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Kerry Washington Opens Up About Hateful Responses To The ‘Scandal’ Abortion Scene

Because of course internet trolls felt the need to shame a woman for shamelessly obtaining a safe, legal medical procedure. More »


How The Abortion Storyline On ‘Scandal’ Was Quietly, Shockingly Correct

The anticipated “abortion confrontation” on night’s Scandal finale was not what I expected from Olivia and Fitz. What we got instead changed everything about the abortion storyline. More »


Kerry Washington Is Pregnant With Her Second Child, & Fans Are Having Feelings About It

As you can expect, fans of Washington had their own feelings about the newly fertilized fetus, ranging from ecstatic for the familial addition, to entitled for more details (the public owns her after all). More »


Hillary Clinton Kicks Back On The Set Of Scandal

Everyone in D.C. has to deal with Olivia Pope at one time or another, and Hillary Clinton is no different. The presidential candidate swung by the set of Scandal last night to hang with Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Tony Goldwyn, Darby Stanchfield, and the other Gladiators for a 21st century sort of press op. Instead… More »


Shonda Rimes Continues Grand Tradition Of Advocating For Reproductive Rights On The Small Screen

SPOILER ALERT. More »


10 Signs You’re Dating A Fitz

He may be President on “Scandal,” but he’s also a drip to date on screen AND off. More »


The Frisky’s Guide To What’s Good On TV This Fall (Part 1!)

Find your house pants and settle in, TV is back. More »


Hey, Are You Still Watching “Scandal”? The Season 5 Trailer Might Change Your Mind

COME ON. More »


New Shonda Rhimes Show Is In The Works

Attention lovers of “Grey’s Anatomy”, “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder,” Shondaland has a new show in the works, and this time it’s a comedy. Woo hoo!

The show will be called “Splitsville” and was conceived by “Trophy Wife” creators Emily Halpern and Sarah Haskins. It will portray divorced residents of… More »


Frisky Q&A: Viviana Olen & Matt Harkins Of The Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan 1994 Museum

On Friday, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Viviana and Matt in their Williamsburg, Brooklyn, apartment turned museum, to discuss their passion for the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan figure skating scandal. Their Kickstarter funded project opened on Saturday to rave reviews. Their reasons for opening this museum are simple: “We have a… More »


Lena Dunham On “Scandal” Is Just As Irritating As You’d Expect

Whoever gave her that wig deserves a raise. More »


Here’s Cyrus Beene From “Scandal” Reading Taylor Swift Lyrics

Jeff Perry, who plays Cyrus Beene on “Scandal,” is able to turn the character’s trademark high blood-pressure tirades on at the flip of a switch. The hosts of “The View” must have picked up on his acting prowess, because on the show earlier this week they asked him to read the lyrics to “Shake It… More »


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 moreMore »


Etsy Spotlight: Unique Gifts For TV Show Superfans (Past And Present)

The holidays are upon us, which means it’s time to shop, but what do you get for someone who’s permanently stationed in front of their TV? We’ve compiled some unique gift ideas from Etsy for your friends and family who can’t get enough “Scandal,” “Friends,” “Orange Is The New Black,” “Girls,” “Game Of Thrones,” “Breaking… More »


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 his… More »


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 nothingMore »


Shonda Rhimes Will Not Tolerate Twitter Homophobes

Shonda Rhimes shut down homophobes on Twitter like a badass after haters criticized the love scenes in her shows that feature gay characters. When one viewer tweeted that the “gay scenes in ‘Scandal’ and ‘How To Get Away With Murder’ are too much,” she fired back with, “There are no GAY scenes. There are… More »


Halloween Costume Inspiration: Sad Mental Mellie From “Scandal”

Poor Mellie Grant. This season on “Scandal,” the spitfire First Lady is deep in mourning, losing her shit over the death of her son during last season’s finale. Sad Mental Mellie is in a bathrobe all the time, can’t stop eating greasy fried chicken and potato chips, and has no fucks to give about Fitz’s… More »


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,… More »


Shonda Rhimes Has Already Decided When “Scandal” Will End

Shonda Rhimes said “Scandal” has an expiration date and it will come sooner than we thought. “I think there’s only so much ‘Scandal’ you can tell satisfactorily,” the showrunner told The Hollywood Reporter. “It’s not a 10-season or eight-season show. I’ve already decided how long that is and what that’s going to be.” Bummer. [THR]… More »


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