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Viola Davis says The Help was created in the “cesspool of systemic racism”

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    Stop calling Michaela Coel “the new Phoebe Waller-Bridge”

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    “I'm thrilled to see films centered around black love that aren't rooted in trauma”

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    Viola Davis just shared why she’s “a little scared” to play Michelle Obama, and it’s so relatable

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Kim Porter was much more than Diddy’s ex-girlfriend. We must remember that.

We do Kim Porter a great disservice by reducing her to the role of a famous rapper’s ex

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“Why Widows is the perfect antidote to saccharine girl-power movies”

Viola Davis’ new film doesn’t peddle tired tropes about sisterly solidarity – and it’s all the more powerful for it.

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Viola Davis wishes she’d never taken her role in The Help. Here’s why.
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Viola Davis wishes she’d never taken her role in The Help. Here’s why.

“Have I ever done roles that I’ve regretted? I have – and The Help is on that list”

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Kayleigh Dray
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Why Viola Davis is calling out Hollywood’s “nice” women

“They keep them pretty. They keep them likeable”

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Viola Davis’ delivers an incredibly empowering speech at the Women’s March

“I am aware of all the women still in silence. The women who are faceless”

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Viola Davis's Golden Globes afro was about more than just style

Your hair can be more political than you'd think

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Sequins, tuxedos and ball gowns: all the Oscars after-party action

From Emma Stone’s political statement to Halle Berry’s Tina Turner tribute

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Viola Davis’ empowering speech completely stole the show at the Oscars

She’s the first black actor to win an Oscar, Emmy, and a Tony

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