Viola Davis discusses the role of black actresses in Hollywood (Video)

Posted on November 10, 2011 /Video

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During a taped discussion of the Hollywood Reporter‘s Roundtable series, six of the award seasons’ leading actress contenders discuss all things Hollywood.

The Help‘s Viola Davis discusses the role of black actresses in Hollywood, and how they’re often forced to overcompensate because of societal circumstances. Davis was asked if there are more roles for black actors and actresses now than before. Watch her response in the video clip below.

[via THR.com]

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