It didn't take long for people to share their shock and sadness on Twitter.
Some were just incredibly surprised.
Others used GIFs to express their feelings.
Because it just doesn't get worse than this.
Overall, people were not handing it well.
And some chose not to accept it at all.
BuzzFeed News has reached out to Jesse Williams' publicist for confirmation about the reported divorce.
This story has been updated to note that TheJasmineBrand.com was the first to report the divorce.