Kerry Washington graces the cover of 'Glamour' magazine. (Photo courtesy of 'Glamour')

Kerry Washington‘s highly-anticipated return to TV is quickly approaching as season 3 of the hit series Scandal airs on October 3rd.

In the meantime, the A-List actress hasn’t had any trouble generating buzz.

In the past few months alone, she landed her first Emmy nomination,¬†graced the August cover of Vanity Fair, topped the magazine’s list of this year’s best-dressed listand got secretly married to NFL cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha.

Now, the Hollywood star is featured on the October issue of Glamour and Washington — who plays Olivia Pope, a quick-witted political fixer — sat down with the glossy to share some of her own crisis-management solutions to reader-submitted questions.

Although she may not be the expert she plays onscreen, Washington still has some instinctual remedies to life dilemmas like spilling wine over a white outfit or debunking nasty rumors.

Watch the video on The Huffington Post and see more photos from Washington’s cover shoot in the slideshow above.

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