"I always say I’m not gonna get him a gift, and Ben always believes me. And then BAM, I surprise him with the best gift of all time!"
2014 Awards Season, ladies and gentlemen.
"I feel very fortunate to be in this position, and I know that it means more to people because I am an African and I am dark-skinned. In many ways me being on the scene is doing for little girls everywhere what Oprah Winfrey and Whoopi Goldberg did for me. My world exploded by them being on screen. Hopefully I will inspire and be meaningful to other people."