10:25 pm - 11/21/2012

Wendy Williams at long last, reveals the origins over her catchphrase "How You Doin"!!!

Wendy Williams sat down with BET.com's Clay Cane to dish on her biopic, the time Halle Berry tapped her breast, and her love for the gays, along with the source of her signature catchphrase.

"First of all, you have to say it like a drag queen," Williams told Cane. According to Williams, the catchphrase came about from her stint on a Philadelphia radio morning show, when a cohost would affect the voice of a gay character named Shantay. None of the other hosts wanted to engage with Shantay, so Williams stepped up with a sassy, "Hey. Shantay, how you doin'?"

"So now it's become my official catchphrase of the show," said Williams, "because what I found through the years, since the beginning of 'How you doin', is that it makes everybody laugh and smile, and it breaks up the room."

Williams also talks about the now-shelved biopic she and her husband began.

isntdaveone 22nd-Nov-2012 05:33 am (UTC)
fakevoices 22nd-Nov-2012 05:39 am (UTC)
lol i love this kinds of stories
i remember the one with the mother and daughter fucking the same man at the same time
isntdaveone 22nd-Nov-2012 05:45 am (UTC)
prettywitch 22nd-Nov-2012 05:39 am (UTC)
This is my fucking fave!! XD
isntdaveone 22nd-Nov-2012 05:44 am (UTC)
prettywitch 22nd-Nov-2012 05:50 am (UTC)

shanny_w 22nd-Nov-2012 05:47 am (UTC)
my grandma moved her kids out of her home town cause she was scared that one of them might end up with her secret son she had to put up for adoption lol and that would be a disastuh
isntdaveone 22nd-Nov-2012 05:48 am (UTC)
shanny_w 22nd-Nov-2012 05:56 am (UTC)
he ended up being adopted into the same town LOL my mom (who is 2nd oldest) and long lost uncle ended up going to the same school & lived a block apart at one time. some close calls.
isntdaveone 22nd-Nov-2012 05:58 am (UTC)
be glad it didn't end up like this woman's story!

shanny_w 22nd-Nov-2012 06:06 am (UTC)
omg and 3 children :O
warriorholmes 22nd-Nov-2012 10:26 am (UTC)
Oh my fucking god

I could not breathe
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