Kerry Washington Sports A Blunt Cut On The Cover Of Ebony

March 18, 2015  |  

Kerry is racking up these magazine covers, chile. Recently, social media users lashed out over In Style’s controversial March 2015 issue, which featured the “Scandal” actress on the cover. Last week, Marie Claire rolled out their April issue with the mom and wife on the cover and Ebony just announced they they, too, featured the beauty for their March/April double issue.

Inside, Washington opens up about guarding her family life, upcoming projects, personal passions and causes that she holds near and dear. She also dished on why she felt compelled to speak out about the Mike Brown tragedy on the red carpet at the Emmys last August. According to the 38-year-old, it was tough celebrating her nomination knowing that Brown’s parents had just lost their son.

“I was really broken that morning,” she told Ebony.

She went on to say that she watched the live stream from the teen’s funeral online that morning and was unable to shut off the emotions that came as a result.

“Watching that funeral, I was just broken. And I take all of who I am into a room. That’s where I was that day. I’m not going to let anyone segment me or make me exclude parts of who I am because they may be threatening.”

Catch Kerry’s full interview in the new issue of Ebony, which hits stands March 20.

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