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Grey's Anatomy Star Jesse Williams Splits From Wife of 5 Years

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Jesse Williams has split from his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, after nearly five years of marriage. On Monday, TMZ reported that the couple filed last week; though it isn't clear which of them initiated the process, the breakup is "amicable." The handsome Grey's Anatomy star first began dating Aryn, a real estate broker, in 2008, and the couple married in September 2012. They share two children, son Maceo and daughter Sadie, and Aryn is a cofounder of Jesse's Ebroji app. »

- Brittney Stephens

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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams and Wife Divorce

52 minutes ago | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

Jesse Williams is headed for splitsville -- he and his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, are divorcing ... TMZ has learned. Sources close to the couple tell us the "Grey's Anatomy" star and wife of almost 5 years filed for divorce last week ... it's unclear who filed, but we're told the split is amicable. They have 2 young kids together -- son, Maceo and daughter, Sadie. Jesse and Aryn got married on September 1, 2012. Read more »

- TMZ Staff

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Grey's Anatomy: Season 13 Ratings

14 April 2017 7:01 PM, PDT | | See recent TVSeriesFinale news »

Though the ratings have dropped and many castmembers have left over the years, Grey's Anatomy has remained one of ABC's highest-rated drama series. How long can this run continue? How long will people keep watching? It surely won't be cancelled soon but, how quickly will it be renewed for a 14th season? Stay tuned.Grey's Anatomy revolves around the personal and professional lives of the surgical residents, fellows, and attendings in the surgical wing of the fictional Grey Sloan Memorial Hospital in Seattle, Washington. The ensemble cast includes Ellen Pompeo, Justin Chambers, Chandra Wilson, James Pickens Jr., Kevin McKidd, Jessica Capshaw, Jesse Williams, Sarah Drew, Caterina Scorsone, Camilla Luddington, Jerrika Hinton, Kelly McCreary, Martin Henderson, Jason George, and Giacomo Gianniotti.Read More… »


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14 Dirty Grey's Anatomy Secrets, Straight From the Cast

24 March 2017 10:40 AM, PDT | POPSUGAR | See recent BuzzSugar news »

With 13 seasons under its belt, Grey's Anatomy has become a staple in ABC's primetime schedule. Even so, we still learn new things about our favorite doctors and Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital every day. Case in point: we stopped by the Grey's panel as part of this year's Paleyfest in La, and we learned a whole bunch of new and fun facts about the drama. What's the weirdest prop on set? Who's got the best jokes? Check out all the fun Grey's Anatomy trivia we picked up below. "Calzona" is Jessica Capshaw's favorite couple name. Capshaw was asked about her favorite couple's "ship" name during the panel, and it's no surprise that she picked the love between Callie and Arizona. She might be a little biased, seeing as she said, "I think I have to go with Calzona, right?" Sex is Debbie Allen's favorite part of being on the show. »

- Ryan Roschke

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Sarah Drew Says She ‘Took All’ of Her Daughter’s Pacifiers: ‘She Handled It Like a Champ!’

21 March 2017 8:25 AM, PDT | | See recent news »

Grey’s Anatomy star Sarah Drew may only play trauma surgeon Dr. April Kepner on the drama series, but in real life, the actress has been giving advice to her pregnant costar Camilla Luddington on a symptom she’s also experienced firsthand: morning sickness.

“I told her what medication to take, which was great,” Drew told People Sunday at the 2017 PaleyFest in Hollywood, California. “She said that was really helpful.”

Drew, 36, admits that she didn’t have it “as bad as” Luddington, who recently revealed that she’s been sick the majority of her pregnancy.

Want all the latest pregnancy and birth announcements, »

- Mariah Haas

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Cast on Saving Lives for 13 Seasons and Counting

20 March 2017 10:58 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

When the “Grey’s Anatomy” cast visited PaleyFest at the Dolby Theatre to a packed house of 2,500 fans, the panel was an affectionate look at where the characters have been and where they might be headed in their thirteenth season on ABC. Fans got an early look at the episode Ellen Pompeo directed, which will air March 30 and contains a heartbreaking development.

