Shonda Rhimes Hilariously Slaps Down The Petition To Fire Jesse Williams From Grey's Anatomy With One Tough Tweet!
The ruler of Shondaland has spoken!
After Jesse Williams was honored with the Humanitarian Award at this year's BET Awards, the actor received mostly praise for his powerful speech on the Black Lives Matter movement and racial issues in America.
Though Williams' empowering speech was all about promoting "equal and justice in our country," some viewers (with selective hearing, we assume) found the speech to be "racist."
These critics were so offended, they created a change.org petition to fire the actor from Grey's Anatomy in hopes of "condemning his negative attitude." How diabolical!
Thankfully, Shonda Rhimes stepped in to handle this mess for us and remind the critics who's REALLY in charge of ABC's Thursday night lineup!
On Monday, the Grey's Anatomy creator responded to the petitions on Twitter, writing: