NSFW video of Jessie Williams leaks as he appears on 'WWHL' to discuss being nude on stage

On Watch What Happens Live Monday night, as Andy Cohen praised Jessie Williams and Jesse Tyler Ferguson's new Broadway play Take Me Out, Twitter was praising Williams after a video of the actor's full frontal shower scene leaked online and quickly went viral.

While on WWHL, Williams discussed being nude on stage for his Broadway debut, as he shared, "A nonreaction is a really interesting reaction. The quiet, you know. Creates a lot of insecurity," shared Williams.

Earlier in the day, Williams received a Tony nomination for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Play for his role in the Broadway show, which opened in April. Audience members are required to place their phones and devices in locked sleeves to prevent recording during the show. However, one spectator clearly broke the rules.

It was evident that the video had not yet leaked during the filming of WWHL, as Williams shared, "I don't like any of it. I've learned in my minutes in theater, which is all a first for me, is don't read into it. Because it just creates more insecurity."

"How insane, though, that this is your state debut and you're, like, fully naked. I mean, that's doubly scary," said Cohen, to which Williams responded, "I'm told it's quite insane, but it's a first so I have nothing to compare it to and I won't be scared of anything after this, that's for sure."

Based on the tens of thousands of tweets that were posted by amazed fans within a few hours of the video going viral, it's safe to say that Williams does not need to worry about feeling insecure. In fact, many people pointed out how the show will likely be sold out now. However, Williams is definitely in for an interesting week as it may be a little challenging for him to not "read into" any of the comments.

Video Transcript

[INTRO THEME]

- This play has gotten such amazing reviews. Everyone loves it so much. It's a wonderful, brilliant play. So congratulations.

KYLIE MAR: On "Watch What Happens Live" Monday night, as Andy Cohen praised Jessie Williams and Jessie Tyler Ferguson's new Broadway play, "Take Me Out," Twitter was praising Williams after a video of the actor's full frontal shower scene leaked online and quickly went viral.

- Does the audience react to the nudity on stage?

- Sometimes.

- Sometimes.

- Yeah.

- Yes.

- Yeah.

- A non-reaction is a really interesting reaction.

- Yeah.

- The quiet.

- Right.

- You know?

- Right.

- Creates a lot of [INAUDIBLE].

- Do you like a reaction?

KYLIE MAR: Based on the tens of thousands of tweets that were posted within a few hours of the video going viral, it's safe to say that Williams does not need to worry about feeling insecure. In fact, many people pointed out how the show will likely be sold out now.

- Do you like a reaction?

- I [? would ?] not like any of it.

- You don't like any of it?

- I've learned in my minutes in theater, which is all a first for me, is don't try to read into it because it just creates more insecurity.

KYLIE MAR: It was pretty clear that the video had not yet leaked while Jessie was talking about not reading too much into reactions. But based on what he did share with Andy, he's in for an interesting week.

- How insane, though? This is your stage debut and you're fully naked. I mean, that's doubly scary.

- I'm told it's quite insane. But it's the first, so I've got nothing to compare it to. And I'll be pretty-- I won't be scared of anything after this [INAUDIBLE].

- There you go.

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