HBO's Post Emmy Awards Reception - ArrivalsKerry Washington and her husband, former NFL star Nnamdi Asomugha, have expanded their family, welcoming their second child, a son, earlier this month.

E! News reports that the "Scandal" star gave birth on October 5 to a baby boy, named Caleb Kelechi Asomugha. He joins big sister Isabelle Amarachi, 2, who was born in 2014.

Washington's pregnancy was made public back in May, and she confirmed she was expecting when she debuted her baby bump at the Met Gala later that month. The actress and Asomugha are notoriously private, though she did open up a bit about her second pregnancy in an interview with Ellen DeGeneres in September, telling the host that she and her husband wanted to keep the sex a surprise until he or she was born.

Another thing Washington discussed with DeGeneres was how "Scandal" was handling her pregnancy. Earlier this year, it was unclear whether or not her character, Olivia Pope, would also be expecting. Showrunners decided against that, though, and Washington said that the series had to get creative while trying to hide her growing bump, deploying "Big coats, big bags ... hiding behind different body parts of other actors."

The sixth season of "Scandal" has been delayed until midseason in order to accommodate Washington's pregnancy and maternity leave. No official premiere date has been announced yet.

Congrats to the new family of four!

[via: E! News]

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