Kerry Washington Skips Golden Globes Over Rumored Divorce?

Entertainment | Gerren Keith Gaynor | 01/11/2016 | 12:45 PM EST

Washington gives little explanation as to why she opted out of Hollywood ceremony

Most notably absent from the star-studded Golden Globes this year was Kerry Washington.

Amid divorce rumors, the "Scandal" actress opted out of the award show with little to no explanation as to why.

"I'm not going on...," Washington told E! News days before the ceremony. "It was a decision and I'm sure it'll be a great night and everybody who's there will have a good time."

Her decision to skip the Golden Globes only fueled rumors that she and husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, are having a bit of trouble in paradise. The whispers began circulating after In Touch Weekly reported that the pair were undergoing couple therapy, followed by reports that they put their Los Angeles home up for sale.

Sources told TMZ that there was no truth to the gossip fodder, however, the couple's last public appearance did little to quell rumors.

The couple looked unhappy and distant at December's Kennedy Center Honors, some say. 

Could Washington's opt out of this year's Golden Globe Awards have anything to do with wanting to avoid press amid divorce/separation rumors? Your guess is as good as ours.

Even if there is strife in the marriage, the very private couple would likely never confirm it. 

Washington and Asomugha secretly got married in 2013. They welcomed their first child together, Isabelle, in 2014.

(Photo: PC-NWP/Splash News/Corbis)

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