Someone stole money Wendy Williamsand a new report says it’s not her accountant but someone close to her family.
The US Sun reports that an unnamed insider told her that her son charged six figures into her main brokerage account, the same account was closed earlier this year, sending her on a downward spiral to defend her sanity.
The Sun reports that her unnamed insider claims Kevin Hunter Jr., her only son, deducted $100,000 from the media whiz’s American Express card without her permission in late 2021 and wanted his agents to cover up his mother’s bill.
“Kevin requested that Wendy’s agent foot the bill — instead of Wendy,” the source claimed.
The person said with no one clearly explaining the AmEx allegations and Williams’ erratic behavior, which days earlier led to an altercation between her former attorney LaShawn Thomas at a Wells Fargo bank in Florida, red flags had been raised and the bank froze her account.
Hunter Jr. denies these allegations, calling them “false.”
“I vehemently deny any allegation of unauthorized use of my mother’s American Express Card,” the 22-year-old said in a statement. “This is a false narrative maintained to justify freezing their accounts.”
Thomas also denies deliberately doing anything to get her account suspended, including allegations by the bank of “financial exploitation” by the lawyer.
“I met Wendy at the Wells Fargo store,” Thomas said. “We went into the Wells Fargo store and spoke to the store manager. We told him what was going on.”
Williams and Thomas were joined by Hunter Jr., who wanted to set up an online banking account that his mother could access. Also on the agenda was obtaining copies of Williams’ bank statements, which were said to have been sent to the talk show host’s New York residence.
But since they were in Florida, the need was urgent, but Thomas couldn’t fulfill her boss’s request.
“Wendy said she wanted access to the accounts,” Thomas explained.
According to Thomas, the branch’s bank manager said: “Well, we don’t do that in the branch. These are the Wells Fargo consultants, let me see if I can get someone on the line.’”
“He called Lori[Lori Schiller, Wendy’s longtime financial advisor]. He went into another room and talked to Lori and came out,” Thomas continued. “He said Lori was willing to talk to Wendy, but she doesn’t want anyone in the room when she’s talking to Wendy.
“So Wendy said, ‘No, why can’t she speak to my attorney, I can understand my son having to leave the room, but I want to keep my attorney here, and Lori said, ‘No, I want to speak to Wendy alone ‘, and if Wendy doesn’t want to talk to her alone, Lori wouldn’t talk to Wendy.”
And so they left without anything.
The trio then left the bank empty-handed.
The source said this interaction was a big cause for concern for the bank, centered on how many people are now asking for access to their accounts.
A source confirmed the interaction and said it raised concerns because it was unusual for Wendy to walk into a brokerage office with people in tow and ask for access to their accounts.
Now Williams has a financial guardian over her money. According to court documents, the office was promoted to the senior position after the bank had concerns about financial exploitation, suspected dementia and/or improper influence.
Wendy was supposed to be able to access her account and AmEx card in July, but she’s still blocked due to the bureaucracy surrounding the court cases to access her money. Her manager, Will Selby, said he is trying to change that in hopes of allaying suspicions of exploitation and too many people interfering in their financial affairs. He lets Wells Fargo know “what happened before doesn’t happen anymore, and that people who worked with Wendy before don’t work with her anymore.”
As for Hunter Jr., he’s been glued to his mother ever since his father left her for another woman. He’s been particularly close to her over the past year after she struggled with health issues, including a brief stay at a hospital for a voluntary psychological evaluation.
Tommy Williams, the brother of the “how you doin'” influencer, said things didn’t always go well between mother and son. He says he knows of one mark, although Hunter Jr. flew in to see his mother when she locked him out.
“My nephew is trying to get in there now… to his mom,” the brother said in a YouTube video. “Wendy’s birthday is tomorrow. It was supposed to be a great time, a great time for the family, a great time for her son, but it’s not. It’s a great time for everyone in Wendy’s mind.”
“Your son is up there to have a potentially monumental time with his mom — that is, when she opens the door,” Tommy Williams said.
“My nephew is trying to get in there to see his mother. He was with me yesterday, we talked about the trip. We smiled and laughed…I was excited for him [to meet Williams] … And now the moment of truth — as beckoning to see his mother at the Pearl Gates — to see Wendy,” he said.
The brother has made over a dozen videos, many in the last month, exclusively covering his sister. Few of the videos have garnered more than a thousand views.
No further comment on the alleged charges was made by Williams or Hunter Jr.
https://atlantablackstar.com/2022/08/24/false-narratives-wendy-williams-22-year-old-son-denies-rumors-he-charged-100k-to-his-moms-amex-card-and-is-one-of-the-reasons-wells-fargo-froze-her-account/ Wendy Williams’ 22-year-old son denies rumors that he charged $100,000 to his mother’s AmEx card and is one of the reasons Wells Fargo froze her account