‘Scandal’ Cast: ‘We Are Still Totally Obsessed With Each Other,’ Says Kerry Washington

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘Scandal’ Cast: ‘We Are Still Totally Obsessed With Each Other,’ Says Kerry Washington

Kerry Washington led the cost as Olivia Pope in Scandal, ABC’s super-addictive, politics-centered drama. Even although it led to 2018, Washington just lately confessed that the previous co-stars of Scandal are nonetheless “obsessed,” which is one thing we all know at-home Gladiators can completely relate to.  

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The ‘Scandal’ phenomenon

For seven seasons, Scandal was part of ABC’s salacious lineup of exhibits dubbed TGIT, or Thank God it’s Thursday. Each week, followers would stay up for the twist, turns, and titillation synonymous with Shondaland produced exhibits.

Scandal wowed audiences with provocative storylines from 2012 to 2018. The narrative revolved round a Washington, D.C.-based fixer named Olivia Pope, who knew the place all of the our bodies have been buried, figuratively (and typically actually).

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Olivia was flanked by her group of Gladiators, who have been equally deadly as authorized eagles and menacing muscle. Liv was a whiz when it got here to coverups, conspiracies, and serving to D.C.’s heavy-hitters out of sticky conditions. But the poised political fixer additionally had her share of skeletons, together with a sizzling and heavy affair with the remarkably charming (and really married) President of the United States.

From the political underbelly to the highest of the meals chain, Scandal served up tales that stored viewers hooked. It isn’t any shock that many devotees have headed to Netflix to relive the present. And as a lot as followers adore the forged of characters, primarily based on what Washington says, it seems that the previous co-stars nonetheless dig one another too.

‘Scandal’ Cast: ‘We Are Still Totally Obsessed With Each Other,’ Says Kerry Washington

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During a current look on Good Morning America, Washington confessed that the previous Scandal cast-mates get alongside nicely and luxuriate in reconnecting. She quipped in regards to the group being “obsessed” with one another, which can clarify the group’s explosive on-screen chemistry.

“It’s all the time so enjoyable to get along with our Scandal fam,” Washington informed GMA. “We are still — you know, years after wrapping — we are still totally obsessed with each other. So, it’s always fun when we get to spend a little time.”

Washington notably linked with ex-scene associate, Tony Goldwyn, for yoga follow, as seen on Instagram Live. “Before I was able to make a living as an actor, one of my many hustles was yoga,” Washington revealed to GMA. “And I got certified to teach in India. I lived in India after college.”

Washington’s Instagram followers will discover that she is a eager yoga practitioner. And in her GMA interview, the star make clear why she determined to show on-line and the way Goldwyn received concerned.

So, I feel I began actually instructing the yoga on-line in a means as a result of I wanted to be doing extra yoga to calm my nerves and to form of heart myself, and I believed possibly if my hundreds of thousands of followers knew that I used to be doing it they might maintain me accountable and I might present up for them and present up for me. So, we’ve been doing yoga, and typically I’ve particular company, and Tony [Goldwyn], after all, is the final word particular visitor. So, it was enjoyable to follow with him.

Kerry Washington on Good Morning America

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