• I work very physically as an actor. The biggest thing for me has been the challenge of how to be this person [Olivia Pope] with the personal transformation that's going on for me physically... That hasn't been easy. It's been an awesome challenge for me...because so much of how I access character is through my body.

    "'Scandal's' Kerry Washington: Explosion Will Have 'Huge Impact' on the Election". Interview with Lesley Goldberg, April 16, 2014.