The cast paid sincere respect to their fearless leader Shonda Rhimes for giving them rich characters to play and for her endlessly creative mind. Chandra Wilson said, “Her mind never stops. I’ve learned from her.”

Now that TV legend Debbie Allen is both acting and directing on “Grey’s,” she’s also been a guiding force. Pompeo credited Allen for encouraging her to direct an episode, “She’s the most incredible mentor and I work with the most incredible talent.”

Allen also got one of the biggest laughs of the panel when she was »

- Diane Gordon

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'Grey's Anatomy's Jesse Williams & Sarah Drew on That Japril Hookup: 'They Will Always Be Each Other's Person'

19 March 2017 6:41 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

There might be hope for Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) and April Kepner (Sarah Drew) after all!

Last week's episode of Grey's Anatomy saw the divorced pair open the door for a rekindled romance with a sexy hookup while in Montana on a case -- where they also met Jackson's estranged father (Eric Roberts). While the couple's future is still uncertain, Drew assured fans at PaleyFest on Sunday that Japril will always be together -- whether romantically or otherwise.

Related: 'Grey's Anatomy': Jackson Meets His Father and Reunites With April -- Are They Back Together?

"I think the main takeaway from that experience in Montana is that these two people... there's so much love there, there's so much respect there. They know each other so well," Drew said during the Grey's Anatomy panel. "Whether it continues and moves towards romance or stays platonic, we know for sure that these two are going to be okay, and »

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Grey's Anatomy's Ellen Pompeo Teases the Ep That Will 'Make Everybody Cry'

19 March 2017 4:16 PM, PDT | | See recent news »

Grey’s Anatomy is staging a gut-wrenching hour for leading lady Ellen Pompeo‘s directorial debut on March 30 (ABC, 8/7c). But the actress wasn’t plagued with butterflies during her first experience behind the camera, despite the heavy material handed to her.

“I’ve been doing this show for 13 seasons, so I wasn’t really nervous about any of the scenes, not to sound arrogant,” Pompeo said during a PaleyFest panel Sunday, which kicked off with a screening of her directorial debut. “I was more nervous about the technical aspects… I have the best cast in the world to work with. »

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 13 Episode 16 Recap: Jackson Confronts The Father Who Abandoned Him

17 March 2017 10:34 AM, PDT | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Thursday’s Grey’s Anatomy saw Dr. Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) finally confront his estranged father when he traveled to Montana for work. Grey’S Anatomy Recap Robert, played by Eric Roberts, owns a diner and was excited to meet Jackson, but Avery did not share that enthusiasm. Jackson didn’t even want to meet with Robert, but April (Sarah Drew) convinced him […]

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The post ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Season 13 Episode 16 Recap: Jackson Confronts The Father Who Abandoned Him appeared first on uInterview. »

- Hillary Luehring-Jones

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Grey's Anatomy Season 13 Episode 16 Review: Who Is He (And What Is He To You)?

17 March 2017 10:00 AM, PDT | TVfanatic | See recent TVfanatic news »

If you listen closely you can still hear the sound of Japril fans rejoicing.

It has been a long road for the pair and for a while it didn't appear as if they could ever come back together outside of being co-parents and roommates. Who knows what is in store for them from here on out, but there can only be good things from here, right?

Grey's Anatomy Season 13 Episode 16 traded in Seattle for the rustic beauty of Montana, and it did the body, and the show a lot of good.

Some of the best Grey's moments are when they slow things down and focus on a specific character and their own development and character growth. Jackson has been around for multiple seasons, and we've gotten to know him over the years, but there was still a lot that we just didn't know.

