Gabrielle Union, Viola Davis, Tyler Perry on High Points of the Year

Gabrielle Union Viola Davis Tyler Perry

Gabrielle Union, Viola Davis, Tyler Perry on High Points of the Year

Actors reminisce over 2012.

Published December 6, 2012

2012 has been a huge year for Black celebrities, many of whom have done groundbreaking work in films and television. In our exclusive video, Gabrielle Union, Tyler Perry, Cicely Tyson and other stars share their favorite moments of the year, both professionally and personally. 

For Union, the answer was clear: "Dwyane [Wade] winning the NBA championship," she says with a big laugh. For her Being Mary Jane director Salim Akil, it was his ongoing relationship with BET. "It's been trendsetting," says Akil. "It just gets better and better."

Viola Davis got especially emotional talking about her big year. The Help star and Oscar nominee reveals the one thing she did this year that set her "free."

To see Garcelle Beauvais, Tika SumpterAlex Cross co-stars Perry and Tyson and others reflect on the year that was, watch the video below! is your #1 source for Black celebrity news, photos, exclusive videos and all the latest in the world of hip hop and R&B music.

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Written by Evelyn Diaz


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