, explaining how grateful she was for all the Gladiators watching at home."So we are as obsessed with our fans as they are with us.", ""One of the most profound things for me about the show is the number of white women of all ages who come up to me and say ‘I want to be Olivia Pope.' It's especially profound in a place like South Africa.Asomugha also produced and, quite remarkably, nowhere in the press surrounding the film does he (or even most interviewers) mention his famous wife.In turn, the couple have started to make the scene together more often, such as at the Golden Globes in January, where Washington pointed to her husband's Time's Up pin and opined to admire how she's able to be such a force to be reckoned with as an actress and activist without getting bogged down in the sillier stuff.But while you'd probably fear Olivia a little (or a lot) in real life, while simultaneously coveting her entire wardrobe, getting to see more of and hear more from Kerry Washington over the years has been rather delightful.premiered in 2012."You know what's really exciting, it's not so much that I'm 'making history,' or that the show is making history," she told Terrence Jenkins for E!News at the time, "but we're becoming more inclusive.
She showed off pictures of her daughter during an , playing the best friend of a wrongfully convicted man (based on a true story) who devotes his life to proving his innocence and getting him out of prison.That when you turn on your television you can see stories about all different kinds of people—of all races, and genders, and religions and sexualities.That's important, because I feel like we're in the business of telling stories and everybody deserves to have their stories told."Only given a seven-episode order by ABC at first, became a sensation thanks largely to social media, with self-designated Gladiators following along with the show's stars—including Washington—as they live-tweeted the show on Thursdays, for multiple time zones."If people weren't watching, we wouldn't have a second season," Washington told E!She cooks, not as much as she would like on a daily basis, but she shines in the kitchen on holidays.Washington, despite being a very familiar face for most of the 21st century, was never really one to make salacious headlines—or any personal headlines at all.