Viola Davis and Tracee Ellis Ross were the women of the hour at the Golden Globe Awards!
Davis, who just earned her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame less than a week ago, accepted the Best Supoporting Actress award for her role in Fences.This was the fifth time Davis was nominated for the coveted honor. Her roles in The Help, How To Get Away With Murder, and Doubt got her nods in the past. In her speech she thanked the Hollywood foreign press, her Fences co-star Denzel Washington, and more. Take a look at her inspirational speech below.
As for Ross, she won the award for best actress in a TV series, comedy or musical for her role in Black-ish. She was the first Black woman to do so since Debbie Allen won for Fame in 1983! She dedicated her win to, “all of the women, women of color, and colorful people, whose stories, ideas, thoughts are not always considered worthy and valid and important.”
Ross’s TV children showed her love on social media.