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Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams is still facing backlash over his BET Awards acceptance speech. The most recent backlash is in the form of an online petition on change.org to have the actor fired from the hit tv series.
So far there are over 5,000 signatures on the petition to get the actor fired from his as Dr. Jackson Avery on the show after his Humanitarian Award acceptance speech he raised awareness of the struggles the black community faces, such as the senseless deaths of unarmed youth, teenagers, and adults.
Since then Williams has subliminally responded to the petition with a tweet; “Do not promote empty people & their tantrums. Pure clickbait to gain followers, attention & money, for themselves, not you. Never you.”
Grey’s creator Shonda Rhimes also responded assuring fans that the actor is not going anywhere. She stated in a tweet; “Um, people? Boo don’t need a petition. #shondalandrules“
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