BET Awards 2020 airs Viola Davis's 'you are worth it' L’Oreal commercial, fans call her a 'massive legend'
Davis says in the commercial, 'You’re worth it. Three words we have all heard at least a thousand times. You’re worth it. It is a beautiful reminder to us all that we have worth'
The ‘How To Get Away with Murder’ star Viola Davis made an appearance during the BET Awards 2020 that took place on Sunday, June 28, to remind the viewers that they’re worth it. The award show telecast one of her commercials for L'Oreal, which has gotten imprinted on the minds of the viewers for its strong message about knowing one’s worth. In the commercial Davis says, “You’re worth it. Three words we have all heard at least a thousand times. You’re worth it. It is a beautiful reminder to us all that we have worth. You have reason and rarity. There is value in each and every one of us, including you, that is precious even on the days when you might not feel it. You never depreciate in value. Those words are there to remind you.”
Talking about standing defiant against critics and encouraging the audience to work towards building confidence, she further stated, “Forget the naysayers and silence critics, even if the harshest words are the ones that you say to yourself. Do not doubt yourself and this time, speak it louder. Really loud. I am worth it. And the next time you hesitate to go after something you want, the next time you blush and brush off a compliment, the next time you doubt your place in the world, in the workplace, in your home or your own skin, say these words to yourself.”
Social media users couldn’t help but thank Davis for sharing the words of encouragement with them. Reacting to the commercial, one Twitter user wrote, #ViolaDavis told me to repeat after her and damn it, I did!!!! You should too!! I’M WORTH IT! Try and watch this without saying it out loud!! And if you don’t say it, watch it again until you do!!” While another added, “Viola Davis is one of the most well spoken women man. She speaks with such passion and conviction you have no choice but to believe and listen to exactly what she’s saying #BETAwards.” Lauding Davis for her brilliant work in the movies and television which has inspired many, one Twitter user expressed, “DO I HAVE TO SAY IT AGAIN, VIOLA DAVIS IS A MASSIVE LEGEND. SHE CHOPS IN EVERY MOVIE SHE’S IN. EVERYTIME I SEE SOME VIOLA DAVIS THING, IT JUST REINFORCES THE RE2PECT.”