Washington chose the Dyson DC47 Animal Canister for the four-person hair, makeup and style team behind her best red carpet looks. (The vacuum retails at Amazon for $359.99.) To attentive fans, it comes as no surprise she selected a model with technology specifically created to pick up stray pet fur and microscopic dirt. The Scandal star, 36, totes her pup, Josie -- whom she describes as "pretty down to earth" and "full of love" to Glamour mag -- to photo shoots, fittings and even to set.
The source tells Us of the generous gift, "It was a large, expensive order and even included a few Dyson goodies for Kerry herself."
The beloved Emmy nominee is also likely gearing up for another potential mess-maker of her own. As Us exclusively reported back in October, the actress is expecting her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha in the spring. Carpet crisis averted