Kerry Washington Stuns in ‘Off-the-Charts’ Yellow Gown at 2022 SAG Awards

Everyone look out: Kerry Washington is giving us major Beauty and the Beast Belle vibes with her extravagant ensemble from this year’s SAG Awards.

Of course, the Scandal star had to show up and show out for awards night. In a new IG post, the 45-year-old actress gave us a peek at the gorgeous ensemble, a yellow ballroom gown (designed by Celia Kritharioti). In the slideshow, Washington rocked a smokey eye with a bold, magenta lip.

She wore silver almond-shaped crystal rings with hoop earrings to match. She tied the look together with her hair curled at the ends.

In the next slide, she struck an elegant pose to show off the beautiful dress. Meanwhile, she was surrounded by an array of trees and plants. In the last photo, the actress showed off her Tyler Ellis clutch (in the color Limoncello Crushed Velvet) in a car, presumably driving to the event.

The Little Fires Everywhere alum even posted a video of herself lip-syncing to Celine Dion’s “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now” as her hairstylist transformed her hair for the award show.

Fans couldn’t get enough of her stunning yellow dress. “This dress is off the charts! Wow!!! [fire emojis],” one fan wrote in the comments section. Another chimed in and said, “Stunning!”

Even some Hollywood celebrities were completely blown away by the ensemble. Insecure star Yvonne Orji wrote, “Ohhhh YOUUUU BETTAAAA.” Singer and songwriter Alicia Keys commented, “Yas gorgeous!!!!”

At the award show, Washington had a big surprise in store for Scandal fans. That’s right, the alum reunited with her former co-star Tony Goldwyn (AKA Fitzgerald Grant) to present the award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series, which was given to the cast of Succession.

While presenting the award, both actors channeled their characters from the series. “Should I read the nominees for outstanding ensemble in a drama series?” Goldwyn asked, to which Washington responded with Olivia’s famous catchphrase, “No, it's handled.” (OMG, the feels.)

Loving the fabulous award show look, Kerry!

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Karelle McKay is the Assistant Editor of News and Entertainment at PureWow. Before she started writing about all things pop culture, she was a literal couch potato who loved...
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