It’s been a little over a month since Wendy Williams‘ son Kevin Hunter Jr. was arrested for allegedly punching his dad and Williams’ ex Kevin Hunter Sr. in the nose.
The arrest came about a month and a half after Williams split from Hunter Sr. and filed for divorce.
On Tuesday, the 18-year-old appeared in a New Jersey courtroom and pleaded not guilty to a battery charge.
But prosecutor Joseph Wenzel asked the judge for more time to review the case and said he believes a resolution will be reached at the next hearing. The judge then gave Wenzel two more weeks to review, which is when the case will resume.
It was initially reported that Williams and Hunter Sr. would be in the courtroom to support their son together, but they ended up staying outside, because it wasn’t necessary for them to come in.
And a TMZ source said the case has diminished some of the tension between Williams and Hunter Sr., after he was accused of fathering a child with his alleged mistress Sharina Hudson.
The former couple reportedly plan to be friendly with each other for the sake of their son. But Williams has no desire to give the marriage another go.
Meanwhile, Hunter Jr.’s attorney Ray Hamlin told the celebrity news site that he believes the case will be worked out completely, especially since the father doesn’t want to press charges.
“I love my son very much and I will not be pursuing this matter legally,” said Hunter Sr. in a statement last month.
And while Wenzel said Hunter Sr.’s desire to not press charges matters, it won’t be the determining factor on how he’ll move forward.
“It does factor into my determination,” Wenzel told the New York Post. “But at the end of the day I have to make the call about what’s in the best interest of justice.”
Hunter Jr. is also eligible for a first-time offender dismissal program since he doesn’t have a criminal record. And if he ends up qualifying for that program, he’ll have to stay out of trouble for a certain amount of time, then the charge will be dropped.