Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 2 October 2014

Kerry loves Eminem

Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington can’t wait to host Saturday Night Live with Eminem.

The actress is hosting Saturday Night Live on October 19, and the musical guest will be Eminem.

Kerry is over the moon about the hosting gig, and meeting the rapper is clearly going to be a high point.

“I’m so excited – it’s true! I’m a huge Eminem fan,” Kerry told Access Hollywood. “So, that’s going to be big for me personally.”

The Emmy-nominated actress is known for playing Olivia Pope on hit TV show Scandal. But she is greatly looking forward to indulging in her creative side by hosting SNL.

“It’s fun that I get to be smart Kerry here and silly Kerry there,” she said. “I feel like I’m going to comedy camp for a week. So I won’t be able to tell you anything until I get there.”

While Kerry doesn’t know what other sketches will air on Saturday night, she is thrilled to do a live show. And she feels lucky to be able to prove her comedy chops.

“I’m really, really excited! I’m very excited. I feel like I’m getting to wear a lot of my different hats right now.”

Kerry’s co-stars on Scandal are very supportive of her debut hosting duties, including on-screen love interest Tony Goldwyn.

“You know, she plays a more serious character on TV, but Kerry is the first one on our show to be creating mayhem,” Tony said. “So, she’s gonna be great.”

© Cover Media

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife Galleries

More

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Libra:

Powerful emotions are causing you to call some friendships into question. You're tired of being treated like a second class citizen. Someone who constantly cancels plans at the last minute does not value your time. It may be time to part ways. Don't worry about being alienated. A social butterfly like you will never be lonely. The important thing is to be discerning about the company you keep. Surround yourself with caring, attentive people who support you in good times and bad.More