Black Girls Rock! Viola Davis Addresses NY Times Journalist Calling Her “Less Classically Beautiful” Than Kerry Washington Or Halle Berry

- By Bossip Staff


Viola took home a 2015 People’s Choice Award AND had the last laugh at a shady NYT journalist in the process…

Viola Davis Responds To “Less Than Classically Beautiful” Comment During People’s Choice Award Speech

The 2015 People’s Choice Awards were held last night L.A. and among those who took home an award was none other than talented How To Get Away With Murder┬áleading lady Viola Davis.

Accepting her award for “Favorite Actress In A New T.V. Series,” Viola took to the stage with a memorable acceptance speech that even included a dig at the New York Times journalist who described her as “less than classically beautiful” in comparison to fellow African-American actresses Kerry Washington and Halle Berry.

Check out her speech below:

POW! Clap for her.

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