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Actress Kerry Washington Is Pregnant With Her Second Child

5/2/2016 7:12pm EDT
'Scandal' Actress Kerry Washington Expecting Her Second Child
Kerry Washington is pregnant again but there's nothing scandalous about it.

E! Online has the report that the star of 'Scandal' is expecting her second child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, a former San Francisco 49ers cornerback.

Two different sources confirmed the stork visit to E! News. Some celebrity watchers noted that Washington was sporting what some thought was a slight baby bump when she attended the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner in Washington D.C. over the weekend. Now, it turns out that rumor has been confirmed.

Washington hasn't officially commented on the stor...
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Watch Kerry Washington As Anita Hill In 'Confirmation' Trailer

4/9/2016 11:02am EDT
Watch Kerry Washington As Anita Hill In 'Confirmation' Trailer
Kerry Washington is tackling politics in a different way for her next project. In HBO's new original film Confirmation, which premieres next Saturday, Washington stars as Anita Hill - the woman who famously accused Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment as he hoped to ascend to the United States Supreme Court.

Fans can get their first look at Washington as Hill in the new trailer for Confirmation, which we've included below. The movie has a first-rate cast, including Wendell Pierce (Robert Zane on USA's Suits) as Thomas, Greg Kinnear as then Senator Joe Biden, and Alison Wright (Martha Hanso...
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Kerry Washington Posts Frustration With Adweek Cover

4/8/2016 8:46am EDT
'Scandal' Star Takes Issue With Photoshopped AdWeek Cover
Scandal star Kerry Washington is one of the most beautiful women in television, so it's baffling to think that any magazine would feel the need to Photoshop her. But that's exactly what AdWeek did, and the actress isn't having any of it.

Washington took to Instagram to express her disappointment over the cover image for her AdWeek interview, which she described as "so different from what I look like when I look in the mirror." See the cover image and read her remarks in the post below:

So...You know me. I'm not one to be quiet about a magazine cover. I always celebrate it when a...
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HBO Reveals Premiere Dates For 'Game Of Thrones' And More

1/8/2016 11:05am EST
HBO Reveals 'Game of Thrones' Return, Bryan Cranston & Kerry Was
HBO gave TV fans a ton of information on Wednesday, revealing premiere dates for several series including the premiere of Game of Thrones as well as approximate launches for the network's upcoming original films starring Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad) and Kerry Washington (Scandal).

Game of Thrones and the comedies Veep and Silicon Valley will all return to HBO on Apr. 24, per this tweet:

BREAKING: @GameOfThrones, @VeepHBO, and @SiliconHBO return to #HBO on April 24th. #TCA16 pic.twitter.com/N0vTVtcJIP

— HBO (@HBO) January 7, 2016

Before that, though, Vinyl, the new 1970's music indu...
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Is Kerry Washington On The Verge Of Divorce?

12/7/2015 9:01am EST
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington and her husband of two years, Nnamdi Asomugha, are reportedly struggling in their marriage. According to a new report, the pair, who has a 19-month-old daughter, Isabel, are on the verge of divorce.

Radar Online cites a report from In Touch in which a source claims, "Things have gotten so bad, Kerry and Nnamdi are barely talking. They are like two strangers living under the same roof."

The insider added that the "Scandal" star has already met with an attorney to start divorce proceedings. The couple reportedly tried marriage counseling but were unable to work things out a...
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Red Carpet Hits & Misses At The 67th Emmy Awards

9/21/2015 9:17am EDT
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Emmy Awards: Who Stood Out
Tons of stars turned out for The 67th Annual Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif., on Sunday night to honor television's greatest shows of 2015 -- but the fashion wasn't as impressive as in years past. Perhaps it was the 100-degree temperatures?

Despite the heat, there weren't many red carpet stand outs, and it seemed like there were more fashion "misses" than "hits."

Black was one of the most popular colors of the night, and stars including Julianne Hough, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Lady Gaga and Taraji P. Henson were some of the best dressed at the event.

