Yesterday E! reported the nuptials of “Scandal” TV Star Kerry Washington to Nigerian- American professional football player Nnamdi Asomugha and posted a copy of the couple's marriage license online. The Blaine County recorder's office in Hailey confirmed the June 24 filing to The Associated Press.
The 36-year-old actress and 31-year-old athlete were married the same day. Washington's parents served as official witnesses, while one of Asomugha's relatives performed the ceremony.
Asomugha was born in Lafayette, Louisiana, to Nigerian Igbo parents, and raised in Los Angeles, California. Asomugha is a cornerback with the San Francisco 49ers. He previously played for the Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles.
Besides starring in the ABC political thriller, Washington's other recent credits include the films “Peeples” and “Django Unchained.” She is also gracing the cover of the latest issue of Vanity Fair. The actress, wearing a white swimsuit and red lipstick, posed for the magazine's August 2013 issue. Inside its pages, she talks about playing fixer Olivia Pope on the hit ABC series “Scandal. “The August issue of Vanity Fair hits newsstands everywhere Aug. 9.
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