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Kerry Washington Wants Women In Film To Step Up

“So, I want to tell on myself, because a dear friend of mine, Pat Mitchell, who herself is a badass woman in the business, having run PBS and the Payley Center for Media, she called me a few years ago, because she for a long time worked for TED … She called and said, ‘I’m… More »


11 Shows You Need To Watch If You Want To Be Relevant

To this day, I think I might be one of the only people on earth who has never seen an episode of “Breaking Bad.” Even though the series has ended, its legend lives on, and I still find myself excluded from any and all Walter White-related water cooler conversation. But once a show has been… More »


Kerry Washington Had Her Baby!

“Scandal” star Kerry Washington gave birth two weeks ago to a baby girl! Baby Isabelle was born on April 21 in L.A., according to TMZ. It’s her first child with husband Nnamdi Asomugha, a former NFL quarterback. Congratulations, Kerry! [TMZ]
Paul Simon and Edie Brickell released a new song called “Like To Get… More »


Columbus Short Leaving “Scandal,” Accused Of Violating Wife’s Restraining Order

Recently-fired “Scandal” star Columbus Short allegedly violated his restraining order and “ransacked” his and his wife’s home over Easter weekend, while she was out of town. Tanee McCall obtained a restraining order against Short following a domestic violence incident in early April when he threatened a murder/suicide. McCall has since filed for divorce. Short… More »


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… More »


Columbus Short (AKA Harrison On “Scandal”) Accused By Wife Of Threatening Murder/Suicide

Columbus Short, what are you doing?

The wife of the “Scandal” star — who plays Olivia Pope’s right-hand man Harrison — filed for divorce on Tuesday and accused him of threatening a murder/suicide. … More »


Uh Oh: “Scandal” Star Columbus Short Knocked Out A Guy In A Bar Fight

“Scandal” star Columbus Short — he plays Harrison— apparently sucker punched a man at a Los Angeles bar last night after dudebro made a rude comment about Short’s wife. He reportedly broke the guy’s nose and knocked him unconscious for several minutes. Police are now investigating the situation. Yikes! Cue the jokes about calling… More »


The Soapbox: “Scandal” Lazily Relies On A Rape Scene To Make A Hated Character More Sympathetic

Spoilers ahead!

I watch a lot of television. One of my mother’s favorite stories involves her coming home from work and finding a three year-old me on her couch, pointing to a schedule grid in her TV Guide and asking to watch a primetime “Scooby Doo” special. As such I have a vast… More »


Almie Rose Does Every Episode Of “Scandal” In Two Minutes

Never seen an episode of ABC’s “Scandal,” starring the divine Kerry Washington? No worries, Almie Rose has got you covered. Above, Almie sums up basically every episode of the show in just two minutes. You DO want to watch this, you DO need to press play, and DON’T forget to pour yourself an extremely large… More »


Kerry Washington On Lesbian Rumors: “There’s No Reason To Be Offended”

“It’s interesting how much people long to fill in the gaps when someone in the public eye doesn’t share their personal life. I understand their frustration. I like how people will post pictures of me with other women that I adore, hugging on red carpets, and say, ‘See?’ Are we so uncomfortable with love between… More »


“OITNB” Cast Members Act Out A Scene From “Scandal” And It Is Fantastic

Fan of both “Orange is the New Black” and “Scandal”? Then this Instagram video, featured “OITNB”‘s Uzo Aduba and Danielle Brooks (Crazy Eyes and Taystee) spoofing the opening scene from “Scandal”‘s season three premiere, will delight you. Don’t watch either show? Consider this a helpful suggestion to get on it. [via Jezebel] … More »


Celeb Style Poll: Which Kerry Washington Look Is Your Fave?

Kerry Washington was all over New York City this week, promoting the season three premiere of her amazing show “Scandal.” And she had quite a few dramatic outfit changes in between appointments. Which look was your fave? Vote below! [poll id=”4840″] … More »


Scott Foley Reminds Us That Noel From “Felicity” Was Fake, So We All Need To Move On

As a NYU student who attended while “Felicity” was on the air, I can admit to imagining (depending on which one Felicity was dating at the moment), that either Noel Crane or Ben Covington was my boyfriend.  Or at least that I should be dating someone like Ben or Noel. No such luck. When “Felicity” More »


Female Dentist’s Assistant Fired For Being Too Hot

After a female dental assistant was fired from her job because her male boss was worried that he would have an affair with her, the all-male Iowa Supreme Court ruled the lay-off legal! [Talking Points Memo]
Asshole Jesse Watters mocked almost every person he interviews during his “Watters’ World” segment at NY’s MermaidMore »


Kerry Washington Lands Gorgeous Vanity Fair Cover

Well done, Vanity Fair, for shooting the brainy and beautiful Kerry Washington for your August cover. Even on the cool blue tiles of a swimming pool, the lovely “Scandal” star is sizzling hot. She just landed her first ladymag cover on Elle last month, so it figures the woman who plays Olivia Pope would dominate VanityMore »


7 TV Shows That Have Seriously Sexy Sex

With TV getting raunchier and more graphic every year, are you satisfied with the sex on your screen? The New York Times says that the sex on TV isn’t sexy anymore. We disagree. The Joylessness of Sex on TV discusses shows like “Homeland,” “The Americans,” and “House of Cards,” where sex is used as a ploy for personal… More »


“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]
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“Scandal” Needs More Columbus Short Stripping

“Josh Malina [who plays David Rosen] has left me messages that he’s a police detective and that he wants to question me. It’d scare the hell out of me. He did the same thing to Katie, saying he was a tabloid reporter and wanted scoop on the actors of ‘Scandal.’ He’s so bad. He’ll take… More »


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… More »


The Soapbox: I Love “Scandal”‘s Olivia Pope — Even Though Some People Find It “Problematic”

I’ve been doing my utmost to debate less, but it’s hard when you’re as naturally opinionated as I am.  This is compounded by the fact I come from a highly opinionated gene pool. Our family dinners sometimes spiral into debates. And when I say “sometimes,” I really mean 90 percent of the time.

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