Leading Lady: Kerry Washington Covers March 2012 Issue of ‘Essence’

Posted by on Feb 2, 2012

Kerry Washington graces the cover of the March 2012 issue of Essence magazine flaunting her curves in a white satin dress. The 35-year-old has recently been named an honoree of the magazines Black Women in Hollywood. In the interview she discusses what what it’s like being a black actress in the Hollywood industry.

“I think it’s a really special time to be a woman of color in this business. The landscape of who has the power is changing,” she said. “We are in more influential positions and are able to have a say in the stories that are told. I feel very lucky to be in the business now.…” Kerry told Essence.

The Vixen is making history as the first Black actress to lead a drama based on a real-life Black woman in Shonda Rhimes’ upcoming drama Scandal.

Be sure to pick up the latest issue of Essence to read more on her and her accomplishments in Hollywood.

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