An insider claims that Scandal actress Kerry Washington secretly wed NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha last month because she is expecting her first child.
DairyofaHollywoodStreetKing reported on July 8 that an insider close to Washington revealed the Scandal star is pregnant and plans to keep it a secret.
"Kerry plans on hiding out throughout the summer from the public," the source told DiaryofaHollywoodStreetKing.
The source added that Washington is working with Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes to include a pregncany storyline for Washington's character Olivia Pope in Season 3.
TerezOwens was the first to report of the couple's nuptials on July 2. US Weekly later reported on July 3 that the newlyweds applied for a marriage license on June 24 in Blaine County, Idaho and that they later wed in Hailey, Idaho. According to the report, Washington's parents witnessed the intimate ceremony that was officiated by Asomugha's sister.
The city's Clerk's Office confirmed the report to Us Weekly in a statement, saying, "It has been recorded in the Blaine County clerk's office that Nnamdi Asomugha and Kerry Washington have been married on the 24th of June in the town of Hailey, Idaho."
See the couple's secret marriage certificate here.
The couple had been secretly dating since the summer of 2012. According to E! News, the husband and wife team share the same interests including the entertainment business. He has also appeared in several television shows including The Game and Friday Night Lights.
Asomugha, 31, currently plays for the San Francisco 49ers, whom he signed with in April. He previously played for the Oakland Raiders for eight seasons and the Philadelphia Eagles for two seasons.
It is the first marriage for Washington, 36, who was previously engaged to her long term boyfriend, David Moscow. They split in 2007.