Page Six: Jesse Williams ‘left his wife’ because ‘he wants to be single’

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We learned this week that Jesse Williams maybe-probably left his wife for Minka Kelly. Jesse had been with Aryn Drake-Lee for thirteen years and they have two children together. But Jesse went off to Paris to work on a project with Minka and suddenly his marriage is all “irreconcilable differences” and “we’ve been separated for months!” So, Page Six did a story about how all of Aryn and Jesse’s friends are basically like “Jesse is a big pile of nope.”

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Jesse Williams’ divorce from his wife, Aryn Drake-Lee, isn’t as amicable as it seems, despite the actor giving countless interviews in the past about his love for her.

“It’s bulls–t that he lives for her. He left her. They’re going to paint a picture like he’s been separated for a very long time, but the truth is that he left her. Friends are devastated,” a source close to the couple told Page Six. Sources told us Drake-Lee was his rock and the main breadwinner until Williams scored his big role on “Grey’s Anatomy” in 2009. And friends believe Williams’ rise in Hollywood is to blame for the actor’s change of heart.

“She’s poured money into this relationship and sacrificed her life for him and now he wants to go out and be the hot single Hollywood guy. Jesse wants to conform to Hollywood and do whatever he thinks will make him a bigger star. He’s drinking his own Kool-Aid and it’s the Jesse show. He’s dead f–king wrong. He did not respect those vows. He wants to be single,” the source said.

Another source told us, “When they moved out to LA doing ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ it all evened out. He was completely taking care of her.”

Drake-Lee was often dogged in the media for not looking Hollywood glam when she was photographed with him.

“After a period of time when you hear people saying, ‘Why aren’t you with someone hotter or with this actress?,’ I’m sure that placed a strain on their relationship,” the other source said.

Williams has been linked to Derek Jeter’s ex Minka Kelly since news broke that he filed for divorce earlier this week. An insider wouldn’t address the dating rumors, but said, “They’re working on a video game together with quite a few other people, like three other people in France.”

[From Page Six]

Page Six’s sources also can’t agree on whether Jesse will end up paying spousal and child support to Aryn. When he filed for divorce, he checked the box for “no support,” but sources told TMZ that they were going to work through the financial side in mediation. Still, Page Six writes: “Friends of the couple are skeptical and expect Williams to shortchange Drake-Lee.” My thought is… Jesse probably isn’t crazy-wealthy in the first place? He’s on a popular TV show, for sure, but those paychecks won’t go that far if he’s gotta pay Aryn half of what he makes. As for the rest of it… yeah, Aryn’s side sounds pissed. I would be too, after 13 years and supporting him through the lean years.

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  1. Jessica says:

    This is sad if he’s drunk the Kool-Aid that fast especially if it’s merely over her looks. I’m sure she looked the same when he married her. On the other hand it sounds like he hasn’t cheated on her and just decided he wants to be single or date someone else. Cold-hearted but it’s better than carrying on an affair and pretending to be a happy family.

  2. detritus says:

    Three thoughts
    Aryn deserves better.
    This is going to get messier
    I’m feeling petty and will also share that I never thought Jesse was all that hot.

    • original kay says:

      I didn’t either. I loved GA, stopped when Derek was killed off, and never thought Jesse was good looking or a good actor, I always thought he lucked into his role (though he paid the price having scenes with april, imo, she is ghastly).

      I always liked TR Knight, looks wise.

      • NtSoSclBtrfly says:

        I always thought TR was adorable, so so cute.

      • AlmondMilk says:

        Ha, I’m the opposite. Started watching the show more once Derek was killed off. It’s just gotten really great. Better than ever IMO.

        I do agree with you about Jesse not being the best actor. He’s adequate for what he has to do on Grey’s which is look hot, have a decent bedside manner as a doc and be a long suffering partner in am uninspiring relationship. I hate him with April. She’s annoying beyond belief and when she’s emotional and raging at him it’s enough to give you ptsd. But then i try and think of him with anyone else on the show and its then i realize, he doesn’t have too much chemistry with anyone. He’s nice to look at, but unlike say Owen or Alex or Bailey’s husband- there’s zero passion and connection. I think it’s just Jesse. There’s no there there.

