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Viola Davis Reveals Just How Poor She Grew Up: ‘I've Jumped In Huge Garbage Bins With Maggots For Food'

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This is heartbreaking to hear!

Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis has been candid about the poverty she grew up in, and she revealed some even sadder info at Variety's Power of Women luncheon last Friday.

When honored for her humanitarian work with Hunger Is, Miz Davis gave a tear-jerking speech, saying:

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EXCLUSIVE! Viola Davis Talks With Us About How To Get Away With Murder's Success On Variety’s Power Of Women Red Carpet!

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We had so much fun EXCLUSIVELY dishing with the ever talented Viola Davis on Variety's Power Of Women red carpet!

[ Viola Davis' Last 9 Words In Next Week's How To Get Away With Murder Are Going To Leave Us SHOCKED! ]

Viola, one of the event's distinguished honorees, dished on whether or not she anticipated the success of How To Get Away With Murder, and how she'd describe her character, Annalise Keating!

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Viola Davis' Last 9 Words In Next Week's How To Get Away With Murder Are Going To Leave Us SHOCKED! But What Could She Say?!

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***SPOILERS AHEAD IF YOU HAVEN'T SEEN EP. 3***

This week's episode of ABC's hit new series, How To Get Away With Murder was full of twists and turns…

But nothing was more exciting than the promo for next week's episode!

[ Video: Shonda Rhimes & The Ladies Of TGIT Take Over!! ]

In the last few seconds of the network's preview, the announcer proclaimed:

"Your jaw will drop with Viola Davis' LAST 9 WORDS"

So it got us thinking! What COULD she say at the very end of episode 4 that's a game changer??

Is it about her puppy Wes? Lila Stangard's murder? Rebecca the rebel neighbor? Nate?

Ch-ch-check out the 9 words we came up with, and share your thoughts in the comments section (below)!

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Ellen Pompeo & Viola Davis Prove Shonda Rhimes' Leading Ladies Can Do It All As They Steal The Spotlight On The Red Carpet!

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Ellen Pompeo and Viola Davis are a stunning duo at ABC's #TGIT event!

YASS!

Kerry Washington wasn't the only glamazon at the #TGIT event to celebrate superstar producer Shonda Rhimes on Saturday night!

Ellen Pompeo and Viola Davis also made their way over to the WeHo premiere — and they brought the ferocity!

The Grey's Anatomy starlet made a statement in a printed jumpsuit accented by sexy mesh stilettos and a bevy of gold baubles.

And while Viola may be new to Shonda's team of leading ladies as the star of How To Get Away With Murder, she took the opportunity to pop with plenty of color! You can believe her fuchsia shift and multi-colored pumps guaranteed she stood out!

Slay on, you two!

P.S. Don't forget to check out the rest of Grey's lovely ladies in the gallery (above)!
[Image via WENN.]

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Viola Davis Almost Busts Out Of Her Emmys Dress — But We Don't Hate It!

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Still hot!

Viola Davis may be 49 years-old, but her boobies only look 25 in this seXXXy sequin accented dress!

The How To Get Away With Murder star (premiering this fall) wore her signature jewel tones on the Emmys red carpet — and although the garment is flashy, it's fairly flattering.

We're so thrilled she has a new show coming up, because we've missed watching this beauty work!

[Image via Getty Images.]

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Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, & Viola Davis Pressure Shonda Rhimes For Spoilers! Do The Succeed In Getting Some Scandalous, Murderous Deets On The Anatomy Of Their Shows?

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This might be the most adorable promo we've ever seen!

Four powerful females by the names of Kerry Washington, Ellen Pompeo, Viola Davis and Shonda Rhimes joined together to promote a complete Shondaland takeover on Thursday nights this fall…

And it's everything!!

The obviously christened "Shondaland Thursday," is about to dominate ABC with Grey's Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder all airing on the same friggin' day!!

In the extended promo (above) the ladies joke with the TV genius about what she has in store for their characters and more!!

Watch it to get hyped for the official launch on Thursday, September 25 at 8pm!!

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Viola Davis Radiates Of Old Hollywood Glam On The Oscars Red Carpet!

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The color, the hair, so GLAMOROUS!!

This emerald color on Viola Davis looks AH-Mazing!

The Help actress sashayed down the Oscars red carpet in a beautiful strapless Escada gown!

Viola kept her accessories to a minimum, pairing the green gown with sparkly white cuffs, earrings and carried a small clutch alongside her!

If every celeb is coming down the red carpet with something as glamorous as this dress, it's going to be a great night!

Werk it, girl!!

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