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Kerry Washington Steps Out 7 Weeks After Baby

Kerry Washington Steps Out 7 Weeks After Baby

Originally posted 06/12/2014 01:15PM

The Scandal star glows during her first red-carpet appearance after welcoming daughter Isabelle Amarachi

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UpdatePosted 06/10/2014 03:55PM

Watch Shonda Rhimes Get Real in Her Dartmouth Commencement Address

Originally posted 06/10/2014 12:10PM

Shonda Rhimes isn't your typical college commencement speaker – she's a cool commencement speaker.

That might sound like a joke, but we're serious – over the course of a 20-minute speech at Dartmouth College's graduation ceremony Sunday, the Scandal show runner shared a number of lessons about the nature of success. But instead of the usual "follow your dreams" talking points, Rhimes, who graduated from Dartmouth in 1991, was open and honest about what it took for her to get to where she is today.

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Columbus Short Leaving Scandal Amid Spousal Abuse Claims

Columbus Short Leaving Scandal Amid Spousal Abuse Claims

Originally posted 04/25/2014 06:15PM

Columbus Short is departing the hit ABC show Scandal as real-life troubles plague the actor during his ugly divorce.

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Retta: It's Time to 'Hook a Sister Up' on Parks and Rec

Parks and Recreation's Retta Wants More Love for Her Character

Originally posted 02/27/2014 07:15PM

After bidding a bittersweet goodbye to Rashida Jones and Rob Lowe, Parks and Recreation returns Thursday with plenty of Pawnee action. Though Ann and Chris are gone, there's now room for other characters to take the spotlight – and we're hoping Retta's Donna Meagle gets more time to shine.

Speaking to PEOPLE, Retta revealed she's pushing for love. Donna has enjoyed a wild dating life, but Retta thinks it's time for a real relationship.

"I want there to be a romantic interest in her future, and I keep bringing it up to our executive producer," Retta says. "I've kind of put it in his brain, and I believe that he shall hook a sister up, as they say."

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Best Dressed?! Kerry Washington Sports Husband's Sweats on Scandal Set

Kerry Washington Sports Husband's Sweats on Scandal Set

Originally posted 10/04/2013 09:05AM

Kerry Washington seems to be taking fashion cues from her husband.

"The morning after [PEOPLE's Best Dressed] issue was announced, I made sure to come to work in sweats," the Scandal star, 36, told PEOPLE at this week's Saks Fifth Avenue celebration for the show's season 3 premiere.

But they weren't just any old sweats. The show's costume designer Lyn Paolo said the happy newlywed came to set showing some home team spirit.

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POLL: What Should Happen to Sandra Oh's Grey's Anatomy Character? | Sandra Oh

UpdatePosted 08/14/2013 05:00PM

Sandra Oh Is Leaving Grey's Anatomy

Originally posted 08/14/2013 12:45PM

She's hanging up her scrubs for good.

Next season will be the last for Grey's Anatomy star Sandra Oh, after what will be 10 seasons on the hit ABC medical drama.

"It's been a great privilege to play the character of Cristina Yang on GA, and I am both sad and excited to see where this, her final season will take her," Oh, 42, said in a statement, EW.com reports.

"It was an emotional and deeply creative decision for me and I feel fully supported by Shonda [Rhimes, the show's creator and executive producer,] and the writers," her statement continued.

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Eric Dane Is Leaving Grey's Anatomy | Eric Dane

Grey's Anatomy

Eric Dane Is Leaving Grey's Anatomy

Originally posted 07/26/2012 06:00PM

Eric Dane is hanging up his scrubs.

The actor announced Thursday that he will not be returning to ABC's Grey's Anatomy, telling TVLine in a statement, "I am extremely grateful to everyone at Grey's, ABC and Shondaland for the experience and memories I have had over the course of this run. It has been wonderful to work alongside and learn from a creative force such as Shonda Rhimes."

The actor, who plays Dr. Mark Sloan (aka "McSteamy") on the drama, did not come to the decision to leave the show lightly, says show creator Rhimes.

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Kerry Washington Stars in Shonda Rhimes's New Drama, Scandal

Originally posted 02/01/2012 03:25PM

When it comes to crisis management, nobody does it better than Olivia Pope and her team. No problem – whether it's politics, sports, business or show business – is too big for her Washington, D.C.-based firm to handle.

"When you can't go to a publicist, when you can't go to a lawyer, when you can't go to the cops, you come to us and we fix it," explains Kerry Washington, who plays Pope on the new ABC drama Scandal. (Watch a clip above.)

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