Viola Davis, Nancy Lee Grahn, Emmy Awards 2015

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The Emmy winner has spoken!

Viola Davis has finally reacted to General Hospital's Nancy Lee Grahn's criticism over her Emmys acceptance speech.

You may recall that the soap star caused a controversy for her Twitter comments which claimed that the awards show was not a "venue for racial opportunity" shortly after the How to Get Away With Murder actress made history just weeks ago.

Davis told The New York Times, "If there has been any backlash, it's that all people want to feel included in a speech."

The 50-year-old continued, "I know there has been some backlash with an actress who didn't feel she was included."

And when asked by the reporter if she was specifically speaking about Grahn, she replied, "Yes, I don't know that I want to say more about that."

Since her Twitter rant, Grahn has publicly apologized for her social media messages.

"I said something stupid. I apologize. 30 yrs an advocate 4 human rights & now I'm a racist. Color me heartbroken. Twitter can bring out the best & sadly tonight the worst of us. I never meant to diminish her accomplishment. I wish I could get her roles. She is a goddess. I want equality 4 ALL women, not just actors. I apologize 2 anyone who I offended. I'm [a woman's] advocate since I became one. After reading responses, I hear u and my tweet was badly phrased."

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