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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.

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

11/10/2013 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

11/2/2013 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

11/1/2013 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

10/7/2013 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

10/5/2013 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

10/2/2013 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'

9/24/2013 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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