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As part of a SXSW panel about social media interest in celebrities, Kerry Washington broke down in detail her reasons for keeping her private life off of social media – including her decision not to use it for rumor-busting purposes regarding her marriage to Nnamdi Asomugha, or even to share pics of her baby.

“I think it’s a double-edged sword,” the “Scandal” star said during Sunday’s “The New Rules of Social Stardom” panel.

“I think — and this is something Reese Witherspoon has talked about a lot — it’s a little different for me because I don’t talk about my personal life,” Washington continued. “Social media has actually been great for [other celebrities’] relationships with the weeklies or the gossip sites because people say things and they say, ‘That’s not true! Just so you know, that’s BS!’ I say ‘BS’ because it’s Sunday. So I’m thinking in some ways, it’s been great because people are…

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