When news broke that Emmy-winning actress Michelle Williams was not only engaged to Hamilton director Thomas Kail, but the couple were expecting their first child together, fans immediately began to send congratulatory messages. on social media. Unfortunately, some were a little confused about what Michelle Williams should be happy about.
The Dawson’s Creek alumna shares her name with Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams, and she had to send a message to fans after she started receiving engagement and pregnancy messages.
Michelle Williams is pregnant and engaged to Hamilton manager Thomas Kail https://t.co/kOomLluhbt
– People (@people) December 31, 2019
“Some comments are misleading (sic) and of course I had to google to see what was going on!”, Wrote the singer on her Instagram Story. “Congratulations are certainly in order, but for #dawsonscreek #fosseverdon #brokebackmountain #greatestshowman #manchesterbythesea‘ Michelle ’Ok bye.”
The singer and actress are often confused for each other, most recently when the actress won an Emmy for her performance in the drama FX Fosse / Verdon. The Oscar-winning quadruple made a passionate speech about equal pay for women when she accepted the award, but people mixed up on social media and sent the singer messages of support, as well as criticism.
The singer called people with a message on Instagram Live, asking people why they were tagging and congratulating her, and wondering if they realized she was black.
“How is it that when you tag and congratulate a person, do you see that I am black? When you access my profile, you search for” Michelle Williams “, I am black. Okay? I am not mixed with nothing, I am not mixed with Persian, Russian, I am black, “she said.
The singer added that she was trying to understand why she was cursed for the actress’ speech, which the singer found “great”. The singer also congratulated the actress for her performance at Fosse / Verdon, saying that she played the role of “Gwen Verdon at a T.”
To clear things up … Emmy-winning actress Michelle Williams is engaged to Tony award-winning director Thomas Kail and the couple are expecting their first child together. Williams is the mother of Matilda, 14, whom she shared with the late Heath Ledger.
Meanwhile, Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams ended her engagement to Pastor Chad Johnson in December 2018, and has not released a new novel this year.