Wendy Williams pairs up with Hunter foundation, to launch national drug campaign “ Be Here “
On an average day, we are sincerely NOT here for #WendyWilliams ideology or commentary. But we must respect those who are UNAFRAID of throwing stones and NOT hiding their hands.
This week Wendy introduces a combat drug campaign, reveals her long time struggle with substance abuse and how it has affected her family.
Wendy Williams and the #HunterFoundation have paired up release multiple substance abuse and addiction facilities within in numerous communities according to #CBSNews.
Within a recent interview with #ET Williams shared some personal information about her family as well as herself that many were unaware of.
During her days as a radio personality Williams states : "I was a functioning addict though," she said. "I report to work on time, and I'd walk in and all my co-workers, including my bosses, would know but since I would have my headphones on and walk in the studio and [they] wouldn't fire me because I was making ratings."
But it wasn’t just Wendy who was battling drug abuse, within the interview with ET. Williams reveals her son Kevin Hunter was only fourteen years old when he became addicted to synthetic marijuana known as K2.
“Our son, three years ago, he’s 17 now, he just graduated from high school, he’s leaving for college in September, but three years ago he smoked K2 . Now this is a drug, we see it on the news, people are walking around like zombies. “I was horrified. My son became someone I didn’t even know. Immediately, immediately. It zaps your brain immediately.
“Drugs have no income; drugs have no race or religion. Drugs are drugs and that K2 was really something else and you know I’m glad to say we were able to bring him back all the way around.”