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Kerry Washington feared fame

Kerry Washington feared fame

Jul 1 2013, 2:26am CDT | by

Kerry Washington was always reluctant to be an actress because she didn't want to be famous. The 36-year-old star - who has appeared in a string of successful movies including 'Django Unchained' and...

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Kerry Washington feared fame

Jul 1 2013, 2:26am CDT | by

Kerry Washington was always reluctant to be an actress because she didn't want to be famous.

The 36-year-old star - who has appeared in a string of successful movies including 'Django Unchained' and 'Ray' - never thought she'd have an acting career as her family are highly academic and she admits the thing that always put her off Hollywood was becoming a celebrity.

She said: ''I'm the daughter of a professor, so ... well, I think acting's not a real job. I come from this sort of academic, working middle-class family where you make something respectable of your life ... I always loved acting, but I think for a long time, in my brain, the desire to be an actor was equivalent to the desire to be famous. I did not want to be famous. I did not want to be that girl. I thought that if you wanted to be an actress, you had to want to be on the front cover of magazines, otherwise you shouldn't do it.''

The 'Scandal' actress has so managed to avoid many of the pitfalls that come with being in the movie industry.

She is confident her family and close friends will always keep grounded as a person, no matter what happens in her career.

Kerry told Weekend magazine: ''I'm lucky I come from a really grounded family and I have the three best friends from high school who have made it their job to remain unimpressed by everything I do. If I started being super-diva Kerry, they would be like, 'What is that?' ''

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Scandal Stars Gush Over Kerry Washington's Baby Girl: She's "Like the Buddha," Says Bellamy Young

Aug 17 2014 8:17pm CDT | Source: eonline

Fans of Kerry Washington and former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha may be waiting patiently for that very first picture of baby Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha. But for Scandal stars Tony Goldwyn... ...
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Mia Farrow, Kerry Washington, the 'Girls' creator and the 'All of Me' hitmaker are among celebrities who speak out about the incident on Twitter. ...
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1 week ago

EMMYS: Familiar Faces Fill Drama Acting Categories, Again

Aug 11 2014 5:12pm CDT | Source: Deadline

The competition in the drama lead actor and actress races is notable for how little it has changed since last year and, yet, how much it has changed. In each of the categories, four of the six nominees are returning to do battle. On the male side, we have Bryan Cranston, Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey and last year’s winner Jeff Daniels duking it out again, while on the female side Michelle Dockery, Kerry Washington, Robin Wright and ...
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Aug 1 2014 9:56am CDT | Source: pagesix

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3 weeks ago

Kerry Washington Thinks Beyoncé Should Do More To Empower African American Young Girls! (Dish Nation)

Jul 30 2014 2:45pm CDT | Source: wesmirch

Dish Nation: Kerry Washington Thinks Beyoncé Should Do More To Empower African American Young Girls!  —  Here's a “Scandal” Beyonce surely won't appreciate—Emmy nominated TV star Kerry Washington has privately ripped the singer for not do ...
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5 Big Names From Mr. & Mrs. Smith That You May Have Missed

Jul 26 2014 2:09pm CDT | Source: movie pilot

On my television right now is the movie Mr. And Mrs. Smith starring Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. While she is gorgeous, and he is dreamy, and I'm now in a personal dilemma about myself, there are things we all may have looked over whilst watching this movie. Have you seen all the movie stars/directors that have come out of this movie?! Let's jump in, shall we?Jennifer MorrisonCaught stealing cookies from the huge database. Yeah, she ...
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4 weeks ago

NEWS/ Kerry Washington Holds Hands With Husband Nnamdi Asomugha on Trip to Disneyland ... (Natalie Finn/E! Online)

Jul 23 2014 1:40am CDT | Source: wesmirch

Natalie Finn / E! Online: NEWS/ Kerry Washington Holds Hands With Husband Nnamdi Asomugha on Trip to Disneyland With Their Baby Girl: See the PDA Pic!  —  A place is only as happy as the company you bring with you to that place.  —  So “happiest place on Earth” it was for Kerry Washington, husband Nnamdi Asomugha … ...
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4 weeks ago

Kerry Washington Takes Baby Daughter Isabelle to Disneyland, Holds Hands With Husband Nnamdi Asomugha (Us Weekly)

Jul 22 2014 4:20pm CDT | Source: wesmirch

Us Weekly: Kerry Washington Takes Baby Daughter Isabelle to Disneyland, Holds Hands With Husband Nnamdi Asomugha  —  The happiest place on Earth!  New mom Kerry Washington and her husband Nnamdi Asomugha took their 3-month-old daughter, Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha, to Disneyland and Disney's Californi ...
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5 weeks ago

TCA: CBS’s ‘Madam Secretary’ Sprang From Hillary Clinton And Benghazi, Exec Producer Says

Jul 17 2014 1:43pm CDT | Source: Deadline

CBS’s new drama series Madam Secretary, in which Tea Leoni plays the Secretary of State, came about because of Hillary Clinton and Benghazi, exec producer Lori McCreary, told TV critics at Summer TV Press Tour 2014. McCreary said she and Morgan Freeman had lunch with CBS Entertainment chairman Nina Tassler about producing a scripted series for the network, after which, McCreary says, they set about “trying to come up with a great character…And then, guess ...
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