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Viola Davis Says She Regrets Her Role In ‘The Help’

Although she garnered an Oscar nomination for her role in The Help, Viola Davis says that her portrayal of Abileen Clark was one of the roles she regrets taking. During a…

Viola Davis on Taking Off the Wigs: ‘I No Longer Wanted to Apologize for Who I Am’

Soon after The Help premiered in theatres worldwide, it made superstars out of Octavia Spencer, Emma Stone and Viola Davis. For months, all three appeared on virtually…

Octavia Spencer Files $700K Lawsuit Against Sensa Weight Loss Company

Are we the only ones who didn’t know Octavia Spencer had a weight loss endorsement deal? Turns out her $1.25 million agreement with weight loss company Sensa delivered…

Octavia Spencer Wins Best Supporting Actress Oscar

LOS ANGELES — Octavia Spencer inspired her formidable character in “The Help,” but the actress turned into a softy Sunday as she accepted an Oscar for the role. “Oh…

Knowing Your Role: Black Women’s Portrayal in Hollywood and Finding Their Place

With her recent Golden Globe nomination for her role in The Help, Actress Viola Davis has risen to being one of the most sought after black actress in Hollywood with…