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Magazine sort of apologizes for Kerry Washington cover photo

A magazine has sort of apologized after "Scandal" star Kerry Washington said she was "taken aback" by the cover photo it ran of her.

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"I'm no stranger to Photoshopping," Kerry Washington said of this photo, but it left her "feeling weary."

Washington, who appears soon as Anita Hill in HBO's "Confirmation," which was filmed in Atlanta, said she was proud of the article that Adweek ran, and liked the inside photos. It was the overly doctored cover shot that bothered her. Here's an open message she posted on her public, official Facebook page:

Here's the full cover photo Adweek ran of Kerry Washington.

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Here's what the magazine's editorial director posted in response:

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