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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Fans Petition to Have Jesse Williams Fired From Series Over BET Awards Speech

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Fans Petition to Have Jesse Williams Fired From Series Over BET Awards Speech

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The petition, which has about 1,600 signatures, said Jesse Williams "spewed a racist, hate speech against law enforcement and white people at the BET awards." A counter-petition has over 11,000 signatures. White tears are real ya’ll and this case, completely laughable. Apparently, Jesse Williams’ powerful and moving BET Awards speech has a number of white folks caught in their feelings so hard that a Change.Org petition was created to get the actor fired from his day job over at Grey’s Anatomy. The petition, created by someone named Eric Williams and signed by only 370 people, claims that Williams’ speech was “racist” and he should be punished for his “hate speech.” “Jesse Williams spewed a racist, hate speech against law enforcement and white people at the BET awards. If this was a wh
Tomi Lahren Criticizes Jesse Williams and BET Awards

Tomi Lahren Criticizes Jesse Williams and BET Awards

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The host said Jesse Williams, who supports the Black Lives Matter movement, "perpetuates a war on cops," She questioned if the event was a forum "to complain about the plight of wealthy black" celebrities.Tomi Lahren is at it again, and this time, she’s attacking Jesse Williams’ BET Awards acceptance speech. The conservative bobblehead took issue with Williams’ speech and lashed out during her recent web show.“Was it a celebration of black entertainment or an opportunity to complain about the plight of wealthy black actors and musicians?” said Lahren.“I saw a lot of talent on that stage, but at the same time, a whole lot of victimhood,” she continued.“The BET definition of a humanitarian is someone who perpetuates a war on cops,” Lahren said, referencing Williams’ active in
Justin Timberlake Apologizes for Comment After Jesse Williams’ Speech at BET Awards

Justin Timberlake Apologizes for Comment After Jesse Williams’ Speech at BET Awards

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Justin Timberlake said "we are the same" on Twitter after Jesse Williams accepted the humanitarian award for his work with the Black Lives Matter movement. Timberlake said he felt misunderstood for his comment.Justin Timberlake managed to offend lots of people on Sunday night when he tweeted about the 2016 BET Awards. The “Can’t Stop the Feeling” singer was moved by actor Jesse Williams’ Humanitarian Award acceptance speech and took to Twitter to post his thoughts.“@iJesseWilliams tho… #Inspired #BET2016,” the GRAMMY winner wrote.@iJesseWilliams tho...#Inspired #BET2016 — Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) June 27, 2016His tweet prompted one follower to write, “So does this mean you’re going to stop appropriating our music and culture? And apologize to Janet too. #BETAward