        There was a great scene where Maggie, Meredith’s half sister had several scenes with Jesse as his character Avery was her ailing mom’s doctor. She was acting her behind off, she was just heart breakng and he was just so distant and not present.

        Yes it’s a fair accusation that i would have most likely kept my opinions to myself, before hearing he had possibly ditched his wife for Jeter’s ex gf. But it doesn’t change the fact that’s what i thought when i assumed he was a devoted husband.

        What Jesse doesn’t realize is, his stock has plummeted. He was seen as noble. Is it unfair that he cant be human and mess up. Sure. But life’s unfair. He won’t be seen in the same light again. After his amazing speech at the NAACP (?) awards, that adoration was heady and intense I’m sure. He was the precursor for a lot of high profile activism from black male celebrities. It’s a shame the bloom is off that rose for something unrelated. I thought he’d make a great public servant/politician/activist. But ditching his wife for Kelly means that’s over.

        He’ll have to start from scratch, he’s been cancelled by many. Reality is, as just an actor and screen presence – he’s not that compelling.

    • sendepause says:

      People fell out of love, shit happens… Just don´t be a dick about it maybe?

      As for his looks: I think he looks good, but so does his wife. I don´t get the people who say he is “too hot” for her. They actually look quite similar features-wise?

      • detritus says:

        His reaction so far just scream dick to me.

        They looked matched to me too, I just don’t particularly like blue eyes.

    • Kitten says:

      This whole story gives me a gross feeling. I completely understand that people can fall out of love or out of sync or whatever, but I HATE this false narrative that he’s too hot for her. She’s an attractive woman, not to mention the fact that we are MORE than just our looks. Ugh. Just gross.

      I just feel for Aryn having to endure that kind of criticism only to have this dude leave her for freaking Minka Kelly.

      • QQ says:

        Same I feel the exact same way, Like .. I mean Yeah he wants to be single IS a valid Reason, Is Sad but totally Valid, she probably is being Uptraded, and pissed and is sad… and this will get messy for mess’ sake

      • Asiyah says:

        Agree with both of you, Kitten and QQ.

      • PennyLane says:

        Yes, I’ll bet that in three or four years JW’s going to look back and regret leaving her. His wife was with him before he was successful, which means that she loved him as a human being – not for the fame and money he brings in. JW doesn’t realize yet how precious that is because he has had her by his side for 13 years now and he is totally taking it for granted.

        Once you are famous and walk away from a situation like that, there is no going back, no finding another person who will purely love you for you. In the long run, this divorce will be a bigger loss for him because every kind, intelligent woman of character will look at what he did to his first wife and walk away – leaving him to date social climbers, careerists, and golddiggers.

      • Avery says:

        Exactly this….my heart breaks for her.I think he was cheating and was about to get busted and filed for divorce. I think he was gettin high off his own supply. He started smelling himself and wants to live the life. I think he has always been a piece of work and now he feels validated in dumping his wife because he has people feeding into him. I think he is just an ok actor that doesnt have any depth. He got the job on GA for looks and now wants to screw over his wife that supported him when he didnt have money and fame.

      • Kath says:

        Totally agree. She is an attractive, accomplished, smart woman with awesome hair. I hate this “he’s too hot for her” rubbish. They looked evenly matched in the looks department, in my opinion.


    • booRadley says:

      @AlmondMilk, Preach!!!
      my gawd you summed up my thoughts exactly

    • Amanda DG says:

      I think he’s attractive, but the lisp is distracting. He’d be a better model than actor.

  3. nemera34 says:

    The time of the Big STAR are over. We now have minor players trying to be what they will never be. Jesse has a good political sense to me. And I think that should be his focus. As far as making it BIG in the business I doubt that will happen. He is a beautiful man, but he hasn’t broken through that wall yet. And until he has some big role outside TV he will be just what he is. A working actor. Divorces are horrible. And they have young children; that this will affect in way no one knows. Shame. She seems like a smart woman that held their family together for some time. And she never seems Fame hungry.

