Viola Davis Implied She Was Hurt By Criticism Of Her Michelle Obama Portrayal
Davis also said "critics absolutely serve no purpose."
April 26, 2022 at 3:41 pm
Viola Davis implied that she was hurt by the criticism she’s received for her portrayal of former first lady Michelle Obama for the Showtime limited series The First Lady.
Some viewers took issue with Davis’ attempt to embody Obama by mimicking her pursed lips and facial expressions.
The Academy Award winner said it is “incredibly hurtful when people say negative things about your work,” according to BBC News.