The 36-year-old, who quietly married former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha last year, is up for Best Actress in a TV Series for her work in Scandal.
Washington told Glamour last year that she "learned through experience" to keep her relationships private.
"I've had earlier times in my career when I did talk about it," she said. "But I couldn't just turn around and say, 'I only want to talk about the good stuff, but not the bad stuff.' So I just thought, 'Okay, no more.'"
[Just Jared, Buzzfeed]
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