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Viola Davis Learned All About Make-up While Studying At Juilliard

The Help star reveals she has always been obsessed with beauty products and she learned early on how to properly apply cosmetics to make the most of her features. "I'm an expert...

Drake Leads Bet Nominations With Nine Nods

The 29-year-old singer's career is going from strength to strength, with the acknowledgment of his success in the list of BET nominations, released on Thursday (19May16), the latest indication. Among the categories Drake is nominated...

Beyonce And Adele Named Among Most Powerful Mums

The singers are celebrated in Working Mother magazine, in a list revealed to People Magazine, which also includes country singer Carrie Underwood, How To Get Away With Murder actress Viola Davis and Oscar-winner Cate Blanchett...

Viola Davis: 'Menopause Is No Good For Exercise!'

The Oscar-nominated actress regularly shows off enviable figure on hit TV series How to Get Away with Murder. She plays stylish defense attorney Annalise Keating on the show, a role that has bagged her an...

Shonda Rhimes Heads Up Hillary Clinton Campaign Ad

The TV spot is led by producer Shonda Rhimes and the stars of her prime time shows, including Ellen Pompeo of Grey's Anatomy, Kerry Washington of Scandal and Viola Davis, who plays the lead role...

Margot Robbie's 'Intimidated' By Tina Fey

The pair star alongside each other in new movie Whisky Tango Foxtrot, about an American news producer who takes a job covering war in Afghanistan.Tina, 45, is one of Hollywood’s queens of comedy, so working...

Viola Davis' Mission To Inspire Others

The How to Get Away With Murder star is known for her words of wisdom, and is a big advocate for better opportunities for black women working in the TV and film industry. Now the...

Viola Davis: 'Back Injury Means No More Sex Scenes!'

The 50-year-old actress has been seen in her fair share of raunchy encounters while playing Annalise Keating in hit U.S. television show How to Get Away with Murder. A lot of them have involved her...

Viola Davis: "Jared Leto Sent A Dead Pig To 'Suicide Squad' Cast"

Suicide Squad actress Viola Davis has recalled her on-set introduction to co-star Jared Leto and it’s enough to make you gag. The actress stars opposite Leto in the upcoming supervillan movie and says the actor...

Viola Davis Renews Vows Among Celebrity Friends

The Help star tied the knot with husband Julius Tennon in June, 2003, and in honour of their upcoming 13th wedding anniversary, the couple renewed its vows on Saturday (13Feb16) at the Hotel...

Vanity Fair's 'Hollywood Issue' Cover Celebrates 13 Diverse Women Of Hollywood

From Lupita Nyong’o and Jennifer Lawrence to Viola Davis and Diane Keaton, Vanity Fair’s annual ‘Hollywood issue’ cover is a celebration of diversity. Released against the backdrop of the growing diversity debate after this year’s...

Viola Davis: 'Oscars Row Is All Wrong'

A number of celebrities have spoken out against bosses behind the annual Hollywood awards gala, threatening to pull their support after no black stars received nods in the main acting categories for the...

Viola Davis Details Sister's Childhood Sexual Assault

The How To Get Away with Murder star's sister was assaulted by a man when she was just eight years old. The ordeal has led to a life of substance abuse and homelessness...

Whoopi Goldberg Disagrees With Viola Davis' Emmys Speech

The Help star made history by becoming the first black woman to win the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Emmy Award in September (15) for her TV show How to Get Away...

Viola Davis Pays Tribute To Late Actress Barbara Meek

Meek's death was announced by bosses of The Trinity Repertory Company on Saturday (03Oct15). She was 81. No further details were released as WENN went to press. Meek was best known...

Texting Viola Davis 'Hit By A Bus' In Tv Skit

Host Kimmel explained his guest had suffered an accident earlier in the day and then showed Davis walking into traffic while texting. It appeared a passing bus hit her, but it was...

Viola Davis Didn't Expect Emmy Speech Reaction

Viola Davis didn't expect her Emmy speech to be so well received.The 'How to Get Away with Murder' star - who became the first black actress to win Best Actress in a Drama Series last...

Kerry Washington Isn't Competitive With Other Actresses

Kerry Washington doesn't consider Viola Davis and Taraji P. Henson to be her competition.The 'Scandal' actress was thrilled when the 'How to Get Away with Murder' star became the first African-American woman to win Outstanding...

Viola Davis Guzzled Prosecco

Viola Davis ''guzzled'' Prosecco before the Primetime Emmy Awards.The 'How To Get Away with Murder' actress - who became the first African American to take home the Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series prize at...

Taraji P. Henson Happy To Lose Emmy To Viola Davis

Henson and Davis were both up for the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama category at Sunday's (20Sep15) ceremony, for their roles in Empire and How To Get Away With Murder, respectively....

Taraji P. Henson Admits Losing Emmy Was 'Bittersweet'

Taraji P. Henson admits losing an Emmy to Viola Davis was ''bittersweet.''The 'Empire' star, who was nominated alongside the 'How to Get Away with Murder' actress when she became the first woman of colour to...

Viola Davis Delivers Emotion-filled Emmys Speech

Viola Davis thanked people who have ''redefined what it means to be beautiful, to be sexy, to be a leading woman, to be black'' during her Emmys acceptance speech.The 50-year-old actress became the first African-American...

Nancy Lee Grahn Apologises For Blasting Viola Davis' Emmys Speech

The Help star made history on Sunday (20Sep15) as the first black woman to win the prize of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in How to Get Away...

Viola Davis Praises Taraji P Henson

Viola Davis has praised ''supportive and genuine'' Taraji P. Henson.The 50-year-old actress became the first woman of colour to pick up the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series prize at the Primetime Emmy Awards...

'Game Of Thrones' And Viola Davis Make History At 67th Primetime Emmy Awards

Last night’s Primetime Emmy awards saw history being made as HBO drama ‘Game Of Thrones’ took home an unprecedented 12 awards and ‘How To Get Away With Murder's' Viola Davis became the first black actress...

Kerry Washington Hails History-maker Viola Davis

Kerry Washington has praised Viola Davis after she became the first African-American woman to win Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series at the Emmys.The 50-year-old actress won the prestigious gong on Sunday night (20.09.15) in...

Viola Davis Gives Emotional Speech As She Makes Emmy Awards History

Davis scored her first Emmy win for her role as tough lawyer Annalise Keating on U.S. drama How to Get Away With Murder, but the triumph was more than just a personal one,...

Game Of Thrones Win Big At Emmys 2015

'Game of Thrones' broke the record for winning the most Emmys in one year, taking their haul to 12 trophies last night (20.09.15).The HBO show added to the eight prizes it scooped at the recent...

Viola Davis Is 'Mellow' About Emmys

Viola Davis feels ''mellow'' ahead of the Emmy Awards tonight (20.09.15).The Oscar-nominated actress will compete for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series at the TV awards ceremony for her critically lauded role in 'How to...

Taraji P. Henson's Emmy Hopes: 'I Pray To God'

Taraji P. Henson thinks it's ''bittersweet'' she may be the first African-American woman to win Best Actress at the Emmy Awards.The 'Empire' star admits that she ''prays to God'' that either she or 'How to...

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