Wendy Williams’ Son Pleads Not Guilty to Assaulting His Dad Kevin Hunter

Wendy Williams and Kevin Hunter Jr. | Splash News

“It does factor into my determination,” Wenzel told Page Six. “But at the end of the day I have to make the call about what’s in the best interest of justice.”

Kevin Jr. will appear in court again on July 9.

A spokeswoman for the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office in New Jersey confirmed to PEOPLE that an incident took place at 9:50 p.m. on May 21.

Kevin Jr. was charged with simple assault, according to the spokeswoman, following an altercation in West Orange. He was processed and released by West Orange Police Department the same evening and was not taken to county jail.

TMZ reported that Williams’ estranged husband Hunter and Kevin Jr. got into a physical altercation that resulted in the cops being called.

“I love my son very much and I will not be pursuing this matter legally,” Hunter said in a statement to TMZ. “Things are not always how they appear.”

According to the outlet, Williams, 54, dropped Kevin Jr. off at her house, not knowing Hunter was there. Though she planned to return shortly, Kevin Jr. and Hunter reportedly ended up making a quick trip to a nearby store in the meantime.

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