Red Carpet Beauty: Viola Davis at the 84th Academy Awards…

At the encouragement of her husband, best Actress nominee Viola Davis ditched the safety of her trusty wig and rocked her natural hair at the 84th Academy Awards.

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Speaking to InStyle.com during a private dinner party in Los Angeles recently, Davis recounted a message from hubby Julius Tennon. “He said, ‘If you want to wear it for your career, that’s fine, but in your life wear your hair. Step into who you are,’” she said. “It’s a very powerful statement.

I agree!!  She looks amazing. Her reddish cropped natural hair looked brilliant paired with an emerald-hued Vera Wang gown.  What do you think??

Viola Davis at the 84th Academy Awards

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