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Oscar Winner Viola Davis' Husband Busted For Assault

Viola Davis won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Fences – and the shiny new man in her life couldn't come at a better time! has obtained exclusive documents revealing her husband's bust for assault with bodily injury.

In court papers obtained from Travis County Municipal Court, the victim, who is respecting the privacy of, accused him of the crime on December 27th, 1980.

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"Julius Tennon did then and there knowingly and intentionally caused bodily injury to another by cutting the victim on the right hand," the complaint read.

The victim requested the charges be dismissed on May 19, 1981.

Davis, who tied the knot with Tennon, 63, in 2003, thanked her husband during her acceptance speech for her award.

"To my husband… You teach me everyday how to live, how to love, I am so glad you are the foundation of my life," Davis, 51, said.

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The couple share daughter Genesis, who they adopted in October 2011.

Tennon has been by Davis' side throughout the awards season.

"I was the loneliest woman in the world, and someone said, 'You should just pray for a husband,'" Davis told Page Six. "I said I wanted a big black man from the South who looked like a football player, who already had children, who maybe had been married before. Three and a half weeks later, I met my husband."

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