Top Stories

George Newbern Latest News, Photos, and Videos

Kerry Washington & 'Scandal' Cast Reunite for a Trip to Mexico!

Scandal may have ended, but the cast will forever be friends and they proved that by taking a vacation to Mexico over Memorial Day weekend!

Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Bellamy Young, George Newbern, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Lowes, and Jeff Perry, along with some of their significant others, enjoyed an epic weekend at Impression at Zoëtry Paraiso de la Bonita Rivera Maya in Mexico.

The group of 12 booked all of the villas at Impression, which is basically a resort within a resort. Suites range in size from 832 to 2,027 square feet and are crafted with the utmost attention to detail, from hand-selected furniture, art and décor to exclusive dining rooms and terraces offering perfect sunset views. A plunge pool and outdoor shower complete the oasis experience in every room. You can take a look inside the rooms in the photo gallery.

“Reunited! And yes, it feels soooooooo good 🤣! Love hanging with my #ScandalFam in Mexico at @zoetryresorts #ZoetryParaiso Impression. Much needed time together! XOXOXOXOXOXO,” Kerry wrote on Instagram.

We love seeing the cast back together so soon after the series finale!

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Sea New York dress.

kerry washington scandal cast trip to mexico 01
kerry washington scandal cast trip to mexico 02
kerry washington scandal cast trip to mexico 03
kerry washington scandal cast trip to mexico 04
kerry washington scandal cast trip to mexico 05

Shonda Rhimes Talks Casting Kerry Washington as 'Scandal's Olivia Pope: 'I Knew I Wanted Kerry'

Shonda Rhimes and the cast of Scandal celebrated the series finale of their hit ABC show on Thursday night (April 19) with a special appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Stars Kerry Washington, Guillermo Diaz, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Tony Goldwyn, Jeff Perry, Joshua Malina, Bellamy Young, Scott Foley, Joe Morton, Cornelius Smith Jr. and George Newbern were all in attendance.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Scandal

Kerry and Shonda came out first, and recalled how casting her as Olivia Pope went down: “I remember you first coming in,” Shonda said on the show, turning to Kerry. “Kerry first came in, and I had been meeting like all of these actresses.”

“Everybody wanted this part,’ Kerry added. “But you came in and it was amazing!” said Shonda. ‘It was literally like two seconds in, you started talking about politics and I knew I wanted Kerry for the part.”

Shonda also reveals that, yes, she knows what that ending means, and no, she’s never telling. “I get one last thing to say is a spoiler that I get to hold onto ’til the end of my life,” Shonda said – Watch all the videos below!


Shonda Rhimes on Casting Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Johanna Ortiz dress.

Click inside to watch the rest of the Scandal’s cast appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live…More Here! »

shonda rhimes talks casting kerry washington as scandals olivia pope i knew 01
shonda rhimes talks casting kerry washington as scandals olivia pope i knew 02
shonda rhimes talks casting kerry washington as scandals olivia pope i knew 03
shonda rhimes talks casting kerry washington as scandals olivia pope i knew 04
shonda rhimes talks casting kerry washington as scandals olivia pope i knew 05

Kerry Washington & 'Scandal' Cast Read the Series Finale for a Live Audience!

Kerry Washington walks the carpet while attending the live stage reading of the Scandal series finale on Thursday (April 19) at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood.

The Emmy-nominated actress was joined at the event by co-stars Tony Goldwyn, Bellamy Young, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz, Joe Morton, Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry, George Newbern, Cornelius Smith Jr., and executive producers Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, and Tom Verica.

Make sure to read our full recap of the series finale and also find out Kerry‘s reaction to the final moment of the episode.

FYI: Kerry is wearing Giuseppe Zanotti shoes and Established earrings. Bellamy is wearing a Winonah jumpsuit. Darby is wearing a Maria Lucia Hohan dress.

kerry washington scandal cast live read 01
kerry washington scandal cast live read 02
kerry washington scandal cast live read 03
kerry washington scandal cast live read 04
kerry washington scandal cast live read 05

Kerry Washington & Co-Stars Share Tributes After Wrapping Production of 'Scandal'

After seven season, the stars of Scandal are saying goodbye to their hit show.

Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Lowes, Bellamy Young, Joshua Malina, Darby Stanchfield, Jeff Perry, Cornelius Smith Jr, Joe Morton, Scott Foley, Guillermo Diaz, George Newbern, and creator Shonda Rhimes took to social media on Friday (March 16) to share tons of photos and sweet messages as they wrapped production on the final episode of the ABC drama.

“Heading home. This was the most unforgettable FRATURDAY ever!!!!!!!! #Scandal I’m overwhelmed with gratitude,” Kerry tweeted.

The final episode of Scandal is set to air on Thursday, April 19 at 9/8c on ABC.

Read more tweets…More Here! »

kerry washington co stars share tributes after wrapping production of scandal 01
kerry washington co stars share tributes after wrapping production of scandal 02
kerry washington co stars share tributes after wrapping production of scandal 03
kerry washington co stars share tributes after wrapping production of scandal 04
kerry washington co stars share tributes after wrapping production of scandal 05

'Scandal' Cast Makes One Last 'Ellen' Appearance Together, Talks About Show's Ending

Kerry Washington and the cast of Scandal step out for an appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, airing on Wednesday (February 28).

The full cast of the ABC show made one last appearance on the show ahead of the series finale, which will air later this season.

The stars said that they still don’t know how the show is going to end and the final table read is happening later this week, which is when they’ll read the last script.

Kerry was joined by co-stars Tony Goldwyn, Scott Foley, Bellamy Young, Jeff Perry, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Diaz, Joshua Malina, Joe Morton, George Newbern, and Cornelius Smith Jr.

FYI: Katie is wearing Jennifer Meyer jewelry.

Click inside to watch the rest of the videos… More Here! »

scandal cast on ellen kerry washington 01
scandal cast on ellen kerry washington 02
scandal cast on ellen kerry washington 03
scandal cast on ellen kerry washington 04
scandal cast on ellen kerry washington 05