Wendy Williams has filed for divorce from husband Kevin Hunter, ET has confirmed.
In docs obtained by ET, it states that "there exists irreconcilable differences between the parties which have caused the breakdown of the marriage for a period of six months," noting there is "no reasonable prospect of reconciliation."
A source shared with ET that the talk show host served Hunter with the papers on Thursday morning, ending their nearly 22-year marriage.
A source close to Williams tells ET that the TV personality finally had enough of her husband’s cheating ways. "Wendy is done. She should have been done a long time ago but she tried to make it work. They went to counseling but Kevin just kept lying to her," the source explains.
The source adds that Williams "has fought too hard" for what she has and Hunter's infidelity and allegedly having a baby with another woman was the last straw. "The baby was it, and he kept lying about it until the very end," the source says.
According to a second source, Williams had extra security added at the Wendy Williams Show studio because she doesn't know how Hunter will react to being served.
"Thank you to everyone for respecting the family's privacy during this time. Kevin is supportive of Wendy and they are working through this process together," a personal representative for Williams told ET in a statement. "No additional comment will be provided at this time."
A spokesperson for the show has also provided ET with a statement regarding the filing: "Wendy and her family have been a part of Debmar-Mercury [the TV syndication company] for over 10 years. We respect their privacy regarding personal matters. As always, we remain committed to bringing an entertaining and topical show to our viewers."
Williams' attorney first confirmed the news of the divorce filing to Page Six.
The marriage-ending decision arrives amid new infidelity allegations involving Hunter, whose alleged mistress, Sharina Hudson, gave birth to a baby just last month.
Yet another source tells ET that Hunter feels badly about the whole thing and knows that he messed up.
Although the 54-year-old daytime host and her husband have battled cheating rumors for years, she told fans on her show earlier this year that she’s in it for the long haul.
"I’m still very much in love with my husband," she said. "Don’t ask me about mine." While pointing to her wedding ring, Williams added, “It ain’t going anywhere. Not in this lifetime."
But, in a new clip from Merrell Hollis, her makeup artist on The Wendy Williams Show, her left hand is clearly shown missing her wedding ring.
Previously, a source told ET that Williams hired a private investigator last year and discovered that Hunter's alleged mistress was pregnant.
"The pregnancy was a shock," the source shared of Williams' reaction to the revelation.
In late March, ET spoke with Williams' long-time friend, Paul Porter, who shared that the daytime host is well aware of the cheating allegations.
"That's part of the pain. She's been seeing this for almost two years. It's been happening her whole marriage. It's a painful situation," Porter claimed. "I know Wendy loves her husband. They built an empire together... I know things are destined to end. I pray and I hope and I know it's in her soul to move on."