Viola Davis excited to see Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Bafta awards

Viola Davis said she was looking forward to seeing William and Kate as she stepped out at the Baftas.

The star, who is nominated in the supporting actress category for Fences, told Press Association: “I always feel like they are one dimensional to me, I only see them in photos.

“So I would actually like to see them in person.”

Viola Davis and her husband Julius Tennon (Ian West/PA)

Viola, who is also nominated for an Oscar for the Denzel Washington-directed film, spoke about the pressure of being labelled the frontrunner during award season.

She said: “Here’s the thing with the frontrunner thing, everyone else may be on a one-storey building, so if they move, they fall from one storey.

“I fall from a hundred feet up if I lose, that’s how I feel about it.”


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