Wendy Williams Show has found its permanent guest host, which is a convoluted way of saying that the talk show is keeping its name even though it’s hosted by someone else.

CelebHomes News received confirmation from a source about the confirmed guest host Sherri Shepherd is in talks to become a Permanent Guest host Since then, she and celebrities have alternated hosting roles. Wendy Williams The role was resigned in September. Shepherd currently has the right to assume the role of hot seat between Feb. 21 and Feb. 25,

According to TMZ, producers are waiting to see if Williams’ health improves and she is able to return before they decide to change the name of the syndicated talk show. The outlet reports that if Williams’ condition remains the same, Shepherd will assume her new position at the start of the upcoming season in September. 

More than four months have passed since producers shared Williams was diagnosed with COVID-19. In a statement, Williams said that she would be taking a break from treatment to get better and that the 13th season of the series would begin in October.

The show had to be rescheduled for the premiere because of delays.