Jesse Williams Headlines

  • Jesse Williams Pulls Emmett Till Nike-Kaepernick Memes Amid Backlash

    Jesse Williams drew some major criticism after promoting his new Emmett Till film with memes that incorporated Nike's new campaign with Colin Kaepernick ... and it was so harsh, he pulled the pics. News broke Monday that Jesse was tapped to…

    TMZ
  • ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Star Jesse Williams Sets Directorial Debut With Film Focused On The Aftermath Of Emmett Till’s Murder

    EXCLUSIVE: Jesse Williams, one of the stars of ABC’s long-running series, Grey’s Anatomy, is marking his feature directorial debut with Till, a film centered around Mamie Mobley Till, the mother of Emmett Louis Till, a Black teen who was lynched after being accused flirting with a white woman in the Jim Crow-era South. Williams, an outspoken human rights activist, is directing from a screenplay by Michael Reilly and civil rights filmmaker Keith A. Beauchamp. The film is…

    Deadline
  • Beyonce & Jay-Z's Concert Draws Huge Celeb Turnout

    If there's one live performance certain to bring out a big-name crowd, it's Beyonce and Jay-Z ... and you gotta see which celebs were celebrating their Sunday at the power couple's Rose Bowl concert. Oprah was a standout, putting up the Roc-A-Fella…

    TMZ
  • Jesse Williams discusses the 'clunky' beginnings of the Jackson and April relationship on Grey's Anatomy

    Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew are very close. “We developed something really special on the show, which is a rare opportunity with this many cast members, going on for this long,” Williams told EW. It makes sense that they developed such a strong bond considering the pair’s Grey’s Anatomy characters, Jackson and April, or “Japril,” as they’re known by fans, went from best friends to married, to bitter divorcees to friendly co-parents in the span of nine seasons. Japril became a favorite among...

    EW.com