Kerry Washington in Essence November 2013: "I Drink Maybe Twice a Year"

Kerry Washington in Essence November 2013:

With her hit drama “Scandal” nearing its anitipated season three premiere, Kerry Washington garnered herself some added exposure by covering the November 2013 issue of Essence magazine.

While donning a gorgeous gold dress for the spread, the 36-year-old actress dished about the ABC series and her coveted sense of style.

Check out a few highlights from Miss Washington”s interview below. For more, be sure to visit Essence!

On “Scandal”
“People are sitting on their couches and they”re in a relationship with us. When people come up to me, they”re saying, “What are you going to do next week””

On her sense of style on and off the set:
“Olivia has three [fashion] modes: Work Olivia, Black-Tie Gala Olivia, and At Home Olivia… My fashion is more eclectic: There”s Going to Work Kerry, which is gym clothes and Nike kicks. That”s the Bronx girl. There”s also Red Carpet Kerry and Out to Dinner With Friends Kerry.”

On her Girls” Nights:
“I drink maybe twice a year. I would be with my three best friends from high school or my girlfriends from the show.”