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Kerry Washington: Dealing with the Aftermath of an Abortion 'Changes a Lot About' Olivia Pope on Scandal

Originally posted 02/11/2016 05:45PM

After a midseason finale that left fans utterly shocked, the winter premiere of Scandal is finally here.

The controversial episode that featured Olivia Pope getting an abortion proved to be a major turning point in the Beltway fixer's life.

"That winter finale was intense, and it reflected a very difficult decision for Olivia, and it's a decision that was not an easy one," Washington said. "It changes her, a lot about her. That moment is a moment of realization about who she is, about the life she wants. So, we'll start to see how some of that manifests."

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Pumped for Scandal's Return Tonight? Go Behind-the-Scenes with the Cast Today!

Pumped for Scandal's Return Tonight? Go Behind-the-Scenes with the Cast Today!

Originally posted 02/11/2016 11:50AM

It feels like forever since we were last invited into the White House to keep tabs on Scandal's on- and off-again couple Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and President Fitz (Tony Goldwyn).

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Scandal Sneak Peek: Is Olivia Out for Blood?

Originally posted 02/09/2016 09:00AM

When Scandal returns Thursday, Olitz is over – and so is our gladiator-in-chief's reign in the White House.

In a sneak peek exclusive to PEOPLE, Olivia (Kerry Washington) is reunited with her devious dad Eli aka Rowan aka Pape Pope (Joe Morton) is what is a truly bizarre case of season 2 deja vu. They sit down for dinner like he didn't run a shadowy government organization, assassinate the president's son and basically order a PTSD-plagued operative to fall in love with her. The red wine is flowing, and everything's nice and cordial until women at a nearby table fan-girl over her, snapping a not-so surreptitious photo and mouthing, "We love you!"

"Celebrity," he says, amused. "Has your newfound notoriety been good for business?"

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Tony Goldwyn Teases Scandal's Winter Premiere: 'Fitz Is Alone Really for the First Time in His Life'

Originally posted 02/05/2016 10:35PM



Scandal is almost back – and it's taking a big leap forward.

"We start six months after the last episode ended, so you sort of flash-forward," Tony Goldwyn, who plays President Fitzgerald Grant, told PEOPLE and a group of reporters at the U.S. Premiere of Debbie Allen's Freeze Frame Gala Performance in Beverly Hills on Thursday.

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Bellamy Young on Working with Chelsea Clinton and Being a Big Fan of Dad Bill

Bellamy Young on Working with Chelsea Clinton and Being a Big Fan of Dad Bill

Originally posted 01/30/2016 08:20PM

She plays First Lady on Scandal, and now Bellamy Young is getting to collaborate with a real-life member of a former First Family.

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How Tony Goldwyn's Parents' Marriage Made Him a Feminist

Originally posted 01/26/2016 10:00AM

Scandal star Tony Goldwyn is opening up about how watching his parents' marriage inspired him to become a feminist.

In a revealing essay written for More magazine, Goldwyn recounts how his mother Jennifer Howard put aside her acting career for his father (and later his stepfather).

"The theater was in Mom's blood. She did some prestigious shows … but she eventually gave up acting," Goldwyn writes. "Perhaps she didn't have what it takes. But my suspicion is that she lacked the support she needed from my dad (the film producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr.) and felt that her primary duty was to be a wife and mother.

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2016 Presidential Elections

Watch Hillary Clinton Play Patty-Cake with Ellen DeGeneres and Scandal's President Fitz

Originally posted 01/08/2016 02:00PM

Hillary Clinton's competitiveness came in handy during an upcoming appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, where the Democratic frontrunner played the game "Heads Up" with DeGeneres and Scandal star Tony Goldwyn.

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Ellen DeGeneres Will Give $10,000 to Charity if Darby Stanchfield Can Sneak This Hilarious Fan Art into Scandal

Originally posted 12/02/2015 11:50AM

Darby Stanchfield is taking on Ellen DeGeneres' Scandal prop challenge.

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Kerry Washington Loves Scandal Costume Designer Lyn Paolo So Much She Has Her Dress Her Daughter

Kerry Washington Loves Scandal Costume Designer Lyn Paolo So Much She Has Her Dress Her Daughter

Originally posted 11/21/2015 06:10PM

Plus, they spill cute Scandal style secrets

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Scandal Abortion Shock: ABC Hit Slams Planned Parenthood Defunding

Originally posted 11/20/2015 11:25AM

ABC's Scandal created one of its own Thursday night.

Warning: Spoilers follow.

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