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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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1 week ago

Inside the Stand Up to Cancer Rehearsals With Kerry Washington and Eric Stonestreet—Watch Now!

Sep 5 2014 2:00pm CDT | Source: eonline

Stand Up to Cancer is just hours away! Kerry Washington and Eric Stonestreet rehearsed on Thursday, where they explained their involvement with Friday's telecast ...
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1 week ago

Kerry Washington and Eric Stonestreet Get Ready to Stand Up to Cancer

Sep 5 2014 8:30am CDT | Source: extratv

On Friday, September 5, Hollywood stars will reunite to support Stand Up to Cancer (SU2C) with its fourth biennial fundraising telecast to benefit cancer research. "Scandal" star Kerry Washington and "Modern Fa ...
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3 weeks ago

Emmys 2014: 'Extra' on the Red Carpet

Aug 26 2014 2:37pm CDT | Source: extratv

“Extra” chatted with all the stars on the red carpet at the 2014 Emmy Awards, including nominees like Kerry Washington, Matthew McConaughey, Julia Roberts an ...
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3 weeks ago

Watch the Best of the 2014 Emmy Awards Red Carpet

Aug 26 2014 9:07am CDT | Source: eonline

The 2014 Emmys red carpet was jam-packed with glammed-up TV stars. This year, A-listers such as Kerry Washington, Sofía Vergara, Julia Roberts, Claire Danes and more posed, mingled.. ...
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3 weeks ago

Kerry Washington Debuts Ombre Hair Color at 2014 Emmy Awards

Aug 25 2014 6:23pm CDT | Source: eonline

What's this? Kerry Washington debuted a new ombre hair color at the 2014 Emmy Awards on Monday evening. The new hue is so subtle you might not have ...
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4 weeks ago

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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4 weeks ago

John Legend, Lena Dunham and More React to Ferguson Unrest

Aug 14 2014 11:17pm CDT | Source: ace showbiz

Mia Farrow, Kerry Washington, the 'Girls' creator and the 'All of Me' hitmaker are among celebrities who speak out about th ...
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5 weeks 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 Clai ...
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6 weeks ago

Star snaps of the day

Aug 1 2014 9:56am CDT | Source: pagesix

Katy Perry croons, Dolph Lundgren goes for an intimidating ride, Adriana Lima stuns, Kerry Washin ...
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6 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 doing enough to empower young African American girls. ...
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