    • QQ says:

      Agreed, with your points about him having good Political Instincts vs say “hitting it big” in the rat race in Hollywood If someone was going to do a seamless political type move a couple people in Shondaland sure can do that because of the persona they project and the way they engage, Kerry Washington is another one

    • kibbles says:

      None of the GA actors have really hit it big. They are all has-beens and C-list working actors trying to get small movie gigs in Hollywood. Jesse is nothing special. I have never watched GA, but none of the actors on that show really jump out at my as having the IT factor that will take them to A-list status. He is about to burn a lot of bridges that could mess up his image and take him down a few notches. This divorce will likely be a PR nightmare for him.

      • Bella bella says:

        The guy who plays Owen — Kevin Kidd (I think his name is?) — has had a pretty good career outside GA. Have you ever seen Rome? A British TV series. So great!!

  4. Scal says:

    When you’re a father to two young children-there’s no going back to the ‘woooo I’m single life!’ There’s no going backwards.

    If she supported him during the lean years-then him checking the no support box is a jerk move. And I think she’s really pretty so poop on those people

    • ell says:

      being in a relationship isn’t the same thing as being a parent, like at all. so yes, there’s going back as a single parent, which is def different than being a single person with no children, but you’re not tied by a relationship. i don’t understand why so many people seem to equate the 2.

    • blogdis says:

      I am not advocating that people stay stuck forever in a unhappy marriage but filing for divorce with children that young just seems off to me. Most people will tell you having two young kids (back to back under 3 )can strain a marriage but don’t do anything rash in that moment.
      I have seen couples separate take a break , coparent from different houses get counseling ,try to work it out before going straight to divorce. Some of those marriages survive and eventhrive and yes some eventually divorced but walking out on two babies not a good look

      • LA Elle says:

        IA blogdis.

        I said something similar earlier this week. I don’t have kids, but I’ve watched friends – even in great marriages – struggle that first year. The best advice I’ve heard came from a friend’s Mom about the first year after a baby is born: “Don’t do anything rash and if you can’t support each other, at least respect each other.”

  5. Darkladi says:

    Jesse’s appeal has completely fallen off for me.

  6. Des says:

    I think you need to consider the source of these remarks given who he is. Page Six is the New York Post and it has a serious problem with the BLM and its supporters. Conservative media has been using gossip to drive false narratives against outspoken liberal celebs – this is a known fact. Jesse has been a major voice in support of BLM and I have a feeling this is a smear campaign given nobody else is saying these things about him except to Page Six.

    If, however, they are right and Jesse is a big ol’ Hollywood mess, let him roast.

    • commonsense says:

      I agree with you, I don’t know Jesse personally but this doesn’t feel like something he would do. He has been very private about his relationship/marriage; I think I have only seen one or two pictures of his wife and his kids on his instagram. He just doesn’t seem hungry for fame, he is a very passionate activist and I was wondering if maybe he sort of lost focus on his marriage in favour of his activism. He is involved in a number of things : scholly, sankofa, question bridge, his NBA podcast, Ebroji as well as his acting. He seems to be constantly on the move going somewhere it just seems too much for me. But like I said I don’t know him personally and the intimate details of his marriage, and I’d like to think that he wouldn’t do that to his wife.

    • minx says:

      Yeah, Page Six and the Post have a conservative agenda. I take everything they say with a huge grain of salt.

    • Alexandria says:

      Des, yes. If Jesse left the marriage for superficial reasons, he deserves all the flak.

    • Otaku Fairy says:

      Good point. Until we get REAL receipts (Blind Gossip doesn’t count to me), I’m going to try to reserve judgment. The way this is happening has me feeling a little bit of sympathy for all three parties- Aryn, Jesse, and Minka, because:
      1.) Aryn has been getting horrible racist, misogynistic, and all around just nasty commentary on other sites, and her looks (which to me aren’t even bad. She just doesn’t look like the average Hollywood starlet) are being blamed for the end of her marriage and his possible cheating. It’s being taken as a negative statement on black women, which must really hurt her too if she’s aware of it. She’s the one I feel most sorry for in this situation.

