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Viola Davis says The Help was created in ‘cesspool of systemic racism' and catered to white audience

26 days ago   |   By Metro

Viola Davis admits she ‘betrayed' herself by taking on the role in The Help
Viola Davis has opened up about why she feels she ‘betrayed' herself by appearing in The Help, saying she feels it catered to a white audience rather than telling the full story.
The actress, 54, played Aibileen Clark in 2011's The Help, which earned her an Oscar nomination, but has since said she regrets taking on the role.
She told Vanity Fair in her new cover interview that she doesn't feel like the film, directed by Tate Taylor, was ready to tell the full story.
Viola explained: ‘Not a lot of narratives are...
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Viola Davis: The Help was created in the cesspool of systemic racism

Viola Davis: The Help was created in the cesspool of systemic racism

26 days ago   |   By Belfast telegraph

Viola Davis has said there is a part of her that feels she betrayed herself by starring in The Help and added that the film was “created in the filter and the cesspool of systemic racism”.
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Viola Davis says The Help was 'created in the cesspool of systemic racism'

26 days ago   |   By The Independent

'Part of me feels like I betrayed myself, and my people,' Oscar nominee said
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