Kerry Washington looks stunning in black and white on the May 2018 cover of Essence Magazine. Photographed by Kwaku Alston, the ‘Scandal’ star wears a one-shoulder dress for the image. For the accompanying shoot, Kerry poses in elegant looks styled by Joseph Cassell. The 41-year-old wears the designs of Johanna Ortiz, Balmain, Jennifer Fisher and more.
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Cover Shoot: Kerry Washington for Essence Magazine May 2018
Kerry Washington on Playing Olivia Pop
In her interview, Kerry talks about what she learned from playing Olivia Pope.
I feel like whenever I play a character, I feel she comes into my life to teach me something. I’ve never had the privilege of playing a character for this long, but of the many things Olivia Pope has given me is this sense that anything’s possible, that there’s always a way through.”