Archive for the 'Articles' Category

November 7, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Hunger Is, Videos

MTV.com highlighted the work that Viola does in raising awareness for childhood hunger …. 1 OUT OF EVERY 6 KIDS IN AMERICA LACKS CONSISTENT ACCESS TO ADEQUATE FOOD Viola Davis has never been afraid to speak out for what’s right — from issues like sexual assault to the lack of diversity in the entertainment industry, […]

October 12, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

Viola speaks exclusively to Variety in regards to the Harvey Weinstein situation … Viola Davis has added her name to those publicly speaking out against Harvey Weinstein as dozens come forward with allegations of sexual misconduct against the movie mogul. Davis wrote in a statement to Variety, “The predator wants your silence. It feeds their […]

September 23, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

The Oscar winner and her husband Julius Tennon explain why the US film industry’s diversity crisis can only be fixed from within Actor Julius Tennon is thrilled to be appearing alongside his Oscar-winning wife, Viola Davis, in the new season of her hit show How to Get Away with Murder. It is rare they work […]

September 10, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

Here is more information about the special that Viola & Julius executive produced, thanks to The Hollywood Reporter! Jennifer Hudson, Andra Day, Chance the Rapper and other stars took the stage at the taping of the live special which aired on all four major networks. Education has long been a hot button issue in the […]

April 26, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

Time talked to RuPaul at the Time 100 Gala and he shared his thoughts on Viola. Among all those included on the 2017 TIME 100, RuPaul would most like to see Viola Davis appear as a guest judge on RuPaul’s Drag Race . “I really would love to have Viola Davis. You know, she’s so […]

March 29, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

The Tampa Bay Times did this article on how students at the University of South Florida decided to bring Viola to their campus to speak to their students … TAMPA — Six minutes was all it took for University of South Florida staffers to realize they were going to need a bigger building. They had […]

February 26, 2017   Ali   1 Comment Articles

Elizabeth Stewart discusses Viola’s thoughts on picking out those gorgeous dresses she wears during Awards Season with Vanity Fair. Stylist Elizabeth Stewart discusses her client’s perspective on fashion this awards season. Viola Davis is the heavy favorite to take home the best-supporting-actress prize this weekend at the Academy Awards. She is sure to be one […]

February 25, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles

The Harvard Gazette has announced that Harvard has chosen Viola as the Harvard Artist of the Year. Will headline Harvard Cultural Rhythms Festival March 4 iola Davis, the popular actress, producer, director, activist, businesswoman, and philanthropist, has been named the 2017 Artist of the Year. She will be awarded the Harvard Foundation’s arts medal at […]

February 25, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Fences

When Oscar Sunday arrives on Feb. 26, no one will be surprised if Viola Davis wins Best Supporting Actress, thanks to her powerful work in Fences. The three-time Oscar nominee is overdue for a win, and her complete embodiment of the character of Rose should be the role that earns her the statue. In an […]

February 18, 2017   Ali   0 Comment Articles, Co-Stars

People did this awesome article about how Viola & Denzel met and how they built a friendship. Denzel Washington doesn’t remember exactly when he met Viola Davis — but she does. It was 21 years ago when Davis was starring in the 1996 Broadway production of August Wilson’s play Seven Guitars. “He came [backstage] and […]

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