While he has tried to keep the split private, the actor recently opened up about one of his relationships in the very revealing While he doesn't refer to Aryn by name, Jesse appeared to have addressed the relationship in Jay-Z and Tidal's new offering."I was in a relationship 13 years, 13 real years, not 5 years, not 7 years, 13 years and all of a sudden mother f---kers are writing think-pieces that I somehow threw a 13-year relationship," he shared."Like thee most painful experience I've had in my life like with a person I've loved with all of my heart—that I threw a person and my family in the trash because a girl I work with is cute."Chris Rock, Will Smith, Kendrick Lamar, Anthony Anderson and Aziz Ansari were also featured on the project. “If you knew the couple they were back in Brooklyn, when he had dreads and a backpack and she was grinding doing real estate, you wouldn’t believe it,” explains a source, who thinks their relocation contributed to tensions in their relationship.“[Aryn] thought everyone was so different from their friends back in New York, and not as genuine." 5. Soon after his divorce news broke, Williams was allegedly linked to actress and model Minka Kelly. Williams and Drake-Lee tied the knot in 2012 after dating for 5 years and making the full-time move to Los Angeles from New York reportedly put a strain on their relationship according to PEOPLE.#2: We Must Exhibit Leadership Jesse began the police brutality portion of his speech by saying this, "now, what we've been doing is looking at the data and we know that police somehow manage to de-escalate, disarm and not kill white people everyday.So what's going to happen is we are going to have equal rights and justice in our own country or we will restructure their function and ours." On this very sensitive topic, Jesse did not shy away from controversy by posing a question to his audience.
"Minka has been there for Jesse not only as a girlfriend, but also as a friend."Our source added, "Jesse is really private with everything especially his relationships but feels open with Minka and she has been supportive and that's what he needs now."Back in January, Minka caught the attention of fans when she posted an Instagram with Jesse while in Paris.
Jesse's speech was so impressive to me because his words were sharp enough to make me re-evaluate myself yet sweet enough to encourage me to be and do better.
I believe that every black man watching Jesse Williams' speech can take a thing, or three, away from his thought provoking words.
Jesse modeled leadership for us all by saying what will be done versus what should or could be done.
His bold display of steadfastness is a characteristic that could benefit us all.