The web got here with a vengeance after a clip of Showtime’s “The First Girl” went viral.
An acclaimed actress poised to painting a former First Girl appears as if it could be a match made in heaven. Oscar-winner Viola Davis stars in Showtime’s The First Girlthe place she tackles the function of Michelle Obama, and it is not a simple feat. Throughout a current chat with Leisure Weekly, Davis spoke in regards to the strain she felt whereas researching for the half.
“My first day was a scene the place we arrived on the White Home and we drove up and we walked in and there was me, Viola, within the again going, ‘Holy s—‘ at simply the shift and the change and the enormity of all of it,” mentioned Davis. “It was an excellent introduction into Michelle and Barack’s administration.”
“It undoubtedly isn’t like another job, as a result of we’re enjoying iconic characters that folks have possession of, individuals know,” she added. “I imply, with Michelle Obama anyway, they understand how she talks, how she walks, how she wears her hair, the totally different incarnations of her eyebrows … I did not really feel like I might method it like another character.”
The First Girl premiered yesterday (April 17), and instantly, there have been conversations in regards to the “duck face” Davis was making. Clips of the sequence swept via social media and tens of hundreds of posts—possibly extra—have been shared from one platform to the opposite. Try the transient footage beneath and browse via a couple of reactions.