Kerry Washington On Being Famously Private: You’re Not Worried About My Life, You’re Worried About Olivia Pope’s Life.

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After pushing out a healthy baby girl less than six months ago, Kerry Washington’s physical appearance is in tip-top shape. The 37-year-old actress has been hitting up all types of red-carpets, showing skin and beaming from motherhood.

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This week, she visited BET’s 106 & Park and shared how she’s been able to get some of the weight off. She says that even before pregnancy, she’s always been conscious of her health. That coupled with nursing, has been essential:

I’m breastfeeding so I can’t starve myself.

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Kerry also explains why she’s as an extremely private person, in particular when it comes to her family. The Scandal actress believes that the focus should remain on the work, not who she is off camera.

I guess I feel like for me what I do for a living is become other people so it’s important for me to keep my private life private because then you can really believe that I’m these other people….You’re not worried