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Viola Davis can officially call herself an Academy Award-winning actress.

A tearful Davis, who garnered an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences, delivered what will probably be the most powerful acceptance speech of the night.

“People ask me all the time, ‘what kind of stories do you want to tell, Viola.’ And I say exhume those bodies. Exhume those stories,” she said. “The stories of the people who dreamed big and never saw those dreams to fruition. People who fell in love and lost.”

She continued, “I became an artist and thank God I did because we are the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life.”

Davis, who stood on stage with such grace, dignity and humility, then thanked her “captain Denzel Washington” for “putting two entities in the driving seat.” She added about her loving parents, “I’m so grateful that God chose you to bring me into this world.”

Following the star’s speech, the night’s host, Jimmy Kimmel, suggested she just got “nominated for an Emmy for that speech at the Oscars.”

Viola, clad in a stunning red Armani gown, beat out nominees Naomie Harris (Moonlight), Nicole Kidman (Lion), Octavia Spencer (Hidden Figures) and Michelle Williams (Manchester By the Sea).


Snoop Dogg Goes After Trump Again Over National Anthem Controversy



Earlier this year, Snoop Dogg blasted trump by shooting a clown parody of president of the president with a toy gun in the music video for “Lavender (Nightfall Remix).” Now, the rapper is taking aim again, but in a much more subtle way.

As fans anticipate the release of the rapper’s upcoming album, “Make America Crip Again,” folks are getting a little teaser from the title track.

Audio was released from the song and on it, Snoop tackles Colin Kaepernick and the current controversial National Anthem controversy. “The president said he wants to make America great again. Fuck that shit, we gon’ make America Crip again,” he raps.

During an interview on CNN, the rapper explained, “Certain people feel like we should make America ‘great again,’ but that time they’re referring to always takes me back to separation and segregation, so I’d rather make America Crip again.'”

He added, “What I mean by that is, in my lifetime, that’s when young black men in impoverished areas organized to help their communities and to take care of their own because society basically left them for dead.”

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