Kinder, gentler Howard Stern ends feud with Wendy Williams

Howard Stern and Wendy Williams have made up.

There was no face-to-face apology, and no hug afterward. That’s fine, since their spat was conducted over the air — Williams from her TV talk show, Stern from his SiriusXM radio show.

TV Personality Wendy Williams attends the 36th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Orpheum Theatre on August 30, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

And the reconciliation followed a similar path. Stern addressed the feud during a Hollywood Reporter profile, saying he was sorry for his reaction to Williams saying that he had gone “Hollywood.” Williams then went on her show and said all’s good between her and Stern.

“By the way, Howard, I read the article with you on the cover of Hollywood Reporter, and I saw that you mentioned me and that you apologized,” Williams said during her “Wendy Williams Show” earlier this week, according to Too Fab. “Howard, you know what, if you never apologized to me ever in your life, you would still be one of the most influential people (in) shaping my career. You and Oprah — that’s it.”

And then Williams said she knew she was in the right all along, an opinion that was shared by some of Stern’s fans.

“And then in this article in Hollywood Reporter, he goes on to say that he loves me — I forgot how he put it, but it was a thick article — that he loves me and that I might’ve seen something in him that maybe he didn’t see, or something like that, and that he’s kind of embarrassed for ripping me on the air, so he’s pulled that from the (show’s) archives. You will never hear that on repeat,” she went on.

It all began in March when Williams was discussing Stern’s upcoming book “Howard Stern Comes Again” and criticized him for losing his shock-jock ways.

“Howard, I love you, but since you’ve gone Hollywood, everything you say is so predictable,” she said. “Every story is going to be about, ‘Oh, I love this one, and then we went on their yacht.’ He’s a Hollywood insider, which sucks.”

“You started like me, being of the people,” she added. “But at some point you sat behind the microphone for too long and now you are the people. It hurts.”

In saying that Stern had gone soft, Williams brought out the

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