Wendy Williams mourns the loss of her mother, says mom was her BFF

Wendy Williams mourns the loss of her mother, says mom was her BFF

- Wendy Williams and her late mother Shirley Williams were close

- They would chat and joke around like a pair of teenage girls

- The mother of one revealed on her show that her mother passed away peacefully a couple of weeks ago

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Media personality and talk show host Wendy Williams is mourning. The woman who always tells it as it is lost her mother Shirley Skinner Williams.

The 56-year-old said on her show that her family’s matriarch passed away a few weeks back but she and her family decided to keep things private.

Shirley was surrounded by her family at the time of her demise.

Wendy Williams says she lost her mum weeks ago, regrets saying goodbye to bff
Wendy Williams said she will greatly miss her best friend. Photo: Wendy Williams
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Wendy revealed she lost track of time and days and all she knows is her mother breathed her last a long time ago.

“You know how you lose track of the day and time? All I know was it was a long time ago,” the mother of one said on her show.

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Wendy was grateful to God that her mother did not suffer at all and went away beautifully and peacefully.

The cause of the deceased’s death is still unknown.

According to the talk show host, she and her mum were close like two teenage girls.

Their friendship solidified when the 56-year-old went to college.

“Gone is the best mother, the best girlfriend that a girl could ever have,” Wendy lamented.

In other sad celebrity news, Briefly.co.za reported earlier today that Gee Six Five, real name Olpha Selepe, has passed away. The 65-year-old shot to fame after releasing her hit single Obani Laba Bantu recently. Selepe's passing was confirmed by her niece Sbu Mpungose in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Taking to Twitter, Mpungose said:

“My beloved aunt, MumNcane, who many of you know as Gee Six Five, is no more. She displayed leadership throughout her life, was the epitome of fearlessness and inspired many with her single Obani Labantu. Mthiya, Shandu kaNdaba, Sontshikazi. RIP Gee Six Five"

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Since the news was shared on Twitter by her heartbroken young niece, messages of condolences have poured in for the academic and amapiano star.

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