Singer/songwriter Joanna Newsom (who i...
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Kerry Washington Thinks 'Scandal' Fans Would Be Sick Over This

9/17/2015 10:35am EDT
'Scandal's' Kerry Washington: 'I Think The Idea Of Fitz And Oliv
Kerry Washington thinks that fans of ABC's "Scandal" will either love the duo of Olivia and Fitz or "be sick" over the fact that they can legitimately be together.

The fifth season of "Scandal" will finally allow the duo, who after four years of hiding their relationship in the dark corridors of the White House, let their love be free.

The question remains: now that the mystery is gone between the couple, will fans still tune in to see how their relationship unfolds?

“I found myself really inspired by the idea of what would really happen if we let everything change for real,” series crea...
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Why Is This 'Access Hollywood' Host Leaving Her Job After 16 Years?

6/25/2015 2:25pm EDT
Shaun Robinsoon
Shaun Robinson is leaving "Access Hollywood" after 16 years of delivering breaking Hollywood gossip for the long-running NBC series.

"It's been an incredible ride, and I'm so blessed to have been able to meet the people that I've met and to have covered the stories I covered on the show," Robinson told People Magazine.

In 2012, Robinson wanted to leave the series but later changed her mind. After speaking with "Scandal" star Kerry Washington late last year about her own career dilemmas, Robinson realized she too had to make changes.

"She told me about a point in her career where she sai...
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Kerry Washington Receives Vanguard Award, Says 'Stuff That Needs To Be Said'

3/23/2015 10:54am EDT
Kerry Washington Gives Brilliant Speech At GLAAD Awards (Video)
Kerry Washington brought the crowd to its feet at the 26th Annual GLAAD Awards when she accepted the Vanguard Award for promoting equality.

The "Scandal" star called for more diverse LGBT representation in Hollywood and encouraged people to work together instead of turning against one another.

"Women, poor people, people of color, people with disabilities, immigrants, gay men, lesbians, bisexuals, trans people, intersex people: we have been pitted against each other and made to feel like there are limited seats at the table for those of us who fall into the category of 'other,'" she said ...
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2015 Golden Globes Fashion: The Best, Worst & Most Exposed Stars

1/12/2015 9:24am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2015 Golden Globe Awards
Strapless gowns dominated the red carpet at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards in Los Angeles. Celebrities flooded the red carpet wearing big smiles and flaunting their fabulous figures wearing Versace, Marchesa, Alexander McQueen and other designer clothing.

Fashion highlights included Viola Davis in a crimson Donna Karan gown with a beaded bodice and Katie Holmes looking simple yet stunning in Marchesa.

In contrast, Keira Knightley's custom-made dress reportedly took 30 people to make, but it was a little dowdy for the star-studded affair.

Check out the best and worst of the night and...
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Kerry Washington Launches 'Scandal' Clothing Line

9/24/2014 8:36am EDT
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington and her business partner Lyn Paolo launched their clothing line at The Limited on Tuesday. The collection is inspired by the hit ABC series "Scandal."

The line includes a plaid cape, a white double breasted jacket, a cape trench coat, wide leg trouser pants and a black and white sheath dress.

The actress announced the project in June, explaining: "By creating a line inspired by the show, we are introducing a collection that embodies the elegance and power of the Scandal aesthetic for real-life gladiators and everyday fashionistas.

"The collection is a nod to our devoted ...
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11 Most Under-The-Radar Celebrity Relationships

7/27/2014 3:00pm EDT
11 Most Under-The-Radar Celebrity Relationships
With a celebrity's life being so public all the time, some stars go to great lengths to keep their private life private. Many just take the "no comment" route. Others keep their personal affairs so quiet and opaque, one might think that they have a day job with the CIA. A few celebrity couples have expertly made it through the constant media sensation that threaten their love lives. We can all learn something about keeping our private lives away from prying eyes from these 11 most under-the-radar celebrity couples.

1. Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling

It was shrewd enough of Eva Mendes and ...
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The 15 Prettiest Black Actresses In Hollywood

7/12/2014 3:00pm EDT
The 15 Prettiest Black Actresses In Hollywood
Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o is of Mexican and Kenyan descent. She was born in Mexico City but was raised in Kenya and educated in the United States. Earlier this year she won an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her first starring role in "12 Years a Slave." People magazine subsequently named her the "Most Beautiful" star of 2014.

During the Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon in February, the actress talked about being bullied as a child and wishing she could change her skin color.

She told the Associated Press: "I got teased and taunted about my skin. My one prayer to ...
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Everyone Should Be Talking About Kerry Washington's Post-Baby Body

6/30/2014 5:00pm EDT
Everyone Should Be Talking About Kerry Washington's Post-Baby Bo
New mom Kerry Washington welcomed her first child, Isabella Amarachi, with husband Nnamdi Asomugha on April 21, and she looks amazing. If only all of us could look this good just two months after giving birth.

Earlier this month the actress stepped out at the Women In Film 2014 Crystal + Lucy Awards wearing a sexy low-cut ensemble, and on Sunday night she showed off her post-baby body in a flirtly, strapless floral patterned frock at the BET Awards.

The 37-year-old star/working mom/fashion icon seems to have it all.

Washington has even co-designed a clothing line inspired by her hit ABC ...
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New Photos: Ariana Grande & Jennifer Lopez Perform In New Jersey, Kerry Washington Glows On The BET Awards Red Carpet

6/30/2014 1:37pm EDT
New Photos: Ariana Grande & Jennifer Lopez Perform In New Jersey
Ariana Grande and Jennifer Lopez both performed during New York radio station 103.5 KTU's KTUphoria concert held at the Meadowlands across the Hudson River in New Jersey on Sunday night.

The two stars weren't the only ones who performed, DJ Calvin Harris and EDM stars Cash Cash were also on hand for performances.

Lopez began her weekend in Miami, Florida, where she performed Saturday night during the iHeartRadio Ultimate Pool Party at Miami's Fountainbleau hotel.

The stars came out for this year's BET Awards, which were held Sunday night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, and new mom K...
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Kerry Washington Creates Clothing Line Inspired By 'Scandal'

6/26/2014 12:00pm EDT
Kerry Washington
Actress Kerry Washington has co-designed a clothing line directly inspired by her hit ABC series "Scandal." The star and the show's costume designer, Lyn Paolo, have joined together to create a collection inspired by Washington's character, Olivia Pope.

The actress explained: "By creating a line inspired by the show, we are introducing a collection that embodies the elegance and power of the Scandal aesthetic for real-life gladiators and everyday fashionistas.

"The collection is a nod to our devoted fans, to fans of fashion and to women everywhere who are inspired to boldly pursue their p...
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'Scandal's' Kerry Washington Welcomes Daughter Isabelle

5/3/2014 9:00am EDT
'Scandal's' Kerry Washington Welcomes Daughter Isabelle
“Scandal” star Kerry Washington is a new mom. The actress and her husband, former football player Nnamdi Asomugha, welcomed daughter Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on April 21 according to TMZ.com.

Isabelle is the couple's first child.

Washington hasn't confirmed her daughter's arrival, but she and her husband are very private. Their romance wasn't revealed until after they were married, and the TV star only talked about her pregnancy three months after it was reported in the media.

Washington worked on her hit TV series throughout her pregnan...
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TV's Sexiest Female Stars 2014 Edition

3/15/2014 5:00pm EDT
TV's Sexiest Female Stars 2014 Edition
Yesterday we gave you our list of TV's most sexiest male stars and today, we've got a little something for the gentlemen. We know that we really don't have to put too many words here because you fellas aren't here for that. Behold, our list of television's most sexiest women of 2014!

As always, feel free to let us know if we have left any sexy ladies off of our list!

