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Williams first began to feel the heat when his divorce was made public.It’s not hard to understand why — even if the reaction was overblown.Kerry Washington: "Scandal" star, female lead across Leonardo Di Caprio and Jamie Foxx in "Django Unchained," and one of People magazine's most beautiful people of 2013.Yet when it comes to her personal life, Washington is as much of a mystery as her character on the hit ABC series, where she plays crisis management leader Olivia Pope -- who also happens to be the love of the president of the United States' life. Washington's pretty tight-lipped when it comes to her personal drama (either Washington really hasn't dated anybody in the past five years, or she has a really, really good PR team).It’s also worth remembering that Williams has addressed his privilege as a biracial man in America before.Speaking to , he shouted-out “the incredible women running [Black Lives Matter]” and opened up about being biracial: “I have access to rooms and information. To some people I might be a celebrity because I’m physically attractive.We are programmed to believe that someone is attractive because they told you that blue eyes are hot. I aim to do what I can with what I have.”Williams is a man who recently ended a 13-year relationship with a woman, and he’s currently dating — not even married to — another woman.If your first instinct is to wield that as a weapon against Williams rather than attempt to understand his humanity, take a look at who hurt you.
Angered by the backlash and nasty messages written about him online, Williams addressed his haters on JAY-Z’s video project: “I was in a relationship 13 years.
actor Jesse Williams, who finally confirmed rumors that he is dating actress Minka Kelly.
Williams, who is in the midst of a divorce and custody dispute with Aryn Drake-Lee after a five-year marriage, is also an avid activist who regularly speaks about social justice issues as they pertain to the black community.
It’s no secret that men like Williams and Colin Kaepernick have enjoyed outsized media attention — and with that, criticism — due to the perception that they are non-threatening black men.
But I’m thankful that both men have used their platforms to speak openly and honestly about what it means to be a black person in America today.