Powerful Clip Showing Viola Davis Saying She’s Been Called The ‘Black Meryl Streep’ But Isn’t Paid Like It Goes Viral
Powerful comments from Viola Davis about pay disparities in the film industry have resurfaced thanks to Twitter.
July 01, 2020 at 5:58 pm
During a 2018 interview at a Women in the World event, Davis spoke passionately about how her Emmy, Tony and Oscar wins have not led to the kind of compensation seen by white actresses with similar accolades.
Davis spoke on a variety of topics during the 30-minute conversation with Tina Brown, but it was Davis' comments on racism, sexism and workplace unfairness that caught the eye of the internet on Wednesday.