Tag: Scandal

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Entertainment

Lack of Black women becomes ‘SNL’ issue

This Oct. 29, 2013 photo released by NBC shows actress Kerry Washington, right, with cast member Taran Killam during a promotional shoot for “Saturday Night Live,” in New York. Washington will host the late night comedy sketch series on Nov. 2. (AP Photo/NBC, Dana Edelson) by David BauderAP Television Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Kerry Washington’s turn as host of “Saturday Night Live” this week gives that television institution something it hasn’t seen much lately: a Black woman onstage trying to make people laugh. The show’s diversity has become an issue, pushed to the forefront by comments from the two Black male cast members.

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People

Scandalous! Kerry Washington Is Preggers!

by Ruth Manuel-Logan Actress and fashionista Kerry Washington (pictured), who surprised her adoring fans with a hushed June wedding to NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, has another secret she’s been baking in her oven for a few months now…she’s pregnant! And according to an unnamed source who reportedly spoke to US Weekly, the “Scandal” star is 4 months along.

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Entertainment

Washington celebrates diversity at pre-Emmy party

From left, actors Joe Morton and Kerry Washington arrive at the 65th Emmy Awards Nomination Celebration at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP) by Derrik J. LangAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before celebrating the Emmys, Kerry Washington and other TV insiders took a moment to toast diversity.

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People

Kerry Washington weds pro athlete Nnamdi Asomugha

This May 16 photo shows actress Kerry Washington at the Academy of Television Art and Sciences’ event in North Hollywood, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File) LOS ANGELES (AP) — No “Scandal” here: Kerry Washington is a newlywed. The star of TV’s “Scandal” married professional football player Nnamdi Asomugha (NAHM’-dee AH’-suhm-wah) last week in Hailey, Idaho.