Viola Davis is an award-winning actress who is spending her days in the limelight breaking barriers and obliterating glass ceilings.
She starred alongside Octavia Spencer in the movie The Help, she counts Meryl Streep among her friends, and she is a flawless dark skinned woman redefining the world’s definition of beauty. This weekend at the Golden Globes, she accepted the award for Best Supporting Actress and delivered a touchingly honest speech about telling stories through acting.
Viola Davis continued to win the heart of everyone watching throughout the night.
In her first speech when she won Best Supporting Actress in the film Fences, Davis touched on the importance of diversity in story-telling and the referenced her father as an example for people’s stories who should be told (because of their artistic credit and not simply potential to make money).
Happy tears continued to flow, as Davis used her eloquent honesty to present Meryl Streep with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
And on top of being talented, smart and passionate; Viola Davis looked stunning on the red carpet, wearing this stunning Micheal Kors Collection yellow dress.
Viola Davis is a testament to what can happen if you hang on to your dreams, and go after them with tenacity and grace. Davis is an inspiration to many which has translated into the current internet sensation surrounding her.
Here is a quick peek into the Fences movie.