Kerry Washington pregnant with her first child

Scandal star Kerry Washington and her husband, NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, are expecting their first child.

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Any Scandal fans out there? I know there must be many — because it's one of the hottest shows on TV right now! I admit, I haven't been watching it, but if I hear host Taylor Strecker mention it once more on my favourite radio show, Cosmo's Wakeup With Taylor, I just might set my PVR.

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Anyway, one of the show's stars is preggers. Kerry Washington, 36, and her new husband, NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha, 31, are expecting their first child. was the first to report the news.

Kerry and Nnamdi were married in a small, covert ceremony in Idaho, last June — which came as a complete surprise, since she's such a private celeb. The baby's due late spring 2013.

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This baby news comes shortly before Kerry hosts Saturday Night Live — this Saturday, November 2. “She didn’t want the focus to be on whether or not she has a bump,” People's source explains. But, it will totally be the focus, now, no doubt....


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This article was originally published on Oct 30, 2013

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Haley Overland is a writer/editor at Today's Parent. Our resident celebrity queen, she dishes out all the sweetest scoop on celebrity families at our Celebrity Candy blog. She has interviewed celeb moms like Jennifer Garner, Jessica Alba and Jillian Michaels, and has shared her expertise on CTV’s ETalk. Haley also has an award-winning personal blog,, where she writes about everything from motherhood to yoga, her dog “Betty White” and what it's like to be Clive Owen's girlfriend. Haley has two kids, whom she fondly refers to online as “The Monkey” and “The Rascal.”