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Viola Davis’ Daughter Genesis Skips Frozen Halloween Costume: “I Just Want to Be YOU Mommy!”

Viola Davis at the Emmys and her daughter as her for Halloween
Viola Davis' daughter, Genesis, dressed up as her from the Emmys for Halloween 2015.

A face cute enough to get away with murder! It’s no secret that Viola Davis’ 5-year-old daughter, Genesis, is absolutely adorable. But for Halloween this year, the little girl upped her game, dressing as her famous mom accepting her first Emmy. 

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“So…..the Elsa costume? Didn’t work for her. The Pirate? A no go. So she finally said,’ I just want to be YOU mommy’! So… uhh…..this is ME,” Davis, 50, captioned the pic of her little girl grinning and holding up an Emmy trophy (technically it’s a fake Oscar, foreshadowing?) while wearing a white dress similar to the one she wore for the September awards show. 

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Viola Davis accepted the Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series award at the 2015 Emmy Awards

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Back in September, Davis made history as the first African-American female to win in the Best Lead Actress category for her role as Annalise Keating in ABC’s How to Get Away With Murder, and gave an inspiring, emotional acceptance speech, quoting Harriet Tubman. 

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After her big win, Davis told Ellen DeGeneres that her daughter had been supporting her throughout. 

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“She said ‘Mommy you don’t have to be afraid of losing. You’re still my favorite girl,’” the proud mom recalled. “That made me cry, but I was like, ‘I don’t want to lose, baby.’”

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