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Viola Davis Says Women Should Stop Using Hair to Destroy One Another

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Reported By: Britt L

In this month’s issue of Essence Magazine, 48-year-old Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis reassures all black women of the world that beauty is only skin deep. The stunningly gorgeous Davis graced the cover of Essence sporting a natural pinned up pompadour and flawless makeup.

Davis is featured in the pages of the magazine talking about motherhood, keeping things positive with her husband Julius and the joys of marriage. Davis also mentions her adopted daughter, Genesis in the interview.

Viola admitted to Essence that she was often called ugly when she was younger, which led her to have self-esteem issues as she grew older. Viola’s mother also suffered from low self esteem.

Viola says that she loves her husband, who is a devout Christian and took Viola to church on their first date, and that he is supportive of her natural beauty.  Davis took the advice of her husband to no longer wear wigs while she wasn’t on set during her work.

When she spoke about hair in America, Viola stated that she thinks the U.S. pays too much attention to hair and it’s unfair that people will judge a mother based on how her child’s hair looks.

Here’s an excerpt of Viola’s interview talking about the connection between hair and her daughter:

On Teaching Her Daughter to Love Her Hair
There’s not one woman in America who does not care about her hair. But we give it way too much value. We deprive ourselves of things, we use it to destroy each other, we’ll look at a child and judge a mother and her sense of motherhood by the way the child’s hair looks. I am not going to traumatize my child about her hair. I want her to love her hair.”

405 Comments

  1. Sherry Green-Milligan

    September 8, 2013 at 3:50 am

    Viola I commend you for having the courageous to wear your hair Natural when the pressures of Hollywood discourages you from being an individual. I don’t know if you heard about the little girl who was told she she couldn’t return to school because her dread locks were a distraction but last year they allowed her to wear dread locks. Anyway your magazine cover was so on time and I pray this little girl parents read your article because she will be super inspired and proud of you. I would like to invite you to my girl friend’s book release at Target Stores next month. Betty Bynum is releasing a series of books entitled “I’m A Pretty Girl”. This series includes “I’m A Pretty Black Girl” as well. Betty is an amazing Writer, Actress, Singer and Producer from Virginia. Viola, Betty already have several actors/actresses on board like Bill Duke, Chris Rock, and Loretta Devine. We would would love to invite you to the book signing/launch at Targets. Can I please contact you to invite you to our event? We would love to see you express how you came to realized you are an Individual and Natural suits you just fine!
    Please free feel to contact me Sherry Green-Milligan
    @ milshe@yahoo.com. Thank you Viola for being you naturally!!

  2. Jackie

    September 9, 2013 at 10:46 am

    I agree, keep the focus on what’s in the head not what’s on it

  3. Carolyn M.

    December 9, 2013 at 2:44 pm

    This will be a huge task trying to convience AA females to embrace their natural locs. We don’t stress the beauty of our natural hair to our babies. They come to grammer school referring to natural hair as “nappy”. They play with the hair of the girls with long flowing hair constanly.

  4. louis daye

    December 9, 2013 at 4:24 pm

    I totally don’t date woman with fake hair anymore cause I realize that woman with fake hair give way more problems than the woman with natural hair, woman with fake hair spends more time bashing there “own” heads/brains because the hair itches them so much, no wonder why these woman with fake hair are so dumb.

  5. louis daye

    December 9, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    im not rich but I will pay any “one” black sister $50 a month for six months not to wear fake hair I mean this from the bottom of my heart. but there as to be proof. this is how much I hate fake hair………..

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