Shout Out Diversity! Viola Davis And Uzo Aduba Snag SAG Awards For Lead Actress Titles

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Viola Davis has been killing the small screen as Professor Annalise Keating of ABC's How To Get Away With Murder. During last night's Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards (Jan. 25), the radiant actress accepted the award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, shouting out the show's creator, Shonda Rhimes and producers "for thinking that a sexualized, messy, mysterious woman could be a 49-year-old dark-skinned African-American woman who looks like me." Davis also thanked her four-year-old daughter, Genesis, her mother, husband, Julius, and "all the people who love me exactly how God made me." Preach. [Jezebel] There was more to celebrate when Orange Is The New Black star/ prison wifey, Uzo Aduba, bagged the awards for Outstanding Comedy Actress for her role as Crazy Eyes and Comedy Ensemble for the Netflix hit. [Deadline]


Sorry, fellas, Sofia Vergara has officially put a ring on it. [Us! Magazine] Full House creator Jeff Franklin was in for a treat Saturday (Jan. 24) when John Stamos, Bob Saget and the cast (Olsen twins were M.I.A.) sang the show's unforgettable theme song at his birthday party. All together now: "Everywhere you look! There's a heart! A hand to hold on to!" [Vulture]

Manny Pacquiao and his accent made a cameo at last night's Miss Universe 2015 competition. [USA Today] Bradley Cooper's weight gain and a fake baby aren't the only headline magnets for American Sniper. The Clint Eastwood-directed film—which just hit $200M at the box office—has reportedly caused a spike in anti-Muslim threats, according to an Arab-American civil rights group. [THR]

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