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Viola Davis & Julius Tennon on 20 Years of Marriage, Meeting Michael Jordan & Viola’s EGOT Win

  • Published on Mar 29, 2023 veröffentlicht
  • Viola talks about calling her husband Julius “George Jefferson,” being married for 20 years, how they met, Julius’ birthday being on December 24th, being married 20 years, Viola being a shy person, working together in the new movie Air, meeting Michael Jordan, Michael wanting Viola to play his mother, Viola winning the EGOT, and her candy addiction.
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  • Bases Loaded Lacquer
    Bases Loaded Lacquer 6 months ago +684

    her laugh is literally everything. i adore this woman & it's painfully obvious that julius does, too. i'm so grateful for how far she's come since the "mainstream success" of htgawm. there is nothing that this queen can't do. 🥰

    • Sai Pitta
      Sai Pitta 6 months ago +7

      Why painfully obvious.

    • Bases Loaded Lacquer
      Bases Loaded Lacquer 6 months ago +4

      @Sai Pitta is this a question?

    • Debby DeBerardinis
      Debby DeBerardinis 6 months ago +5

      Her laugh should be bottled and sold.

    • Ciara J
      Ciara J 6 months ago +4

      Her laugh is beautiful 😍

    • AMSL227
      AMSL227 6 months ago +8

      I love these 2. I never saw Viola's husband before, but they have to be the best Hollywood couple ever. So adorable

  • Aya
    Aya 6 months ago +709

    her energy around julius is just different she was already amazing and funny but with him beside her you can tell how great they are together and how more fun and herself she is!

    • Purple Garment
      Purple Garment 6 months ago +17

      I was just thinking the same thing. I absolutely love when they're together.

    • Roshi Seneviratne
      Roshi Seneviratne 6 months ago +8

      She seems so bubbly and happy around him. Amazing!

    • kardon
      kardon 6 months ago +3

      It's true !!!!!!
      Bless them !!!!!!!!!❤

    • Hyunjin's dom left hand 😏
      Hyunjin's dom left hand 😏 5 months ago +2

      Same thought! I love it!!

    • afeshia bullen
      afeshia bullen 4 months ago +1

      You can see how much they adore each other. It's so cute

  • Janet Stonerook
    Janet Stonerook 6 months ago +384

    Viola and Julius are such a fun couple! I love the way they just bubble over together and do the same movements as one. They obviously have a deep connection. Can't wait to see them act together as M. Jordan's parents!

  • debbiedoodiedandi
    debbiedoodiedandi 6 months ago +538

    Oh my goodness- I'm in love with this couple. I'm so glad they did this interview together

    • no one
      no one 6 months ago +6

      They do an online AD tour of their home, it's fun to see how & where our favorite celebs live.
      *Architectural Digest

    • H H
      H H 6 months ago +2

      @no one oh how cool. Is this like the new MTV cribs? Lol I’ll have to check it out.

    • Nelly C
      Nelly C 6 months ago +1

      Me too ❤

  • John Toth
    John Toth 6 months ago +178

    We can thank Jimmy for this wonderful segment. He tees it up for amazing people, and then gets out of the way so they can truly shine. So few hosts are able to do that.

  • KMAbytheSea
    KMAbytheSea 6 months ago +147

    THIS IS THE COUPLE OF THE CENTURY! So glad for their happiness and success.

  • Naomi Beka
    Naomi Beka 6 months ago +195

    Her laugh is so contagious! I love her!

  • 2005SHERWIN
    2005SHERWIN 6 months ago +45

    What a great couple. Don’t you just love the chemistry between them? This interview was just the therapy I didn’t know I needed. Had me smiling the whole time.

  • Kim
    Kim 6 months ago +64

    Viola & Julius are so adorable. It’s wonderful to see a couple who can can laugh & have fun together. Julius is not threatened by Viola’s achievements, he supports her, and they’ve built a beautiful life together.

  • J T
    J T 6 months ago +215

    I just love them! I hope Viola wins her second Oscar soon. 💙

    • no one
      no one 6 months ago +9

      I predict additions to her EGOT in her future

    • J T
      J T 6 months ago +4

      LavenderShakespeare she won Best Supporting Actress for ‘Fences’ in 2017.

    • MsSmith781
      MsSmith781 5 months ago

      Me too!

    • iago07
      iago07 5 months ago +1

      BEST ACTRESS.. will be deserved!

