News 'The Help' Star Viola Davis is Adopting Published 4:30 PM PDT, August 10, 2011 Getty Images Oscar-nominated actress Viola Davis ecstatically told E! News on the red carpet of The Help premiere that she and husband, Julius Tennon will be adopting a baby. "We are about to adopt a baby," Davis said. She revealed that they would adopt the baby "domestically," but didn't elaborate further. Although the couple has been married since 2003, this will be their first child together. Tennon has two children from previous relationships, according to People magazine.