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Viola Davis Takes Action To See Diversity In Hollywood
The actor and producer is determined to increase representation on and off screen through her production company.
Viola Davis Skydives For First Time, 'Tackling My Fears And Freedom'
The Oscar-winning actress took the plunge in Hawaii and called the experience "awesome."
Michelle Rodriguez Says Liam Neeson Isn't A Racist Because He's Kissed Viola Davis
"Racists don’t make out with the race that they hate, especially in the way he does with his tongue," Rodriguez claimed.
Brian Tyree Henry Praises Viola Davis: 'I Want To Follow In Her Footsteps'
The "Widows" actor said working with the Academy Award–winning actress was "a living, breathing master class."
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Viola Davis To Play First Black Congresswoman Shirley Chisholm In Amazon Biopic
The actress is set to produce and star in "The Fighting Shirley Chisholm," a film about the trailblazing political figure.
'Widows' Isn't Making Much Money At The Box Office. What's Wrong With You, America?
Steve McQueen's new heist thriller starring Viola Davis is an electrifying and poignant crowd-pleaser that not enough people are seeing.
'Widows' Is A Stylish Heist Movie That's Actually About Post-2016 America
It's more than a genre movie starring Viola Davis and Liam Neeson. It's a perfect portrait of race and power imbalance in our country.
'How To Get Away With Murder' Trailer Promises A Drama-Filled New Season
Annalise Keating and crew have a lot in store for Season 5 of Shonda Rhimes' hit show.
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Viola Davis Wishes She Had Never Been In 'The Help'
The actress said she regrets taking the role of Aibileen in the 2011 film that earned her an Oscar nomination.
Viola Davis, Ryan Gosling And Natalie Portman Usher In Fall Movie Season
"Widows" is a stormy thriller, "First Man" is an ambitious slog and "Vox Lux" is a provocative barnstormer.
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Viola Davis Wants People To Know 'There Are Different Types Of Women Of Color'
The Oscar-winning actress discussed her role in the upcoming crime thriller "Widows."
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15 Lovely Quotes About Motherhood From Viola Davis
From the adoption experience to empowering her daughter.
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Viola Davis On The Lifelong Impact Sexual Violence Has On Women
“You could go into any prison in this country and, I guarantee you, you could trace it all back to sexual assault," she said of women inmates.
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Monday's Morning Email: Everything You Need To Know About Last Night's Oscars
And all the best looks from the red carpet.
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STYLE & BEAUTY
Viola Davis Was A Sparkly Pink Vision At The Oscars
The sequin confection was Michael Kors Collection.
‘Scandal’ And ‘HTGAWM’ Crossover Is Coming
The stars of Shonda Rhimes’ hit shows ‘Scandal’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother’ Kerry Washington and Viola Davis will be appearing in a crossover episode that merges the worlds of Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating.
The One Reason Viola Davis Would Get Melania Trump A 'HTGAWM' Cameo
It's obvious, when you think about it.
Celebrity Women’s March Speeches
At the 2018 Women’s March, stars like Scarlett Johansson, Olivia Wilde, Viola Davis, Natalie Portman, Whoopi Goldberg, Cher, Rosie Perez, and Eva Longoria shared their experiences in Hollywood and called for action and equality.
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Viola Davis Makes Powerful Demand On Behalf Of Women Of Color At Women's March
"I am aware of all the women who are still in silence."
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Viola Davis To Sexual Assault Survivors: ‘You’re Born Worthy’
"I think that’s a message a lot of women need to hear," the actress said on the Golden Globes red carpet.
Brace Yourself, The Shondaland Crossover You've Always Dreamed Of Is Coming
The stars of Shonda Rhimes’ hit shows ‘Scandal’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder' Kerry Washington and Viola Davis will be appearing in a crossover episode that merges the worlds of Olivia Pope and Annalise Keating.
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Viola Davis Lays Down The Heartbreaking Truth Of Being Denied Health Care
"That is the dignity being taken away from you when you don’t have any money."
Viola Davis And Her Husband Have The Most Charming First Date Story
By Lisa Capretto, OWN
Everyone, find yourself a Julius Tennon.
These Glorious Pictures From CurlFest Show Off The Beauty Of Natural Hair
"Being a woman of color, we need to understand that we're dope," said a creator of the festival.
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