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As the popular ‘Scandal” star Olivia Pope, actress Kerry Washington transforms into complex, decisive, cunning and, to be honest, messy woman whose personal problems and mistakes give dramatic heft and credence to the show’s name. However, unlike the real-life Washington, Pope isn’t the kind of woman who’s going to settle down and start a family. But ironically…

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The last time fans saw “Sandal’s” Olivia Pope and Fitzgerald Grant, the couple was calling it quits after America’s fixer realized she wasn’t quite ready to accept the role of first lady, taking somewhat drastic measures to cut ties from her former lover. What happens next? Viewers might not get to see it all for…

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Lots of women want to be the character of Olivia Pope, played by Kerry Washington, from ABC’s hit show “Scandal,” but one drunken college woman took that aspiration way too far recently when she prank called 911 and pretended to be the famous TV character. According to Fusion.net, after an episode of “Scandal” aired last…

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Arguably Detroit’s hardest working woman, Melanie Williams has just about seen and done it all. As the CEO of Guru Public Relations, Events and Concierge LLC, Williams juggles an array of clients in numerous industries including entertainment, healthcare, non-profits, and technology. A 2007 graduate of Wayne State University, the 30-something PR specialist has been called the Olivia…

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Olivia Pope is the lead character from the mind of Shonda Rhimes as she brought her TV show “Scandal” to life. By now, the show’s ratings and success is well-known. The content of the show is also popular, so there is no need to build up to my viewpoint. The reason I waited so long to…

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It’s been a pretty rough season so far for fans of Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington), as she tried to mend her broken friendship with Abby in addition to a sudden search for her new lover, who was framed for the murder of President Fitzgerald Grant’s son at the end of last week’s episode. Before you…

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Joe Morton copped an Emmy Award at the 2014 Creative Arts Emmys, held on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles for portraying Olivia Pope’s father on “Scandal,” Rowan Pope, aka Command, aka Eli, aka Papa Pope, aka dad. Guest Actor in a Drama Series: Joe Morton, “Scandal” Guest Actress…

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ABC’s “Scandal” has become one of America’s most popular dramas. Now in it’s third season, it’s become must-see TV–especially for many African Americans. It is a hit show with an African American female lead (Kerry Washington) and is created by an African American woman (Shonda Rhimes), so the fact that is so popular and well-received has been cheered by many.

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Long before her star turn as Olivia Pope in ABC’s hit drama, “Scandal”, Kerry Washington cut her teeth as an actress in a variety of roles. Here are 10 films starring Washington you either forgot or didn’t know about. A Thousand Words – 2012 Night Catches Us – 2010 Life Is Hot In Cracktown –…

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As we reported earlier this week, Khandi Alexander has joined the cast of ABC’s “Scandal,” playing the role of Kerry Washington’s character, Olivia Pope’s late mother, Maya Lewis. The NAACP Image Award winner made her first appearance during last night’s episode in flashbacks surrounding her death. As you recall, Pope’s mother died under suspicious circumstances…

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The wait is over! ABC’s “Scandal” has revealed that “Treme” star Khandi Alexander has booked a recurring role on the third season of the Shonda Rhimes political drama, as Olivia Pope’s late mother Maya Lewis. Huck, played by Guillermo Díaz and Jake played by Scott Foley did a little digging and discovered that “Operation Remington,”…

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Gabrielle Union is preparing for season two of BET’s original series “Being Mary Jane.” The actress has appeared on Essence magazines’s December issue entitled “Being Gabrielle.” Union, 41, opened up on an array of topics including the lessons she’s learned from being rejected and how Shonda Rhimes empowered her during her audition for “Scandal.” “Going…

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Move over, Olivia Pope! Summer may be a rap but CBS has already given us good reason to look forward to next summer. Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Television and CBS Television Studios will produce a 13-episode drama staring new mom Halle Berry, who will star as an astronaut who comes home after a year solo in…

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“Scandal” fanatics and critics rejoice! Four new shows premiered Thursday night, but thanks to “Scandal” fan’s social media craziness, season 3 of the drama-soap slayed its competition and scored record breaking ratings. According to reports: Scandal delivered 10.5 million viewers and 3.6 rating among adults 18-49. That’s up 71 percent from its premiere last year,…

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