Viola Davis: "I Am Not a Glam Woman"

Celebrity Style Feb. 7, 2012 AT 10:21AM
Viola Davis: "I Am Not a Glam Woman" Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images

She was one of the best dressed stars at the SAG Awards, but Viola Davis says her red carpet persona is just another role.

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"I am not a glam woman," The Help actress confessed to Us Weekly at the Academy Awards Nominations lunch in Beverly Hills, Calif. Monday. "This is definitely a mask I put on for the public!"

The 46-year-old Oscar nominee posed for an edgy photo shoot in the new L.A. Times Magazine, where she showed off her natural hairstyle in several high-fashion looks by Jason Wu, Marchesa and Thierry Mugler.

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However, she insists that her off-duty look isn't nearly as impressive.

"My biggest fear is that paparazzi with some like lens is going to come in my backyard and see me when I get in my pool!" she joked to Us. "That would be very unfortunate!"

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