      2.) Jesse Williams is not getting treated the same way white celebrities who divorce and/or cheat get treated. I know there’s a different history but it’s a pretty regular thing for celebrities who are anything besides white- whether they’ve got black, Indian, Latino heritage, etc,- to get dragged and painted as disloyal to their race for not being and staying with someone of the same race. In his case, his leaving his wife (and maybe with a white woman. We don’t know yet) is being used to make all of his activism invalid, as if he can’t really give a shit about people of color if a partner he leaves or possibly cheats on happens to be black. Internalized racism may apply to some people who do this, but sometimes a relationship failing is a relationship failing or cheating is just cheating, and it’s not some type of political statement or commentary on people of one race or gender. It seems like white men who are involved in cheating- whether they’re the cheater or the ‘other man’- are the only group of people who don’t have that selfish, douchebag behavior turned into a political thing. So while he may or may not be an unfaithful asshole, that angle seems kind of gross.

      3.) Minka Kelly is already being seen as the other woman. People don’t even have to have any Sienna miller-like or Kristen Stewart-like receipts on that one. Like we’ve seen with Angelina and others in the industry, once people are convinced someone is ‘the other woman’, or if people who work together become a couple after one of the members has already filed for divorce and separated, nothing will convince people in the situation that that woman didn’t homewreck a marriage. Not even the allegedly cheated-on party coming out and saying that so-and-so was not with that woman before they broke things off. We all know what’s coming. (Jesse and Minka might not even turn out to be a couple though).

    • Asiyah says:

      Very true. Maybe he did let fame get to his head, but the way the Post is making it seem I feel is total hyperbole (as usual, that’s their M.O. along with straight up lying sometimes). They want to make him seem like another liberal hypocrite and at the same time still put down his “unattractive” wife smh

    • fiorucci says:

      I thought the remarks came from her or her friends- because they are a good diss of him while the “single” line could be trying to sabotage things with MK!

  7. Maria F. says:

    i mean not just for this Hollywood couple, but in general, it must always be so hard when you have to justify why somebody loves you, just because you might not be in the same looks department.

  8. Melibea says:

    My mom used to say that the student’s girlfriend is not the doctor’s wife, meaning that some guys are very loyal and nice with their current Significant other until they are successful that’s when they feel the need to upgrade. It’s sad and disgusting but it’s the awful truth. I feel for her and their kids.

    • Artemis says:

      Mm, ain’t that the truth. My ass would never financially support any romantic partner for that long. I would keep the receipts and present the balance at the end if I would be that stupid. I need a return on that investment but I guess some people are so blinded and fooled by ‘love’.

      All these wannabe actors also going into low wage jobs so they have time to run to auditions…nnnn like what the hell is stopping you from developing other skills and not being broke all the time? Live your life. Half of them don’t even realise they don’t even the magical combo of looks + talent + charisma to pull off becoming a famous actor (man or woman). Jon Hamm was 40 until he broke through, I cannot imagine dating a 39 yo who never developed any other career path than bloody acting!

      • Erinn says:

        I think it really depends on the situation. I’ve been with my husband since we were in 9th grade – so around the same length as Jesse’s relationship with Aryn. If something happened and my husband was struggling to find work in something he loved, as long as he was being realistic, I absolutely would do what I could to financially support him. Currently he makes almost double what I make – but he gets laid off a few times a year due to lack of work. Sometimes it’s only a two week layoff, other times it’s months. He’s able to draw EI – but when he’s home he’s taking over the every day household stuff, running errands, doing dishes, sweeping, laundry, etc. so that I don’t have to work all day and come home and split the chores with him. He’s told me straight up that if I wanted to go back to school he’d 100% support that idea and we’d do what we needed to do to achieve that.

        Neither of us are side eyeing each other, and keeping receipts and holding grudges – if we were, that definitely wouldn’t be a healthy relationship. Now if one of us was really a slack-ass and just lounging around and claiming to be trying to make it big while doing nothing to make it happen, it’d be a different story, I suppose. That’s the kind of thing that could easily cause resentment and I’m sure that kind of stuff would come out in divorce proceedings if that’s where it went.

