Kerry Washington Graces Cover of Uptown Magazine

Kerry also confesses her filmography doesn’t embody that of a statured person. “If you look at my body of work, I’ve always taken huge risks. I’ve played prostitutes, drug addicts, pimping lesbians. I do work I’m drawn to.”

Although many would beg to differ that Kerry in real life is anything like her various roles, the avid campaigner for President Barack Obama’s re-election shot to the political spotlight, displaying her intelligence and empowering other women.