Viola Davis has shared the terrifying moment she accidentally locked her child in the car.
That Queen Star, shares her only child, 12-year-old daughter Genesis Tennon, with her husband, actor Julius Tennon. The couple has been married since 2003.
Appears on Diversity’s latest Actors over actors In the episode, Davis shared stories of motherhood misadventures with fellow actress and mother Jennifer Lawrence.
“Jennifer, I locked my kid in the car and it was scorching hot outside,” says the 57-year-old How to get away with murder Lead approved.
While running to Target (a popular grocery store in the US) with her “daughter at her back”. [seat]’ Davis recalled getting out of the car and closing the door before realizing she didn’t have her keys.
“I threw myself on the concrete, Jennifer. I screamed,” she recalled, likening the scene to “a Greek tragedy.”
“And then I saw these two men. I grabbed her neck and said, ‘My baby’s in the car! My baby!’ And then what do I have in my hand? My phone,” she continued.
“So the two men whose necks I grabbed said, ‘Ma’am, all you have to do is call 911.’ And I said, ‘Oh, okay.’ So I called 911 and yelled at the operator. Every swear word you can think of came out of my mouth,” Davis added. “They took her out of the car.”
“Good to know we almost killed all of our kids,” joked Jennifer Lawrence before continuing with her own horror story.
“I was driving mine around and didn’t realize he wasn’t buckled in the car seat. He just staggered around, just flew,” he said hunger games star shared.
Lawrence welcomed her first child, Cy, in early 2022 with husband Cooke Maroney, whom she married in 2019.
She is set to return to the big screen in director Gene Stupnitsky’s upcoming comedy. No hard feelingswhich is expected to hit theaters on June 16, 2023.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/films/news/viola-davis-baby-car-target-b2240805.html Viola Davis recalls the horror of accidentally locking her baby in a car in ‘sweltering’ heat