    • no one
      no one 5 months ago +1

      @iago07 Viola HAS an Oscar, but when she gets a great lead actress role and performs with her usual panache, it certainly isn't beyond belief that she could add a Best Actress Oscar to her EGOT.
      If you love Viola you may find her ancestry fascinating on that show
      'Who Do You Think You Are,' -
      I hope I got the programs name right.

  • Sonia Alvarado
    Sonia Alvarado 5 months ago +38

    20 years and they act like newlyweds! ❤ I love it!

  • H H
    H H 6 months ago +151

    What a great couple! And her husband seems like such a gentleman. They don’t make men like this anymore.

    • kardon
      kardon 6 months ago +5

      I don't wanna agree with you!🤮
      But I have to !

    • Ope Ade
      Ope Ade 5 months ago

      Are you a lady that a man like that can marry,it takes two to tango you know. You attract someone like you

    • Rai Rahman
      Rai Rahman 5 months ago +3

      @Ope Ade I don't think you read/comprehended what she wrote ... it's got nothing to do with "two to tango" if there's no one nearby worthy to tango with.

    • Ope Ade
      Ope Ade 5 months ago

      @Rai Rahman I do understand what she was saying,she is effectively saying there are no
      men like that any more , my point is there are still good men and getting such also require you to be a good woman too. You attract what you are period

  • Lisa Reid
    Lisa Reid 6 months ago +79

    This was such a delightful interview. Love their spirit and chemistry together. Had me smiling the entire time. ❤️❤️

  • Wiseguyy007
    Wiseguyy007 6 months ago +197

    What an incredible couple. 🎉 May God Keep them forever.

  • Carla Curlee
    Carla Curlee 6 months ago +102

    im listening to her book on audio right now and I will just say.... DO IT! Its fantastic and hard to find a place to pause. She narrates it and its just her TELLING A STORY and WOW what a story! Viola Davis is my own personal hero

    • babe9293
      babe9293 6 months ago +13

      Her book is fantastic! I have the hard copy and audio version. Just had to hear it in her voice-there’s such a richness in her voice. She’s a fantastic story teller.

    • Dannielle S
      Dannielle S 6 months ago +11

      Absolutely agree, it’s like no other audio biography I’ve listened to. I chose the audio book because I wanted to hear it in her voice instead of mine. I love her voice so much lol: I forget I’m listening to a “book” all the time. She’s the most natural storyteller I’ve ever heard. And it’s so beautifully written. So worth the purchase.

    • Sarah Adams
      Sarah Adams 6 months ago +7

      Same! Just finished it… I laughed, cried and felt inspired! She is truly one of a kind - so in love with her ❤

    • Nora Sanchez
      Nora Sanchez 5 months ago +1

      Can you please share the book title, you got me at audio hehehe & yeah her voice is amazing🌹🌹 God has surely done real good with Ms. Davis, and may God continue to bless her/them richly🙏

    • Dannielle S
      Dannielle S 5 months ago +3

      @Nora Sanchez it’s called Finding Me!

  • John Blaze
    John Blaze 6 months ago +329

    Her dark skin in that red dress is nothing but beautiful.. 😍 😩
    A beautiful woman and a lovely couple to have lasted so long in Hollywood!
    It feels like we rarely see couples on these late night shows.

    • withershin
      withershin 6 months ago +5

      I hate wearing pink/salmon but I look good in it... still... she looks stellar in that red outfit. Also yes. These two roll off each other like I could only hope for.

    • French Toast77
      French Toast77 6 months ago +15

      She is GORGEOUS!!

    • Nelly C
      Nelly C 6 months ago +10

      So beautiful love the lipstick 💄 matches the dress!

    • Shantaye Dincsoy
      Shantaye Dincsoy 6 months ago +2

      Melenin is in! Smoking!

    • Ore Brigham
      Ore Brigham 5 months ago +4

      Looks like a Chocolate dipped strawberry. Beautiful!!

  • womanofdestiny
    womanofdestiny 6 months ago +75

    Congrats 🎉 to 20yrs. I love them both. I saw them together giving a tour of their home, which is beautiful inside and out. I love their chemistry and laughing spirit together, not to mention 20 years of experiences, challenges, and good times. I honestly want to watch “Air” more bc of them, knowingly MJ is not appearing in it. ❤️

  • Nd O
    Nd O 6 months ago +24

    They're like grandma and grandpa already 😭😭 the comfort and ease in their chemistry is so palpable and flavorful. They're just...balanced. I can imagine sitting at the foot of their rocking chairs just watching them be so playful 😍

  • Maria G
    Maria G 5 months ago +16

    Aww these two make my heart melt! They way he said “I have a few things in mind” for their anniversary 🥹🥰 Love their love! ❤❤❤

  • Michael F
    Michael F 6 months ago +40

    The word that comes to mind when I see her is Greatness. I love her in movies. Such power and intensity. I hope she has continued success.

