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Viola Davis: 'Fences Is The Project Of My Lifetime'

The 51-year-old actress hit the big time after starring in 2011’s The Help, which scored her an Oscar nomination and wins at the Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards and BAFTAs.She’s since continued to impress...

Viola Davis Retreated To Childhood To Play Mean Girl Amanda Waller

The actress plays sociopathic Squad leader Amanda Waller in the new comic book blockbuster and admits she struggled to find the character at first. She had to go back over 40 years...

Viola Davis' Hair Turned White After A Stylist Put 'Goo' In It

Viola Davis' hair turned white after a stylist put ''goo'' in it. The 50-year-old actress has admitted a hair expert didn't know how to tame her natural locks and she had to bite her tongue...

Cara Delevingne: Female Superhero Stories Are Important

Cara Delevingne thinks it is ''important'' to tell ''women's stories'' in the superhero world.The 23-year-old model-and-actress stars as Enchantress in DC Comics' new ensemble movie 'Suicide Squad' - which also features Margot Robbie as Harley...

Henry Cavill Goes Undercover At Comic-con To Prank Will Smith

Superman actor Henry Cavill went undercover at Comic-Con on Saturday (July 23) to surprise Will Smith and fellow Suicide Squad cast members Viola Davis and Scott Eastwood. The Man of Steel star also got away...

Cara Delevingne Reveals Suicide Squad Have Group Text Chat

Cara Delevingne has revealed the 'Suicide Squad' cast have their own message thread.The 23-year-old model-and-actress plays Enchantress in the anti-hero DC Comics movie and says she and her co-stars, which include Will Smith (Deadshot), Margot...

Diane Kruger: 'I'd Rather Do Tv Than Big Studio Movies Right Now'

The Inglourious Basterds star, who tasted TV success as the star of U.S. drama The Bridge, is convinced there are more complex storylines and characters on television. "I feel like television...

Viola Davis Screamed Obscenities At Suicide Squad Co-star During Intense Scene

The How to Get Away with Murder star had to film an intense scene opposite Joel and she explains she had already prepared for how she would act. However, David had another unconventional...

Viola Davis: 'I Almost Pepper Sprayed Jared Leto'

The 50-year-old, who plays Amanda Waller in the much-anticipated DC Comics antihero movie alongside Will Smith, Margot Robbie and Jared, was left quite disturbed by the present she received from her co-star's character The Joker.The...

Viola Davis Suffered Heart Palpitations From Suicide Squad Stress

The 50-year-old Emmy Award winner, who portrays commander Amanda Waller in the new DC Comics superhero film, admits some scenes were so intense, she is surprised she survived the stressful filming process."Just put it this...

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....

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