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Kerry Washington & 'Scandal' Cast Attend Season Finale Viewing Party in NYC

Kerry Washington joins co-stars Bellamy Young and Tony Goldwyn as they attend the Paleyfest screening party for the finale of Scandal on Thursday night (May 19) at The Paley Center for Media in New York City.

The cast of the hit show has been busy promoting tonight’s finale – which was totally crazy!

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kerry Washington

Fellow castmates Darby Stanchild, Scott Foley, Guillermo Diaz, Cornelius Smith Jr, Katie Lowes, Joe Morton, Joshua Malina, Jeff Perry, and George Newbern were also in attendance at the event.

In case you missed it, Scandal is set to come to an end after it’s next season.

FYI: Kerry is wearing a Monse dress, Malone Souliers heels, and a Michael Kors Collection clutch. Bellamy is wearing an outfit by Jeffrey Tan, Stuart Weitzman shoes, and L’dezen jewelry. Katie is wearing a Coco Fennell dress and Missguided shoes.

20+ pictures inside of the stars attending the event…

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'Scandal' Season 6 Finale Spoilers - All About That Crazy Ending!

The season six finale of Scandal just aired and we need to talk about the crazy ending!

Obviously, this is your warning to look away before we start divulging spoilers, so if you don’t want to know what happened… stop reading now.

We got a whole lot of answers to some of this season’s biggest mysteries, including the identity of the person who hired Peus (David Warshofsky) and Samantha Ruland (Zoe Perry) to make sure that Frankie Vargas (Richard Chavira) did not become president.

By the end of the episode, someone was killed off and the new president was sworn in at the inauguration.

Click inside for spoilers from the Scandal season six finale… More Here! »

Kerry Washington Wraps 'Scandal' Season 6 Promo in Three Fashionable Looks!

The season six finale of Scandal is about to air and Kerry Washington was hard at work on Thursday (May 18) promoting the episode all around New York City.

The 40-year-old actress made stops at Live! with Kelly & Ryan, Facebook, and The Daily Show with Trevor Noah to get fans excited for the finale. And Kerry of course looked super stylish in her three black and white outfits!

Kerry was joined by the full cast of the ABC series while participating in a Facebook Live Q&A at Facebook New York and you can watch the full video below.

FYI: Kerry is wearing Aquazzura shoes with the checkered dress. She is wearing a Carven dress at Facebook. She is wearing a Monse dress, Malone Souliers heels, and a Michael Kors Collection clutch at the The Daily Show.

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'Scandal' Officially Ending with Season 7, Shonda Rhimes Releases Statement

It’s official – Kerry Washington‘s hit series Scandal will be ending after season seven, which will air during the 2017-18 television season.

The news was rumored last week, but ABC finally confirmed it leading up to the network’s upfronts event on Tuesday (May 16).

“Deciding how to end a show is easy,” Scandal creator and executive producer Shonda Rhimes said in a statement. “Deciding when to finish is quite simple when the end date is years away. But actually going through with it? Actually standing up to say: ‘This is it?’ Not so much. So, next year we are going all out. Leaving nothing on the table. Creating this world in celebration. We are going to handle the end the way we like to handle the important things in our Scandal family: all together, white hats on, gladiators running full speed over a cliff.”

Click inside to read statements from the ABC execs… More Here! »

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ABC's Hit 'Scandal' Set to End After Season 7

ABC’s hit show Scandal is reportedly ending after its upcoming seventh season.

According to THR, the Shonda Rhimes drama, which stars Kerry Washington, will announce the news during the network’s upfront presentation next week.

While ABC, producers at ABC Studios and Shondaland declined to comment on the news, Shonda has previously has been vocal about the show’s uncertain future.

“I used to know how it ended, and then Donald Trump was elected. We had a destination, and I don’t know if that’s our destination anymore,” Shonda told THR earlier this year.

The show’s current season even had to abandon a planned storyline that featured Russians hacking the presidential election when the plot line hit too close to home.

Scandal has been on the air since 2012.

'Scandal' Star Killed Off in Brutal Death Speaks Out (Spoilers)

SPOILER ALERT – Do not continue reading if you haven’t watch the latest Scandal episode!

There was a shocking death on the April 20 episode of Scandal that no fans saw coming. It turns out that the star who was killed off asked to be let go from the series in order to pursue a new business opportunity.

The star killed off becomes only the second series regular to be killed off the show. Columbus Short‘s character Harrison was killed after the actor’s contract was not renewed following domestic abuse claims in his real life.

Click inside for the spoilers… More Here! »

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Kerry Washington Wasn't ABC's Original Choice to Play Olivia Pope on 'Scandal'

The cast and creative team of ABC’s Scandal sat down for an interview with THR amid their 100th episode celebration – and a big reveal was made.

Apparently, ABC wanted Connie Britton for the role, and Shonda Rhimes and others on the team fought for a black actress to star. The role obviously went to Kerry Washington, who has played the role since day one!

“Nothing felt more important than the sense of outsiderness. I didn’t know that there hadn’t been a drama series with a leading black woman for 37 years. When the show got picked up [to pilot], I got a phone call from somebody who said, ‘This would be the perfect show for Connie Britton.’ I said, ‘It would be, except Olivia Pope is black,’” Shonda told THR.

“The network was reading us their top choices, and it was Connie and all white women. I panicked. Somebody finally piped up, ‘We’re going to have to redo this list,’” Linda Lowy, the casting director, added. “We tested Kerry, Jill Scott and Anika Noni Rose. It was Kerry from the moment I took her to meet Shonda.”

Meanwhile, Kerry added, “This would have been a great role for Connie Britton!”

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