Pregnant Eva Longoria Says She’s ‘Leaning’ On Kerry Washington as She Prepares to Welcome a Son

Eva Longoria is counting on some good friends to assistance her during her pregnancy journey.

The former Desperate Housewives star, 42, suggested she turns to Scandal star Kerry Washington for recommendation via her pregnancy.

Washington, 41, is a mom to dual children: 3-year-old daughter Isabelle Amarachi and 17-month-old son Caleb Kelechi, so it creates clarity that a dual would bond over motherhood.

“Kerry has indeed been one of my categorical friends that I’ve been disposition on during pregnancy,” Longoria told Access in an talk on Wednesday. “She helped me find a baby nurse, and [figure out what] a doula is. She’s been an unconstrained source of information.”

She added, “And she gave me this container of maternity clothes. It’s like a roving container — it only gets upheld on. Then we have to supplement to it and afterwards I’ll pass it on. Kerry’s been amazing.”

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The two were recently photographed together alongside Jane a Virgin star Gina Rodriguez at the Costume Designers Guild Awards in Beverly Hills final month, with a dual rubbing Longoria’s belly.

“Sisters from other misters,” Washington captioned a shot on Instagram. “That baby’s gonna have a lotta aunties!”

Eva Longoria with Kerry Washington and Gina Rodriguez


Longoria’s repute reliable to PEOPLE in Dec that the former Desperate Housewives star and her husband José “Pepe” Antonio Bastón were expecting a baby child together, divulgence during a time that she was 4 months along.

Bastón is already a father to 3 children from a prior marriage.

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“One of a reasons Eva fell in adore with Pepe is that he’s an extraordinary father,” a crony tighten to a star told PEOPLE of Longoria during a time.

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“Seeing him with his kids illuminated a hint in her to wish to get pregnant,” combined a pal.

While a integrate hasn’t suggested if they already had a baby name planned, Longoria seemed receptive to a integrate of names that Access suggested such as “Jaime” and “Cristian.”

As for her ideal baby name, she merely said, “They can’t be weird… and they have to be Spanish.”