Wendy Williams Still Barred From Accessing Her $20M At Wells Fargo, Staff Rumored To Be Working For Free: Report
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Wendy Williams Still Barred From Accessing Her $20M At Wells Fargo, Staff Rumored To Be Working For Free: Report

It has been a tough year for famed talk show host Wendy Williams. The once happy-go-lucky queen of daytime’s financial troubles reportedly remain at a standstill. Williams had numerous health complications, lost her television show and has had trouble accessing her own money from Wells Fargo after the financial instituion froze her accounts. Since then, she’s subsequently being placed under financial guardianship. She’s reportedly still unable to access the funds and has been relying on friends to get her through.

Wendy is fed up with Wells Fargo

In Jan. 2022, Wells Fargo froze the account because they were worried that Williams had been the subject to “financial exploitation, dementia or undue influence,” despite her denying show.

Reports surfaced that she would have access after a New York Judge designated a guardian to oversee her funds, but that has yet to fruition.

Per tabloid The Sun, it is rumored she still can’t access the money that her staff is working for free because she cannot pay them personally. 

“She gets money through the financial guardian, but it’s not like the level of money Wendy Williams would need to get by in New York City. Her manager is footing the bill for a lot of her personal upkeep right now,” a source told them.

In a previous video, Williams addressed the matter.

“My thing is that I’ve been asking questions about my money,” she said at the time. “And when I began asking questions about my money, suddenly [my former financial advisor] Lori Schiller has no response regarding my money.  I want my money. This is not fair. And Wells Fargo has no questions and answers with regarding my money. This is not fair.”

“I want my money. This is not fair,” she previously said, according to ET Online. “…Wells Fargo has no questions and answers regarding my money. This is not fair. And Lori Schiller and Wells Fargo has this guardianship petition about keeping me away from my money. This is not right and this is not fair.”

“I know for a fact that Bernie Young used my American Express card to hire an attorney to file a petition against me,” she continued, accusing her former manager. “That was done with my American Express card…Then there’s this person….A former doctor…had medical information about me that I never even got! It was sent over the Lori Schiller. So I haven’t gotten this stuff. I fired this doctor and, again, all I want to know is where is my money? This is not right! And certainly, this is not fair…Wells Fargo has used all this stuff to create the guardianship over me.”

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