Kerry Washington Pretties Up the 2012 BET Awards
The "A Thousand Words" actress tended to media duties in the arrivals area at the Shrine Auditorium while readying for the annual showcase to get underway.
With Kanye West being the top nominee with seven bids for hardware, the show also includes special tributes to the late, great Whitney Houston, as well as Rev. Al Sharpton as the Humanitarian Award Honoree and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly as the Life Achievement Award winner.
The 2012 BET Awards air live beginning at 8/7c.
Enjoy the pictures of Kerry Washington at the 2012 BET Awards (July 1).