        Ultimately, I feel for Aryn. It sucks that she’s constantly been told that she’s not in his league – like High Jackman’s wife – all while trying to make sure the man she loves has the ability to do what makes him happy. Personally, I think she’s very pretty. There’s some less flattering photos out there, but there are also some where she looks a lot more relaxed and happy.

      • Bridget says:

        For what it’s worth, Jesse was also a teacher.

        But I’ve always wondered about these older actors and musicians. It does happen that they go on and get work – it isn’t just 22 year olds booking jobs. But it seems so weird to me, being in your late 30s and still convinced that your big break is just around the corner. One of my husband’s college friends has a great job, but is also convinced that his music career is going to happen. He produces albums, music videos, the works. How much of that is just for him, and how much is because he thinks he’s going to hit it big?

      • Marianne says:

        Ok, but would you want to be with someone who works a steady 9-5 office job but is udderly miserable? Or someone who has a passion for something even if there are times when money is low?

        Maybe more actors (or inspiring actors) should have some kind of back-up plan in place in case they dont reach a certain goal by a certain age. But you make it sound like people shouldnt try in the first place.

  9. Squiggisbig says:

    What he doesn’t get is that there won’t be any kool aid to drink because divorcing his wife to be the cool guy will/has hurt his image so much.

    • tracking says:

      Idk, men seem to get a pass in these situations. Although his fan base is probably mostly female, so I guess this could hurt. We’ll see.

      I hate the cliche-ness of it all–man finds fame and money and ditches family because he now feels entitled to bang hot starlets. He has two very young children, and a wife doing all the heavy lifting at home. I’m pretty much inclined to think he’s the jerk here.

  10. AreYouForReal? says:

    So he’s been working for 8 of the 13 years they’ve been together? So because she supported him at the beginning of those years, he has to carry her forever? Aryn is a professional, accomplished woman. She can go back to whatever she was doing to support them all before. Let him pay child support and maybe a lump sum as spousal support to get her back on her feet and then she needs to keep it moving. It sucks to be traded in, but it’s not the end of the world.

    • HK9 says:

      Not forever, but definitely for some time. She carried him at the cost of the $$ and mobility in her career. He didn’t do this on his own. When she ‘goes back’ she’s not going to start where she left off. That takes time to build, like anything else.

      If he didn’t want to be in this situation he should have gone to LA on his own and done it himself. But he didn’t, did he.

    • PennyLane says:

      Five years is the typical length of spousal support nowadays.

      Given their background and the young age of the children, this seems like a pretty reasonable amount – at that point both kids will be in school and she can ramp up her work life then.

  11. Ruth says:

    If this was the other way around and she wanted to be single you’d all be leaving your ‘YAASSS QUEEN’ comments so leave the righteousness at the door.

    • original kay says:

      Who knew we had a clairvoyant in our midst?

    • Zuzus Girl says:

      So if she was being a dick, you think everyone would support her? Why?

      Unrelated to that. I really feel for the non-glamorous spouses/partners of some Hollywood stars. People can be so cruel. Look at all the shit Hugh jackson’s lovely wife has endured over the years. It’s awful.

    • Kitten says:

      Yeah no.

    • Insomniac says:

      Oh yes, everyone would love it if a woman walked out on two kids. Please.

      • ell says:

        tbf i don’t remember this much outrage when that actress from the americans dumped her husband to have an affair with her co-star, in fact people would comment ‘omg so hot, they have so much chemistry in the show!!”. so maybe op has a point.

      • Bridget says:

        @ell then you’re remembering wrong. Most people said she was a fool to treat her husband like that.

      • ell says:

        i doubt it. there might have been definitely comment like you describe, but there were quite a few saying stuff like ‘ i don’t condone cheating, but their chemistry in the show blah blah blah”. i remember it because it stuck with me, because it was so weird and inappropriate.

      • Bridget says:

        So you’re using the opinions of the minority to characterize everyone?

        And you know you could just look it up, right? The search function is easy to use.

