She is quoted in Essence saying this:
She says: “I had to defend myself as an artist, but I found myself defending myself as a dark-skinned Black woman in front of people who did not know my life. I took my wig off because I no longer wanted to apologize for who I am.”Yo Go Mrs. Viola Davis! Embracing her natural hair! The cool thing about Mrs. Viola Davis is that she can wear anything and still be beautiful. Congrats on the cover and extreme success in your career!
Be Sure to Go See Her New Thriller Prisoners! It chronicles the abduction of 2 young girls and one fathers relentless pursuit to get them back! Prisoners is currently in Theatres and its Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Hugh Jackman, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard, and Melissa Leo!