Scandal actress Kerry Washington shines bright on the November issue of Essence Magazine.  Scandal, which returns to the small screen on Thursday, October 3.

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The Emmy-nominated actress—who is styled by the one and only June Ambrose for the cover shoot—wears a stunning gold Rafael Cennamo Couture dress and a killer gold-tipped mani.

Washington, who plays the dynamic Olivia Pope on the oh-so-addictive series Scandal, is amazed at just how popular the show has become over the past two seasons. “People are sitting on their couches and they’re in a relationship with us. When people come up to me, they’re saying, ‘What are you going to do next week?'”

November issue hits newsstands on October 10th. Will you be picking up this issue?

 

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