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Jesse Williams and Minka Kelly Split After Several Months Together (Exclusive)

It’s over. Jesse Williams and Minka Kelly have split after several months of dating, a source tells Us Weekly exclusively. 

Us exclusively revealed in May that Williams and the Friday Night Lights alum, 37, who met around January 2017 when they shot a video game together in Paris, were an item. “It’s been a few months,” an insider told Us at the time. “They’re legit.”

Jesse Williams and Minka Kelly split
Jesse Williams and Minka Kelly Paul Archuleta /Getty Images for Fashion Media; Rob Kim/Getty Images

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While the duo remained mum about their relationship, Kelly shut down rumors that her relationship with the Grey’s Anatomy actor, 36, ended his five-year marriage to Aryn Drake-Lee. In October, after an Instagram user wrote on one of Kelly’s photos, “I hope the cheating rumors aren’t true. It would be disappointing,” Kelly replied: “They’re not. Hate for you to be disappointed. Glad I could clear that up for you. Now f–k off.”

Just one day before Kelly slammed the reports, a source told Us that the couple was still going strong. “Jesse and Minka took a few steps back because of the publicity,” the insider said at the time. “But they are still seeing each other.”

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Williams and his estranged wife filed for divorce in April and have since been battling in court over custody of their two children: daughter Sadie, 4, and son Maceo, 2.

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The actor addressed his divorce, as well as the cheating rumors, while appearing in Jay-Z’s “Footnotes for 4:44” video. “I was in a relationship 13 years, 13 real years, not five years, not seven years, 13 years,” he said in the video, which was released in July. “And all of a sudden motherf–kers are writing think pieces that I somehow threw a 13-year relationship — like the 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.”

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