  • S Garrita
    S Garrita 6 months ago +93

    Omg they are so adorable and hysterical together 😂😂❤

  • Maria Jäppinen
    Maria Jäppinen 6 months ago +37

    I hope they come back together to the show even when they have nothing to promote. Great interview!! ❤

  • Beverly Magnuson
    Beverly Magnuson 6 months ago +23

    Their love is in the Air. A beautiful and inspirational couple. Absolutely adore viola’s joyful and mischievous laugh!❤️

  • ER Crafty
    ER Crafty 5 months ago +9

    Omg! They’re still exciting to each other ! That’s inspiring! I adore her and I am just mesmerized by every role she plays!
    Be blessed with many more happy years!!! ❤❤❤

  • Jenny Fulcher
    Jenny Fulcher 28 days ago

    I love VIola! I'm currently reading her book "Finding Me" and it is well written. She bares all about her childhood which is heartbreaking, but she had courage and tenacity along with her MaMamma and siblings. She is a blessing to us all with her marvelous talent and just for who she is.

  • Sip on love & not on hate!
    Sip on love & not on hate! 6 months ago +29

    Love them both - Viola is such a force but with so much humor and grace ❤

  • Francene Terez Beharry
    Francene Terez Beharry 5 months ago +15

    You can see how they let each other shine and you can see there is strong chemistry and adoration for each other. See how he wants to plan a lovely surprise for her...he knows he is a king because he has a queen. so precious.

  • wikedwun
    wikedwun 6 months ago +19

    She’s the best! Her energy and mood is everything always so joyful and happy!!

  • sean cherry
    sean cherry 6 months ago +45

    Adorable watching soul mates interact. So alike, yet so different at the same time.

  • Alejandra Guzman
    Alejandra Guzman 5 months ago +4

    I loved this interview, I can feel that amazing connection between them. I wish them the best and many more years together. Vibes!

  • Creyole
    Creyole 6 months ago +19

    I love how Viola looks at him. It’s looks like they have a lot of private jokes among them. They complete each other’s sentences. It’s such a vibe!

  • babe9293
    babe9293 6 months ago +21

    Love this! What a delightful, fun couple. Congrats on 20 years of marriage. Can’t wait to see the movie!

  • Deidra Ann
    Deidra Ann 6 months ago +13

    This interview with these 2 just warmed my heart this Saturday morning❤ They seem like such an amazing loving couple!

  • Laurine Piper
    Laurine Piper 6 months ago +14

    What a great couple…..they have great chemistry! Thank you Jimmy for having them on the show!

  • Raquel Cooper
    Raquel Cooper 6 months ago +8

    I just finished her book on 4/2/23 and I have fallen even deep in love with Vee!!! She is absolutely the most brutally honest and transparent person which makes her even more likeable. If you get the chance pick up her book...it a must read and inspiring to anyone is living life!! Julius thank you for being such a gem to this deserving woman!!

  • Irene
    Irene 5 months ago +3

    You can just see and feel the chemistry between these two. I LOVE it, I'm so happy for Viola.

  • jeapink
    jeapink 5 months ago +1

    I love these two together. I watched them on AD and was enamored with their banter and seamless interactions. This interview was wonderful!

  • shandramare
    shandramare 6 months ago +11

    Watching them together is pure joy! They are such a lovely couple and compliment each other well. Makes me believe in love.❤❤🥰

  • Ankur Parashar
    Ankur Parashar 4 months ago

    I love Viola’s laugh and fantastic acting

  • Lisa Griffin
    Lisa Griffin 6 months ago +11

    They happiness, joy and love that these two radiate! I wasn't even thinking of watching Air but now I want to just for them!

  • R Q
    R Q 6 months ago +13

    Great couple dynamic. They support and balance each other.
    Julius is a great partner, especially in a situation that would make many so called ‘men’ insecure.
    Hope to see more of them together.

  • Aneesah Cameron
    Aneesah Cameron 5 months ago +1

    I’m so in love with all of this! Their chemistry is impeccable and I absolutely love their energy. I definitely see why the casting director thought this would be great for them to do together. Side note Viola is Aunty and I love everything about this woman. 🥰💕💜

  • Do You
    Do You 6 months ago +2

    Love them both. So encouraged to see a happy and successful couple of 20 years!

