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ABC's Kerry Washington on 'Oprah's Next Chapter'

Kerry Washington is excited to not play the

Kerry Washington is excited to not play the love interest role on her TV show “Scandal.” Instead, she's the star. She's also gearing up to reunite with Jamie Foxx in the movie “Django Unchained." (Credit: AP)

Kerry Washington, lead of “Scandal” — pretty much a genuine hit for ABC — recently sat down with the Queen of all Media. Do you really need a name here? Oh, very well, Oprah, but maybe Shonda Rhimes qualifies, too.

Washington spoke about the show, her life, her future, her past and — no doubt — her splendid good luck to land on a midseason show that wasn't given a whole lot of critical support but found a substantial amount of viewer support (of much greater significance). Airs Sunday at 9 p.m. New clip here:

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