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Wendy Williams apologizes for Joaquin Phoenix 'cleft lip' comments

Jan 16, 2020 - CNN

After being slammed for appearing to mock those with cleft lips and palates, Wendy Williams has apologized.

The daytime talk show host ran afoul of some parents and activists after recent comments she made regarding a scar on actor Joaquin Phoenix's lip.

While discussing the Golden Globes during her January 7 show, Williams told her show's audience she finds Phoenix ? who won a best actor Golden Globe for his "Joker" performance ? "oddly attractive."

"When he shaves off his mus...