All hail the queen...or doctor whatever works for you when you're discussing Angela Bassett. Over the weekend the Oscar nominated actress received a Doctorate of Fine Arts degree from Yale University.
Honorary degrees aren't necessarily just handed out. They can be applied for or you can be nominated like Dr. Bassett. There is criteria you have to meet and most of it requires what your resume says you learned in the "real world" class room as opposed to the Universities class.
Dr.Angela Bassett announced her graduation in a Instagram post you can find below.