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Oscars 2017's Four Winning Actors Pose in Press Room!

Mahershala Ali, Emma Stone, Viola Davis, and Casey Affleck pose with their Oscars backstage in the press room at the 2017 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 26) in Hollywood.

The four actors won the four top awards in the acting categories!

Mahershala won Best Supporting Actor for Moonlight, Emma won Best Actress for La La Land, Viola won Best Supporting Actress for Fences, and Casey won Best Actor for Manchester By the Sea.

If you don’t remember, Emma and Viola worked together on the movie The Help, which Viola received a nomination for in 2012.

FYI: Emma is wearing custom-made Givenchy Haute Couture by Riccardo Tisci with Tiffany & Co. jewelry. Viola is wearing an Armani Prive custom gown and Niwaka jewelry. Mahershala is wearing an Ermenegildo Zegna Couture tuxedo, shirt, bow tie, and pocket square with Monique Pean Homme shirt studs. Casey is wearing Louis Vuitton with Montblanc studs and cuff links.

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Viola Davis Wins Best Supporting Actress at Oscars 2017 - Watch Her Speech (Video)

Viola Davis just won her first Oscar ever for her work in Fences and she gave an extremely emotional speech!

The 51-year-old actress spoke on stage about the huge honor after being nominated three times over the years.

“People ask me all the time, what kind of stories do you want to tell, Viola? And I say, exhume those bodies…exhume those stories. The stories of the people who dreamed big, and never saw those stories to fruition…I became an artist and thank god I did…. We are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life,” Viola said during her speech.

“Here’s to [playwright] August Wilson, who exhumed and exalted the ordinary people,” Viola said.

FYI: Viola is wearing an Armani Prive custom gown.

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Viola Davis Could Win Her First Oscar Tonight!

Viola Davis could have a big night at the 2017 Oscars – she’s up for an award tonight in the Best Supporting Actress category!

The 51-year-old Fences star brought along her hubby Julius Tennon to the event, held at the Dolby Theatre on Sunday (February 26) in Hollywood.

Viola has been nominated two times before this year – once for The Help back in 2012 and once for Doubt back in 2009. She has yet to win an Academy Award. Best of luck tonight to all of the nominees!

Make sure to tune in for the Oscars, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, TONIGHT at 8:30pm ET/5:30pm PT on ABC!

FYI: Viola is wearing Armani Prive with Niwaka jewelry, Bally bag, and Stuart Weitzman shoes.

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Viola Davis' 6 Best Awards Show Speeches - Watch Now!

Viola Davis is up for Best Supporting Actress at the 2017 Oscars later today for her performance in Fences.

In honor of the How to Get Away with Murder star’s nomination, we’ve rounded up her all-time best awards show speeches!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Viola Davis

Viola has made history for women everywhere and for anyone who has ever struggled to believe in themselves.

From sharing personal stories about her five-year old-daughter Genesis to quoting Harriet Tubman, Viola‘s awards show speeches are almost impossible to rank – but we’ve tried!

Click inside to get watching…More Here! »

Emma Stone & Brie Larson Get Ready For the Oscars at Women in Film Pre-Party

Emma Stone and Brie Larson were all smiles a the Women in Film Pre-Oscar Cocktail Party!

The 2017 Best Actress nominee and the 2016 Best Actress winner stepped out at the event on Friday night (February 23) at at Nightingale Plaza in Los Angeles.

The duo were also joined at the event by nominees Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Viggo Mortensen and Ava DuVernay.

Other attendees included Annalise Basso, Anika Noni Rose and Freida Pinto.

During the event, Brie gave a touching speech about being an woman in Hollywood.

“Even though being an actor was really hard, it was even harder to learn to be a woman. And because I loved film so much, that’s where I turned to. That’s how I learned to be who I am today,” she explained.

Brie went on to make a request of fellow attendees saying, “So, let’s talk. Let’s not talk industry talk. Let’s actually talk about what’s really going on with us. What worries us. What scares us. What we’re excited about it. So let’s incubate all of this and make something amazing.”

FYI: Emma is wearing Prada. Brie is wearing an Alexander McQueen dress and Schutz shoes. Annalise is wearing Noon by Noor. Freida is wearing Maria Lucia Hohan.

Click inside to read all of Brie’s speech…
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Viola Davis, Janelle Monae & Tracee Ellis Ross Lead Star-Studded Essence Black Women In Hollywood Awards!

A whole bunch of fiercely talented ladies stepped out to support each other at Essence’s 2017 Black Women In Hollywood Awards!

Viola Davis, Janelle Monae, Tracee Ellis Ross, Yara Shahidi, Gabrielle Union, Laverne Cox, Cynthia Erivo, Danielle Brooks, Tina Knowles all stepped out to attend the ceremony held at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Thursday (February 23) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Janelle Monae

Also in attendance was Quvenzhane Wallis, Aja Naomi King, Tyrese Gibson, Meagan Good, Samira Wiley, Letoya Luckett, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Issa Rae, Common, Pharrell Williams, Sherri Shepherd, Teyonah Parris, Shaun Robinson and Alfred Enoch.

Janelle received the Breakthrough Award for Moonlight and Hidden Figures; Insecure writer-executive producer Issa took home the Vanguard Award; How to Get Away with Murder‘s Aja was honored with the Lincoln Shining Star Award and Black-ish‘s Yara received the Generation Next Award.

FYI: Viola is wearing a custom Christian Siriano dress and earrings by Effy Jewelry. Tracee is wearing a Lethicia Bronstein dress and an Edie Parker clutch. Issa ia carrying an Edie Parker clutch. Laverne is wearing a Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna gown and Tadashi Shoji clutch. Jurnee is wearing a Yanina Couture black tiered gown. Cynthia is wearing a Kenzo dress and Sophia Webster shoes. Janelle is wearing L Frank jewelry.

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Viola Davis Is Honored by Denzel Washington at BET's Black Film Festival Honors

Viola Davis poses backstage with Denzel Washington after accepting the Hollywood Legacy Award during BET’s American Black Film Festival Honors on Friday (February 18) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The actors were joined at the event by their Fences co-stars Jovan Adepo and Saniyya Sidney.

Other stars who attended the event included Viola‘s How to Get Away with Murder mom Cicely Tyson, Queen Latifah, Common, Pitch‘s Kylie Bunbury, Insecure‘s Issa Rae and Jay Ellis, Empire‘s Grace Gealey and Trai Byers, True Blood‘s Rutina Wesley, Famous in Love‘s Keith Powers, The Flash‘s Candice Patton, Grey’s Anatomy‘s Isaiah Washington, RootsAnika Noni Rose, Hidden FiguresAldis Hodge, BeachesNia Long, Dope‘s Kiersey Clemons, and When the Bough BreaksRegina Hall.

FYI: Viola is wearing a Michael Kors Collection gown. Queen is wearing a Randi Rahm dress. Kylie is wearing a Solace London dress.

45+ pictures inside from the star-studded event… More Here! »

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