Viola Davis: I'm tired of playing a maid
February 6th, 2013
02:00 PM ET

Viola Davis: I'm tired of playing a maid

Viola Davis might have received an Oscar nod for playing a maid in “The Help,” but the actress told CNN she’s glad not to be wearing an apron in her latest movie.

Davis plays Amma in Richard LaGravenese’s “Beautiful Creatures,” a role that combines two characters in the books that inspired the film: a librarian and an elderly maid.

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Grammys watched by largest audience since 1984
February 13th, 2012
05:34 PM ET

Grammys watched by largest audience since 1984

The Grammy Awards managed to pull off a celebration of both the living and the dead during Sunday's show, and in return they had the highest rated ceremony in nearly three decades.

According to a statement from the Recording Academy, more than 39 million viewers tuned in to see how the show would treat the passing of Whitney Houston, how Adele would perform in her first performance since throat surgery, and, of course, who would win what in the big categories.

Although it could be said that we pretty much already knew the answer to that question, because Adele picked up all six awards she was nominated for, as expected.

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