5 THINGS YOU MAY NOT HAVE KNOWN ABOUT KERRY WASHINGTON
...because let's be honest, it's a lot easier to pretend you're friends with such an amazing celebrity when you know a little about them.
She has a "shorkie" named Josephine Baker.
After graduation she traveled to India to study traditional Indian theater and yoga.
She co-directed the video for Common's "I Want You."
She is related to General Colin Powell on her mother's side.
She is named after Kerry, Ireland, the 5th largest of the 32 counties.