Wendy Williams is known for being outrageously outspoken, but one recent comment has caused a lot of anger, as it was about our beloved Joaquin Phoenix.

The TV show host cruelly mocked the actor's cleft lip scar, angering millions of people all over the world.

But she can't seem to keep her foot out of her mouth. Scroll on for her latest horrific comments...

Wendy Williams is a talk show host, former radio DJ, actress, and author.

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Basically, this woman can do it all. She's been in the business for a long time.

She has a long history of working in radio...

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Williams has an incredibly charismatic personality, so it's no surprise she found success on the radio.

Her radio career spans back to the late '80s.

When she was eventually hired by a Philadelphia radio station, her candidness on the air helped the station jump in its rankings.

In 2001, Williams was hired fulltime in a syndicated time slot.

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And by 2008, she was syndicated in numerous markets, spanning across the United States, eventually making it into the National Radio Hall of Fame.

But Williams left her radio show in 2009...

It was time for her to focus completely on what would become her iconic talk show, The Wendy Williams Show.

The Wendy Williams Show has now been on the air for eleven years.

It first premiered in 2008 and has since become quite the daytime talk show, and if you're familiar with the show at all, you'll know that it has a legion of dedicated fans.

If you're looking for a show that has a pulse on trending topics and hot celebrity gossip, this is the talk show for you.

Not to mention that Williams is a hilarious host, so it's no surprise that the show has been on the air for some time.

But with her many pros...

Comes her many flaws.

Her lack of fear of holding back isn't always a good thing...

Who remembers the time when she said that nobody feels sorry for Meghan Markle? Now that was savage.

And another comment that ruffled some feathers?

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In a recent episode of The Wendy Williams Show, she was discussing the recent backlash against Beyonce for not standing up during Joaquin Phoenix's Golden Globe win.

Williams rushed to Beyonce's defense...

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Purely for the reason that "nobody is Beyonce," which isn't the most valid of reasons.

She made a comment about Phoenix, claiming that she doesn't even know who he is...

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But she then started showering the actor with compliments in regards to his looks, talking about how good looking he is.

This is when things took a turn for the worse.

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While gushing over his handsome and "striking" looks, Williams went on to mention his cleft lip - all whilst mimicking it.

"I find it to be very attractive..."

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She posed with her finger pushing her lip up for a painful 10 seconds while the audience nervously laughs. Not cool, Wendy.

People were not happy.

Many found William's mockery to be offensive and disrespectful to people who have cleft lips.

A cleft lip is something not to be made fun of.

Many people on Twitter have been sharing their experiences with the disfigurement and they have outlined how many people with cleft lips grow up feeling insecure and self-conscious about their appearance.

Cleft lips require surgery...

And a young child recovering from painful surgery also isn't something to make fun of.

It seems that Wendy can't take this one back...

She may have taken it too far this time.

Watch the full episode here...

It makes for some seriously uncomfortable viewing.

The backlash was staggering.

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And, after days of relentless abuse online, Wendy has finally apologized for her actions.

But, strangely enough...

Her apology wasn't aimed at Joaquin Pheonix.

She apologized to someone else entirely...

The Canadian League Winnipeg Blue Bombers football linebacker, Adam Bighill, was one of the first celebrities to slam the TV show host.

The topic is very close to home for the sportsman...

Bighill himself was born with the condition, and his son, Beau, also suffers from a cleft palate. He recently shared a photo of his son shortly before his reconstructive surgery. "Today is Beau’s big day. He is getting his lip repaired today in Winnipeg by the fantastic Dr. Ross. Thanks to everyone who has reached out, and in advance, thanks for any of your well wishes for Beau."

Bighill was completely disgusted by her actions...

And, since the show aired, has called for an apology every single day on Twitter.

And his persistence has finally paid off...

Because Wendy took to Twitter to formally apologize, as well as announce her donation to various cleft charities. "We’re thinking about Beau today as he is in surgery. I want to apologize to the cleft community and in Beau’s honor, our show is donating to @operationsmile and @AmerCleftPalate and encourage our Wendy Watchers to learn more and help support the cleft community."

The footballer has thanked Wendy for her apology and donation.

"Thank you @WendyWilliams for your apology, your donation, and for thinking of Beau today for his surgery. I forgive you, and I encourage others to as well."

Though not everyone was too impressed with her gesture...

Pop music icon, Cher, shared a photo of the incident, writing, "DOES AN APOLOGY MAKE UP FOR THIS."

And now Williams has put her foot in it again.

She made some comments on her show this week that have everyone cringing.

As you've probably realized, today is Valentine's Day.

The most romantic day of the year is here!

But with Valentine's Day...

Comes Galentine's day, February 13th - a Parks and Recreation invention celebrating female friendships.

Williams mentioned the day on her show.

But when she saw men in the audience applauding, she hit back.

"If you’re a man and you’re clapping, you’re not even a part of this."

"You don’t understand the rules of the day. It’s women going out and getting saucy and then going home. You’re not a part."

"I don’t care if you’re gay. You don’t get a [menstruation] every 28 days."

"You can do a lot that we do, but I get offended by the idea that we go through something you will never go through."

"And stop wearing our skirts and our heels!"

"Just saying, girls, what do we have for ourselves?"

"Looky here now, gay men, you’ll never be the women that we are."

"No matter how gay." Yikes.

Unsurprisingly, she's faced some rather intense backlash.

People on Twitter are confused as to why she's turning on such a large proportion of her fanbase.

Will there be repercussions?

Probably - who knows how the Wendy Williams Show will survive without a proportion of its audience!

Queer Eye's Tan France has started a backlash hashtag.

We're loving this!

Not cool, Wendy.

We're just tensely waiting to see what wildly offensive thing she says next at this point ... Want more from Wendy Williams? Scroll on for all the info on what the internet terms "fartgate."