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Viola Davis & Uzo Aduba Go Glam for Glamour's Women of the Year Awards 2015

Viola Davis poses on the red carpet at the 2015 Glamour Women Of The Year Awards held at Carnegie Hall on Monday night (November 9) in New York City.

The 50-year-old award winning actress was joined at the event by Uzo Aduba from Orange is the New Black. You may remember, Viola and Uzo won acting Emmy awards this past September for How to Get Away with Murder and Orange is the New Black, respectively. Glad to see these two ladies back together again!

Also pictured at the event: Uzo‘s OITNB cast mates Danielle Brooks and Dascha Polanco, Viola‘s husband Julius Tennon, models Lindsay Ellingson, Iman, and Andreja Pejic, and Vogue‘s Anna Wintour.

FYI: Uzo is wearing Max Mara.
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Viola Davis' Daughter's Halloween Costume Will Make Your Heart Melt!

Viola Davis‘ daughter Genesis, 4, had the most amazing Halloween costume that is sure to melt your heart.

The 50-year-old How to Get Away with Murder star’s daughter chose to go as her award winning mom for the fun holiday!

“So…..the Elsa costume? Didn’t work for her. The Pirate? A no go. So she finally said,” I just want to be YOU mommy”! So… uhh….this is ME,” Viola captioned the photo of her daughter in costume on her Instagram.

Viola and her husband Julius Tennon adopted Genesis back in 2011. See the photo below!

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Viola Davis Responds to Nancy Lee Grahn's Controversial Tweets About Her Emmys Speech

Viola Davis is opening up about comments made by General Hospital actress Nancy Lee Grahn about her inspirational acceptance speech at the 2015 Emmy Awards.

“If there has been any backlash, it’s that all people want to feel included in a speech,” the 50-year-old How to Get Away With Murder star told The New York Times. “I know there has been some backlash with an actress who didn’t feel she was included.”

When asked if she was referring to Nancy Lee, Viola said, “Yes. I don’t know that I want to say more about that.”

Nancy Lee originally wrote, “Try being any woman in TV. Wish she’d brought every woman in the picture. I wish I’d opportunity to play roles she has gets…Harriet Tubman not equivalent to great roles Viola Davis hired 2play. She’s made millions. It is unfair comparison.”

She has since apologized and deleted the tweets.

Viola Davis Celebrates TGIT Return With Her 'How to Get Away With Murder' Castmates After Emmy Win

Viola Davis poses with Shonda Rhimes as they arrive at the ABC TGIT Line-Up Celebration held at Gracias Madre on Saturday (September 26) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 50-year-old Emmy winner was joined on the carpet by her co-stars Alfred Enoch, Jack Falahee, Aja Naomi King, Karla Souza, Matt McGorry, Peter Nowalk, Liza Weil, Amy Okuda, and Kendrick Sampson.

“Hey @kendrick38 remember that time we were shooting a scene with Viola Davis less than 24 hours after we found out we booked the role? #minorfreakout #HTGAWM,” Amy recently tweeted.

FYI: Kendrick is wearing a Samuelsohn suit.

30+ pictures inside of Viola Davis and the How to Get Away With Murder cast at the party… More Here! »

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Viola Davis Talks About Drinking Before Her Emmy Win (Video)

Viola Davis sits down for an interview on The Ellen DeGeneres Show airing on Thursday (September 24) in Los Angeles.

The 50-year-old How to Get Away With Murder star opened up about her winning of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for the show at the 2015 Emmy Awards.

Viola admitted that she did drink before the show.

“I drink my Prosecco before the show and ya know what I say that so often Ellen that I drink Prosecco before the show. So I think that I’m coming off as the biggest alcoholic in the world,” Viola joked. “Well, I have done that in the past, but this past time I drank while I was getting ready. While I was getting in hair and makeup while my daughter was jumping on my lap I drank I just guzzled the glass.”

Watch her interview below!


Viola Davis on Ellen 9/24/15

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Soap Star Nancy Lee Grahn Slammed for Viola Davis Tweets

General Hospital actress Nancy Lee Grahn is being slammed on social media for a comment she made about Viola Davisacceptance speech at the 2015 Emmy Awards.

“I wish I loved #ViolaDavis Speech, but I thought she should have let @shondarhimes write it. #Emmys,” Nancy tweeted after the big win.

In replies to fan comments, she also said, “Try being any woman in TV. Wish she’d brought every woman in the picture. I wish I’d opportunity to play roles she has gets… Harriet Tubman not equivalent to great roles Viola Davis hired 2play. She’s made millions. It is unfair comparison.”

Tons of fans slammed her for her comments and she even became a national trending topic. After going back and forth with tons of fans all night, Nancy released a lengthy apology.

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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… More Here! »

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