Two years later, "Whitney" has been canceled and the comedian has lost the support of the people that once lauded her.
In an interview with Howard Stern (above), Cummings opened up about how abandoned she felt by her comedy family when the backlash started.
"This is embarrassing. I'm going to get emotional," Cummings began. "It was crazy because there was such a negative backlash to it that felt really personal. I think as someone who didn't really have a family unit growing up, comics were like my family. As soon as I got the show, I felt like everyone was against me."
Although Cummings admitted to being "heartbroken" over the cancellation of "Whitney," she said she knew it was coming.
“I knew we were in trouble when I was watching the show ... And the three chairs from ‘The Voice’ come up [and] fill the whole screen and then they flip around and it’s Christina Aguilera, or Shakira. Same difference," Cummings told Jay Leno in June. “And then I’m like, 'Oh! Look at ‘The Voice!' And then it just doesn’t go back down. And I was like, 'This can’t be good if they’re airing another show during my show.' But Christina Aguilera was great as the star of ‘Whitney,’ I thought.”