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- Jasmine Blu

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‘Grey’s Anatomy': Jackson and April Keep Playing With Our Emotions

16 March 2017 9:55 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

(Spoiler alert: Please do not read on if  you haven’t watched Thursday’s episode of “Grey’s Anatomy”) Thursday night’s episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” just tugged at our heart strings and played with our emotions, but honestly did you really expect anything else from one of Shonda Rhimes’ original dramas? She’s been messing with our feelings since 2005 and tonight’s episode titled “Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?” was no different. Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) and April Kepner (Sarah Drew) a.k.a. Japril are back together! — or so we think … for now … maybe … probably? »

- Rasha Ali

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'Grey's Anatomy': Jackson Meets His Father and Reunites With April -- Are They Back Together?

16 March 2017 6:55 PM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Warning: Spoiler alert! Do not proceed if you haven't watched Thursday's episode of Grey's Anatomy.

Grey's Anatomy reunited a father and son, while also opening the door to a rekindled romance.

On Thursday's episode, titled "Who Is He (and What Is He to You)?," Jackson Avery (Jesse Williams) met his estranged father (played by Eric Roberts) for the first time while in Montana to perform a complex throat transplant with his ex-wife, April Kepner (Sarah Drew), by his side.

But that wasn't only surprise of the hour.

Related: 'Grey's' Stars Jesse Williams and Sarah Drew Say Jackson and April Find 'Happiness'

After Jackson successfully completed the surgery (following a few detours), the spark seemed to be back between him and April -- and the former couple not only shared a passionate kiss, but also hit the sheets!

The next morning, Jackson and April reflected on their rocky past and why Jackson's mother, Catherine ([link »

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‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Jackson and April Reunite for an Emotional Episode (Spoilers)

16 March 2017 6:00 PM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

Spoiler Alert: Do not read ahead if you have not watch the Mar. 16 episode of “Grey’s Anatomy,” titled “Who Is He (And What Is He to You)?”

Rejoice, #Japril fans! This week’s episode of “Grey’s Anatomy” was a one-off solely focused on Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April (Sarah Drew).

“I think that this episode is really more ‘Jackson the Movie’, than ‘Japril the Sequel,'” Sarah Drew tells Variety, referring to the episode from Season 12 that was all about Jackson and April’s relationship. “It really is about Jackson’s journey, and it made sense to have the person who knows him best be on that journey with him and show up and be strong for him in the midst of it.”

Thursday night’s hour centered around divorced duo who were assigned to a high-stakes case and had to take a flight, on the Avery family private jet, nonetheless »

- Elizabeth Wagmeister

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Grey's Anatomy's Sarah Drew Breaks Down the Moment Every Japril Fan Was Waiting For & What It Means For The Future

16 March 2017 6:00 PM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

And just like that, it looks like Japril is back on. All it took was Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April's (Sarah Drew) trip to Montana on tonight's new episode of Grey's Anatomy to get the co-parents and former spouses back between the sheets. Well, that and a run-in with Jackson's long-lost pop—hey, Eric Roberts!—of course. But with the status of their relationship left rather ambiguous by the episode's end, not to mention that pesky Grey Sloan Memorial civil war they've got to return home to, where will the docs go from here?  For some clarity on the subject, E! News got Drew on the phone for her thoughts. What follows is our unedited Q&A, covering the thrilling fling, »

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26 Hot Jesse Williams Pictures That Will Leave You Desperate For Medical Attention

16 March 2017 12:40 PM, PDT | | See recent Popsugar news »

If you're an avid watcher of Grey's Anatomy, there are a few things you've come to accept as reality. For one, Meredith can barely last a season before having a near-death experience, and there will surely be an iconic sad song to accompany her trauma. The show isn't all darkness, though. In addition to all the times the show has spoken to your soul, we're just going to address the big, beautiful elephant in the room: this cast is hot doctors on hot doctors on hot doctors. One shining example of the show's high volume of good-looking stars is Jesse Williams, who just lit up the Bet Awards with an incredible acceptance speech. We've rounded up some of his hottest red carpet pictures, Instagram snaps, and more. »

