“Scandal” star Kerry Washington and her NFL player husband Nnamdi Asomugha are reportedly expecting a child.

 According to a close friend, Washington is about 16 weeks.

This will be the 36-year-old actress’ first child.

 From NY Daily News:

The surprising pregnancy report follows Washington’s surprise wedding to the San Francisco 49ers cornerback this past summer. The duo, who allegedly started dating in 2012, said “I do” in a small covert ceremony in Hailey, Idaho, on June 24. In a recent interview with Glamour magazine, Washington explained why she prefers to stay silent about her personal life. “I learned through experience that it doesn’t work for me,” she said. “I’ve had earlier times in my career when I did talk about it. But I couldn’t just turn around and say, ‘I only want to talk about the good stuff, but not the bad stuff.’ So I just thought, ‘Okay, no more.'”

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“I’m walking around in the world with my ring. And when people say congratulations, I say thank you,” she said about being a newlywed.

We wonder if  “Scandal” creator Shonda Rhimes plans to fold Washington’s pregnancy into the show! Wouldn’t that be juicy?

Congratulations to both Kerry and her husband on their baby bump!

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