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Viola Davis Says A Director Once Called Her By His Maid’s Name

Viola DavisViola Davis recalled a microaggression she experienced decades ago as she discussed how race has impacted her Hollywood career.Speaking at the Cannes Film Festival for a powerful Women In Motion conversation on Thursday, the Oscar-winning actor said an unnamed director once referred to her by his maid’s name. “And I’d known him for like, 10 years,” she said. “And he called me Louise, and I found out it was because […]

today20 May 2022

Adriana Lima

Cannes Film Festival 2022: Tom Cruise, Viola Davis And Kylie Minogue Serve Up Glamour On Day 2

Tom Cruise and Jennifer Connelly attend a screening of Top Gun: Maverick in CannesThe first screening of Top Gun: Maverick was the hottest ticket in town as this year’s Cannes Film Festival action got into full swing.On the second day of the most glamorous event in the film calendar, the long-awaited sequel’s cast were all photographed making their way into the A-list screening, steered of course, by leading man Tom […]

today19 May 2022 3


Viola Davis Addresses ‘Incredibly Hurtful’ Critics Of Her Michelle Obama Portrayal

Viola Davis as Michelle Obama and O-T Fagbenle as Barack Obama in Showtime's "The First Lady." Viola Davis has seen your tweets about her portrayal of Michelle Obama in the new US drama The First Lady ― and she’d like a word.The Oscar winner has addressed the response to her turn as the former FLOTUS in the anthology series, which follows the parallel lives of three women who made their mark on […]

today27 April 2022