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Stars React To Similarities Between Melania Trump And Michelle Obama's 2008 Speech

Melania, the wife of presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, took to the stage at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio on Monday (18Jul16) to give a speech and it was...

The Game Meets With Politicians And Stars At Peace Summit

The Dreams hitmaker has been among the celebrities calling for action to ease racial tensions following the deaths of African-Africans Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, who were shot dead in separate encounters with...

Drake 'Truly Scared' After Alton Sterling Shooting

Drake feels ''truly scared'' following the violent shooting of Alton Sterling. The 37-year-old father-of-five was selling CDs outside a food mart in Baton Rouge, Louisiana early on Tuesday (05.07.16) morning when he was shot dead...

Shonda Rhimes Dismisses Petition Calling For Jesse Williams To Be Kicked Off 'Grey's Anatomy'

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ showrunner Shonda Rhimes has laughed off a petition in the wake of Jesse Williams’ speech at the BET Awards that called for his character, Dr. Jackson Avery, to be removed from the show.Last...

Petitioners Campaign To Get Jesse Williams Fired For Bet 'Hate' Speech

Jesse Williams made an empowering speech at the 2016 BET Awards last month, opening up about the real circumstances that still surround black culture to this day. However, more than 5,000 people have taken some...

Stacey Dash Attacks Jesse Williams For Bet Awards Speech

While many celebrities like Justin Timberlake and Samuel L. Jackson applauded the Grey's Anatomy star for his eloquence as he addressed racism and inequality in Hollywood during his 2016 BET Humanitarian Award acceptance...

Jesse Williams On Bet Awards Speech: "I Want People To Know They Are Not Alone"

At Sunday’s BET Awards Jesse Williams was honoured with the Humanitarian Award for his work with the Black Lives Matter Movement. Accepting the award, the ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ star gave a powerful and though provoking speech...

Jesse Williams Hopes Bet Awards Speech Inspires Change

The 34-year-old actor received a Humanitarian award at the ceremony, hosted by America's Black Entertainment Television network at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theater on Sunday (26Jun16). In his acceptance speech, Jesse, who in...

Justin Timberlake Accused Of Appropriating Black Culture After Tweet Supporting Jesse Williams' Bet Speech

Singer Justin Timberlake faced backlash on Twitter Sunday evening, after he tweeted his thoughts on the speech actor Jesse Williams’ gave when he collected his Humanitarian Award at the 2016 BET Awards. Timberlake tweeted, “@iJesseWilliams...

Jesse Williams Slams Police Brutality And Cultural Appropriation In Bet Awards Speech

Jesse Williams has hit headlines this morning after a rousing speech about racism at the 2016 BET Awards last night ((June 26th 2016). The 'Grey's Anatomy' was at the Black Entertainment Television event to pick...

Justin Timberlake Faces Backlash For Bet Awards Comment

The Grey's Anatomy actor and activist gave a powerful, impassioned speech about the Black Lives Matter movement and racial equality as he picked up the Humanitarian Award at the Black Entertainment Television (BET)...

Beyonce Takes Home Four Gongs At Bet Awards

The 34-year-old singer claimed the Best Female R&B/Pop Artist award, as well as the prestigious gong for Video of the Year for Formation. Her hit also earned her the Centric Award, while Beyonce completed her...

Jesse Williams Is A Dad Again - Report

The 34-year-old Grey's Anatomy star's real estate broker wife Aryn Drake-Lee, 33, gave birth to baby boy MACeo this past summer (15), according to Us Weekly. Williams and Lee, who wed in...

Jesse Williams To Be A Dad For Second Time

The actor, who played Dr. Jackson Avery in the hit medical series, and his real estate broker wife Aryn Drake-Lee are expecting their second child. Editors at Us Weekly confirm that the...

Jesse Williams Joins Ferguson Protest Rally

Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams was one of the thousands who rallied in Missouri over the weekend (ends12Oct14) seeking justice for the the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown.In August (14), race riots between locals...

Jesse Williams Helps President Barack Obama Launch New Initiative

Actor Jesse Williams has teamed up with U.S. President Barack Obama to help launch an initiative aimed at helping young African-American men achieve professional success.The Grey's Anatomy star joined the world leader at the White...

Jesse Williams Is A First-time Father

Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams is a first-time father.The actor, who plays Dr. Jackson Avery in the hit medical drama, and his wife Aryn Drake-Lee welcomed a daughter called Sadie in early December (13)....

Grey's Anatomy's Jesse Williams Expecting Baby With Aryn Drake-lee

Jesse Williams, the star of hit medical drama Grey's Anatomy, is expecting his first child with his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, Us Weekly reports. The couple have been together for over six years now and finally...

Jesse Williams To Be A Dad

Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams is set to be a father.The actor, who plays Dr. Jackson Avery in the hit medical drama, is expecting his first child with wife, Aryn Drake-Lee. According to Us...

Stormy Weather Continues On 'Grey's Anatomy' Season 10 Premiere

The premiere of season 10 of Grey's Anatomy aired last night (Thursday 26th September). Last season ended with a storm and this season's premiere continued with it still blustering in the background.Ellen Pompeo at a...

Stars Team Up For Charity Golf Tournament

Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams and Smallville's Tom Welling are putting their golf skills to the test in the 12th Annual Michael Jordan Celebrity Invitational (Mjci) charity tournament next month (04-07Apr13).Funnyman Anthony Anderson is also...

Jesse Williams Criticises Django Unchained's Lazy Portrayal Of Slavery

Actor Jesse Williams has become the latest star to criticise filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and his Oscar nominated movie Django Unchained, accusing the director of presenting audiences with a "lazy, oversimplified reduction" of black history.In an...

Jesse Williams Marries Girlfriend During Intimate Los Angeles Wedding

Grey's Anatomy star Jesse Williams and Aryn Drake-Lee have married in Los Angeles. People magazine revealed the news, with a source telling them "Jesse was beaming with joy throughout the entire ceremony. It was the...

Grey's Anatomy Star Jesse Williams Weds In Los Angeles

Actor Jesse Williams has wed his longtime girlfriend in Los Angeles.The Grey's Anatomy star exchanged vows with real estate broker Aryn Drake-Lee on Saturday (01Sep12). The newlyweds started dating when Williams was working as a...

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