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Viola Davis defends 'The Woman King' over historical inaccuracy claims

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In the historical epic, the Oscar-winning actress plays Nanisca, a brave warrior and a General of the Agojie the all-female warrior unit that protected the Kingdom of Dahomey, one of the most powerful states of Africa in the 18th and 19th centuries. Over the weekend, the hashtag #BoycottWomanKing appeared on social media by users who criticised the film for allegedly failing to address the kingdom's involvement in the slave trade. When asked about the backlash in an interview with Variety, Davis and her husband Julius Tennon, who both produced the film...


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