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Kerry Washington Launches 'Scandal' Clothing Line

September 24th, 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

July 27th, 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 Sexiest Black Actresses In Hollywood

July 12th, 2014 3:00pm EDT
Lupita Nyong'o
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

June 30th, 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

June 30th, 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'

June 26th, 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

May 3rd, 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

March 15th, 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

March 3rd, 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

March 3rd, 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

February 28th, 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

February 26th, 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

February 24th, 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

February 24th, 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

January 19th, 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

January 13th, 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

January 13th, 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

January 13th, 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

December 29th, 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

December 7th, 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.

(Check ou...
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Kerry Washington Has A Hit Show, A New Marriage And A Baby On The Way

November 10th, 2013 9:00am EST
Kerry Washington
Scandal’s Kerry Washington overcame an eating disorder and healed from heartbreak. This week’s issue of PEOPLE reports on the super-private star, 36, who is having the best year of her life with a new marriage and baby on the way. This past week, the actress made a triumphant appearance on Saturday Night Live, and now, with her husband of four months, former San Francisco 49er cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, by her side, Washington was beaming. When she arrived at the show’s after-party in the early hours of Nov. 3, she threw caution to the wind and did something extremely out of character: She...
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Shining Stars & Falling Stars - Kerry Washington and Chris Brown

November 2nd, 2013 10:00am EDT
Kerry Washington
Shining Star - Kerry Washington

Not only is this woman the strong and daring female lead, Olivia Pope, on the ABC hit show, Scandal, she is also expecting a baby with her new husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, plus many other exciting things!

Washington was nominated for an Emmy Award which has not happend to an African American Woman since the 1970s! In the future, she could eventually be the first one to actually win! She will be hitting the Saturday Night Live stage as the host with musical guest, Eminem. 

The Scandal starlet's character will not be pregnant so it should interesting to see how...
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Newlywed & Mom-To-Be Kerry Washington Isn't Offended By Lesbian Rumors

November 1st, 2013 5:00pm EDT
Kerry Washington
Pregnant actress Kerry Washington has been plauged by rumors that she's secretly a lesbian, but the star doesn't let the gossip bother her.

The "Scandal" star, 36, shocked fans when she married football star Nnamdi Asomugha over the summer, and she's now expecting his baby. However, the gay rumors persist.

The Advocate interviewed Washington before news broke that she was pregnant, and she explained: "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 pic...
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Kerry Washington Talks About Her 'Scandal' Wardrobe Choices

October 7th, 2013 10:28pm EDT
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington has a very clear vision when it comes to her Scandal wardrobe.

The Django Unchained star is back on the small screen as high powered political fixer Olivia Pope for the third season of the hit show, and reveals she worked closely with costume designer Lyn Paolo to come up with a strong yet feminine aesthetic for her alter-ego.

The 36-year-old actress told E! News: "Lyn Paolo, who is our brilliant costume designer, and I work very closely together. The first time that we met to figure out Olivia's aesthetic, we both came with pictures we ripped out of magazines and we had ...
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Jessica Alba, Kerry Washington, More Shine At Power Of Women Luncheon

October 5th, 2013 5:45pm EDT
Jessica Alba
Some of Hollywood's most prominent women attended the 5th Annual Variety's Power of Women Luncheon at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on Friday.

Actresses commended for their philanthropic work included Amy Poehler, Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, Kerry Washington, Elizabeth Banks, and Jennifer Hudson.

Poehler joked, "Giving to charity is good for your skin. And it makes your (butt) smaller."

Guest Jessica Alba told the crowd:  "If you're blessed with a platform and access to pop culture and media, and you have the heart, being able to raise awareness for things that you care abo...
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'Scandal' Season 3: 5 Spoilers You Need To Know

October 2nd, 2013 4:30pm EDT
American Broadcasting Company
Last season's finale of "Scandal" found our favorite Gladiator the subject of her own crisis, her stalker Jake dumped in the dreaded CIA pit of darkness, and Olivia's (Emmy-nominated Kerry Washington) father was revealed to be the B613's director Rowan.  It's been far too long for since ABC's "Scandal" fans have gotten to don their white hats, but on Oct. 3 televisions craziest, sexiest sudser returns, so here are five spoilers you need to know...

Shock and Awe.  TVLine.com reports that the premiere episode, titled "It's Handled," will reveal who dropped the bomb that Olivia is the First...
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10 Reasons Why People Are Obsessed With 'Scandal'

September 24th, 2013 7:40pm EDT
Scandal Cast
From the outside looking in, those who are unfamiliar with the TV obsession known as “Scandal” may not understand why fans are so crazy about it. On the surface, “Scandal” just seems like a show about a mistress and the POTUS with a wandering eye, hands, lips...you get the picture. But don’t be fooled, it’s so much more than that. With season 3 of “Scandal” just around the corner (set to premiere on Thursday, October 3), we thought it was best to help those of you who are fighting the feeling to get hooked, to well, get hooked! So get comfortable and let’s talk. Here are 10 reasons why peop...
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2013 Emmys Best Dressed: A Corseted Kaley Cuoco, Silver Siren Julia Louis-Dreyfus, More

September 23rd, 2013 1:00pm EDT
Kaley Cuoco
The stars sizzled at Sunday night's 65th Annual Emmy Awards. While finding out who wins is exciting, the real fun begins when the celebs show up on the red carpet.

Who won best dressed? It's a tough call. Kaley Cuoco dazzled in a strapless Vera Wang chiffon gown with an exposed corset.

"The Big Bang Theory" star and her new boyfriend, tennis star Ryan Sweeting, made their red carpet debut on Friday at a pre-Emmys party.

"Veep" star Julia Louis-Dreyfus also impressed in a silver strapless gown by Monique Lhuillier. It's hard to believe she's 52!

Other stand outs: People's "World's Best D...
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Kerry Washington Named 'World's Best Dressed Woman' - See Who Else Made The List

September 19th, 2013 2:00am EDT
Kerry Washington
"Scandal" star Kerry Washington has been named the "World's Best Dressed Woman" by People magazine.

People magazine executive editor Elizabeth Sporkin commented: "There has been a trend this year in lady-like fashion, and I think she is almost single-handedly responsible for it."

In response to the acccolade, Washington said: "I don't wear a lot of pants. When I go somewhere I want to know I'm going to be comfortable and I'm dressed for the event."

It isn't the first time Washington has been lauded for her fashion sense. She lead Vanity Fair magazine's best dressed list over the summer. ...
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Teen Choice Awards Fashion: Nina Dobrev & Shay Mitchell Take The Plunge, Rebel Wilson Wears A Wetsuit & More!

August 12th, 2013 9:08am EDT
Nina Dobrev
Hollywood was full of hot young celebrities at the Teen Choice Awards on Sunday night.

"The Vampire Diaries" star Nina Dobrev, above, made a printed pantsuit look sexy with a plunging neckline. "Pretty Little Liars" star Shay Mitchell also rocked a low-cut ensemble. She revealed a little side boob in a barely there white blouse and black trousers with gold pumps.

In contrast, funny lady Rebel Wilson covered up her curves in a pink and black wetsuit with her name blazoned across her chest.

While picking up her award for "Choice Actress in a Comedy" for her performance in "Pitch Perfect" s...
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