Jesse Williams Breaks His Silence on Cheating Rumors and Divorce

PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 22:  Jesse Williams attends  the Kenzo Menswear Fall/Winter 2017-2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 22, 2017 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images)

Jesse Williams Breaks His Silence on Cheating Rumors and Divorce

The actor got candid.

Published July 11, 2017

Jay-Z's revelations about the vulnerabilities in his marriage to Beyoncé have seemingly inspired other A-list men to speak out about their own relationship woes, with one of them being Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams.

According to People, the actor, who recently split from his wife of 13 years, Aryn Drake-Lee, broke his silence about how the rumors of him "throwing away" his relationship affected him in a Tidal exclusive video. 

"I was in a relationship 13 years, 13 real years, not five years, not seven years — 13 years," he said. "All of a sudden, motherf**kers are writing thinkpieces that I somehow threw [away] a 13-year relationship. Like, the most painful experience I've had in my life, like, with a person I've loved with all of my heart — that I threw a person and my family in the trash because a girl I work with is cute."

The "cute" girl Williams references in his explanation is his former work mate Minka Kelly, whom he worked alongside on a video game.

According to TMZ, the two were recently spotted out together on what the site is deeming a low-key "date night." 

The new rumored couple reportedly caught a movie on Monday night in West Hollywood.

Williams filed for divorce from Drake-Lee on April 11, 2017. The former couple dated for more than five years before tying the knot. Drake-Lee met Williams while he was working as a schoolteacher in New York City.

Recap the moment Williams filed for divorce with BET Breaks, above.

Written by Moriba Cummings

(Photo: Francois Durand/Getty Images)


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