Kerry Washington opens up about new show, pressure she feels in the spotlight

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Transcript for Kerry Washington opens up about new show, pressure she feels in the spotlight
We're going to begin with Kerry Washington. She is gracing the cover of the new "Variety" magazine. Look at her, guys. Wow. You can see it says burning up and she sure is. Inside the magazine she's opening up about her upcoming series, "Little fires everywhere." You can see why they said that, about working with Reese Witherspoon in the series and getting candid about the pressure that she felt carrying the hit show "Scandies rose" which aired right here on ABC while Washington praised her time on the show and, of course, executive producer Shonda rhimes, she did say she felt, quote, if we messed this up, it's going to be another 40 years before they let a black woman be the lead of a network we have to get this right. About her new show, she says that she and co-star Reese Witherspoon had very honest conversations about how they were approaching their roles. The series getting so much buzz and she says, quote, in the real world Reese and I are not supposed to be friends. I grew up in the bronx, she grew up in Nashville, Tennessee. We all took a lot of risks in revealing our inner lives to each other. Read more in the new "Variety" when "Little fires everywhere" premieres and you can see them live. When? Visiting us just before the show launches in early March. Breaking news to all the world. I love when I find out what we're doing. We're here for you. And you, of course. Also in the news this morning, I know we're all sad about this, "Modern family" heading for its final bow, 11 incredible seasons later the cast has just started shooting their final episode. Clearly they're feeling nostalgic and many posting behind-the-scenes shots to capture the moments. Here's one by Jesse Tyler Ferguson with the caption at least we're all together and Sofia Vergara posted this with her TV son writing last time we shoot in this kitchen. Speaking of sweet Rico, he shared this video from the last table read writing, tears in our eyes and hearts so grateful. Last week we read the last episode of "Modern family" and it was such a surreal moment. Today we start production on the final episode. 11 season, five emmys for outstanding comedy series and even more nominations and wins for the cast. So hard to believe that idea modern family" ends April 8th right here on ABC. It's going to be great. So special. They're all so nice. They will be missed. We do have fashion news this morning. Disney our parent company making dreams come true this morning. They're announcing a bridal collection based on your favorite Disney princesses. About time, right? I love this idea. They shared a few sketches of the dresses. These are inspired by Ariel as you can see, belle and Tiana. There's Tiana. Just gorgeous and there will be gowns based on Cinderella, snow white and many more princesses. The collection by allure bridal will debut during New York's bridal fashion week this April and it will hit stores nationwide immediately after and if you want to really have a great place to take photos of yourself, Disney is starting a huge makeover on Cinderella's castle in honor of the 70th anniversary of the classic animated film, her castle at Disney world in Florida will be totally refurbished with shimmering shades of blush, Navy and gold instead of the current blue and gray. Tell us more. Ding. The work will start soon and go on throughout the summer. That's "Pop news," everybody.

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