Flare.com Asks… Kerry Washington, cont’d
F: What do you hope people take away from this movie?
KW: I hope that people look more closely at our own leadership. I think we need to hold our politicians more accountable.
F: How has success changed your life?
KW: I’ve found myself really pulling in and realizing how important my friends are. I am a little more guarded and reluctant to make new friends.
F: What have been some of your career highlights?
KW: There have been so many. Being in Toronto right now is a highlight. I feel that everything I have worked on has been a highlight – I have been blessed!
F: Is there a particular director you would like to work with?
KW: Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, The Science of Sleep)
F: Can you tell me about your upcoming projects?
KW: I’m in an independent film called The Dead Girl. It’s a really wonderful ensemble piece starring Giovanni Ribisi, Marcia Gay Harden, Brittany Murphy, James Franco, Mary Steenburgen and Toni Collette.
F: You always look amazing on the red carpet. Who are your favourite designers?
KW: Today I’m wearing Lacroix. I’m all about Lacroix these days! I love Stella McCartney too! I’m not a good shopper, but I have this inner fashionista that has learned to love clothes and appreciate fashion as art. Most of my stuff is organic cotton and vintage.
F: What do you do in your down time?
KW: I try to see my fiancée and my dog.
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