      • Originaltessa says:

        Ell, Keri Russell has been in Hollywood since she was a child on Mickey Mouse Club. She’s Hollywood. I think Jesse and his wife seemed anti Hollywood. If he leaves her Minka Kelly, he’s just becoming part of that crowd. It’s disappointing.

      • ell says:

        look what up, sorry? i said i clearly remember it, i don’t need to look it up. i also don’t think it was a minority of comments, they were quite a few.

        another example was that time morena baccarin dumped her husband because she was plowing that dude from the OC, and when her husband dared to ask for spousal support literally all comments were ‘why doesn’t he get a job’, whenever he was both the lower earner and apparently also the main carer of their child.

        i usually agree with you Bridget, but it’s undeniable there are double standards when it comes to opinions on divorce.

        ETA @Originaltessa, but the situation was more or less the same, so why should it be judged differently? it’s fine to be disappointed by a celeb, but i do think that the original point that if it were a woman doing what he did people would look at it differently, is often true.

      • Originaltessa says:

        @Ell, this is a site of mostly women, who can sympathize more to the wife and mother than the guy. I think if you look somewhere like TMZ about a girl cheating. You’d hear some rude remarks for sure. Kristen Stewart comes to mind for me. That poor girl was dragged through the mud and basically forced into isolation.

      • ell says:

        fine, but you’re just proving my point i.e. there are double standards.

        personally i believe in equality, and equality for me doesn’t mean siding with women no matter what they do. in jesse williams’ case i believe his wife should be entitled to spousal support given the situation, but so was morena baccarin’s ex-husband.

  12. Talie says:

    I don’t blame her for being pissed…she was a big component in his BLM “woke” speeches. She probably feels used.

  13. Anonymous says:

    Am I the only person who thinks that we should not judge him by his private life ? Of course the news we are hearing are disapointing but as long as he keeps fighting for the community I’m good with him because at the end of the day his mariage is his business not mine.

    • Sassenach says:

      Since when do we not judge celebs based on their private lives? That’s pretty much the standard for gossip. Why should he be an different.

  14. Eleonor says:

    To me is too much ado about nothing.
    13 years together and two kids, the second last years…to me it could have been a band aid baby, who knows.

  15. Sassenach says:

    These comments are interesting and definitely different than other blogs and Twitter. I wonder if they’d be the same if his wife was more well known or famous.

  16. ell says:

    some of these comments are weird. it’s not right to be forced to be in a relationship you don’t wish to be in anymore, i personally wouldn’t want to be married to someone’s whose heart is not in it anymore and wishes to be single. it’s hard when a marriage end, but you know, shit happens and life is unpredictable.

    spousal support is a totally unrelated kettle of fish though. if she gave up her career for his then yes, she should most definitely be entitled to it and he shouldn’t be an asshole about it.

    • Elisa the I. says:

      You’ve got a point there. The divorce rate in my city is 53%. I’m not married (yet), but I’m fully aware that marriages fail every day.
      They have been together for 13 years which is anyways a good track-record. I feel bad for the kids, though.

    • Marianne says:

      Isnt spousal support dependent on who makes more money? I mean, if she makes more money than him and they plan on having 50/50 custody then I get why he would maybe put “No”. That doesnt necessarily make him a stand up guy especially since he wants out of the marriage or whatever…but I can get that.

  17. Bitsy says:

    I see this allllllll the time with my friends: date a guy with potential, be his ride or die who helps get him where he wants to be financially and up his status, get traded in 3 years into his new world. I guess a lot of women feel that if you make his dreams your dreams you’ll be rewarded in the end with down-a@@ chick shout outs and praise..?
    Also, this plays out differently in reverse. When men raise a woman’s status the woman usually sticks with him forevermore,even if she could do better. See Beyonce, Duchess of Cambridge, etc

    • Jess says:

      How tf did Jay-Z raise Beyoncé’s status??

      They’ve been on the same level of fame/status/money throughout most of their careers.

    • Jessica says:

      Jay-Z did not raise Beyoncé’s status; she was doing well on her own.

      Also how can DoC do better? They both have degrees from the same university; I actually think they are equals in almost every way.

  18. Merritt says:

    If someone wants to play the field, I think it is better to end their marriage, than to be like one of those jerks who stays married but cheats on their spouse constantly.

  19. Sarah says:

    I dont get the comments about her looks, she is very pretty

    • Okay says:

      lol you don’t need to pretend she’s remotely pretty because she’s clearly not.

      • kay says:

        hate to be the bearer of reality here, but your perspective is NOT TRUTH.
        sarah thinks she is very pretty.
        i think she is beautiful.
        our perspective is not your truth. your perspective is not our truth.
        do not tell sarah, or anyone else, that our perspective is pretend because it does not match yours.
        fine enough to say: i don’t find her attractive. But to actually say someone else is pretending because they see things differently from you is incredibly arrogant and ignorant.

      • Tata says:

        @ok I was always taught what makes someone ‘not pretty’ was bad character – lying, cheating, swindling, disrespectful…

        Pretty is something we expect women, not men to be. How many times have you heard cate winslet’s husband is not as pretty as her.

      • isabelle says:

        OKay you are gorgeous, a perfect 10, model material right? Always find average looking people are the ones that tend to critic other appearances the most.

      • aqdgsbh says:

        If you think that woman is unattractive, you have a seriously skewed view of women.

      • tracking says:

        Agree with aqdgsbh, WTAF?

  20. JA says:

    Douche bag Rape apologist being a jerk?? You don’t say???!

  21. Grant says:

    If we’re talking about spousal/child support, it’s usually not half of what he makes. Usually, it’s a percentage of his monthly net or gross income, depending whether we’re talking child or spousal support. At least, that’s how it is in Texas.

  22. kay says:

    how on earth is she considered “unattractive”??? da fuq?
    beautiful skin and hair. a megawatt smile. gorgeous eyes.

    • Okay says:

      She’s extremely unattractive..

    • HK9 says:

      She is attractive. What she doesn’t have is a stylist. (Most industry wives have them) Give her ‘photo ready’ makeup and a “public” wardrobe and you wouldn’t recognize her. She just strikes me as someone who’s not into those things. But “extremely unattractive’ she’s not.

      • fiorucci says:

        She does have nice skin and eyes. But a little bit chubby (not for a mom but for Hollywood) face is also a bit chubby and chin is kind of big. Jesse is not so cute to me anyways. His skin and hair are nice I think that’s why people love him, the light eyes with dark skin combo. But his face and smile remind me so much of JUstin Timberlake- huge turn off!

  23. Guest says:

    She looks totally normal. Which is good. I honestly don’t want to see any actress without make up on. Screw him.

  24. Ariana says:

    I don’t understand why everyone is roasting him. They were together for 13 years. That’s a long time and sometimes you fall out of love. He’s filing for divorce, not cheating on her (if he did I will take everything back) or playing her in any other way.
    Maybe he’s moved on quickly. (if that Kelly story is even true) That sucks but is still no reason to hate on him.
    And that stuff about him wanting to be a big star and enjoy Hollywood? If I remember correctly he has been on GA since 2009. If he wanted to do that, wouldn’t he have already done that by now? I honestly don’t feel like this is the height of his career that was like a few years ago?
    Plus he seems like a pretty smart guy, so he surely knows that he wouldn’t be able to be a single guy with his two children, who he wants custody for.

  25. anon says:

    Sorry I think he’s trash, it’s not just he did this to his wife. He did this to his kids, he had a baby with this woman a year ago and now he suddenly wants out? Sounds like a mid-life crisis to me. He wanted to be single and play the field, well he should have thought about that before having kids. The second you have kids your single party life is gone. Those kids are gonna suffer the most from a father who’s more concerned with playing the field and trying to be a hollywood star then raising them. This man doesn’t at all sound concerned about his children. He doesn’t have to be with the mother but his statements should focus on how they want to prevent damage to the kids. I see a big sign with him not wanting to pay their mother spousal support, that will go to him not wanting to pay child support either, men simply don’t like to pay the women they leave. Once they leave the mother they don’t care about the kids, and the mother gets all the responsibility of raising them.