- Ryan Roschke

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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams Says Donald Trump's 'Pig' (Video)

16 March 2017 6:22 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

[[tmz:video id="0_nhgf361k"]] Jesse Williams had some words for Donald Trump ... none flattering. We got the "Grey's Anatomy" star and civil rights activist heading into "The Daily Show" Wednesday in NYC, and asked how Trump was doing. Dude makes it clear where he stands. Remember ... Jesse's the guy who won Bet's Humanitarian Award last year and rocked the house with his words. Read more »

- TMZ Staff

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'Grey's Anatomy' Star Jesse Williams Previews "Japril the Sequel"

15 March 2017 3:00 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - TV News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - TV News news »

To say that Grey's Anatomy favorites Jackson (Jesse Williams) and April (Sarah Drew) have come a long way since arriving at Seattle Grace Grey Sloane from Mercy West all those years (and TV seasons) ago is a bit of an understatement.

Individually, April and Jackson arrived as surgical residents and have worked tirelessly to become key administrators at the hospital (with the latter now the board chairman). And while their professional careers have taken off, their personal lives have become more stagnant after the arrival of their daughter, Harriet.

During Thursday's episode "Who Is He (and What Is He »

- Lesley Goldberg

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Jesse Williams Slams Hollywood Whitewashing: 'The More Diverse a Movie Is, the More Money It Makes'

15 March 2017 11:05 AM, PDT | Entertainment Tonight | See recent Entertainment Tonight news »

Jesse Williams is a modern-day activist and artist.

The 35-year-old actor has campaigned for civil liberties for most of his life. In 2014, following the shooting of Michael Brown, he became one of the most outspoken individuals in Hollywood to join the Black Lives Matter movement, in an effort to shed light on systematic discrimination and oppression experienced by black people in the United States.

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“I dedicated my life to doing [civil rights activism] anyway and now I’ve just added another job to that, which is being on television and in films. I didn’t wake up one day and think, ‘Hey, I’ve got this platform now, what can I do with it?" Williams explains in the latest issue of Hunger Magazine, hitting newsstands on March 16.

"My parents were politically active," he continues. "[They] made sure to always speak to me about a general sense of self-respect »

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Grey's Anatomy's Big "Japril" Episode Just Might Be an Avery Family Reunion in Disguise

15 March 2017 6:05 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

For as long as he's been in our lives on Grey's Anatomy, Jackson Avery's father has never been in the picture. We've gotten more than our fill of his mother, the domineering and ultra-successful Catherine Avery (Debbie Allen)—especially with the mess she's created at Grey Sloan Memorial this year with the whole Minnick debacle—but we've never met the man who ran off when Jackson (Jesse Williams) was young, leaving him to be raised by a single mother. But it looks like that all might be changing—and soon. In this sneak peek of Thursday's new episode, exclusive to E! News, Jackson and April (Sarah Drew) have traveled to Montana to treat a young patient, but when his »

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Drew Goddard to direct Bad Times At The El Royale

8 March 2017 1:17 PM, PST | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Following Cabin In The Woods, Drew Goddard has lined up his second feature film to direct...

The Cabin In The Woods writer-director Drew Goddard has his second feature film as director lined up. According to Deadline, Goddard just sold Bad Times At The El Royale to 20th Century Fox. 

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In addition to The Cabin In The Woods, Goddard directed the first episode of The Good Place for NBC; wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for The Martian, as well as working on the screenplays for Cloverfield and World War Z, and penned episodes of DaredevilLost, Alias, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Angel. Goddard has also put in some work on the Deadpool 2 script. Basically, he has done and is doing a lot of cool stuff. 

Still, for many cinephiles, Goddard's 2012 meta-horror The Cabin In The Woods, »

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