It's Mistress-gate 2.0!
In Scandal's season premiere, Olivia Pope & Associates teamed with the White House to point the finger at an innocent White House staffer to get the heat off of Olivia (Kerry Washington). But in doing so, they've gone behind the back of their fearless leader.
"It's difficult because even though we fix problems by any means necessary...
[Warning: This story contains major spoilers from the premiere of Scandal. Read at your own risk!]
The person who leaked Olivia Pope's name as the First Mistress was revealed in Scandal's Season 3 premiere, and boy, is it a doozy!
As OPA and the White House struggled to do damage control after Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) was named as Fitz's (Tony Goldwyn) mistress, it turned out that the person who initially leaked her name had bigger plans — and that person is...
They say all roads lead to Fitz (Tony Goldwyn), but when Scandal returns for its third season on Thursday (10/9c, ABC), all roads lead to Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington). That's because she was named as the President's mistress in the Season 2 finale. How will the professional fixer handle being the focus of a scandal? More importantly, how will Fitz and the White House deal with it? TVGuide.com hit the set of the ABC drama to get the scoop from the cast:
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Do you have any Scandal scoop not related to Mistress-gate? — Jennifer
NATALIE: Mistress-gate could actually be the least of the worries for Olivia's team and the White House when the season's overarching mystery is revealed. The cast adamantly agrees that this is one of the biggest scandals in the history of the show. And if you don't believe them, find out what happens to Cyrus when he discovers the truth: "Somewhere in the first couple episodes, Cyrus is transported to a very ominous location for a very ominous meeting in a trunk of a car," Jeff Perry teases. Dun-dun-DUN!
I'm so excited that Prentiss is back on Criminal Minds! Details! — Ashley
ADAM: Prentiss' return is still being worked out, but...
Don't be fooled by this image from Scandal's highly anticipated Oct. 3 premiere: Cyrus (Jeff Perry) plants one on reporter-hubby James (Dan Bucatinsky) less out of romance and more because he's trying to snuff out the latest White House crisis.