Latest Kerry Washington News


Chris Rock Leads Praise After Michelle Obama's Rousing Speech

The First Lady of the United States (FLOTUS) took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday to deliver a powerful and emotional speech about her time in the White House,...

Gwen Stefani Almost Had Lead Role In Mrs And Mrs Smith

Gwen Stefani almost landed Angelina Jolie's part in 'Mr & Mrs. Smith'. The 'Make Me Like You' hitmaker has revealed she came close to portraying the titular female role alongside Brad Pitt, who is now...

Kerry Washington: 'The Violence Must Stop'

The Scandal star has often been a voice of reason amid the chaos surrounding the deaths of African-Americans at the hands of white cops, but even she was lost for words on Friday...

Kerry Washington And Selena Gomez Join Lean In Campaign

The celebrities join Sheryl Sandberg, who is the chief operating officer of Facebook and founder of Leanin.org, Emma Watson, Lena Dunham, newswoman Megyn Kelly, and tennis ace Serena Williams for the Together We...

Kerry Washington Blocked Internet Trolls After Scandal's Abortion Episode

In the most recent season of the political drama, the actress' character, Olivia Pope, fell pregnant but decided to keep the news from the baby's father, and to secretly have an abortion....

Kerry Washington: 'Financial Abuse Is An Invisible Weapon'

For the third year running the Scandal star is an ambassador for the Allstate Foundation Purple Purse campaign, which benefits victims and survivors of domestic and financial abuse. And now the Purple Purse 2016 Domestic...

Pregnant Kerry Washington Vows To Be Back On Scandal Set In July

The actress, who is expecting baby number two accepted the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's Actors Inspiration Award on Monday (13Jun16), and told U.S. news show Entertainment Tonight that although she's enjoying a break from the...

Kerry Washington Was Not 'Urban' Enough For Tv Shows

The Scandal star reveals she was cast in the pilots and then let go because TV bosses decided she didn't fit the "urban" stereotype they were looking for. "Before Scandal, I was...

Meryl Streep And Oprah Winfrey Join Michelle Obama's United State Of Women Summit

Oprah Winfrey, pregnant Kerry Washington, Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes, actress Connie Britton, model and activist Christy Turlington Burns, and fashion designer Tory Burch will also be among the famous females in attendance at...

Kerry Washington To Receive Actors Inspiration Award

The Scandal actress will follow in the footsteps of Sofia Vergara and Leonardo DiCaprio when she receives the third ever Inspiration Award on 13 June (16) in honour of her charity work....

Kerry Washington Enjoys Girls' Weekend With Jennifer Lopez Gig In Vegas

The pregnant star treated 10 of her closest friends to a Sin City getaway on Sunday (29May16), and Kerry gave her social media followers an inside look into their unforgettable ladies-only holiday online,...

Drake Leads Bet Nominations With Nine Nods

The 29-year-old singer's career is going from strength to strength, with the acknowledgment of his success in the list of BET nominations, released on Thursday (19May16), the latest indication. Among the categories Drake is nominated...

Pregnant Kerry Washington Taking Social Media Break

The Django Unchained star showed off her growing baby bump on the red carpet at the Met Gala in New York City earlier this month (May16), confirming her happy news just hours after...

Kerry Washington And Tony Goldwyn Broke White House No-photo Rule

The actors and their fellow cast members were invited to the Washington, D.C. residence on 29 April (16) to take part in a panel discussion about their political drama with school students, and...

Kerry Washington Shows Off Baby Bump At Met Gala

Hours before the Scandal star walked the red carpet at the annual New York fashion bash, speculation surfaced Kerry and her husband, former American footballer Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a sibling for their...

Kerry Washington Marks Melanoma Monday By Encouraging Sunscreen Use

The Scandal star is a creative consultant for beauty brand Neutrogena, and as part of her role, she has become a leading voice in the company's Choose Skin Health campaign, which aims to...

Kerry Washington Pregnant With Second Child - Report

Sources tell E! News the Django Unchained star and her husband, former American footballer Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting a sibling for their two-year-old daughter Isabelle. Representatives for the famously private couple have...

Kerry Washington Excited For Obama's Final 'Nerd Prom'

The Scandal actress who served who served as a surrogate (a campaigner who speaks on behalf of the candidate) for Obama in 2008 and 2012 and is now doing the same for Hillary Clinton's campaign....

Will Smith Tops Celebrity Guests For White House Correspondents' Dinner

The Men In Black star and his wife Jada Pinkett Smith are among the guests of ABC News bosses, who have also invited Scandal creator Shonda Rhimes and her leading stars Kerry, Tony...

Kerry Washington Refused To Change Her Looks For Hollywood

The Scandal star fears her career stalled in the beginning, because she refused to give in to requests to make changes to her appearance. She knew it was important to stay true to...

Kerry Washington Used Neutrogena Complaint To Surprise Fan

The Scandal star has been the face of the beauty firm for three years, but one user, named Ebony, took make-up bosses to task earlier this year (16) after struggling to find a...

Kerry Washington Urges Confirmation Critics To Tune In First

The Django Unchained star portrays lawyer Anita Hill in the new biopic, which chronicles the hearings she had to attend in 1991 after accusing U.S. Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas, played by The...

Kerry Washington Dismayed Adweek Cover Scandal Overshadows Article

The Scandal star found herself at the centre of controversy on Monday (04Apr16) after the magazine's TV writer tweeted out the photo of Kerry on the cover for the first time. Followers were...

Gwyneth Paltrow Is New Face Of Luxury Watch Brand

The 43-year-old actress, chef and lifestyle guru will serve as the global Charity Brand Ambassador for Frederique Constant. "I am very proud to be Ambassador of the Frederique Constant Charity campaign," she...

Kerry Washington Calls Out Magazine Over Photoshopped Cover

Kerry Washington has called out Adweek magazine for heavily photoshopping her image on their most recent cover. While the ‘Scandal’ star praised the article, she said it felt strange looking at the altered cover, which...

Kerry Washington Upset With Adweek's Photoshopped Cover

The Scandal star was at the centre of controversy on Monday (04Apr16) after the magazine's TV writer tweeted out the image of Kerry on the cover for the first time. Eagle-eyed fans noticed...

Hillary Clinton's Secret Service Agents Fit In On Scandal Set

Following an impromptu invite by the star, presidential hopeful Clinton visited the Scandal set in Los Angeles, giving her team the perfect opportunity to promote her campaign."I'm really close to the campaign. I had recorded...

Jennifer Lopez Shares Star-studded Selfie

Multi-talented star Jennifer, 40, has been setting the small screen alight with her role as a police officer in Shades of Blue. She has some competition from veteran television stars though, such as Scandal's Kerry...

Kerry Washington: 'Colour Was A Huge Change For Scandal Character'

The 39-year-old plays political fixer Olivia Pope in the hit series, and admits her alter ego is starting to merge with her real personality, at least when it comes to fashion. Olivia has become something...

Scandal Character Helped Kerry Washington Embrace Motherhood

The Django Unchained star has made a name for herself playing political fixer Olivia Pope in the hit TV drama, and working on the show has really boosted her own self-confidence. "Even...

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington Quick Links

News Pictures Video Film Footage Quotes RSS
Artists
Actors
    Filmmakers
      Artists
      Bands
        Musicians
          Artists
          Celebrities
             
              Artists
              Interviews
                musicians & bands in the news
                  actors & filmmakers in the news
                    celebrities in the news

                      Go Back in Time using our News archive to see what happened on a particular day in the past.