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Kerry Washington’s GLAAD Media Awards Speech Was Amazing

Kerry Washington won the Vanguard Award at the GLAAD Media Awards over the weekend, and when she took the mic to give thanks, she delivered far more than your average acceptance speech. Her rousing demand for equality, both in the media and in our everyday lives, left the whole audience (and really, the whole internet) motivated and…

By: Claire Hannum / March 23, 2015

Lena Dunham On “Scandal” Is Just As Irritating As You’d Expect

Whoever gave her that wig deserves a raise. …

By: Megan Reynolds / March 19, 2015

How “Scandal” Schools Us In Feminism Every Week, Whether We Realize It Or Not

In early October, Gloria Steinem and bell hooks sat on stage at the New School in New York City and addressed an audience of like-minded people who listened attentively, fan-girling over the two feminist icons. A young woman asked how conversations about women’s issues can include those who aren’t keenly aware of them. Read more

By: Huffington Post Women / November 28, 2014

Dress Like Olivia Pope: Our 10 Favorite Pieces From The Limited’s “Scandal”-Inspired Fashion Line

Every time an episode of “Scandal” airs, I want to trash everything in my closet and completely reinvent my wardrobe using Olivia Pope as my style inspiration. Equal parts professional badass and classy seductress, Kerry Washington’s character (much like the actress in real life) is always dressed to the nines. To honor Miss Pope’s style,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2014

Kerry Washington Wants You To Know About Financial Abuse

“It’s the reason why so many people stay. That whole hashtag #WhyIStayed that happened last week, you saw how many of those responses were about feeling trapped financially … I think people just aren’t as aware of financial abuse. If a woman isn’t even aware of the dynamics of financial abuse — what it looks like, what…

By: Claire Hannum / September 16, 2014

Big Screen Breakout Roles: 17 A-Listers & The Movies That Put Them On The Map

Before stars were stars, they had to climb the Hollywood ladder just like everybody else. They starred in small television guest spots and low-budget films to kickstart their careers, but achieved an entirely new level of success once they proved they could cut it in film, too. Jennifer Aniston will always be Rachel Green from “Friends,” and…

By: Katie Oldenburg / June 20, 2014

Kerry Washington Wants Women In Film To Step Up

“So, I want to tell on myself, because a dear friend of mine, Pat Mitchell, who herself is a badass woman in the business, having run PBS and the Payley Center for Media, she called me a few years ago, because she for a long time worked for TED … She called and said, ‘I’m…

By: Claire Hannum / June 16, 2014

Kerry Washington Had Her Baby!

“Scandal” star Kerry Washington gave birth two weeks ago to a baby girl! Baby Isabelle was born on April 21 in L.A., according to TMZ. It’s her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, a former NFL quarterback. Congratulations, Kerry! [TMZ]
Paul Simon and Edie Brickell released a new song called “Like To Get…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 2, 2014

10 Things We Can Learn From Olivia Pope On “Scandal”

When it comes to “Scandal,” I was late to the party, but I’ve finally fallen down the drama-filled rabbit hole that’s had all my friends hooked since day one. What was my empty life before I found the feminist hero that is Olivia Pope!? I feel like she’s a role model, superhero, and big sister all wrapped…

By: Claire Hannum / April 24, 2014

More From Lucky‘s Terrible Kerry Washington Cover Shoot

So I finally picked up a copy of the December/January issue of Lucky featuring that godawful photo of the divinely beautiful Kerry Washington on the cover. Normally I love the mag, but they realllllly dropped the ball with this shoot. I mean, check out this photo from inside the magazine. Kerry looks amazing in this shot, don’t get…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 17, 2013

Anna Wintour Actually Approved Of That WTF Kerry Washington Lucky Cover

“Anna as the artistic director was definitely aware of our cover selection and was very supportive. Anna always provides me with guidance. As editor in chief, it comes down to my decision — and Anna agreed.”

Lucky magazine editor-in-chief Eva Chen doesn’t try to pass the blame when it come…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 15, 2013

Lucky Puts Kerry Washington On The Cover, Gets A Little Crazy With The Photoshop

This morning, Eva Chen, the Editor-in-Chief of Lucky, was on “Good Morning America” to reveal, amongst other things, which fashionable star is on their December cover — and, it’s Kerry Washington! Now, while Washington is more than worthy of being on Lucky‘s cover — she’s a huge star with a fantastic sense of style and appreciation for fashio…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2013

Kerry Washington Helps “Saturday Night Live” Address Its Diversity Problem

After weeks, nay, months … nay, yeaaaaars of complaints from critics, viewers and cast member about the lack of any Black female cast members on “Saturday Night Live,” the comedy show final addressed its diversity problem on last night’s episode, hosted by “Scandal”‘s Kerry Washington (the first Black woman to host the show since early 2012). In the cold open,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 3, 2013

Kerry Washington On Lesbian Rumors: “There’s No Reason To Be Offended”

“It’s interesting how much people long to fill in the gaps when someone in the public eye doesn’t share their personal life. I understand their frustration. I like how people will post pictures of me with other women that I adore, hugging on red carpets, and say, ‘See?’ Are we so uncomfortable with love betwee…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 1, 2013

Report: Kerry Washington Is Pregnant!

“Scandal” star Kerry Washington is pregnant, according to an exclusive US Weekly report.  A source told the magazine that she is four months pregnant with her husband, NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, whom she secretly married this summer. Mazel tov! [US Weekly]
Chris Brown has checked into rehab for “anger management,” days after he was arrested

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 30, 2013

Celeb Style Poll: Which Kerry Washington Look Is Your Fave?

Kerry Washington was all over New York City this week, promoting the season three premiere of her amazing show “Scandal.” And she had quite a few dramatic outfit changes in between appointments. Which look was your fave? Vote below! [poll id="4840"]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 5, 2013

Kerry Washington Covers Glamour, Doesn’t Want To “Sound Smug” About Secret Marriage

The amaaaazing Kerry Washington — from “Scandal” — is on the cover of Glamour magazine’s October issue, and she’s finally dishing on her top secret marriage. [Hello Beautiful]
The music video for Katy Perry’s “Roar” is out and it’s about as campy and silly and animal-printed as you’d expect. [Celebuzz]
Let’s learn more about the…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 5, 2013

Kerry Washington Got Secretly Married In June & No One Told Us

“Scandal” star Kerry Washington married San Francisco 49ers quarterback Nnamdi Asomugha in a top-secret wedding on June 24 in Idaho. Congratulations on keeping that one under wraps, lady! [Eonline]
Jay-Z spent six hours performing the song “Picasso Baby” inside a New York City art gallery, with an assist from the performance artist Marina Abramovic. [People]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 10, 2013

Kerry Washington Lands Gorgeous Vanity Fair Cover

Well done, Vanity Fair, for shooting the brainy and beautiful Kerry Washington for your August cover. Even on the cool blue tiles of a swimming pool, the lovely “Scandal” star is sizzling hot. She just landed her first ladymag cover on Elle last month, so it figures the woman who plays Olivia Pope would dominate Vanity

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 2, 2013

Kerry Washington Lands Her First Big Fashion Mag Cover

Can you believe that the June issue of Elle is Kerry Washington‘s first major fashion magazine cover? That is a Big Deal for the first black woman to headline a network TV show. Kerry’s just breakin’ barriers left and right, isn’t she? I like it.

By: Rachel Krause / May 8, 2013
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