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Michelle Obama loves Kerry Washington: A big fan of ABC’s ‘Scandal’

(AFP OUT) Ffirst lady Michelle Obama lisens as her husband U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during their annual trip to meet current and retired members of the U.S. military and their families as they eat a Christmas Day meal in the Anderson Hall mess h
(AFP OUT) Ffirst lady Michelle Obama lisens as her husband U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during their annual trip to meet current and retired members of the U.S. military and their families as they eat a Christmas Day meal in the Anderson Hall mess h
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ABC’s hit drama “Scandal” has caught the attention the First Lady. According to Entertainment Weekly on Jan. 31, Michelle Obama confessed in a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest to binge-watching the primetime drama.

With her busy schedule, she said she hadn’t seen an episode of the show until a recent trip. And on that trip she was able to catch up on all the episodes. She told Seacrest in the interview:

“You know what, I hadn’t watched it until this past vacation – we went to Hawaii so I had a long flight – so I watched all the seasons. I caught up on ‘Scandal’, I never watched it.”

Michelle Obama also became a fan of the actress who plays Olivia Pope, the lead character of the show, Kerry Washington who is celebrating her 37th birthday on Friday (Jan.31).

“I love Kerry Washington, she is amazing, so it makes the show fun, it really does, it was fun to watch.”

Speaking of Kerry Washington. The actress has had quite a year as she celebrates her birthday. Not only is she enjoying the success of “Scandal”, she was recently married to former NFL star Nnamdi Asomugha and is preparing to be a new mom. And now Michelle Obama is one of her biggest fans.