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Viola Davis Receives Much Deserved Hollywood Star

01/09/2017 at 12:56 | Pierrea Javon // Freelance Writer
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On January 5, Viola Davis received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. After decades of working in theatre, film and television, Davis is finally being recognized for what many fan have appreciated for years.

At Viola’s presentation, she spoke of how proud her dad would be of her in this moment. Three time Oscar winner Meryl Streep was in attendance as well, and Davis took to Twitter to share her “pinch me” moment with the world.

Davis was due for a star on this famous strip for more reasons than one. She is a decorated actor, a two-time Tony Award recipient, an Emmy winner, and as of last night a Golden Globe winner for her current role in the film Fences co-starring with Denzel Washington. Add all that to her chilling role in ABC’s hit show How To Get Away With Murder, Viola is finally getting her just due.

Twitter also agreed that is was about time that Viola received her star:


Pierrea Javon, just a girl on a quest to have it all.

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