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Do you feel like you’re bobbin’ and weavin’ through problems as if you’re in the ring with Mike Tyson? You get one problem solved to only be replaced by two more. Can a sista catch a break? You start questioning your past, looking around the corner to see if karma has finally caught up with…

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After having a successful career in entertainment for more than 70 years, Cicely Tyson is being given her flowers for her accomplishments. Tyson, 95, has been chosen by the Peabody Awards as this year’s Career Achievement Award recipient. The veteran actress who has appeared in roles including The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman, Roots, A Lesson…

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Viola Davis says beauty “is not defined by youth,” as she becomes the new face of L’Oréal Paris Age Perfect — which is specifically designed for women over 50. The 54-year-old actress has said she was thrilled to get the chance to work with the major beauty label because she feels as though someone “finally…

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Viola Davis wants to be “a storyteller” as she opens up on Oscar’s diversity. The nominations for this year’s Academy Awards featured new women in the directing category while just one person of color — Cynthia Erivo — was shortlisted in the acting categories, but the “How to Get Away With Murder” star suggested the…

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Viola Davis wants to be honest with her daughter. The “How To Get Away with Murder” star has 8-year-old Genesis with her husband Julius Tennon and has said she doesn’t want to hide anything from her daughter, as she’s often open with her about the way the world works. Davis says she talks about her own upbringing…

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Viola Davis will portray former first lady Michelle Obama in a new series for Showtime. The Academy Award-winning actress will star in “First Ladies,” a new political drama. The show aims to pull back the curtain on the personal and political lives of first ladies throughout history. The first season will feature Michelle Obama, Betty…

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Viola Davis has opened up after finding out she was diagnosed with a health condition that could affect her lifestyle. The “How to Get Away with Murder” actress knows diabetes — which affects the body’s ability to process insulin — runs in her family so she has always followed a balanced diet and tried to exercise regularly…

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Viola Davis is teaching her daughter about “commitment.” The “How To Get Away With Murder” actress has made a point of instilling the virtue into eight-year-old Genesis, who she has with husband Julius Tennon, “every day” and making sure she learns how to live “with a greater goal.” She explained to “Entertainment Tonight,” “Every day one of…

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Viola Davis has signed a first look feature production deal with Amazon Studios. The “How To Get Away With Murder” actress runs JuVee Productions with husband Julius Tennon, and the couple has agreed to bring their projects to the streaming service. Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon Studios, said in a statement: “Amazon Studios is passionate about building…

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Viola Davis thinks Steve McQueen is “one the greatest directors out there.” The 53-year-old actress has praised the Widows director for being one of the best filmmakers, “especially for a woman.” Speaking on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” she said, “Best experience of my life. By the way, Steve McQueen has gotta be one of…

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Viola Davis thinks she’s squandered years of her life. The 53-year-old actress, who is now among the most in-demand stars in Hollywood, has revealed she regrets previously spending so much of her time trying to fit in and obsessing about her appearance. Davis explained: “I was trying to fit in, stifling my voice, stifling who…

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Viola Davis feels she’s always been limited to very particular on-screen roles. The Academy Award-winning star, who appears in the new Steve McQueen-directed heist movie Widows, has claimed that in spite of being one of Hollywood’s best-known actresses, she is rarely afforded the opportunity to play characters who are “motivated by love and grief.” Asked why she…

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