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Kerry Washington has learnt a lot from pregnancy

April 17th, 2014 11:20pm EDT
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington thinks pregnancy has made her a better actress.
The 'Scandal' star, who is expecting her first child soon with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, admits it was a challenge to hide her growing baby bump while filming the third season, as her character Olivia Pope isn't pregnant, but it has made her more aware of her movements.
The 37-year-old actress told The Hollywood Reporter: "I work very physically as an actor. The biggest thing for me has been the challenge of how to be this person with the personal transformation that's going on for me physically and how to stay true to this cha...
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Kerry Washington celebrates baby shower

February 24th, 2014 3:00am EST
Kerry Washington
Mother-to-be Kerry Washington celebrated the imminent arrival of her first child with a baby shower on Sunday (23Feb14).

A day after celebrating her win at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday (22Feb14), the pregnant actress was feted by family and friends in preparation for her new addition with husband Nnamdi Asomugha.

The lavish garden party was held at the home of her Scandal boss Shonda Rhimes in Los Angeles, where around 50 guests, including actress Jane Fonda and Scandal co-star Darby Stanchfield, showered Washington with gifts.

Washington wed former football player Asomugha in Idah...
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Kerry Washington throws baby shower

February 24th, 2014 2:20am EST
Kerry Washington
Kerry Washington had a garden party-themed baby shower on Sunday (02.23.14).
The 'Scandal' actress - who is expecting her first child with her husband Nnamdi Asomugha - threw a lavish bash at the home of her popular TV show's creator, Shonda Rhimes, for 40 of her closest friends and family members.
A source told People magazine: "Several guests gave toasts and Kerry seemed very excited."
Party goers, who included fitness guru Jane Fonda, sipped lemonade and champagne at the event.
Kerry, 37, appears to be keeping the sex of her baby a secret, with the eye-witness revealing that presents we...
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Shonda Rhimes welcomes a third daughter

September 19th, 2013 8:31pm EDT
Shonda Rhimes
Grey'S Anatomy and Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes is a mum again.

Rhimes took to Twitter.com on Wednesday (18Sep13) to announce the news she had adopted a third daughter.

She wrote, "Been AWOL from Twitter. I totally have a good reason: TINY HUMAN #3 is here and she's perfect! Babies are good. Life is good. #2shows3kids".

Rhimes already has two daughters - Harper and Emerson Pearl, who arrived last year (12).

No other details about the baby are available.
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TIME 100 Gala Red Carpet Pics - Christina Aguilera, Claire Danes, Frank Ocean & More!

April 24th, 2013 9:21am EDT
Christina Aguilera
Earlier this week TIME magazine released its "TIME 100," a list of the of the 100 most influential people in the world. The 2013 list includes many Hollywood A-listers, including Jennifer Lawrence ("Silver Linings Playbook"), Lena Dunham ("Girls"), Bryan Cranston ("Breaking Bad") and Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln").

Several of music's hottest stars are also part of the prestigious TIME 100, including Jay-Z, Beyonce, Christina Aguilera and Frank Ocean.

New York City was swarming with celebrities who attended the TIME 100 Gala at Lincoln Center on Tuesday. Barbara Walters, Claire Danes and Pad...
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TIME Releases '100 Most Influential People' List With Jay-Z & Jennifer Lawrence On Two Of Seven Covers

April 18th, 2013 8:00pm EDT
Jay-Z covers Time magazine
100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. The issue features seven different covers for the first time ever, including two showcasing entertainers: hip-hop artist Jay-Z and actress Jennifer Lawrence.

Editors selected guest contributors to write about the honorees. New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg said of the hip-hop star: "He's never forgotten his roots—'Empire State of Mind' was a love song to our city—and as a co-owner of the NBA Nets, he helped bring a major league sports team back to Brooklyn, not far from his old neighborhood.

Bloomberg added, "In nearly every...
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Shonda Rhimes Slams 'Bunface' Producers For Lack Of Diversity

June 13th, 2012 3:38pm EDT
Shonda Rhimes
Grey's Anatomy creator Shonda Rhimes has lashed out at producers behind new TV show Bunheads over a lack of diversity among the series' cast.

The writer tuned in on Monday to catch ABC's new program, set in a dance school in a small coastal town, but was left disappointed with the lack of different ethnicities featured in the episode.

She took to Twitter.com to vent her anger, writing, "Hey @abcfbunheads: really? You couldn't cast even ONE young dancer of color so I could feel good about my kid watching this show?" NOT ONE?"

When one follower accused her of racism, she replied, "I def...
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