Actor-comedian D.L. Hughley, ‘The View’ fixture Ana Navarro, and others spoke out.
Hunter served as ‘The Wendy Williams Show’s executive producer.
Morgan has been a correspondent for CBS News since 2015.
The music icon is the first woman to receive a special citation honor.
Hunter says he has to “right some wrongs.”
The television personality filed for divorce on April 11.
The actress delivered an emotional speech at Hussle’s memorial service.
“He set an example for young people to follow,” the former president said.
The pair wed in November 1997.
Winfrey discussed the criticism on ‘The Daily Show’ Wednesday.
The service will be held Thursday at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
The co-host and show creator made the announcement on Tuesday’s show.