  • abcdefghijklmnop6622
    abcdefghijklmnop6622 5 months ago +1

    I LOVE Viola Davis. She’s just amazing & this was a perfect interview. Her husband is really cool as well. Happy for them 😁

  • Just Jokes - Shorts
    Just Jokes - Shorts 6 months ago +10

    What a wonderful pair. May God always keep them.

  • britani cato
    britani cato 6 months ago +5

    I love them together…they’re so genuine

  • p k
    p k 4 months ago

    That laughter is just gold!!! Wow, what a lovely couple. So much love and respect for each other. Wow.

  • That’s So Keysha
    That’s So Keysha 6 months ago +15

    This made me smile!!! You can tell they’re happy in love!!! Can’t wait to see Air!

  • Marianne G
    Marianne G 4 months ago +1

    Best interview Jimmy's ever done! She is pure magic. They are a magnificent couple! Her hubby is a dream, well done Viola! ;)

  • 1slandgirl Caribbean
    1slandgirl Caribbean 5 months ago +2

    What a wonderful couple. I didn't know Viola's spouse is an actor, too. I hope they do more movies together. They have great chemistry.

  • Malcolm McMichael
    Malcolm McMichael 6 months ago +10

    This brings me so much joy. They make a lovely couple. go Viola and Julius! ❤❤❤

  • Tonya Pendleton
    Tonya Pendleton 5 months ago +4

    These two are the real relationship goals.

  • Justine Cadena
    Justine Cadena 6 months ago +6

    ❤ her so much! Her and her husband together is even more dynamic!

  • Carla Jacobsen
    Carla Jacobsen 6 months ago +8

    I seen them together, a few years ago, and have been in love with them ever since! I knew about them separately, but I never knew that they were married. I adore them together! ❤️❤️❤️❤️

  • An induvial with a good heart

    They definitely complement each other. You can tell it's not phony or for show they have a real respect for each other. Love to see happy people.

  • I'am Eli
    I'am Eli 6 months ago +5

    I love these two together! Such great chemistry and Julius is truly a lovely affable man. Beautiful couple and jimmy was an awesome interviewer. loved this

  • gosteph taylor
    gosteph taylor Month ago

    I saw the AIR movie and I liked it a lot. Viola played the mom on point and her husband as the dad was awesome, nice seeing them working together.

  • Gina Wagner
    Gina Wagner 6 months ago +28

    Wow, she is class all the way. What a fabulous lady we can all admire. Her husband is so sweet!

  • Kariné Poghosyan
    Kariné Poghosyan 5 months ago +1

    Viola’s book was so moving and empowering it’s still on my desk , all doggy eared! What a beautiful human and how wonderful to see their warm partnership ❤

  • Deborah Brookes-Mangan
    Deborah Brookes-Mangan 6 months ago +5

    What an obviously great dynamic they have as a couple. 20 years married and they act like new lovers.

  • T K
    T K 6 months ago +11

    This is everything for me 😊❤ I love when she talks about her husband and now he's here!!!!😍

  • Avis Robinson
    Avis Robinson 5 months ago +1

    Awe, I smiled the whole time at them. 😊 They are too cute!!! ❤🤗🥰

  • Tiara S Gibbs
    Tiara S Gibbs 6 months ago +5

    Aww I love those two so much been together since 1999, married back in 2003 they are really truly real life couple goals 🥰🥰😍😍❤️❤️

  • Christa
    Christa 6 months ago +12

    I absolutely love Viola's smile when she's with her hubby! 💕

  • jdot2099
    jdot2099 5 months ago +3

    There energy really glows loved this interview

  • Gigi Tupas
    Gigi Tupas 6 months ago +4

    How lovely to see them together and how they love each other!❤

  • Beverley Reid
    Beverley Reid 6 months ago +8

    I love them together! God bless their beautiful relationship. And Julius is a very secure man.

  • Jennifer Deas
    Jennifer Deas 6 months ago +5

    You can tell they really love one another. Love this for them ❤

  • Musa Elsaidi
    Musa Elsaidi 6 months ago +26

    Brilliant. They gave this 73 year old man many laughs and confidence that hope still remains for our world.
    G-d bless them both.

  • E. Muro
    E. Muro 6 months ago +8

    Viola Davis is absolutely amazing. She's a powerhouse.

