Viola Davis Adopts a Baby Girl

(October 20, 2011) Actress Viola Davis recently adopted a baby girl which she has named Genesis. The Help star talked to E! News back in August about her plans to adopt, but didn’t reveal many details at the time.

While attending an event in Los Angeles for ELLE’s Women in Hollywood, her costar Octavia Spencer let the cat out of the bag, telling everyone that Davis became a mom "like, two days ago."

Later, Davis confirmed the news, E! News reports. In her own speech when she thanked her husband Julius Tennon and their new baby Genesis.