10 Things You Never Knew About Kerry Washington

1. She is NOT as into red wine as Olivia Pope is.

Kerry Washington
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Our April cover star Kerry Washington (opens in new tab) is several things—charming, hilarious, kind, articulate—but even we didn't know some of the stuff she keeps up her sleeve. The star took over our Twitter (opens in new tab) earlier today to answer YOUR questions (#AskKerry (opens in new tab)) on topics ranging from style to Scandal, and we got lots of new intel. Like...

1.) She loves Jane Fonda.

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2.) She's not as into red wine as her character on Scandal. (But that's understandable...)

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3.) Her favorite place to travel is India.

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4.) She's just as obsessed with Game of Thrones as the rest of us.

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5.) She has a Scandal character she would play if she weren't Olivia Pope.

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6.) She might be writing a book, y'all.

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7.) She doesn't know what's happening in season 4 of Scandal—yet.

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8.) There was no raging for Kerry on her 21st birthday.

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9.) She's a fan of a pop of color.

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10.) Her advice to feel more confident is something we can all do.

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Samantha Leal is the Deputy Editor at Well+Good, where she spends most of her day thinking of new ideas across platforms, bringing on new writers, overseeing the day-to-day of the website, and working with the awesome team to produce the best stories and packages. Before W+G, she was the Senior Web Editor for Marie Claire and the Deputy Editor for Latina.com, with bylines all over the internet. Graduating from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University with a minor in African history, she’s written everything from travel guides to political op-eds to wine explainers (currently enrolled in the WSET program) to celebrity profiles. Find her online pretty much everywhere @samanthajoleal.