Archive for the 'Interviews' Category
Recently Viola was one of the actresses featured on America Inside Out … here is a clip of the full episode. From famous actors to tech trailblazers to domestic workers, Katie Couric talks to change makers about why we still haven’t achieved gender equality.
Women in the World released this video of Viola’s discussion from yesterday! Viola Davis talks about a life journey that’s taken her from the depths of privation to the heights of Hollywood, overcoming discrimination against her race, gender and poverty all the way.
The Associated Press released a slightly more complete part of Viola’s discussion at Women in the World Summit yesterday. At the Women in the World Summit in New York, Viola Davis discusses the visible effect of Time’s Up in Hollywood and how concerned she is about the real-life impact of sexual assault on women.
Viola is on the cover of the new Net-A-Porter Magazine. When an actress is as straight-talking, insightful and impassioned as VIOLA DAVIS, nothing is out of bounds – as she puts it, authenticity is her rebellion. AJESH PATALAY hears from one of TV’s most candid stars about sexual liberation, the value of women of color, […]
Women in the World released this article about Viola’s interview with Tina Brown. The award-winning actress talked with Tina Brown at the 2018 Women in the World Los Angeles Salon ‘If you’re dedicated to change, let it cost you something.’ ‘Poverty seeps into your mind, it seeps into your spirit.’ ‘People say, “You’re a black […]
Viola was interviewed by Tina Brown for the Women in the World Los Angeles Salon show. Viola talks about her upbringing and being compared to Meryl Streep. Tina Brown hosted an inspiring group of women for a night of engaging conversation live from Neuehouse Hollywood on Sunset Boulevard. Closing the show was award-winning actress Viola […]
Here is a great article from People of Viola talking about some of her past and her desire for more diversity. Viola Davis does not mince words when it comes to discussing her difficult childhood — one that was filled with violence and racism so traumatizing, she wet the bed until she was 14. The […]
Viola Davis’ How to Get Away With Murder character Annalise Keating is a lot of things, including a pansexual. Creator Pete Nowalk confirmed the character’s sexuality at the 2017 TCA summer press tour during a GLAAD panel when asked about harmful tropes, with TV shows sometimes portraying LGBT people as bad people. “I got really […]
Viola is featured on the new cover of People magazine. Here is a highlight from the article but be sure to pick up your own copy starting tomorrow on newsstands. Viola Davis doesn’t mince words about her childhood. “I was the kind of poor where I knew right away I had less than everyone around […]
Viola talked with Jimmy Kimmel about being nominated for the Best Supporting Actress for her work in the film Fences. E!Online gives us an overview of the interview. Viola Davis is having a moment. The Fences actress appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! Thursday night, and though she’s been sweeping nearly every award show this season, […]