Wendy Williams shares close-up of severely swollen ankles and admits she can't even walk two blocks in lymphedema fight

WENDY Williams showed viewers a close-up of her severely swollen ankles as she suffers from lymphedema.

The daytime talk show host admitted she can't even walk two blocks because of the disease.

Wendy asked for a closeup of her feet and said: "Do you see my feet? Do you see how they barely fit in my shoes even? I have Lymphedema. I've had it now for a few years…

"Mine [my feet] are discolored. They're hardened. I can't wear boots. I can't believe in our comment section people say, why does she walk like that.

"Well if you see me in an airport, you'll be like is that Wendy in a wheelchair? Yup. I can't even walk two city blocks. You know you got the numbness and whatnot. It's not curable…"

Wendy went on about how the disease has affected her newly single life.

Last week, Wendy played a dating game-like show and met the three finalists after the show put out a casting call to help her find a new boyfriend earlier this month, and "hundreds of bachelors applied."

Wendy chose to go out with a man named Mike who works in real estate and home improvement.

She said during Hot Topics today: "You know when I do go out with Mike, and that's going to be happening. Just follow me on the gram… Here's my thing about the lymphedema. I just want to wait until he really likes me before I show him [Mike] the rest of the story cause I don't wear socks in the house, and I don't sleep with socks.

"But he needs to understand if he rubs up against my feet, they're not tender. They don't hurt. But they're rough. And there's nothing you can do about it. It's just a manageable disease. It's not curable."

This fall, Wendy slammed former Real Housewives of Atlanta star Nene Leakes after she mocked her 'large feet' from her lymphedema battle in a YouTube video.

Wendy said: "Yes, I do have lymphedema- will never go away. How dare you, how dare you, how dare you, make fun of me- the way I walk and the whole bit.  

"How dare you, how dare you, how dare you. What ill you get if you live long enough?… Everybody gets something. If I don't laugh, I'll cry. Damn you feet, Damn you feet, Damn you feet."

Wendy's clap back followed Nene attacking her on YouTube saying: "Wendy, for you- spend more of your time trying to figure out how you can drain your enormously large legs and feet, okay- opposed to worrying about my family and what we are doing.

"You need to find the nearest water pill, okay?"

What is Lymphedema?

According to the Mayo Clinic, Lymphedema generally refers to swelling in the arms and or the legs.

The disease usually develops from removing or damaging the lymph nodes from cancer treatment.

Lymphedema is the result of a blockage in the lymphatic system. The blockage keeps lymph fluid from draining, and the subsequent buildup causes swelling.

There is no cure for lymphedema.

Last year, Wendy clapped back at those trolling her lymphedema during an after-show on Instagram: “Stop asking me about the cankles, I have lymphedema.

“Stop asking me why I wear sneakers, I have lymphedema. Stop asking me why my eyes bulge, I’ve got Graves’ disease. Stop asking me, like, dumb mess! Can we connect on a more cerebral level?”

The 55-year-old said she would rather talk to viewers about their relationships or give career advice.

She added: “That’s what the after show is all about.

“It’s us, just talking, communicating, having fun, being silly but also informative.”

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