Wendy Williams, Husband Initiate New Effort to Fight Substance Abuse


By Leanne Italie / Associated Press

Original Source: dispatch.com

NEW YORK — Feeling fortunate to be alive after more than a decade of cocaine abuse, talk-show host Wendy Williams wants to help others be present in their lives.

Williams has been giving back through the Hunter Foundation, created with husband Kevin Hunter, since 2014. The two recently added a new anti-drug initiative, BeHere.org. Their goal is to raise $10 million in five years to fund drug-treatment facilities and research, the latter focused on K2.

“It’s very pretty packaging,” Williams said recently of the popular and potentially deadly synthetic marijuana. “It looks like a pack of Pop Rocks. The kids are smoking it. Adults smoke it. It’s not just a city thing. It’s an easy-access thing.”

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