Nude pictures and video of Jesse Williams starring in Broadway’s Take Me Out leaked on Monday evening and commenced circulating on-line.
It occurred hours after Williams was nominated for a Tony Award for best performance by a featured actor in a play.
The actor has since responded to the buzz round his scene.
“It is a physique, when you see it, you realise it is no matter, it is a physique!” he mentioned on the Watch What Occurs Stay After Present.
“I simply have to make it not that massive of a deal.”
Within the play, the Gray’s Anatomy star performs a homosexual baseball participant who comes out on the top of his success and encounters issues due to it.
Earlier this month, the actor advised Page Six he was initially “terrified” of the position and the nude scene however ultimately acquired over it.
“Then I famous that that was what I requested God for. I requested to be terrified,” Williams advised the publication. “I requested to do one thing that was scary and difficult and made me earn it and made me really feel alive and never snug.”
There are different nude actors within the play. Second Stage’s Hayes Theater has required the viewers to place their telephones in a locked pouch earlier than the present “out of respect and help for our actors and so as to create a phone-free house.”
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