Viola Davis: ‘I’m Not a Brownie-Making Mother’ When It Comes to My 6-Year-Old Daughter’s School

On Friday, Viola Davis revealed that she isn’t accurately a kind of mom who comes armed with baked products for her daughter’s school.

At a EIF Presents: XQ Super School live eventuality during a Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California, Davis was asked about how hands on she is with her 6-year-old daughter Genesis’s education. Specifically, either Davis was she a kind of mom who helped with a task or a kind who done brownies.

“I don’t make a brownies,” Davis, 52, told reporters. “I’m not a spirit creation mother.”

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“Education is a one thing that connects all of us. It connects us within races, within amicable mercantile groups, It’s a one joining force each American has since that’s what we wish for a children, a good preparation since we arrange of all wish a kids to change a world,” Davis continued.

She also reliable that preparation is “absolutely” something she stresses with her daughter during home.

Although her daughter interjected that this was usually “sometimes” true, Davis countered saying: “But we highlight it in each way. we always contend preparation doesn’t stop until we get to your grave. That you’re always training and you’re not only training math and science, you’re training about yourself. You’re training that each time there’s a possibility to inject an thought into a universe that can change it in some way.”

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In a PEOPLE cover story from May, Davis suggested that her “No. 1 fear” was that her daughter would grow adult too entitled.

“I never had a house; Genesis has a house. we do emporium during Target, we buy all her garments during Target or HM. And maybe, if I’m feeling unequivocally good, Nordstrom Rack,” Davis said, stressing how critical it is to keep her daughter grounded.

Davis also remarkable that when it comes down to it, her husband, Julius Tennon, is a stricter parent.

“He binds her accountable. Me, not so most — I’m a softie,” Davis said.