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Actress Viola Davis arrives for the 21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on Jan. 25, 2015 at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Calif.

Actress calls out Hollywood

Actress Viola Davis addressed the elephant in the room at this year's Screen Actor's Guild Awards. The "How to Get Away With Murder" star received a standing ovation from her peers for making a touching tribute to her 4-year-old daughter and for calling out the lack of diversity in Hollywood during an acceptance speech for the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series award. "When I tell my daughter stories at night, inevitably, a few things happen," Davis said. "Number one, I use my imagination. I always start with life, and then I build from there. And then the other thing that happens is she always says, 'Mommy, can you put me in the story?' And you know, it starts from the top up." Later, Davis thanked her shows producers, including Shonda Rhimes, for believing a "mysterious woman could be a 49-year-old, dark-skinned, African-American woman who looks like me."

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