Kerry Washington’s year is looking pretty promising. As the star of ABC’s new show “Scandal,” as well as a role in the next Quentin Tarantino film, Details magazine caught up with the actress before she takes off into stardom.
“I guess what they’re going to say they recognize me from.” If it’s a teenage guy? “You’re the blind girl fromFantastic Four!” A European? “It’s always The Last King of Scotland.” A lesbian? “She Hate Me!” The one performance that everyone recognizes her for is the long-suffering wife in Ray. “That’s the wild card in Uno.”
On going to college to study theater:
I wasn’t invested in the fame part.
On her new ABC show “Scandal” where she plays a character based on Judy Smith, the real-life PR guru who advised Monica Lewinsky, Michael Vick, and Wesley Snipes:
I’m really fascinated with how people become who they are.
The show “Scandal” starts (Apr. 5)