Emilia Clarke (above), "Game Of Thrones"

Kerry Washington, "Scandal"

Taylor Schilling, "Orange Is The New Black"

Stana Katic, "Castle"

Laura Prepon, "Orange Is The New Black"

Nina Dobrev, "The Vampire...
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Ellen DeGeneres Passes Out Pizza To Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, More Stars At The Oscars

3/3/2014 1:00pm EST
Ellen DeGeneres Passes Out Pizza To Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts, Mo
Knowing that some celebrities starve themselves to squeeze into their red carpet gowns for the Oscars, Ellen DeGerenes had pizza delivered during the 86th Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night.

"Brad? Angie? Pizza?" the host asked the famous couple. Brad Pitt asked for pepperoni, in case you wanted to know. Julia Roberts is apparently a cheese lover.

DeGeneres joked with the delivery guy, "Who's your favorite movie star? They're here." She also asked the crowd to pony up to pay for the meal because she didn't have any money.

Who actually ate the pizza? Brad Pitt, Jennifer Lawrence, Harri...
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards

3/3/2014 9:17am EST
The Best & Worst Dressed At The 86th Annual Academy Awards
Stars packed the Dolby Theater in Hollywood on Sunday night for the 86th Annual Academy Awards. Viewers tuned in to see the winners, but the red carpet fashion is always one of the highlights of the show.

Supporting Actress winner Lupita Nyong'o ("12 Years A Slave") stunned in a sky blue Prada gown, while Best Actress winner Cate Blanchett ("Blue Jasmine") dazzled in Armani Prive.

Although she didn't take home a trophy, Jennifer Lawrence ("American Hustle") was a winner in a crimson strapless Dior dress.

Angelina Jolie disappointed in a sheer, sparkly Elie Saab dress that would have been...
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Brandy, Kerry Washington, More Attend Essence's Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

2/28/2014 2:00pm EST
Brandy, Kerry Washington, More Attend Essence's Black Women In H
A bevy of beautiful black stars attended the 7th Annual Essence Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon in Beverly Hills on Thursday.

Singer Brandy looked amazing in a crimson pantsuit and matching suede pumps. She posed for photographs with former BET personality Rosci Diaz.

A very pregnant Kerry Washington also attended the event, wearing a bright blue shift dress that covered up her baby bump. Her popular series "Scandal" returned to ABC last night after its winter hiatus.

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TOP 10: TV Characters You Wish You Were Friends With

2/26/2014 1:19pm EST
Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory)
We all have our favourite characters in TV, whether we see a little of ourselves in them or we just plain out love what they stand for- we sometimes wish they could be real. We’re counting down the Top 10 TV Characters You Wish You Were Friends With – that’s if they existed in the real world of course.

10. Sheldon Cooper (Big Bang Theory)

It’s always good to have a friend that’s a genius. Like for instance when you’re at a restaurant and the bill comes, he can figure out how much everyone owes plus tips within seconds. And the best part, he doesn’t mind being the braniac friend!

9. V...
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Star-Studded Oscars Presenters Revealed - See The Full List

2/24/2014 9:03pm EST
Star-Studded Oscars Presenters Revealed - See The Full List
Robert De Niro, Sidney Poitier, Brad Pitt, and Kerry Washington are among the Hollywood stars set to present awards to their colleagues this Sunday at the Academy Awards.

While we don't know which awards they will be presenting, we can make some educated guesses. It stands to reason that Daniel Day-Lewis will be presenting the Best Actor award, since he won it last year. The same logic points to Anne Hathaway and Jennifer Lawrence presenting Best Supporting Actress and Best Actress, respectively.

The Oscar producers have hinted at a "hero theme" this year. Neil Meron told EW, "... we have...
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Kerry Washington & Her Baby Bump Stole The Show At The NAACP Awards

2/24/2014 4:00pm EST
Kerry Washington & Her Baby Bump Stole The Show At The NAACP Awa
It was a busy weekend for Kerry Washington. The "Scandal" star attended the 45th Annual NAACP Image Awards and took home a trophy for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series for the ABC show.

