Wendy Williams and her estranged husband ‘will attend their son’s court hearing to ”present a united front”’ as their 18-year-old boy enters a plea over claims he punched his father during a heated row
- Kevin Hunter Jr to appear in court today to enter pleas he assaulted his father
- Wendy Williams’ son allegedly struck Kevin Sr in the nose at a Krauszer’s store
- Assault reportedly took place in West Orange, New Jersey, near Wendy’s home
- Family are prepared to put on a ‘united front’ and stand with the teen in court
Wendy Williams and her estranged husband will be by their son’s side as the teenager enters a plea in his assault case.
The TV talk show host and Kevin Hunter are reportedly prepared to put on a ‘united front’ as 18-year-old Kevin Jr faces charges his punched his father.
He is due to make a court appearance today to enter his pleas.
The father and son allegedly got into a fight at 10pm on May 21 at Krauszer’s convenience store in West Orange, New Jersey, near to Wendy’s mansion.
Kevin Jr allegedly smacked his 46-year-old father in the nose in order to free himself from a headlock that Hunter had put him in.
Kevin Hunter, wife Wendy Williams and son Kevin Hunter Jr pose at a celebration for The Hunter Foundation Charity in 2017
TV Host Wendy Williams and son Kevin Williams Jr are all smiles while they leave her Chelsea studios a day after his arrest
The alleged assault took place outside a Krauszer’s convenience store (pictured) in West Orange, New Jersey in May
Kevin Hunter Sr was said to have told officers he was hit by his son and was ‘bleeding’, according to police documents obtained by DailyMail.com.
The father denied striking his son and reported that he only wrestled with the teen after being struck in the face.
A bystander was said to have intervened in the scuffle, police records state.
The police report states an officer arrived to ‘a family dispute in progress and upon arrival…. separated them’.
It also included the transcript of Wendy’s two 911 calls in which she describes how her son called her after the alleged attack.
Kevin Jr was arrested for domestic violence simple assault and transported to the police station where he was charged.
A source reportedly told TMZ in May the father and son have been at odds over Kevin Sr repeatedly telling junior he needed to stop relying on Wendy for handouts.
The fight allegedly kicked off over an argument about Hunter’s fight with Wendy for spousal support after she filed for divorce in April shortly after it was revealed Hunter’s mistress Sharina Hudson had given birth to a little girl
Wendy Williams’ son Kevin Hunter Jr in a mugshot shortly after he was arrested for getting into a fight with his father at a convenience store
But despite the feud, tensions between the trio have reportedly eased and the family will all support Kevin Jr, according to TMZ.
Kevin Sr reportedly did not want to press charges against his son, but as it is a domestic incident police are continuing with the case.
Wendy reportedly filed for divorce shortly after it was revealed Kevin Sr’s mistress Sharina Hudson had given birth to a little girl.
She also fired him as her manager and producer on The Wendy Williams Show in the wake of the revelation her husband’s decade-long affair with the massage therapist.
The fight allegedly kicked off over an argument about Hunter’s fight with Wendy for spousal support after she filed the paper in April.
Wendy filed for divorce from Hunter and fired him as her manager and producer on The Wendy Williams Show in the wake of the revelation Hunter’s decade-long mistress Sharina Hudson (pictured on vacation with Hunter) had his baby
But Hunter and Williams are still reportedly ‘friends’ even as their 28-year relationship is in the process of officially ending.
A friend told TMZ: ‘There’s still love between us, regardless of the divorce.’
After discovering the affair was still going on and discovering the 36-year-old gave birth to her husband’s child, Williams checked into a luxury detox and rehab facility in Delray Beach, Florida.
In December 2018, Wendy suspected the two were still carrying on and hired a private investigator to follow Hunter.
She had reportedly plunged into depression while recovering from a shoulder injury and began drinking heavily and taking pills.