NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar-winning actress Viola Davis has regrets about her role as a maid in the 2011 film The Help. The 53-year-old told The New York Times “it wasn’t the voices of the maids that were heard.” Davis says if you make a movie about what it felt like to work for white […]
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People Magazine finds itself right where it should be: in deep doo-doo. Thursday night, as we all know, was the debut of Viola Davis‘ “How To Get Away With Murder” and the return of Kerry Washington‘s “Scandal” on ABC. Obviously this was a history making event on several levels: 1. Shonda Rhimes, a black woman […]
CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (AP) — Viola Davis addressed graduating seniors Thursday at the high school in the struggling Rhode Island city where she grew up, urging them to treasure "hard times and joyous moments" and telling them that the "privilege of a lifetime is being who you are." The Oscar-nominated actress from the film "The […]