Viola Davis

Viola Davis and her husband, actor Julian Tennon, are officially parents. “The Help” star is now a first time mom as she’s have just adopted a baby girl named Genesis, her rep tells Us Weekly. This is Davis and Tennon’s first child together. Tennon also has two adult children. What’s next on the agenda for […]

Much of the east coast is a mess after Hurricane Irene, but that didn’t stop the maids of “The Help” from cleaning up at the box office. For the second week in a row, ‘The Help’ was No. 1, with an estimated $14.3 million, fending off newcomers ‘Colombiana,’ ‘Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark’ and […]

Viola Davis covers the August 2011 issue of ESSENCE Magazine as “Hollywood’s Best-Kept Secret.” The actress (of “Doubt” and “Law Abiding Citizen” fame) is currently starring in the upcoming film “The Help,” based on the best-selling book. Inside, she talks about the struggles black women face, especially as a dark-skinned woman in the industry. “As […]

Acting veterans had words of wisdom for "Precious" star Gabourey Sidibe. Alfre Woodard, Viola Davis, and other prominent Oscar winning and nominated women gathered Wednesday night and advised Gaby how to handle awards day jitters. Watch the video here.