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Kerry Washington welcomed a baby boy earlier this month and since becoming a mother for the second time, the star has been very quiet on social media. But on Saturday, the Scandal star took to Twitter to get a few things off her “chest.”

First, the beauty thanked fans for all their “congratulatory tweets” following the birth of she and husband, Nnamdi Asomugha’s, bundle of joy.

Washington then went on to share her thoughts on the death of Deborah Danner, the 66-year-old schizophrenic Black woman who was shot and killed by a sergeant last week after brandishing a pair of scissors and then a baseball bat inside her Bronx apartment.

“Also the loss of #DeborahDanner has rattled my core. Not only becuz of painful truth that we must continue to affirm that #BlackLivesMatter,” Kerry wrote. “But also becuz was killed in the community where I was raised. Community filled w/people I know & love. So when I .”


Kerry continued, “My heart aches. For lives lost and for the lives we must protect. For the humanity we must work to illuminate and preserve and affirm. .”


The mother of two ended her rant after encouraging fans to go see Moonlight, a movie which she calls an “artful food for your soul. At a time when so many of us need to be lovingly nourished.”


Watch: Julia Roberts And Owen Wilson Give Advice To Their 10-Year-Old Selves



To say Wonder is a must see movie is an understatement! Not only will the film touch you and inspire you to be a better person, it will also entertain you from start to finish.

But don’t take our word for it. HipHollywood sat down with the film’s stars Julia Roberts and Owen Wilson who shared their excitement to bring this heartwarming story to life and how they channeled their real-life parenting skills into the role.

“I think we felt a responsibility to be authentically parents and authentically parents to these two kids, said the 50 year old mother of three. “And I think that’s why you really believe these four people are family and are really having this experience together.”

In the film based on the NY times best seller, Roberts and Wilson play the parents of a teenage daughter (Izabela Vidovic) and 10-year-old boy (Jacob Tremblay) with facial differences entering mainstream elementary school for the first time.

When asked if they had any advice for their ten year old selves, Roberts said: “I have a ten year old son and I tell him to run.”

Meanwhile Wilson says he remembers 5th grade vividly, and enjoyed having his brother Andrew Wilson at the same school to protect him. “It helped so much having an older brother who was already at the school, so that would be the advice I’d give, have a cool older brother.”

Wonder hits theaters November 17, just one day before Wilson’s 49th birthday. 

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