young] were the only people with access…They left Wendy to die.”

She also said that Williams had to use her credit card for "all of her living expenses" because of the guardianship Williams is now under, which has blocked her from accessing her bank account.

Instead, Thomas has said that Williams’ son is helping his mother “both mentally and physically with the assistance of a team of doctors.”

“He coordinated all of her appointments, made sure she attended all appointments, cooked and cleaned for his mother,” she said. “He absolutely loves his mother without question, and no one should place any blame or allegations of wrongdoing at his feet.”

When the allegations of Hunter misusing his mother's credit card account surfaced, he released a statement denying the allegation last week.

“I vehemently deny any allegations of unauthorized use of my mother’s American Express Card,” said Hunter. “This is a false narrative perpetuated to justify freezing her accounts.”

Thomas also released a statement that week, accusing Wells Fargo of “financial exploitation.”

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