She looked radiant in a a custom blue and peach Thakoon dress.

The following day, 40 of the actress's closest friends and family members attended her baby shower at "Scandal" creator Shonda Rhimes' house.

Washington is expecting her first child with her husband Nnamdi Asomugha.
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Kerry Washington Bares Baby Bump At SAG Awards

1/19/2014 3:03pm EST
Kerry Washington SAG Awards
Not only did Kerry Washington show off her growing baby bump, she bared it on the red carpet at the SAG Awards last night!

Kerry wore a pink and black two-piece outfit from Prada featuring a cropped top and a high-waisted skirt. She completed the look with a bright pink Prada bag, of course.

Washington is expecting with her former NFL player husband, Nnamdi Asomugha. She announced her pregnancy in October.

She told E! News of the baring look, "I don’t have anything to hide anymore." Watch her interview below.

See more photos of Kerry’s look on the following pages. For more best and wors...
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The Most Memorable Moments At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards

1/13/2014 10:00pm EST
Amy Adams, Bradley Cooper & Jennifer Lawrence
There were several memorable moments at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night.

"American Hustle" star Amy Adams gave an emotional acceptance speech and revealed it was the 15th anniversary of her arrival in Hollywood. She had hoped she would just land a commercial - and look at where she is now!

The film picked up the "Best Motion Picture trophy for Comedy or Drama," and Jennifer Lawrence and Adams were also honored for their roles in the David O. Russell film.

Check out more memorable moments from the show...

"Scandal" star Kerry Washington confirmed her p...
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Stars Put Their Baby Bumps On Display At The Golden Globe Awards

1/13/2014 8:00pm EST
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington, Drew Barrymore and Olivia Wilde's gowns were all about the baby bumps at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards.

"Scandal" star Washington made her red carpet debut with her baby bump. She told reporters: "I have this beautiful Balenciaga gown that Alexander Wang designed for me, and I feel like he designed it more for this bump, which I'm really happy with."

Barrymore, pregnant with her second child, told Ryan Seacrest about her dress: "It's Monique Lhuillier, and she's making a pregant lady feel really good."

Wilde joked, "You know, I never had boobs before. It's a whole ...
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The Best & Worst Dressed At The 2014 Golden Globe Awards

1/13/2014 8:56am EST
Amy Poehler
Tons of celebrities strutted their stuff at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards in Hollywood on Sunday night. And despite a little mishap involving a broken sewage pipe, the stars were able to show off their fancy dresses without a hitch.

Amy Poehler, who took home a trophy for "Best Actress in a TV Series (Comedy)" for "Parks and Recreation," and her Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey made a stunning pair on the red carpet.

Poehler dazzled in a floor-length black Stella McCartney dress while Fey looked darling in a strapless rose patterned Carolina Herrera gown. These funny girls definitely ...
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Pregnant Celebrity Couples Due In 2014

12/29/2013 3:03pm EST
Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Just because there isn’t a Royal baby or Kimye child on the way doesn’t mean there aren’t bundles of joy to look forward to this year from some of your favorite celebrities. Here are some celebrities couples expecting in 2014:

Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green - Announced in August 

Emily Blunt and John Krasinski - Announced in September

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale - Never announced, but obvious

Danielle and Kevin Jonas - Announced in July

Soleil Moon Frye and Jason Goldberg - announced in August 

Lauren Silverman and Simon Cowell - announced in August

Magg...
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Kerry Washington’s Pregnancy Forces ‘Scandal’ Execs To Shorten Season

12/7/2013 2:00pm EST
Scandal
Producers from the ABC TV series “Scandal” are shortening the number of episodes for the third season due to lead actress Kerry Washington's pregnancy.

According to Deadline.com, the show's costume designers are finding it increasingly difficult to hide her pregnancy on the show. As a result, TV executives decided to make just 18 episodes instead of 22.

The political drama airs the second part of its riveting winter finale next Thursday. The program will then take a brief hiatus before returning in February.

Washington is expecting her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha.

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