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Celebs React to Viola Davis’ Emmys Win & Inspiring Speech

Celebs React to Viola Davis’ Emmys Win & Inspiring Speech

Viola Davis made history at the 2015 Emmy Awards by becoming the first black woman to win in the Lead Actress in a Drama Series category and tons of stars are celebrating with her!

The How to Get Away with Murder actress thanked other women who have paved the way, including Taraji P. Henson, Kerry Washington, Gabrielle Union, Nicole Beharie, and Meagan Good.

Several of those ladies and many other celebs like Oprah Winfrey, Julianne Moore, Ellen DeGeneres, Katie Couric, and more sent out congratulatory tweets as well.

Make sure to watch the video of Viola‘s speech!

Click inside to read all of the other celebrity reaction tweets…

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Posted to: 2015 Emmy Awards, Emmy Awards, Viola Davis

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