Hot Video: Grey's Anatomy's Jesse Williams Accepts Top Actor Honors From Ellen Pompeo

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Ellen Pompeo and Jesse Williams aren’t just co-stars on Grey’s Anatomy, they’re real-life buds too!

To wit, Pompeo interrupted her summer hiatus last week to present Williams with the TV Actor of the Year statuette at the Young Hollywood Awards.

On the off chance you missed the May 26 telecast on ION Television, a clip of the duo’s on-stage love fest has been embedded below.

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Comments (16)

  • Why did Jesse win an Award? He’s a terrible actor and doesn’t fit into the show at all.

    Comment by Andrew C – June 2, 2011 08:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Well Shonda & Co. seems to think he fits into the show as they cast him and everyone else. And he won an award highlighting the fact that he’s a good young actor. What you gonna do, haters gonna hate.

      Comment by Anonymous Genius – June 2, 2011 08:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • +1!

        Comment by chi – June 2, 2011 08:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • But what has he REALLY done on the show to prove he’s a good actor? He’s had very few truly dramatic scenes. The majority of his role is “be the pretty doctor” “be shirtless” “flirt with girls” he’s hardly acting. There are far more young actors on TV that have given truly outstanding performances that deserved this more.

        Comment by Captain – June 2, 2011 08:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Not agreeing blindly to every decision Shonda makes is not being a ~hater.

        Comment by Joan – June 2, 2011 01:36 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • He rocks. He is awesome on the show. They need to get rid of April and Arizona, oh Callie can go away, too.

      Comment by lorna – June 2, 2011 08:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I know, right? He may have a pretty face but he’s far from being good enough to win any kind of award.

      Comment by Alice – June 2, 2011 01:34 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • It’s sweet that Ellen presented his award :)

    Comment by Sam – June 2, 2011 08:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The winners for this thing were all over the place. A supporting actor won TV Actor of the year? Atleast Aimee Teegarden (TV Actress of the Year) has a lead role on her show. There are plenty of much more talented young actors with much more responsibility on their shows that should have won.

    Comment by Captain – June 2, 2011 08:45 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Love Ellen
    she is amazing
    When will she win her long overdue award for her amazing work on Greys all those seasons?

    You gotta lobby for her Ausiello. She deserves it.

    Comment by EPFAN – June 2, 2011 09:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

    Comment by HT – June 2, 2011 03:03 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • This is the guy who wins TV actor of the year? Jesus Christ, we’re in trouble with American television…awful.

    Comment by JohnDoe – June 2, 2011 06:23 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • That cool.. now give ELLEN an award!!

    Comment by Liz – June 3, 2011 01:46 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • There are millions of pretty people on screens big and small, and shopping malls, etc. Being pretty is not unique in Hollywood. It requires somethings more: a response. And Jesse has had a huge affect on fans, period. Hate it or love it. These things are so subjective and hard to measure, but people respond to him, they believe him and he seems like a truly decent guy. I for one am interested in seeing what happens next and would pay to see him in movies. Everytime! Waaay worse have gotten waaaaay more adulation and waaaaaay more chances.

    Comment by DebbyZ – June 3, 2011 11:59 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ellen should win sth!!! she is such a great actress and it seems like no one cares she s been 8 seasons on one of the most well known shows ever!! argggg someone give her an award right now!

    Comment by erin – December 20, 2011 07:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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