• KERRY & NNAMDI photo | Kerry Washington, Nnamdi Asomugha

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Published: Tuesday September 09, 2014 15:00 PM EDT

2014

KERRY & NNAMDI

"What?!" That was the collective remark uttered by fans of Scandal star Kerry Washington when news broke July 3 that she'd married San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha in Idaho on June 24. Not only did the actress manage to keep her wedding a secret, but her relationship was under wraps, as well: She'd apparently dated the footballer for nearly a year before tying the knot.