Here's Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in HBO's Confirmation

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Kerry Washington, who is playing Anita Hill in the upcoming HBO biopic entitled Confirmation, gave her fans proof in an Instagram on Tuesday. If Game Change, the story of Sarah Palin and John McCain’s presidential and vice presidential election campaign, is any indication, Confirmation will be amazing.


Hill, who spoke with Jezebel and our readers in 2014, was an attorney who worked for then Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas as his assistant when he sexually harassed her with actions like leaving pubes on her soda can. This man is a SCOTUS judge now, just think about that for a moment.

Dear @HBO,

Thank you for the profound opportunity of getting to inhabit Anita Hill and help tell this story!

Yours Truly,

K-Dub (aka super excited Exec Producer)


Alongside Washington, Confirmation co-stars Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Hudson, Alison Wright, Eric Stonestreet and Jeffrey Wright. Washington is an executive producer on the project and Susannah Grant, who penned Erin Brockovich, wrote the script.

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Image via Kerry Washington/Instagram.



I’m not sure why I missed this, but he put PUBES on her SODA CAN?!? I can’t even process the level of malice in that.

I hope to goodness the movie portrays him as the asshole he is because he sure as shit didn’t get his just desserts in real life.