Nobody can rain on Wendy Williams‘ parade.
Simply days after the arrest of her 18-year-old son, Kevin Hunter Jr., Williams stepped out in wet Washington, D.C., on Thursday, heading to a gala occasion. Kevin Jr. accompanied his mother.
Williams held her son’s hand, displaying her help for Kevin Jr., who was arrested in New Jersey following a bodily altercation together with his father Kevin Hunter on Tuesday.
Regardless of the drama, mom and son seemed to be in a very good temper with the pair each smiling as they ducked underneath an umbrella to keep away from the rain.
Williams wore an extended black wrap gown with an identical coat and stayed snug in a pair of slippers.
Whereas Kevin Jr. sported a black swimsuit jacket and pants with a plain white t-shirt.
On Tuesday, Kevin Jr. was charged with easy assault, a spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Workplace in New Jersey confirmed to PEOPLE. The spokeswoman stated the incident befell at 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday night time in West Orange. Kevin Jr. was not taken to the county jail, and was processed and launched by West Orange Police Division the identical night.
“I like my son very a lot and I can’t be pursuing this matter legally,” Hunter stated in an announcement to TMZ on Wednesday. “Issues are usually not all the time how they seem.”
Kevin Jr. and Williams haven’t commented on the arrest. Representatives for the members of the family haven’t responded to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
The altercation befell in a retailer parking zone when father and son obtained into an argument about Williams’ and Hunter’s divorce, in response to TMZ. When the battle escalated, Hunter put Kevin Jr. right into a headlock, and Kevin Jr. reportedly responded by punching his father within the face.
Hunter was making an attempt to calm his son down, and stop the incident from escalating additional by placing Kevin Jr. in a headlock, a supply with data of the incident beforehand informed PEOPLE.
The speak present host filed for divorce in April, amid reviews that Hunter allegedly fathered a toddler with one other girl. The couple has been married for greater than 20 years.
“The cut up is certainly resulting from Kevin’s ongoing infidelity and that his mistress not too long ago welcomed their little one,” a supply beforehand informed PEOPLE. “Wendy had employed a personal investigator and confronted him. He confessed to all the pieces three weeks in the past.”
“The entire current drama put an enormous pressure on Wendy and brought on her to battle along with her sobriety as she did all the pieces she might to attempt to save their marriage,” the insider continued. “The choice to separate was terribly laborious for her, however she’s regaining her well being. She determined she wanted to lastly put herself first.”
In April, Hunter informed PEOPLE that he was “not happy with my current actions” and apologized “to my spouse, my household and her superb followers.”
“I’m going by way of a time of self-reflection and am making an attempt to proper some wrongs,” he stated.