Pregnant Kerry Washington Debuts Baby Bump (and Purple Hair!) at Met Gala

05/02/2016 at 08:30 PM ET

Kerry Washington debuted her baby bump in the most glamorous way possible.

At Monday’s Met Gala, the Scandal star rubbed her belly on the red carpet wearing a sequined Marc Jacobs gown that featured a thigh-high slit. The mom-to-be paired her black dress with sheer polka dot gloves (also by Marc Jacobs) and Gianvito Rossi shoes.

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Not only did she debut her bump, Washington, 39, also revealed a new purple hairstyle! And Gladiators, you’re in luck: the actress gave fans a closer look at her designer gown and also shared photos from inside the star-studded event.

#MetGala bound. #💅🏾@OPI_products #OPIWashingtonDC #WeTheFemale #Kerry4OPI

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At the exhibit. #MetGala

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The actress is expecting her second child with her husband, former San Francisco 49ers cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha. The couple, who secretly wed in June 2013, are already parents to 2-year-old daughter Isabelle Amarachi.

We’re looking forward to more ultra-glam maternity style from Washington this year.

— Karen Mizoguchi

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Dawn on

Now THIS is nailing it! She looks stunning!

Meena on

She looks fantastic!

Mom of 2 on

Wow! She looks gorgeous! See? you can rock high fashion while pregnant….this is how you do it 😉
Congrats to her and her husband on the pregnancy.

guestie on

Wait, how many celebrities are knocked? Seems like all of them. I’ll go check, I might be knocked myself.

erica2 on

not digging this look that’s surprising because I normally love Kerry’s chic and classy style…she looks like a witch maybe that was the look she was going for?!?

EDIE Koller on

I like Kerry Washington and I love the Scandal Show..and Her Hair looks great but I do not like the dress or the gloves.
The article said her husband was a former “Cornerback for the SF Giants football team? I am sure they meant Quarterback”.. Guess People does not do spellchecks.

sunny on

Love her, she looks beautiful.

Tissy on

EDIE there is a position in football called a corner back. They are correct. .Google it.

MissAmour on

EDIE, nope. People did NOT mean quarterback because there is in fact a position in football called cornerback. Maybe look it up before you start criticizing people next time.

Lois on

Why getting pregnant so important these days. Thought having a career was.

Tyra on

She looks stunning!

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