Wendy Williams needs an education… and that's exactly what she's gonna give herself!
The daytime talk show host got into some major heat last week after saying some pretty ignorant remarks about Historically Black Colleges and the NAACP.
ICYMI, the Wendy Williams Show host spoke out on Jesse Williams' powerful BET Awards speech and essentially discredited the existence of HBCUs and the NAACP.
These flippant remarks rubbed most of Wendy's viewers the wrong way, with critics calling her uneducated — and even dubbing her the new Stacey Dash! That's gotta hurt!
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Wendy's advertisers weren't fans of the contrarian grandstanding either, as she also reportedly lost her Chevrolet sponsorship over the controversial comments.
But it looks like Wendy is learning from her mistake, and is planning on educating herself with the help of one of her most vocal critics.
According to Love B. Scott, Williams is inviting
Dr. Jackson Avery, at your service!
Jesse Williams has quickly become the most powerful voice for the Black Lives Matter movement, and as such, he's using that racist petition against him to his advantage.
As you may have heard, many bigoted fans are calling for Jesse's removal from Grey's Anatomy – yes, the show created by noted black TV exec Shonda Rhimes — following his powerful BET Awards speech.
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Luckily, the 34-year-old activist wasn't about to let trolls get the best of him over the weekend, tweeting a little shade obviously directed at the petition:
Not everyone is loving Jesse Williams' passionate speech about human rights… and we're not just talking about professional troll Stacey Dash.
Last month, the Grey's Anatomy star received a standing ovation for his empowering speech about the Black Lives Matter movement while accepting the Humanitarian Award at this year's BET Awards.
But the 34-year-old's strong words rubbed some fans the wrong way, and these fans are apparently so offended by the "racist" speech, they want the human rights activist to be fired from the ABC medical drama!
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That's right! Critics created a petition on change.org that demands Williams be fired from Grey's to be punished for his "hate speech." Wow.
The petition, which has 5,908 signatures as of this writing, reads: