Viola Davis

Will You Buy Your Daughter Barbie Dolls? Viola Davis Won’t

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Almost every little girl has fond memories of playing with Barbie dolls up until the point she realized Barbie doesn’t quite look like her, or any other woman she knows. For some girls that realization simply meant it was time to put away childish things, for...

Viola Davis’ JuVee Productions Signs ABC Development Deal

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On the heels of Kerry Washington signing a two-year development deal with ABC, Viola Davis and her husband’s production company JuVee Productions has also signed a two-year deal with the network. According to Variety, JuVee, which Davis founded with her husband Julius Tennon, will develop projects for broadcast,...

Are We The Only Ones Who Think Something’s Awry With This Vanity Fair Shoot?

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When I first saw Gugu Mbatha-Raw’s portrait in the latest issue of Vanity Fair, I thought, she doesn’t look like herself. When I gazed at Lupita Nyong’o and Viola Davis’ raw silhouettes I thought, Oh, the magazine was going for one of those ‘artists bare all, naked and intimate feels with...

Viola Davis, Lupita Nyong’o & Gugu Mbatha-Raw Cover Vanity Fair

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As Hollywood continues to grapple with its diversity problem, actors of color push forward to do the necessary work, or as Viola Davis put it after her SAG win, Black creatives will continue to “find a way to be excellent.” Against the backdrop of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Vanity...

Idris Elba, Queen Latifah, Uzo Aduba & Viola Davis Win Big at SAG Awards

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If the Oscars are so white, the SAG Awards on Saturday night proved to be the complete opposite. Hollywood gathered at the event and saw just what diversity looked like when some of our faves were honored for their work. Top SAG awards went to...

Viola Davis: One White Woman In Hollywood Makes More Than All The A-List Black Actresses Combined

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Viola Davis is the latest entertainer to throw her opinion on this year’s Academy Award nominations into the ring. Though Davis says she won’t be attending the Oscars because she’ll be “on vacation” she did speak on the controversy concerning the lack of diversity among the...