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Kerry Washington is one determined woman. After finding out that Tyler Perry was working on an adaptation of "For Colored Girls," the actress cornered him during an event. "I said, 'I heard you're doing "For Colored Girls" and I'd love to be involved," she says. "When the time came he wanted that too, so that was good," she adds. Washington plays Kelly, a case worker whose life intercepts all the other women's lives. Washington spoke to ESSENCE.com about playing Kelly, working with such a monumental cast and why she doesn't like seeing herself on the screen.