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Viola Davies 'General Hospital' star Nancy Lee Grahn slams actress over Emmy Award grand 'racial' speech

Nancy Lee Grahn, 57 took to Twitter to slam Davis' speech claiming the  'How To get Away With Murder' star has never faced discrimination

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Viola Davis wins big at 2015 Emmy's play

Viola Davis wins big at 2015 Emmy's

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Viola Davis may have attracted some haters after her historic win at the 2015 Emmy Awards on Sunday night, September 20.

Read More: Viola Davis becomes 1st woman of color to win 'Outstanding Lead actress in a Drama Serie at 'Emmy Award 2015'

Viola Davis wins big at 2015 Emmy's play

Viola Davis wins big at 2015 Emmy's

(globalnews)

 

Davis, 50, won an Emmy Award for 'Best Actress in a Drama' making her the first African-American woman to receive the award and in her powerful  speech, she mentioned that it was a rare thing to see a black woman get roles and win big in these award shows.

Read More: 'Emmy Award 2015' - 'Game of Thrones,' 'Viola Davis,' Uzo Aduba win big

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Nancy Lee Grahn

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Well, 'General Hospital' actress, Nancy Lee Grahn, 57 took to Twitter to slam her speech claiming the  'How To get Away With Murder' star has never faced discrimination and should have left movie director, Shonda Rhimes write her acceptance speech! Ouch!

As the first African-American woman to win the award, Davis used the opportunity to soeak about racial equality and diversity. But the General Hospital star wrote, "I wish I loved Viola Davis’s speech, but I thought she should have let Shonda Rhimes write it."

 

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