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Scandal's Bellamy Young Compares Mellie Grant to Hillary Clinton: 'People Like to Vilify Her'

Originally posted 05/21/2015 06:35PM

It's been one long week since Scandal blew our minds for the final time until fall, and we're fighting a serious #TGIT withdrawal.

Star Bellamy Young already gave us the scoop on the explosive season 4 finale. But before the ABC drama went out with a bang (well, maybe ... the jury's still out on that Huckleberry Quinn cliffhanger), she stopped by the PEOPLE Now studio to talk all things Mellie.

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Taylor Schilling on Stripping Down for OITNB: 'I've Been Scared of the Nudity'

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Taylor Schilling on Stripping Down for Orange Is the New Black: 'I've Been Scared of the Nudity'

Originally posted 05/21/2015 03:10PM

Taylor Schilling admits she's not exactly eager to peel off the orange jumpsuit to show the world what's underneath.

"I've been scared of the nudity," Schilling, 30, said during a panel for the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' screening of Orange Is the New Black in West Hollywood on Wednesday. "Just as an actor [that] has been frightening for me."

But if filming a nude scene is what's needed to get to the heart of her character, the star isn't afraid to undress. The actress, who plays Piper Chapman on the hit Netflix show, made the admission after she was asked about the last time she called show creator Jenji Kohan to talk about a scene.

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RHOC's Vicki Gunvalson: I'll Do Whatever It Takes to Look Good

RHOC's Vicki Gunvalson: I'll Do Whatever It Takes to Look Good

Originally posted 05/21/2015 02:30PM

With the pressures that come with being on a reality show, there is nothing Vicki Gunvalson won't try to maintain her figure.

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Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet Reveals How Playing a Gay Character Has Changed His Life

Originally posted 05/21/2015 01:40PM

Growing up in the '70s and '80s on a farm in Kansas City, Kansas, Eric Stonestreet says, he never had much interaction with the gay community.

Having just wrapped season 6 of Modern Family as the out-and-proud Cam Tucker, the actor says that playing a gay character has changed his perspective.

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Andrew Rannells on What's Next For Elijah on Girls (Hint: Lots of Underwear Scenes!)

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Andrew Rannells on What's Next For Elijah on Girls (Hint: Lots of Underwear Scenes!)

Originally posted 05/21/2015 01:35PM

Girls fans know all about the bumbling romantic lives of Hannah, Marnie, Shoshanna and Jessa, but we haven't gotten very much insight into the love escapades of Elijah, Hannah's former closeted boyfriend-turned-BFF. Now, star Andrew Rannells says Elijah is finally in for an in-depth romantic storyline.

"Elijah gets to be a little bit serious this season, and he gets to have a serious relationship. I'm very excited about it," Rannells told PEOPLE about Girls' upcoming fifth season at the Olevolos Project brunch.

Like most characters on the HBO show, Elijah must contend with a learning curve when it comes to matters of the heart.

"We haven't seen it before so it's not like something he is good at. You're going to see him sort of flail around a lot," Rannells teased.

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Laverne Cox: I'm an Actress Before I'm an Activist

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Orange Is the New Black's Laverne Cox: I'm an Actress Before I'm an Activist

Originally posted 05/21/2015 01:30PM

As the winner of a Daytime Emmy Award for her MTV docuseries, Laverne Cox could find her work as an entertainer colliding with her work as an activist and outspoken advocate for LGBT rights.

However, Cox, 30, maintains that being an actress comes first, which can sometimes be challenging.

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OITNB's Danielle Brooks Breaks Down While Talking About Being a Role Model

Orange Is the New Black's Danielle Brooks Breaks Down While Talking About Being a Role Model

Originally posted 05/21/2015 01:05PM

As a curvy woman, Danielle Brooks has always struggled with society's standards of beauty – she even wrote a whole essay about it recently for Glamour. And now that the Orange Is the New Black star is a role model for women like her – well, it's clearly an overwhelming blessing.

The actress, 25, who plays Tasha "Taystee" Jefferson on the Netflix show, broke down in tears talking about the topic Wednesday at an Academy of Television Arts and Sciences "For Your Consideration" screening of the show in West Hollywood.

"Being a woman of curves, I really find that it's very important to talk about loving your body where you are," she said during a panel discussion. "People's beauty standards [are] something I've definitely struggled with in my life. And I'm just so grateful to be on a show where people love me, Taystee, for who she is – and they've come to love Danielle for who I am, and it's not because I'm a size 2 and it's not because I'm light-skinned with long hair."

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Pamela Anderson Talks Second Divorce from Rick Salomon, Opens Up About Dating and Marriage: 'You Never Know'

Originally posted 05/21/2015 12:10PM


Pamela Anderson has been through a roller-coaster second divorce from Rick Salomon, but she is coming out smiling.

The former Baywatch star, 47, opened up about her split, which was finalized in April, and her plans to date again while stopping by The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Thursday.

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High-Profile Send-Off, Low-Key Exit: David Letterman Snuck out of His Final Show and Walked to the Afterparty

David Letterman Snuck out of His Final Show and Walked to the Afterparty

Originally posted 05/21/2015 08:50AM

Moments after taping his final Late Show ever, David Letterman was walking the streets of Manhattan like any other New Yorker.

Reportedly using a fake limousine as a decoy, the notoriously low-key host actually snuck through Angelo's Pizza, next door to the Ed Sullivan Theater, and walked the few blocks from Broadway and West 53rd Street to the afterparty at the Museum of Modern Art on 53rd between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, according to the Daily News.

There, he mingled with friends and stars including Steve Martin, Tina Fey and Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl. Not much else was known about the afterparty, with the guests generally staying off social media during the event. A reporter for The Wrap said he was told Letterman, 68, "only stayed for a bit."

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Tess Holliday Cried When She Saw Her PEOPLE Cover: 'It Was a 'Wildest Dreams' Moment for Me'

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Tess Holliday Cried When She Saw Herself on the Cover of PEOPLE: 'It Was Definitely a 'Wildest Dreams' Moment for Me'

Originally posted 05/21/2015 08:45AM

Tess Holliday is a size-22 social media star who's taken the fashion world by storm. Subscribe now for an inside look at how she is reinventing the word "supermodel," only in PEOPLE!

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