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Kerry Washington weds pro athlete Nnamdi Asomugha

Saturday - 7/6/2013, 11:40am  ET

FILE - This May 16, 2013 photo shows actress Kerry Washington at the Academy of Television Art and Sciences' event in North Hollywood, Calif. Washington married professional football player Nnamdi Asomugha last week in Idaho. E! was the first to report the nuptials Wednesday, July 3, and posted a copy of the couple’s marriage license online. The 36-year-old actress and 31-year-old athlete were married on June 24 in Hailey, Idaho. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- No "Scandal" here: Kerry Washington is a newlywed.

The star of TV's "Scandal" married professional football player Nnamdi Asomugha (NAHM'-dee AH'-suhm-wah) last week in Hailey, Idaho.

E! reported the nuptials Wednesday and posted a copy of the couple's marriage license online. The Blaine County recorder's office in Hailey confirmed the June 24 filing to The Associated Press.

The 36-year-old actress and 31-year-old athlete were married the same day. Washington's parents served as official witnesses, while one of Asomugha's relatives performed the ceremony.

Asomugha is a cornerback with the San Francisco 49ers. He previously played for the Oakland Raiders and Philadelphia Eagles.

Besides starring in the ABC political thriller, Washington's other recent credits include the films "Peeples" and "Django Unchained."


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Washington is a graduate of the George Washington University in D.C. See her 2013 commencement address below: