Wendy Williams Denies Farting On Air With Questionable Explanation

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Wendy Williams is defending herself against accusations that she farted on-air during a recent episode of her talk show — and her explanation is… interesting, to say the least.

During Thursday’s morning broadcast of The Wendy Williams Show, the star denied passing gas during her Hot Topics segment, basically implying what we heard was all in our heads. “Let me tell you something right now, okay? I don’t lean over like this to release a fart, I lean over like this because it’s comfortable,” Williams said. “If I sit [straight up] all the time, it’s heavy on my spine. I like to release my hips and lean. I’ve been doing this for 11 years on this show.”

“I have never farted once on this show,” she claimed. “As a matter of fact, I barely fart, you know why? Gas gets released several different ways and mine is belching because all I do is talk.” Williams went on to admit that, had she farted, she would have used the blooper as comedic material for the show.

“By the sound of that fart, I would have had to go change my costume, I would have left a mark in the seat,” she quipped. “I wouldn’t even save the costume, I’d throw it away. It’d be soiled beyond soiled-tivity.”

She then offered up an interesting theory behind the noise, somehow implicating one of her stagehands, who said the "farting" sound viewers heard was evidently from an accident backstage involving a “sputtering” water hose they were using to fill a fish tank for a segment later in the show.

Believable? You decide — play the clip below.

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