Newlywed Kerry Washington Gives Birth to a Baby Girl!

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Kerry Washington is pregnant

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Welcome to the world, baby gladiator! Olivia Pope — um, we mean Kerry Washington — secretly gave birth to a baby girl named Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha nearly two weeks ago, according to TMZ. It seems that she followed suit of her super hush-hush marriage (which, we learned about a month after the "I dos" went down), and was able to successfully keep her bundle of joy under wraps for quite some time. Need more proof that Kerry's secret-keeping skills are as amazing as her acting chops? Well, before she threw that crazy down-low wedding, no one even knew the Scandal star was engaged! Olivia Pope would be impressed.

Baby Isabelle is Kerry's first child with husband of less than a year, former NFL player Nnamdi Asomugha. News leaked last July Fourth that Washington and her man tied the knot on June 24 in an extremely private ceremony in Hailey, Idaho.

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If Isabelle (we'd like to imagine Kerry and her hubs will call her "Izzy" or "Belle," though) is anything like her mom, she'll be a venerable fashion force. We're already dying to see the sure-to-be-stylish celebrity child as a flower girl! Mini-Marchesa á la Kerry at the 2013 Emmy's? Yes please.

Speaking of the brand-new mom's 2013 Emmy's red carpet look (above), we must admit that it was probably one of the most wedding-worthy maternity looks we've ever seen. Pregnant brides take note: An empire waist, flattering neckline, and generously flowy fabric are great for walking down the aisle with a baby on board.

Congrats to Kerry, we're so excited to see little Isabelle!

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