Since they met in 2009, Kerry Washington and Nnamdi Asomugha stored their relationship firmly beneath wraps. So, it is unclear precisely when Asomugha popped the query. Nevertheless, when it did occur, Washington wished to guard their particular second as a lot as doable. “For months, I had been sporting my engagement ring secretly pinned inside my clothes for concern that if folks knew we have been engaged, it might be not possible to have a marriage away from public spectacle,” Washington wrote in “Thicker Than Water” (by way of Folks).
The lady who winningly introduced “Scandal’s” Olivia Pope to life additionally acknowledged that it has not been simple for Asomugha to lastly reveal such intimate details about their time collectively. Nonetheless, she praised the athlete-turned-actor for his unwavering help. As Washington defined, “I am actually grateful that he allowed me to place a few of that in there as a result of I believe it was actually pertinent to telling the story of me getting into being an individual who felt strong and unbiased sufficient that I may commit to a different individual.”