Posts tagged "olivia pope"

How “Scandal” Schools Us In Feminism Every Week, Whether We Realize It Or Not

In early October, Gloria Steinem and bell hooks sat on stage at the New School in New York City and addressed an audience of like-minded people who listened attentively, fan-girling over the two feminist icons. A young woman asked how conversations about women's issues can include those who aren't keenly aware of them. Read more

By: Huffington Post Women / November 28, 2014

25 Reasons Fitz From “Scandal” Just Needs To Be Killed Off Already

There are few TV characters as maligned as President Fitzgerald Grant of "Scandal," a.k.a. the worst leader of the free world in television history. On top of being a childish, intolerant, sexist brat, he is also quickly becoming the most boring guy on the show. He never grows, he never changes, and neither does hi…

By: Claire Hannum / November 18, 2014

An Ode To Mellie Grant From “Scandal”

"If you knew the sacrifices that I have made, the things that I have given up, and the pieces of myself that I have given away for you, and you treat me this way. You declare war on me, and you shame me, and you make me beg for scraps when I have done nothing

By: Claire Hannum / October 24, 2014

Dress Like Olivia Pope: Our 10 Favorite Pieces From The Limited’s “Scandal”-Inspired Fashion Line

Every time an episode of "Scandal" airs, I want to trash everything in my closet and completely reinvent my wardrobe using Olivia Pope as my style inspiration. Equal parts professional badass and classy seductress, Kerry Washington's character (much like the actress in real life) is always dressed to the nines. To honor Miss Pope's style,…

By: Katie Oldenburg / September 25, 2014

10 Things We Can Learn From Olivia Pope On “Scandal”

When it comes to "Scandal," I was late to the party, but I've finally fallen down the drama-filled rabbit hole that's had all my friends hooked since day one. What was my empty life before I found the feminist hero that is Olivia Pope!? I feel like she's a role model, superhero, and big sister all wrapped…

By: Claire Hannum / April 24, 2014

“Scandal” Might Be Getting Its Own Clothing Line

Bellamy Young, who plays First Lady Mellie Grant on "Scandal," let it slip in an interview that there might be a clothing line developed so fans can dress like Olivia Pope! [NYMag.com] Here's what Chloe Sevigny had to say about Gwyneth Paltrow's snooty complaints about the Met Ball. [Lainey Gossip] The top 20 hottest "Star…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 16, 2013

Watch Olivia Pope’s “Scandal” Makeup Tutorial

Franchesca Ramsey (AKA Chescaleigh) from "Shit White Girls Say" has a new YouTube video out and this one is for the "Scandal" fans. It probably only makes sense if: You watch "Scandal" and YouTube makeup tutorials. You think Olivia and Harrison's relationship is weird. The cadence of speech in Shonda Rimes' scripts is getting to you. All that…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 2, 2013