TSR STAFF: Jade Ashley @Jade_Ashley94
On Tuesday the nominations for the 89th annual Academy Awards were announced, and one of the nominees has broken a new record with her nomination.
According to Vibe, #ViolaDavis is now the first African American actress to earn three Oscar nominations in a lifetime.
She was recently nominated for “Best Supporting Actress,” for her role as Rose Maxson in her most recent film "Fences," alongside Denzel Washington.
She previously earned an Oscar nomination for her role in the 2008 film "Doubt," and also for her role in the 2011 box office hit, "The Help.” _____________________________________
She was previously tied with #WhoppiGoldberg for two Oscar nominations in a lifetime. Goldberg was nominated for her roles in the classic films "The Color Purple" and "Ghost," which she won for "Best Supporting Actress.” _____________________________________
Davis also made history back in—read more at TheShadeRoom.com