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Shaun Robinson Leaves Access Hollywood After 16 Years: 'It's Been An Incredible Ride' | Access Hollywood

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Shaun Robinson Leaves Access Hollywood After 16 Years: 'It's Been An Incredible Ride'

Originally posted 06/24/2015 09:10AM

Since Shaun Robinson first stepped onto the Access Hollywood set in 1999, time has flown by. And after spending 16 years on the entertainment show, the host is moving on.

"It's been an incredible ride, and I'm so blessed to have been able to meet the people that I've met and to have covered the stories I covered on the show," Robinson tells PEOPLE.

Her decision to go didn't come easily. Three years ago, Robinson wanted to explore new opportunities and considered leaving but later changed her mind.

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PHOTO: Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in HBO's Confirmation

Kerry Washington Channels Anita Hill for HBO's Confirmation (PHOTO)

Originally posted 06/16/2015 01:40PM

If you thought Scandal star Kerry Washington had time to play only one of the Beltway's most influential women, think again.

On Wednesday, HBO revealed the first image of Washington in character as Anita Hill for the upcoming movie TV movie Confirmation.

Erin Brockovich scribe Susannah Grant wrote the historical drama, which stars Washington, 38, as the woman who in 1991 accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment.

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#SquadGoals: Amy Schumer, Kerry Washington and Ellie Kemper Get Silly and Stylish | Amy Schumer, Ellie Kemper, Kerry Washington

#SquadGoals: Amy Schumer, Kerry Washington and Ellie Kemper Get Silly and Stylish

Originally posted 06/02/2015 07:30PM

Look who's hanging out!

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'All Gave Some, Some Gave All': Celebs' Most Touching Memorial Day Tributes

Celebs' Most Touching Memorial Day Tributes

Originally posted 05/25/2015 04:20PM

In an age in which, ahem, some of us woke up hungover on Monday, sleepily swiping through Instagram to figure out who had the best filtered pic of a barbecue or fireworks display, it's easy to lose sight of the meaning of Memorial Day.

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Scott Foley Explains Why Those Scandal Sex Scenes Aren't as Steamy as You Think

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Scandal's Scott Foley: Why Filming Sex Scenes with Kerry Washington Was 'Delicate'

Originally posted 05/15/2015 11:40AM

Thanks to its central love triangle, Scandal has become a reliable source of steamy love scenes – but Scott Foley has some behind-the-scenes scoop that, unfortunately, will be a real mood killer for Olake shippers.

Foley, who plays Olivia Pope's (Kerry Washington) sometime lover Jake Ballard, told PEOPLE at The Paley Center for Media Scandal panel on Thursday that filming sex scenes with Washington, 38, during season 3 was "delicate" to say the least.

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Scandal Finale Recap: Olivia Battles Papa Pope – and Finally Chooses Her Man

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Scandal Finale Recap: Olivia Battles Papa Pope – and Finally Chooses Her Man

Originally posted 05/14/2015 11:40PM

The finale of Scandal gave us a happy ending – and a cliffhanger that will have us spending our summer wondering if a fan-favorite character lives or dies.

The Gladiators took down B613, if not in the way they'd originally intended. Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) finally picked her man. And Mellie Grant (Bellamy Young) won her election but lost her husband.

That's right, Olitz shippers: Season 4 ended with Liv and President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) locked in a steamy kiss.

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Scandal Sneak Peek: Olivia Says a Bittersweet 'Goodbye' to Fitz

Originally posted 05/13/2015 01:00PM

Is this the end of Olitz?

In a sneak peek of Thursday's Scandal finale, we see a familiar scene: Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) tenderly talking on the phone as their theme music swells.

It seems as if Liv has finally forgiven him for declaring war in a failed attempt to rescue her from kidnappers. (Just go with it.)

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Scandal Recap: Olivia Helps a Rape Survivor and We Learn Papa Pope's Next Target | Kerry Washington

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Scandal Recap: Olivia Helps a Rape Survivor and We Learn Papa Pope's Next Target

Originally posted 05/07/2015 11:30PM

The writers of Scandal haven't been afraid to get political this season, and Thursday night was no exception.

Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) took on a military rape case, and the episode crackled with her passion for justice. Plus, resident torture experts Huck (Guillermo Díaz) and Quinn (Katie Lowes) tried to get Russell (Brian White) to reveal the meaning of Foxtail, a code word the Gladiators knew only from his call with Rowan (Joe Morton).

Read on to learn whether they succeeded – and for more on the final-act twist that set the show for a sure-to-be-insane finale.

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Kerry Washington and Jimmy Fallon Sing About Scandal – While Doing a Lip Flip

Originally posted 05/07/2015 12:40AM

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}] She's best known as serious Olivia Pope on Scandal but Kerry Washington was playing for laughs when she and Jimmy Fallon did a "lip flip" on Wednesday's Tonight Show.

In the recurring sketch, the pair swapped lips and used weird voices and accents as they sang jingles from Kit Kat and Meow Mix commercials before teaming up for a song about the season finale of her hit show (to the music of Elton John's "Goodbye, Yellow Brick Road").

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Inside Kerry Washington & Nnamdi Asomugha's Private Life as a Couple: 'They're Homebodies,' Source Says

Inside Kerry Washington & Nnamdi Asomugha's Private Life as a Couple: 'They're Homebodies,' Source Says

Originally posted 05/06/2015 01:15PM

Kerry Washington might be a big Hollywood star, but the ultra-private Scandal actress and her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha, prefer to keep a low profile – by staying local.

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