It has been reported that at the NAACP Image Awards, the movie called ‘The Help’ bagged three awards. The actress Viola Davis was also honored as the top actress. The supportive actress award was won by Octavia Spencer.
In the movie, the two actresses have played the role of two black maids. The actresses have played amazing role. Throughout the movie, the actresses lashed against their white employers about the civil rights movement.
It has been informed that both the actresses have been nominated for the Academy Awards, which is scheduled next week. While receiving the prize, Davis said that she is honored to have played a role of maid in the movie. She also said that she loved her role and her voice in ‘The Help’.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that an event to honor the diversity in the arts was organized at the Shrine Auditorium. During the ceremony, Whitney Houston, the Black Stuntmen’s Association and George Lucas and the Tuskegee Airmen were paid tribute.
While giving a tribute to Whitney Houston, Yolanda Adams sung “I Love the Lord, He Heard My Cry”. Footage showing Houston receiving the Image Award for outstanding female artist in 1994 was shown during the ceremony.
Besides, Jennifer Hudson and Ne-Yo performed “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”. During the ceremony, Regina King was awarded for outstanding actress in the drama SouthLand. Tracee Ellis Ross and Malcolm-Jamal Warner were also awarded for their lead roles in the comedy Reed Between the Lines.
A lot of fun happened during the ceremony as the artists during the event made sure that the audience was being entertained. Various actors and actresses kept the ceremony alive with their live performances.
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