Viola Davis

Viola Davis, Jennifer Lopez & More Cover Variety Magazine’s “Power of Women” Issue

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Viola Davis is finally getting the well-deserved recognition this fall. The 30-year veteran graces the cover of Variety magazine alongside Jennifer Lopez, Reese Witherspoon, Jane Fonda and Donna Langley. All women are being honored for “using their clout to bring attention to worthy causes.” Davis, whose hit series...

People Magazine Deletes Offensive Tweets About Viola Davis And Scandal

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People Magazine, along with millions of viewers nationwide, live tweeted through the season premiere of Scandal Thursday night and stuck around to catch the series premiere of Shonda Rhimes’ newest primetime show, How To Get Away With Murder starring Oscar nominee Viola Davis. A Jezebel...

Viola Davis Slams the New York Times, Remind Other Black Women Only You Can Define You

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Viola Davis, like many of her fellow Shondaland constituents, has been on press runs all week promoting their various shows. On Thursday, hours leading up to the series premiere of “How to Get Away With Murder,” Davis appeared on “The View.” The 30-year veteran actress...

3 Reasons We’re Excited to Watch “How to Get Away With Murder”

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Thanks to the masterful mind of Shonda Rhimes, Thursday nights are about to captivate audiences everywhere during what will now be a weekly 3-hour trip to Shondaland. New to the Thursday night lineup is Rhimes’ latest offering, How to Get Away With Murder, starring Oscar-nominated actress...

#LessClassicallyBeautiful Takes Over Twitter Challenging NYT’s Review of Viola Davis and White Beauty Standards

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Like many of you, we’re still fuming about Alessandra Stanley‘s tasteless New York Times op-ed depicting Shonda Rhimes and her Black characters as the “Angry Black woman.” However, another upsetting statement made by Stanley was labeling Viola Davis “less classically beautiful.” Stanley writes: “As Annalise, Ms. Davis, 49, is sexual...