But Rock reignited the rumor in the RS cover story on his “Total Blackout” world tour. I’ve got to make some money first,” he told the mag. A source close to Rock brushed off the routine as shtick, but admitted his marriage to Malaak was tumultuous.“I take it as a joke when he says he cheated with a famous person. He was also separated from Malaak around that time. It was a rocky situation.” Washington is now happily married to Nnamdi Asomugha, and the couple has two kids, daughter Isabelle and son Caleb.For her role, she has been nominated twice for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series, and a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television Series.Washington is also known for her roles as Della Bea Robinson, in the film Ray (2004), as Kay in The Last King of Scotland (2006), as Alicia Masters in the live-action Fantastic Four films of 20, and as Broomhilda von Schaft in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained (2012).Her mother's family is from Manhattan, and Washington has said that her mother is from a "mixed-race background but from Jamaica, so she is partly English and Scottish and Native American, but also descended from African slaves in the Caribbean." In April 2016, Washington confirmed that, in the 1990s in New York, she learned to dance from Jennifer Lopez.During her appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, she told host Jimmy Fallon that "I've been taking dance for a long time, since I was a little girl.In March 2007, the same month that “I Think I Love My Wife,” was released, Washington and Moscow called it quits. Since 2012, Washington has gained wide public recognition for starring in the ABC drama Scandal, a Shonda Rhimes series in which she plays Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert to politicians and power brokers in Washington DC.
In the Rolling Stone interview, Rock jokes about the fact that he really wasn’t sure he wanted to be married to Malaak Compton-Rock when he was filming the 2007 movie “I Think I Love My Wife.” His co-star on the movie was Washington, and there were rumors at the time that Rock and Washington had done more than work on the movie.Rumors have swirled since Chris Rock revealed in a comedy routine he cheated on his ex-wife with three different women, including a big star.And sources tell the New York Post the famous fling was with “Scandal” star Kerry Washington.She has also starred in the independent films Our Song (2000), The Dead Girl (2006), Mother and Child (2009) and Night Catches Us (2010).In 2016, she portrayed Anita Hill in the HBO television film Confirmation and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie.