Porsha Williams of The Real Housewives of Atlanta covered the red carpet of the 67th Emmy Awards last night (September 20, 2015).
Williams elegantly graced the carpet in a beautiful lace trimmed gown as she covered the arrivals for her side-gig at Dish Nation.
The Atlanta ‘housewife’ totally rocked the red carpet and even managed to squeeze in a few selfies with a few stars like Terrence Howard and Viola Davis, which she shared via Instagram.
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Yes… there are White actresses out there who feel ‘some kinda way’ about Viola Davis’ speech and one of them couldn’t hold their tongue last night and hit social media with her outrage.
After Davis snagged the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama, she also snagged the hearts of many with a powerful speech about the lack of opportunity for Black actresses in Hollywood.
[READ: Black History Moment: Viola Davis’ Emmy Awards Acceptance Speech (VIDEO + Transcript)]
While the world cheered Viola’s powerful words, there was at least one person who was not a fan of Davis’ Emmys acceptance speech… soap star Nancy Lee Grahn (best known for her role as ‘Alexis Davis’ on General Hospital).
Gran wrote a series of tweets last night ripping Davis’ emotional, winning moment onstage during the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards and after receiving a ton of backlash for revealing her elitist attitude, she also issued an apology statement.
More details about Grahn’s hate-filled twitter rant below… Continue Reading…
Actress Viola Davis
made history last night during the 2015 Emmy Awards as she became the first black woman to win the Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama.
The star of How to Get Away with Murder also delivered a very powerful acceptance speech, which sent goosebumps up and down the arms of anyone who witnessed it.
Davis began her speech with a quote from Harriet Tubman: “In my mind, I see a line. And over that line, I see green fields and lovely flowers and beautiful white women with their arms stretched out to me over that line, but I can’t seem to get there no how.”
And paid homage to several other black actresses in her speech as well, mentioning Henson, Kerry Washington and Meagan Good as well as How to Get Away with Murder executive producer Shonda Rhimes.
It was this quote that reverberated throughout the airwaves:
“The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity,” she said during her acceptance speech. “You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there.”
In case you missed it, watch video + read transcript of Viola Davis’ black history moment below: Continue Reading…