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Emmys 2013: 'Scandal's' Kerry Washington tweets her thanks
Emmys 2013: 'Scandal's' Kerry Washington tweets her thanks

It's only fitting that Kerry Washington reacted to her lead actress Emmy nomination for her role in the buzzed-about drama "Scandal" on Twitter. The show, after all, became a sensation because of social media. Washington's nomination took on historic proportions as well. She's the first African American to earn one in this category since Cicely Tyson in 1995. And if she wins, she'll be the first African American to do so. "Just landed. WOW! Im so grateful &humbled. THX 4 all your CONGRATS! YAY ..." the 36-year-old actress tweeted Thursday to her more than 971,000 Twitter followers. LIVE CHAT: Kerry Washington talks 'Scandal,' and other conversations An early morning flight from...

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