Grey’s Anatomy star Jesse Williams and Minka Kelly are officially dating. The new celebrity couple’s relationship was confirmed after the actor’s shockingly tumultuous divorce.
Exclusively dating less than a few months after divorce?
Jesse Williams and Minka Kelly have been rumored to have been dating for a few months now, but the celebrities have finally confirmed their relationship via Instagram, E! News reported.
Insiders close to the new celebrity pair say that “they really care about each other” and are “dating exclusively.”
The source added that Minka has “been there” for the Grey’s Anatomy actor “not only as a girlfriend,” but as a “friend” first and foremost.
Jesse Williams is reportedly “really private” about his relationships but feels extremely “open” with Minka, who has been “supportive” of what “he needs now.”
Minka Kelly caught some attention back in January when she posted a photo with Jesse Williams in Paris. At the time, the two were not reported to be romantically involved and instead claimed to have been working on a video game together.
Kelly and Williams were spotted in West Hollywood this week catching a movie.
Despite the fact that they are actually together now, the two were “extra careful” after all of the attention they got when they were first photographed but feel “more comfortable” in public at this point.
Leaving the past behind
The Grey’s Anatomy star just filed for divorce from his wife Aryn Drake-Lee after not even five years of marriage in April.
Williams recently addressed his failed marriage on Jay Z’s Footnotes for 4:44. The actor, along with Chris Rock, Kendrick Lamar, Anthony Anderson, Aziz Ansari, and Will Smith all opened up for a candid discussion about relationships and dating in the spotlight.
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Jesse does not refer to his future ex-wife by name but it was apparent he was referring to his marriage when he said that he was “in a relationship for 13 years” and threw what he had in the “trash” because “a girl I work with is cute.”
Williams and Drake-Lee are currently battling in court over the custody of their two children.
People first reported the couple’s confirmed relationship but Kelly has denied the fact that the two had ever dated in the past.
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