Viola Davis

"Just a Friend" Rapper Biz Markie Dead at Age 57

Taraji P. Henson and Missy Elliot pay tribute to the late hip-hop rapper and comedian Biz Markie. Watch!

July 17, 2021

Kiefer Sutherland Is Playing Another President in His Next Big TV Role

Kiefer Sutherland is heading back to the Oval Office! No, not for a Designated Survivor reboot. Find out his new role for Showtime's The First Lady.

July 8, 2021

"The Suicide Squad" Official Trailer

Margot Robbie and Viola Davis return to the DC Universe! Plus, Idris Elba, John Cena, & Pete Davidson join the action-packed flick. Coming to theaters and HBO Max on August 6.

June 22, 2021

Comedian Paul Mooney Dead at 79: Viola Davis, Ava DuVernay and More Pay Tribute

After news emerged that comedian Paul Mooney died at the age of 79, stars took to social media to honor the late legend. As Viola Davis wrote, “So happy to have witnessed your genius live.”

May 19, 2021

Best Fashion Moments at The 2021 Oscars

From Carey Mulligan to Viola Davis, Hollywood’s finest are showing up and showing out at the 2021 Oscars with incredible fashion on the red carpet!

April 26, 2021

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Viola Davis' Red Carpet Tribute to Chadwick Boseman Deserves an Oscar of Its Own

At the 2021 Oscars, Viola Davis gushed to E!'s Giuliana Rancic about her late co-star, Chadwick Boseman. See what she had to say.

April 25, 2021

Viola Davis Has an Entirely Charming Love Story That You Should Know

Once upon a time Viola Davis had a romantic life nearly as messy as Annalise Keating's, then husband Julius Tennon came along and answered all of her prayers.

April 23, 2021

Viola Davis' Best Red Carpet Looks Deserve an Oscar of Their Own

Viola Davis is nominated for an Oscar for the fourth time at the 2021 Oscars. She has showcased many dazzling look on the red carpet over the years. See her best styles.

April 18, 2021

Viola Davis' Best Performances: Legacy Makers

In honor of Viola Davis becoming the most nominated Black actress in Oscars history, we’re taking a look back at her iconic career and global impact! Watch.

April 18, 2021

DMX Hospitalized After Apparent Overdose: Stars Send Support

The rapper's attorney tells E! News that DMX is "still currently in the hospital" after suffering a reported overdose. See reactions from Ice-T, Gabrielle Union & more.

April 5, 2021

Viola Davis Is Excited to Play "Goddess" Michelle Obama in New Series

Viola Davis explained to Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show why she felt like she "lost her mind" when deciding to play Michelle Obama in the Showtime series First Ladies.

March 27, 2021

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Gillian Anderson Will Play [SPOILER] in Showtime's The First Lady Anthology Series

Viola Davis is playing Michelle Obama while Michelle Pfeiffer will play Betty Ford in Showtime's upcoming anthology series. Plus, Gillian Anderson has joined the cast.

February 22, 2021

Viola Davis "Broke Down" Hearing Ma Rainey Co-Star Chadwick Boseman Died

Viola Davis reflected on Chadwick Boseman's legacy in the wake of his death from colon cancer at age 43.

December 19, 2020

See Viola Davis' Hilarious Reaction to Her 10-Year-Old Daughter's Extravagant Christmas List

In an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Viola Davis detailed her 10-year-old daughter Genesis’ expensive Christmas list.

December 18, 2020

Viola Davis Recalls What It Was Like to Work With "Great Artist" Chadwick Boseman

Before he passed away, Chadwick Boseman acted alongside Viola Davis in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom. They also worked together in Get on Up. Read what Davis had to say about the late actor.

November 9, 2020

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Viola Davis Clarifies Ownership Of Former Plantation She Was Born On

Viola Davis updated her Instagram to note that she did not purchase the South Carolina home where she was born 55 years ago. But rather, "I 'own' my STORY!!"

August 12, 2020

Viola Davis' Hilarious Reaction to Cardi B's "WAP"

The "HTGAWM" actress reacts to a hilarious photoshopped image of her face on Kylie Jenner's body from the "WAP" music video. Watch!

August 11, 2020

Viola Davis Feels Like She "Betrayed" Herself by Starring in The Help

Viola Davis spoke to Vanity Fair for its July/August cover story and looked back at her role in the 2011 movie The Help.

July 14, 2020

Kendrick Sampson, Tessa Thompson & 300 Black Artists Call on Hollywood to Divest From Police

Developed alongside Black Lives Matter co-founders Patrisse Cullors and Melina Abdullah, the letter also demands that Hollywood divest from anti-Black content

June 23, 2020