Oprah Winfrey, Diddy, Kerry Washington, & Other Celebs React To Viola Davis’ Historic Win At The 2015 Emmys!

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Get your tissues ready!

As we previously reported, Viola Davis made history last night as the FIRST black woman to win the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series award at the 2015 Emmys. AH-Mazing!

Like any class act, the How To Get Away With Murder star made sure to highlight Kerry Washington, Gabrielle Union, and Taraji P. Henson as artists who helped pave the way for her win!

Related: Kerry Washington & Viola Davis Rep #TGIT On The Red Carpet!

After their shoutout, Gabrielle and Kerry were quick to respond with praise for Viola (below) on Twitter.

We’re not sure what was more moving, the Suicide Squad actress’ incredible speech or the outpouring of love for Viola on Twitter following her win?! LOVES it.

In fact, many of Hollywood’s A-list joined Miz Union and Miz Washington on the social media site to send their praise and adoration to the 50-year-old — including Oprah Winfrey, Diddy, Laverne Cox, and many more.

Ch-ch-check out their responses below:

[Image via WENN.]

Sep 21, 2015 8:08am PST

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