Watch It. Viola Davis’ Emotional Speech About Experiencing Hunger as a Child.

How To Get Away With Murder, Viola Davis, Variety Power of Women

“How to Get Away with Murder” star Viola Davis recently gave an emotional speech at Variety’s Power of Women luncheon in which she spoke about her work with the Hunger Is initiative as well as her experience with food insecurity as a child. She opened the powerful speech by stating: “I didn’t join the Hunger Is campaign to save the world — I didn’t. I set out to save myself.”

She went to talk about her experiences with hunger as a child and her feelings of shame about that hunger. Watch below.