  • why not
    why not 6 months ago +7

    they are the most humble and down to earth couple

  • King Kawala
    King Kawala 6 months ago +1

    Their relationship made me smile I love it

  • Travis Grant
    Travis Grant 6 months ago +44

    Viola is one of America's best actresses ever. Love her work! 👍🤗❤

  • Agnes Mooney
    Agnes Mooney 6 months ago +8

    Jimmy Kimmel is such a nice guy you can see why he has so many friends. It's so good to see him enjoy having these guests.

  • tiara brown
    tiara brown 5 months ago

    They're magical! I love their chemistry! I also enjoyed Julius's cameo in HTGWM. ❤

    MARQ DEAN 5 months ago +1

    I love these two. True and authentic!✊🏾🙏🏾

  • Jonathan Woods
    Jonathan Woods 6 months ago +3

    It’s really great to see a couple like this. You can tell they hold each other down in every way.

  • Ines Arif
    Ines Arif 5 months ago +2

    I absolutely love viola Davies, I read her book and loved how she met her husband. She has done so well in her life and she has a great man by her side and together they are amazing in this film

  • FTC 22
    FTC 22 6 months ago +8

    Viola has such class and grace. I totally love her!

  • Lilith Santillan
    Lilith Santillan Month ago

    I love the their story of how they met & moved in together🥰♥️🎶 What fun they are together🎉🎶💞🌈

  • Jamming
    Jamming 6 months ago +4

    Omg! I love their relationship and love story. Here in interviews by herself and with him she is so comfortable and relaxed! ❤❤❤

  • AtlantasFaithsMom
    AtlantasFaithsMom 4 months ago

    Although I have my opinion about his motives early on in this relationship (after reading several articles), I love that SHE'S happy, that she laughs a lot with him and looks at him with love.❤

  • Valerie Maddox
    Valerie Maddox 5 months ago +1

    Today I saw the movie "Air," and it was extremely well put together. All of the actors were great! Viola Davis did great. I just now learned that her husband played Micheal's father.

  • Bito K
    Bito K 3 days ago

    I can’t stop smiling ! This makes me so happy .

  • La Negeda
    La Negeda 6 months ago +11

    After 20 years...still smiling so bright ❤

  • Monique King
    Monique King 6 months ago

    what a beautiful interview and the beautiful chemistry between these two is so refreshing and wonderful to see. Cant wait to see the film!

  • Nolan Powe
    Nolan Powe 5 months ago

    I just saw the movie air today and I really love their chemistry in the movie along with her chemistry with Matt Damon, i hope she gets nominated

  • Sally W
    Sally W 6 months ago +5

    They are the cutest couple, such great energy and love for each other

  • A
    A 6 months ago +6

    Both are so comfortable with each other. What is nice to see is also his comfort with the fact that his wife is immensely popular and acclaimed. It's a rarity when that happens where the male ego doesn't intervene.

  • Iris Smith
    Iris Smith 6 months ago +2

    Great energy of their being and relationship❣️

    CARL BLISS 5 months ago +1

    These two just make you want to fall in love! Bless them!

  • Diana Burke
    Diana Burke 6 months ago +21

    Just love this so much ❤❤They are so sweet just simply, perfectly matched !!

  • Mohd Farun
    Mohd Farun 5 months ago

    Omg these two the energy is so amazing I loved this entire segment

  • Tshepiso Mpala
    Tshepiso Mpala 6 months ago +10

    My heart when I see these 2 🥰🥰 Especially here!!! Made my whole morning!!! ❤

  • Deanna Wilson
    Deanna Wilson 6 months ago +3

    Amazing. Love them together. They’re like best friends! .. Love this interview man. ❤

  • Jessica Bailey
    Jessica Bailey 6 months ago +4

    Now THIS is relationship goals 😩❤️❤️❤️

  • Mizz TreeJackson
    Mizz TreeJackson 5 months ago

    This is one of the most enjoyable interviews I have ever seen. Viola and her husband are so cute together!

  • Rob G
    Rob G 5 months ago

    They seem so happy together. Saw the movie and they were both great. Viola Davis is one of the all time greats.

  • Navine Baskerville
    Navine Baskerville 6 months ago

    I loved Viola Davis's book Finding Me, and I love her and Julius together as a couple. God bless their relationship.

  • Teal Serrano
    Teal Serrano 5 months ago +1

    I am a HUUUUUUUGE fan of Ms. Davis! she is a brilliant, Brilliant, BRILLIANT actress and equally amazing human being!