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Obama: Let's not live out 'Scandal'

Obama: Let's not live out 'Scandal'

LOS ANGELES, July 24 (UPI) --President Obama praised the show "Scandal," but said he doesn't want to be "living it out" at a fundraiser at the home of the show's creator Shonda Rhimes.
Aileen Graef
Portia de Rossi to join the cast of 'Scandal'

Portia de Rossi to join the cast of 'Scandal'

LOS ANGELES, July 23 (UPI) --Portia de Rossi will star in a multi-episode arc on "Scandal," wife Ellen DeGeneres announced Wednesday on Twitter.
Annie Martin
'Scandal' star Scott Foley announces wife's third pregnancy

'Scandal' star Scott Foley announces wife's third pregnancy

LOS ANGELES, July 16 (UPI) --"Scandal" star Scott Foley announced he and his wife are expecting a third child in a birthday tweet.
Aileen Graef
Kerry Washington 'anxious' to be on red carpet after having baby [PHOTOS]

Kerry Washington 'anxious' to be on red carpet after having baby [PHOTOS]

LOS ANGELES, June 14 (UPI) --"Scandal" star Kerry Washington nervous about return to public eye after post-baby hiatus.
Danielle Haynes
Kerry Washington and husband Nnamdi Asomugha welcome their first child

Kerry Washington and husband Nnamdi Asomugha welcome their first child

LOS ANGELES, May 2 (UPI) -- Kerry Washington and husband Nnamdi Asomugha are proud parents to daughter Isabella Amarachi.
Annie Martin
Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influencial People' issue

Beyonce covers Time's '100 Most Influencial People' issue

NEW YORK, April 24 (UPI) -- Time magazine unveiled the cover of its annual "100 Most Influential People" issue on Thursday.
Veronica Linares
10.5M tune in for 'Scandal' Season 3 finale

10.5M tune in for 'Scandal' Season 3 finale

NEW YORK, April 18 (UPI) -- About 10.5 million viewers tuned in for the Season 3 finale of "Scandal," ABC's steamy political thriller, starring Kerry Washington and Tony Goldwyn.
Karen Butler
Twitter to roll out Facebook-like design update

Twitter to roll out Facebook-like design update

SAN FRANCISCO, April 9 (UPI) -- Twitter will begin rolling out its new profile page design in the coming weeks, and the redesign already appears on certain celebrity pages.
Ananth Baliga
Charles Barkley hates reality TV, loves 'Scandal'

Charles Barkley hates reality TV, loves 'Scandal'

March 19 (UPI) -- Basketball star Charles Barkley told TMZ that he hates reality shows like The Bachelor but loves DC drama "Scandal."
Aileen Graef
Jennifer Garner joined by Ben Affleck at Vanity Fair Oscars after party

Jennifer Garner joined by Ben Affleck at Vanity Fair Oscars after party

HOLLYWOOD, March 3 (UPI) -- Ben Affleck wasn't by Jennifer Garner's side when she walked the red carpet at the 86th Annual Academy Awards Sunday night.
Veronica Linares
See Kerry Washington in 'Escandalo,' Jimmy Kimmel's Spanish-language 'Scandal' spoof

See Kerry Washington in 'Escandalo,' Jimmy Kimmel's Spanish-language 'Scandal' spoof

NEW YORK, March 1 (UPI) -- Kerry Washington sat down with Jimmy Kimmel on Thursday night to discuss {i:Scandal}'s enormous international following, then starred in Spanish-language spoof.
Kate Stanton
Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

Poitier, Field, Hawn set to be Oscar presenters

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Amy Adams, Kristen Bell, Jessica Biel, Jim Carrey and Glenn Close are to serve as presenters at Sunday's Oscar ceremony in Los Angeles, producers said.

'12 Years a Slave' wins four awards at NAACP Image Awards

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Kevin Hart was named Entertainer of the Year at the NAACP Image Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California, the event organizers said.
Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

Alfonso Cuaron wins Directors Guild Award for 'Gravity'

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- The Directors Guild of America bestowed its top honors on Alfonso Cuaron, Vince Gilligan and Beth McCarthy-Miller in Los Angeles Saturday night.
Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

Morgan Freeman to present Rita Moreno with career SAG Award

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Morgan Freeman is to present the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award to Rita Moreno at Saturday's SAG Awards ceremony in Los Angeles.
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Kerry Washington
Actress Kerry Washington, presenter, arrives for the 17th Annual Gotham Awards ceremony held at the Steiner Studios in Brooklyn New York on November 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Ezio Petersen)
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Kerry Washington (born January 31, 1977) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Ray Charles's wife, Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Idi Amin's wife Kay in The Last King of Scotland, and as Alicia Masters, love interest of Ben Grimm, The Thing, in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 2005 and 2007. She has also starred in the critically acclaimed independent films Our Song and The Dead Girl.

Washington was born in the Bronx, New York City, the daughter of a real estate broker father and a professor and educational consultant mother. She performed with the Tada theater teen group in 1985, when she was 15 years old. She attended the Spence School in Manhattan, graduating in 1994. Washington went on to earn a B.A. degree in theater in 1998 from The George Washington University. She also studied at Michael Howard Studios in New York City.

Washington made her screen debut in the ABC telefilm Magical Make-Over (1994). She was in the cast of the 1996 PBS sketch comedy-style educational series Standard Deviants, and she appeared in the short "3D" and the feature film Our Song in 2000. She went on to appear in several movies, including Save the Last Dance (2001), The Human Stain (2003), Spike Lee's She Hate Me (2004), Ray (2004), Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005), Little Man, I Think I Love My Wife (2007), and as a wife of 1970s Ugandan dictator Idi Amin in the UK historical drama The Last King of Scotland (2006). Washington has also appeared in the recurring role of Chelina Hall on the ABC television series Boston Legal, and in several episodes of the A&E cable-TV series 100 Centre Street.

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