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Jesse Williams‘ riveting BET Awards acceptance speech has left about 9,000 people in their feelings, hence the petition which was launched to get the dreamy actor fired from ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy.

In case you couldn’t tell by the headline on this article, Shonda Rhimes — creator of Grey’s Anatomy, woke Black woman and mastermind behind #ShondaLand — ain’t having it.

Shonda, in response to the barrage of tweets she’s received since the petition launched, wrote:

And retweeted:

In other words:

Not today, folks. Dr. Jackson Avery is here to stay.

PHOTO CREDIT: Getty, Twitter


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