Honoured: Actress Viola Davis wins Icon Award from the AAFCA

Honoured: Actress Viola Davis wins Icon Award from the AAFCA

- Viola Davis has won an Icon Award from the African-American Film Critics Association and is proud

- The actress is honoured to have received the award and was wearing a stunning yellow dress for the occasion

- Social media users took to the comments section to congratulate Viola for looking good in yellow

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American actress Viola Davis has received an Icon Award last night from the African-American Film Critics Association (AAFCA). The actress is honoured to receive the award and was elated with her success. She tweeted:

"Honoured to receive the Icon Award last night! Thank you @theaafca!"

The awards ceremony was the 12th Annual African American Film Critics Association Awards. Mariah Carey and Regina King also took home awards for their own respective categories.

Viola feels happy to have received yet another award and she's also basking the attention that she's been receiving from social media users. The actress has fans all over the world and black people admire her for breaking boundaries in Hollywood.

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Honoured: Actress Viola Davis Wins Icon Award From the AAFCA
Viola Davis is flying high after receiving an Icon Award from the AAFCA. Image: @violadavis
Source: UGC

Social media users reacted to Viola's tweet about winning the award from the AAFCA. The actress was wearing a beautiful yellow. Check out the reactions below:

@sharerofinfo commented:

"Growing up as a dark-skinned child being told we shouldn't wear bright colours, no red, white and definitely no yellow.
When I first wore red and then yellow, I knew it was all a lie. You radiate beauty, grace and joy every day. Thank you for showing us what beauty looks like!"

@QondiNtini said:

"After seeing irrefutable evidence, courtesy of Viola Davis, the only colour I shall be wearing in the future is yellow."

@YNB commented:

"Can we talk about this hair, that glorious dress made of sunshine and your gorgeous face?"

In other world celebrity news, YEN.com.gh reported that Shaquille O'Neal pays for a random fan's engagement ring. It is not every day that you get to bump into your popular celebrity.

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Well, it is even unheard of when the same celebrity not only gives you an autobiography but also pay for whatever you were buying. This, a random Georgia man can write home about after world-acclaimed Basketball Icon Shaquille O’Neal surprised him with the best gift of his life.

O'Neal recently put smiles on the faces of many people after paying for a random fan's engagement ring at a jewellery shop.

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