Scandal

Scandal Recap: "More Cattle, Less Bull"


Congresswoman Josie Marcus (Lisa Kudrow) hired Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) to “fix” her past.  She had a baby when she was 15 years old, which only a handful of people knew about from her hometown. 
 
She wanted them silenced so that the child never found out, nor the public, so that she could still run for president.  READ MORE

Should Shonda Rhimes Write Kerry Washington's Real-Life Pregnancy Into Scandal? (POLL)?




Congrats to in demand actress Kerry Washington and her footballer hubby Nnamdi AsomughaUs Weekly is reporting the newlyweds are expecting their first child!

The news has fans of Washington's ABC soap alter ego Olivia Pope going crazy on Twitter with speculation about Washington's baby bump possibly being written into Scandal. While series creator Shonda Rhimes hasn't tweeted a peep one way or another, it's fun to ponder a pregnant pause for the ultimate Gladiator, no?

In story, political fixer Liv is caught up in a tempestuous love triangle between Fitzgerald Thomas Grant III (Tony Goldwyn)—who just happens to be President of the United States of America—and covert operative Jake Ballard (Scott Foley). Some fans feel a "Who's The Daddy?" storyline could make for soapgasmic fun on the political drama; while others think it would cause Scandal to jump the bassinet.   What do you think?

Should Shonda Rhimes write Kerry Washington's pregnancy into Scandal?

Scandal Recap: "Say Hello to My Little Friend"


This week’s Scandal used recent headlines to inspire their new client’s case.  A sexting-happy senator was on trial for murder after one of his girlfriends ended up dead. 
 
His wife, Shelly, dutifully stood by his side, until she found out he had sexted with a bunch of other women.  He’d lied and said it was a lone mistake.  READ MORE

PC #68: American Horror Story of The Walking Dead

On today's Pop Confidential podcast Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the latest TV, film and celebrity news and gossip, including:

American Horror Story: Coven's bewitches members of the PC crew. The Walking Dead's return devours the ratings competition. Olivia Pope is held hostage on Scandal. White Collar and Covert Affairs return on USA. Was Reign's pilot episode as much of a hot mess as anticipated? Everyone should binge on Orange is the New Black.

The PC gang then dives into all the pick ups and cancellations of the new Fall 2013 TV season. Find out which shows they are most excited about getting picked up and which axed shows they won't miss.

Gravity has dominated the movie box office for three weeks. Jenna weighs in on whether-or-not it as good as everyone else seems to think.

A 33 year old Justin Bieber fan has almost one hundred thousand dollars in plastic surgery done in order to look like his idol.

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Scandal Recap: “Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington”


A woman named Mary hired Olivia Pope & Associates to look into a family matter. When Olivia (Kerry Washington) realized she cleared out her bank account, Olivia got suspicious. 
 
She followed Mary to a “meeting on the Hill,” where it turned out Mary had turned herself into a human bomb and taken a congressman hostage.  Olivia found herself prisoner as well, but began negotiating with the FBI for a safe resolution.   READ MORE

PC #67: Pretty Little Scandalous Sleepy Hollow

On today's Pop Confidential podcast Jamey Giddens, Luke Kerr, Jillian Bowe, Melodie Aikels and Jenna Dorsi dish the 2013 fall TV season. From Scandal's blockbuster season premiere to the fantastic return of The Good Wife, the PC gang dives into their returning favorites.

Find out  which new series the PC crew is most excited about or disappointed in. Share your favorites and least new shows favorites in the comments!

The PC wraps up the podcast by weighing in on Miley Cyrus' shenanigans.

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