Emmy Awards 2013: Celebrities react to being nominated

Slideshow posted in Photos | Thursday, July 18, 2013

1 of 12: 'I am endlessly grateful to Shonda Rhimes and the entire cast and crew of 'Scandal.' It is humbling to be nominated in the company of such extraordinarily talented and accomplished women and I am thankful to the Academy for this honor and privilege.'

- Kerry Washington on receiving a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series for 'Scandal.'

(Pictured: Kerry Washington talks to OTRC.com at the 'Scandal' event at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on May 16, 2013.) ( Photo / OTRC)