    • Valois says:

      There’s been no direct statement from him so far, him wanting to enjoy the single life is her side of the story. It might be the truth, but you shouldn’t take her (or his) account at face value.

  26. Andrea says:

    I never understood why everyone gets worked up about Hollywood divorces. I would never want to be married to a celebrity and i would never have a relationship with a person who wants that kind of life. The odd’s are against you. Can you imagine the temptation and ego involved. You can be the nicest, smartest, most loyal with the best intentions and you can still have a moment of weakness. It happens with average people who see their families everyday. With a celebrity that’s probably away from home for weeks/months at a time. It must be hard to maintain relationships. I say cut the guy a break, hopefully he steps up to support his wife and gives her the opportunity to start a new career she’s passionate about. Just like she did for him.

  27. Ss11 says:

    Z list nobody who needs these gimmicks to remind people that he still exists. Why do you even cover him, he is such a nobody.

    Hasbeen/never was. What was his sobstory about black people again? Nothing came out of that. He is not someone to take seriously.

    • CF98 says:

      Except he’s part of a hit TV show so I’m not sure why he has to remind people he exists.

    • Otaku Fairy says:

      “What was his sob story about black people again? Nothing came out of that. He is not someone to take seriously.” Judging by this and your commentary on Obama on another post here, I think we all know the real reason why you don’t want him taken seriously.

  28. Tiffany :) says:

    Marriages fall apart. People grow apart. If he wants to be single, I think it is better to leave first and then move on to a new relationship (and not overlap). I think people are jumping to conclusions that he cheated on her already. Maybe he did, maybe he didn’t. But they weren’t an attention hungry couple before, so it feels kind of gross to be super focused on the end of their relationship. Giving them peace seems like the right thing to do, especially for the kids.

  29. LA Elle says:

    So they used to live in New York and she was in real estate there – possible her side is talking to reporters / friends at Page Six to counteract his PR stuff from earlier in the week?

  30. Sandy says:

    I think his wife is beautiful, intelligent, holding him and his marriage down, he definitely is not going to find that combination in hollyweired, I feel he left a lot of people emptied now, I personally felt he was on his way toward a martin L. King Status, now he is turning into those other selfish douches, who nobody respects, he losts my respect, think, denzel, sammuel l Jackson? Etc., I might be projecting, but there is very few who had what they had, and a lot of people trying to find that, but to walk away from people who love him?, wow, his parents are still together.

    • Neens says:

      MLK status???? In his dreams. He’s a C-lister known for one role on a television show.

  31. Jess says:

    I am not sure why everyone thinks he is so hot compared to her. They have pretty much the same features. i guess it’s just because he has an eye colour that is more commonly found in Caucasians. Eyeroll.

  32. DesertReal says:

    I hope he has saved and planned financially accordingly- this is just the thing Shondra Rimes would write him off the show for.

  33. Marianne says:

    I hate to say or agree that its because of her “looks”. Maybe the fact that she isnt on the same level of “fame” plays into it.

  34. sadie hill says:

    I went in search of a solution for my problem when My husband wants to divorce me. we was married for 9 years and we have been through a lot, he has cheated on me before but I forgave him because I love him and moved on but later again he met a girl at work and thinks he is in love with her, so one day he told me he wants a divorce, for me I don’t because I still loved him I know this must sound stupid but never wanted him go. I tried to make him see he is making a mistake but everything went wrong, I loved him so much but he refused to change his mind, i waited for him to come to his senses but nothing worked, i went in search of help and i was directed to contact a spell caster for help because i knew that will be the best solution, then i contacted dr.mac@yahoo. com to help me to unite i and my husband and finally i and my husband are perfectly together as one which was awesome, my husband is back to his senses, It felt good to have my Husband back
    State: Texas
    Country: United States

  35. Moll says:

    Does he really think he will be anything other than C list? Pathetic really.

  36. MochaSoy says:

    I don’t know much about this couple but why is his wife leaking this stuff? Keep it private. I don’t see any reason to leak.