Kerry Washington Says She's "Blessed" to Be a Mom In First Post-Baby Interview

Celebrity News Jun. 10, 2014 AT 9:10PM
Kerry Washington Kerry Washington opened up about being a mom for the first time on June 10.

She speaks! Kerry Washington opened up for the first time about being a mom in her first interview since giving birth to her daughter Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha.

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In a sit-down interview with The Los Angeles Times on June 10, the Scandal actress took questions from Twitter fans and one fan in particular got the usually mum 37-year-old to open up.

The fan asked: "Now that you're a mom will it be bittersweet to go back to work?"

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Washington, who looked beautiful and was glowing during the interview, began to say, "So tricky because you know I don't talk about this stuff," but went on to say she feels "really blessed."

"I will say I feel really, really blessed," the uber-private actress said. "I just feel really blessed that I'm kind of living extraordinary dreams come true in my work life and in my personal life."

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Washington first broke her silence after giving birth to her baby girl on April 21 last month, when she posted to Twitter on Mother's Day.

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"Well...I still wont talk about my personal life on here," the new mom wrote nearly a month after giving birth, "But…I see your tweets. And I am filled with gratitude! XO #HappyMothersDay."


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