Ms. Davis starred in Sex and the City with Sarah Jessica Parker who is melodramatic as well. Ms. Parker stated she was afraid she’ll be killed if Trump is elected. Actresses…
“I am white. I have lived in white privilege. I thought I knew before adopting my daughter that I was in white privilege, that I understood what that meant,” Davis, 51, recently explained while speaking at The Greene Space in New York City.
Davis adopted daughter Gemma Rose Davis, now 5, in 2011.
“But until you actually have a child, which is like your heart being outside you, and that heart happens to be in a brown body, and you have people who are actively working against your child, it’s hard,” she said. “It fills me with terror.”
“My initial thoughts on Wednesday morning was that I wanted to move to the woods and learn to shoot a gun,” Davis said. “It makes no sense. I’m fully aware. I’m 100 percent aware that it literally makes no sense … the fear of what is happening and how am I going to make sure that no one hurts my child, even in a subtle way, which was already a fear I had, obviously, but it just became so, so heightened.”
Despite the fears she faces on a daily basis, Davis gives Gemma words of encouragement.
“I have to tell her, ‘Your curls are beautiful, your black skin is beautiful,’” she said. “’You’re beautiful. You’re powerful. You’re a goddess’ … because she needs to know this.”
Davis also makes sure positive figures like Serena Williams are prominently displayed in her home.