Viola Davis regrets starring in 'The Help' for deeply personal reasons

Tech 12-9-2018 Mashable 31

Viola Davis' role as Aibileen Clark in the 2011 movie The Help won the actor her first Oscar nomination for Best Actress. But, despite this, she says she wishes she'd never accepted the role in the first place. 

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In a Q & A session with the New York Times at The Toronto International Film Festival, Davis shared her feelings of regret about starring in the Oscar nominated-movie about black maids and their white employers in 1960s Mississippi. 

Davis was asked about which roles she had regretted passing on, but chose to pivot the conversation towards the roles she had regretted playing.  Read more...

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