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Viola Davis presented Meryl Streep with the Cecil B. DeMille Award during Sunday night’s Golden Globes and it was beyond moving, emotional, passionate, but above anything else … made us crave some apple pie and greens.

While Davis stood before Streep to honor the actress for her contribution to the entertainment industry, she opened up with a monologue chronicling a discussion she once had with the stellar performer.

According to Davis, it’s Streep who suggested a homemade apple pie isn’t an apple pie unless you use “pippin apples” and you forego store-bought crust. And it’s not collard greens unless you use “ham hocks.”

“She tilts that head back with that sly suspicious smile, you think do I have something in my teeth or does she want to kick my ass,” Viola joked.

After the talk of greens and apple pie, which was an instant catalyst for salivation, Davis went on to call the actress “a high-powered standing machine.” The actress continued, “She is an observer and a thief. She waits to share what she has stolen on that sacred place which is the screen.”

After a stunning montage of Meryl’s work over the past several decades, she accepted the award with grace, dignity, class, emotion and no voice. The star apologized for her raspy delivery, but went on to suggest “an actor’s only job is to enter the lives of people who are different than us and let you feel what that feels like.”

The beauty then delivered a political message, suggesting that “there was one performance this year that stunned me … sank hooks in my heart … it was effective and it did its job.”

Speaking of President-elect Donald Trump, she said, “It was that moment when the person asking to sit in the most respected seat in our country, imitated a disabled reporter, someone he outranked in privilege, power and the capacity to fight back.”

“I still can’t get it out of my head. It was real life,” she said. “Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence.” Streep then asked the press “to hold power to account, to call them on the carpet for every outrage.”

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Finally! Taraji P. Henson Confirms Relationship With NFL Baller Kelvin Hayden

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Taraji is finally letting the world know what it already knew – she’s in a relationship with NFL cornerback Kelvin Hayden. Henson dished the (cold) tea while on Essence’s Yes, Girl! podcast saying that the reason she kept it a secret was because she’s a private person.

“I’m not the type to blast my personal business. But, you know, I think that’s important for people to know. I’m happy. I’m very very happy. I just am,” the “Empire” actress shared.

Rumors first circulated in December 2015 about Henson and 34-year-old Hayden, who played for the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts, after photos surfaced of the pair holding hands in Miami. Though Hayden has appeared on her Instagram feed, the Golden Globe winner never confirmed the intimate details until now.

“You know, we’ve been together for two years. No one would really know that because I don’t really blast my info like that. But I’m very happy,” she said.

Taraji girl we could tell. The Hidden Figures actress even broke out singing, “Finally! It has happened to me,”—quoting the CeCe Peniston‘s song “Finally.”

Henson also revealed the couple will be celebrating the holidays together with the new puppy Hayden gifted her with as an early Christmas present.

“Big #KBall with Lil squirt #KBall watching daddy brush his teeth! 😩😂😂😂,” she wrote, teasing a photo of her boo and new pup.

And speaking of Christmas, in case you missed it Taraji hosted her “White Hot Holidays” special on Fox Wednesday night. Peep the clips of Henson having some fun with her celebrity guests including Method Man, DJ Khaled, Neicy Nash, Salt-N-Pepa and The Ying Yang Twins.

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