Kerry Washington got `courage? to have kids from TV show
Los Angeles March 15 (IANS) Actress Kerry Washington says she doesn t think she would have had children if it wasn t for the courage that her character in "Scandal" gave her.
The 41-year-old actress is mother to three-year-old Isabelle and 17-month-old son Caleb both of whom she has with her husband Nnamdi Asomugha.
Ahead of the final episode of the TV series "Scandal" Washington has spoken up about how life-changing her character Olivia Pope has been to her reports femalefirst.co.uk.
She said: "The thing that s really fun for me about saying goodbye to a character is they kind of live in you. There will be things that Olivia Pope has given me that always stay with me. She s changed me.
"I don t know if I would have had kids at this point in my life if she didn t make me feel like anything is possible. I feel like she s given me a lot of courage. So I ll keep that courage.
"I m going to have to say bye to the Prada purses but not goodbye to the courage and the courage is more important."
Washington hopes "Scandal" leaves a mark on the television landscape after it broke new ground by casting a black female lead.