Might Jackson and Jo be the following nice couple on ‘Gray’s Anatomy’? HL acquired EXCLUSIVE scoop from Jesse Williams about how he feels about Jackson and Jo’s relationship, his hopes for Jackson, and extra.
Gray’s Anatomy returns with all-new season 17 on March 11, after an almost 3-month hiatus. Within the first a part of the season, Jackson and Jo started sleeping with one another however with no emotions hooked up. Their connection has solely gotten stronger amid the chaos round them. Jackson and Jo have agreed to not be in a relationship, however might these hookups ultimately result in love? HollywoodLife spoke EXCLUSIVELY with Jesse Williams to get his ideas on a Jackson and Jo romance.
“You realize what? I’ll be trustworthy. I didn’t suppose so at first,” he informed HollywoodLife whereas selling Outdated Spice’s new “Odor Prepared for Something” marketing campaign. “I suspected that this should be a little bit of a lure. Someone gonna catch emotions, and one thing’s gonna occur. However I’ll say that the extra we’ve performed it, the extra we spend time engaged on it, you get a way of what’s taking place with the fabric. I believe it’s potential. I believe it’s an attention-grabbing instance of maturity in a time the place each of them in all probability haven’t any enterprise in a rattling relationship after what they’ve been by means of. That very hardly ever stops us from moving into relationships in actual life. However I believe that they could possibly be an instance of compartmentalization and discovering this as some type of, to make use of a well-liked phrase, self-care. I get what I would like right here, and I can preserve transferring and never get caught in a quagmire. So we’ll see. I don’t know the place it’s headed. However I’ve discovered it to be sort of a nice shock. I believe that is truly potential. These characters have the instruments to remain targeted.”
He even thinks that it’s potential a real romantic relationship between Jackson and Jo might work out. “I believe it’s completely potential,” Jesse continued. “I believe there’s terrific chemistry there. However that stated, it’s additionally a little bit simpler to have terrific chemistry once we don’t have so much at stake and if you’re not romantic. Nice first dates occur. Speak to me in two years, and it’s a little bit bit completely different. However at this stage, I believe there’s a pleasant rhythm there. They’re each carrying their scars on their sleeves. There’s not lots of secrets and techniques there. We each know that. We’re each a large number. That’s pretty clear, and that’s an essential a part of getting began.”
Gray’s Anatomy is at present in its 17th season and stays the longest-running medical drama. Jesse has performed Dr. Jackson Avery since 2009, and he nonetheless has concepts about increasing his character much more. “I believe what involves thoughts is what’s occurred this yr and what we’re dealing with within the present,” Jesse stated. “It’s a mirrored image of actual life, when it comes to what’s taking place within the medical neighborhood, and I believe that it could possibly be attention-grabbing to see Jackson look a little bit deeper. He’s expressing frustration with parity and equity within the medical subject and the system. Like past precise surgical procedure and zooming out into administrative insurance policies that truly impression individuals. I’d like to see a means for him to be impacting working individuals, weak communities, individuals that basically are being devastated at a unique price by what’s taking place this yr. That could possibly be attention-grabbing for him to sort of step out of the partitions of the hospital and use that a part of his capacity. Whether or not he can do this with out working off into the woods is a unique query.”
Within the winter finale, Meredith was nonetheless scuffling with COVID-19. Her situation worsened a lot that Richard determined to place her on a ventilator. “I can let you know that it doesn’t get less complicated. There are lots of bumps within the highway,” Jesse teased about what’s subsequent. The actor additionally famous that he thinks it was “actually sensible” for the present to “sort out COVID and for us to be realistically tied to the world and have our predominant character actually battle with it. I believe in some methods it ties to the marketing campaign immediately, which is profiting from the time that you’ve, valuing these alternatives, valuing daily, and realizing that you’re ready so that you simply don’t depart something behind. I believe that’s actually taking place with Meredith. You positive as hell get some perspective when it may be taken from you.”