Wendy Williams Apologizes After Being Slammed for Mocking Joaquin Phoenix's Cleft Lip Surgery Scar

Published on Jan 16, 2020

Wendy Williams Apologizes After Being Slammed for Mocking Joaquin Phoenix's Cleft Lip Surgery Scar

Wendy Williams is donating to two organizations in support of those born with cleft lips or palates after she was slammed for seeming to mock the birth conditions while talking about Joaquin Phoenix on her show last week.

While discussing the Golden Globes during the Jan. 7 episode of The Wendy Williams Show, the 55-year-old host told her audience that she finds Phoenix “oddly attractive.”

“He played that Johnny Cash. It wasn’t Reese [Witherspoon] who kept me, it was him,” she said, referring to the actor’s Oscar-nominated performance in Walk the Line.

“He knows how to transform, when he shaves [his beard] off,

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Author: Ashley Boucher