Viola Davis has regrets about her Oscar-nominated role in The Help

Author |Sep 12, 2018

'It wasn’t the voices of the maids that were heard' - Viola Davis said.

Viola Davis, an actress who won Oscar award, has felt sorry about her character as a maid in The Help (2011). The actress has a recent interview with The New York Times. She says: “That was not the maids' voices were heard.”

Davis also wonders if people have made a film about the feeling to work for white human beings and educate kids in 1963. She wishes to learn how they really experience it. Furthermore, Viola Davis admits she never learned that in the movie.

Viola Davis as Aibileen Clark in The Help. Image via Twitter

Davis earned a nomination for Best Actress at the Academy Award. She received that honor for her character as Aibileen Clark. She also won for superior performance by an actress in a lead-role at Screen Actors Guild award .

Viola Davis features in crime drama Widows of Steve McQueen. This drama first showed at 2018 TIFF at weekend. In Widows, Davis potrays Veronica. She lives a comfortable life at Chicago purchased by Rawlins (her partner) robbing people. When a business goes wrong leading to gang dead of Rawlins, a local evil supervisor and his muscle arrive searching for the money. He pushes Veronica to join the other women that also lost their partners (Cynthia Erivo, Elizabeth Debicki, and Michelle Rodriguez) for a burglary of their own to bring their lives back.

Meanwhile, Widows will release on November 16th.


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