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Octavia Spencer Takes Nasty Spill During NAACP Image Awards

Octavia Spencer Takes Nasty Spill During NAACP Image Awards

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    While posing for pictures at Friday’s NAACP Image Awards, Spencer lost her footing and took a spill off the stage. But the actress, who stunned in a floor-length blue Tadashi Shoji gown, was back on her feet in no time after getting a hand from her The Help cast mates and crew (one of whom appeared to tumble with her). Despite her fall, the actress walked away from…

Octavia Spencer, Idris Elba Nab Golden Globes; Viola Davis Leaves Empty Handed

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  Black Like Moi reports: Ricky Gervais was absolutely hilarious hosting the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards which aired Sunday evening; but the steep competition was no laughing matter. Hollywood elite George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Sir Ben Kingsley, Dustin Hoffman, and Sidney Poitier — who, along with Dame Helen Mirren, presented Morgan Freeman with the Cecil B. DeMille award for his nearly five decades of outstanding work —…

Viola Davis Gives Heartfelt Speech After Winning Best Actress Critic’s Choice Award

Viola Davis Gives Heartfelt Speech After Winning Best Actress Critic’s Choice Award

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    Dreams do come true, and for Viola Davis it was definitely a sweet dream. At this year’s Critic Choice Awards, Viola Davis won an award for Best Actress in the movie The Help. A surprised yet graceful Ms. Davis was not short on words as she described her determination to follow her dreams despite her challenging childhood. During her profound speech she gave a nod to all of…

Viola Davis Says “Dignity” Overused to Describe Black Actresses

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    The Hollywood Reporter recently talked with Viola Davis about her role in The Help, but when she was asked her thoughts on one critic’s observation that she brought “dignity” to her character, the seasoned actress said she doesn’t care much for that word as it is applied to black actresses. Davis added: “I love and hate the word ‘dignity.’ I feel it’s overused for black actresses, as with…

Viola Davis Adopts New Baby Girl

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Viola Davis Adopts a Baby Girl