Kerry Washington, Hollywood actress, showed that her Hollywood based husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, has transferred the Igbo speaking gene to her as the popular screen diva congratulated actress Genevieve Nnaji in Igbo language, following Lionheart‘s nomination for an Oscar award.
It all began with Genevieve breaking the news on her Twitter handle and the Hollywood actress swiftly congratulated her in IgboThe Nigerian Oscar Selection Committee has chosen LionHeart, the movie to represent Nigeria for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Film! We are grateful for this recognition and proud to carry the torch. Thank you all for the love and support thus far.
Kerry’s congratulatory message: “This is glorious!!!!!!!!!!!!! Also… Anyi nwere ike i ga rie nri ehihie n’oge n’adighi anya?”
Genevieve reply: “Nwunye anyi daalu. Ka eme ya ngwa ngwa maka anyá nwere okwu. Love you sis.”
Kerry Washington is the popular Olivia Pope, a crisis management expert, in the ABC drama series, Scandal. She is married to a Nigerian-American man, Nnamdi Asomugha and they have two kids together.