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'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.

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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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Kerry Washington & 'Scandal' Cast Celebrate 100 Episodes

Can you believe there’s already been 100 episodes of Scandal?!

The entire cast stepped out to celebrate the huge milestone at Fig & Olive on Saturday night (April 8) in West Hollywood, Calif.

This included stars Kerry Washington, Scott Foley, Bellamy Young, Darby Stanchfield, Guillermo Diaz, Joe Morton, Joshua Malina, Katie Lowes, Jeff Perry, George Newbern, and creator Shonda Rhimes.

“Next week we celebrate together. 100 episodes because of YOU. Our viewers. Our fans. Our #Gladiators. And this 100th ep?! NOT TO BE MISSED ๐Ÿ˜œ” Kerry tweeted.

FYI: Katie is wearing a Max Mara outfit, Tamara Mellon shoes, an Edie Parker clutch, Dana Rebecca Designs earrings, and Graziela Gems jewels. Bellamy is wearing a Yousef Akbar dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, an Edie Parker clutch, Tacori earrings, and H. Stern ring. Kerry is wearing a J Mendel dress with Stuart Weitzman shoes.

20+ pictures inside of the Scandal cast celebrating 100 episodes…More Here! »

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Tony Goldwyn Says Kerry Washington is 'Greatest Team Captain' At 'Scandal' PaleyFest Panel

The Scandal cast takes the stage during their panel at The Paley Center For Media’s 34th Annual PaleyFest Los Angeles held at Dolby Theatre on Saturday (March 26) in Hollywood.

The whole main cast was in attendance including Kerry Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Darby Stanchfield, Jeff Perry, Katie Lowes, Joe Morton, Josh Malina, Cornelius Smith Jr, Bellamy Young, Giullermo Diaz, and Scott Foley.

While there, they discussed their reactions to scripts, the Gladiator fans, Huck’s fate, and more! Perhaps the best part of the panel was when Tony gave a big compliment to Kerry.

“One of the reasons we maintain this sense of family is the woman sitting to my right. She’s the greatest team captain,” he said.

Kerry also noted that during the first season, the show wasn’t even picked up for a full season and that the fan reaction really mattered.

FYI: Bellamy is wearing a Maria Lucia Hohan dress, Stuart Weitzman Shoes, an Emm Kuo clutch, Sylvia & Cie earrings, and Randall Scott and Ileana Makri rings. Katie is wearing an Aritzia top, a Greylin Collection skirt, Sarah Flint shoes, an EF Collection ring, Graziela Gems earrings, and a Tyler Ellis bag. Kerry is wearing a Roksanda jumpsuit, Christian Louboutin shoes, Rachel Katz rings, and EF Collection earrings. Darby is wearing a Topshop top, Stella McCartney pants, an Edie Parker clutch, and Le Silla shoes. Scott is wearing Timberland shoes.

15+ pictures inside of the Scandal cast at their PaleyFest panel…More Here! »

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'Scandal' Spoilers: Frankie Vargas' Killer Has Been Revealed

The moment that we have been waiting for all season long on Scandal has finally been revealed… the identity of Frankie Vargas’ killer is now known!

At the beginning of the season, Ricardo Antonio Chavira‘s character Frankie is elected as the next President of the United States, but he is assassinated while giving his victory speech on election night.

All season long we have been wondering who killed Frankie. Jeff Perry‘s Cyrus Beene was framed for the murder and we now know who did the framing, and the killing.

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ABC Renews Shondaland's TGIT Lineup for New Seasons!

Amazing news for fans of Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder – all three shows from producer Shonda Rhimes will be coming back for the 2017-18 television season!

ABC has announced early pickups for its TGIT lineup, though the fate of Shonda‘s other series on the network, The Catch, has yet to be determined. The show’s second season will debut later this year after Murder‘s third season wraps up.

โ€œGreyโ€™s Anatomy, Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder continue to keep viewers on the edge of their seats and wanting more. Iโ€™m thrilled to bring back these shows and the OMG moments that come with them,โ€ a network exec said about the renewals (via THR).

The renewals will push Grey’s into its 14th season, Scandal into its seventh, and Murder to its fourth.

Scandal's Jeff Perry's Daughter Zoe Perry Lands Recurring Role

Zoe Perry, the daughter of Scandal‘s Jeff Perry, has landed a role on the hit ABC series!

The actress has previously been seen on episode of fellow Shondaland series Grey’s Anatomy and she was a series regular on ABC’s The Family.

Zoe‘s role on Scandal has not yet been disclosed, but she will be recurring on the upcoming sixth season, according to Variety.

You can catch the premiere of the upcoming season on January 19. It’s not yet known when Zoe‘s first appearance on the series will be.