Viola Davis Reveals Her Dark Past After Oscar Win

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Award winning and one of the most recognized Hollywood actresses who recently added an Oscar award to her shelf has opened up on her life growing up.

The beautiful record-breaking actress shared her grass to grace story about growing up and becoming who she is today in a video which surfaced online following the Oscar awards.

Viola Davis when asked in the video what was going though her head said: “This is the first time in my life that I’ve stepped back and I’m gonna try not to cry now all of a sudden…

She continued: “I can’t believe my life. You know, I mean my sister is here somewhere and I grew up in poverty,” the actress at this point burst into tears.

She added on stage: “you know, I grew up in apartments that were condemned and rat infested and I just always sort of wanted to be somebody and I just wanted to be good at something. So this is sort of like the miracle of God.”

Watch video below:

Viola Davis gets emotional after Oscar win: 'I grew up in rat-infested apartments'

Posted by Variety on Monday, February 27, 2017

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