Posts Tagged: Viola Davis

Viola Davis, Lizzo Respond To Roe V Wade

Now that Roe V Wade is overturned, several celebrities have spoken out.  Viola Davis wrote, “And so it goes….Gutted. Now more than ever we have to use our voice and power! WE the people……” Taylor Swift said, “I’m absolutely terrified that this is where we are – that after so many decades of people fighting… Read more »

Viola Davis To Receive Cannes 2022 Women In Motion Award

Viola Davis will receive the Cannes 2022 Women in Motion Award on May 22.  The organizer of the award said Davis was, one of the most influential American actresses and producers of her time. She is being recognized for her acting roles and commitment to the rights of women and minorities. The Oscar-winner is the first… Read more »

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Why Viola Davis Chose To Forgive Her Dad for Years of Abuse

Viola Davis is the cover story this week on People magazine. Viola shared the trauma she endured growing up. She talked about dumpster diving for food with her 5 siblings and boys throwing rocks ate her for being Black. She also talked about the physical and mental abuse her mother endured at the hands of… Read more »

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Viola Davis Is Writing a Memoir

Today Harper One, a division of Harper Collins Publishing, announced that they’ve acquired the rights to Viola Davis’ memoir “Finding Me.”   Viola’s memoir will cover her life from childhood to the present-day award-winning actor that she is.   “Finding Me” will also tell of the different trials Viola faced to become the most nominated Black actress… Read more »

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Oscar Nominations 2021 Are Out

Alright, here we go!  The Oscar nominations out!  As we expected, Viola Davis is nominated for Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, and of course Chadwick Boseman (who gave an amazing final performance) was also nominated in the best actor category.  I am really glad to see Andra Day win for “The United States vs. Billie Holiday”… Read more »

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Chadwick Boseman’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom Debuts on Netflix in December

Chadwick Boseman’s last movie has a premiere date on Netflix.  December 18th is the date Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom will premiere on Netflix.  The movie stars Chadwick, Viola Davis and Glynn Turman to name a few.  It is also produced by Chadwick’s mentor, Denzel Washington.  The movie is adapted from August Wilson’s award-winning play by the same… Read more »