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Viola Davis reacts to 'hurtful' criticism of her Michelle Obama portrayal

Viola Davis is opening up about how she felt after reading some harsh criticism, in reference to her portrayal of Michelle Obama in the television series 'The First Lady.' During her recent interview with BBC News, the legendary actress said that she felt "incredibly hurtful" after seeing media outlets and online users posting "negative things about" her work, however she understands it is an "occupational hazard" of her acting career. "How do you move on from the hurt, from failure?" Viola said, "But you have to. Not everything is going to be an awards-worthy . . .

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