Tag Archives: scandal

  • Kerry Washington Spotlights Financial Abuse In Relationships (Watch)

    May 17, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Kerry Washington is putting the spotlight on a rarely discussed form of abuse. The “Scandal” star has aligned with Allstate to raise awareness of financial abuse, a tactic used to keep an abused person in a relationship. Financial abuse occasionally involves the abuser limiting a victim’s access to cash, which can prevent them from leaving […]

  • Kerry Washington Talks ‘Scandal’ Season Finale (Watch Sneak Peeks)

    May 14, 15 by Cherie Saunders Leave a comment


    *Tonight’s season finale of “Scandal” finds Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) and her team trying to take down Command, Papa Pope (Joe Morton) having a little powwow with Mellie, and Mellie (Bellamy Young) either winning or losing her bid to rep Virginia in the U.S. Senate. The cast promoted tonight’s episode at a red carpet “For Your Consideration Event” earlier […]

  • Columbus Short: Producing Gospel ‘Empire,’ African ‘American Idol’

    Apr 12, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Maybe we were a bit off with Columbus Short being on the second season of “Empire.” While the former “Scandal” star didn’t confirm talk of him joining the hit Fox show during an interview with E! Online, Short did reveal to Shadow and Act that he is producing a new Bounce TV series inspired by […]

  • Is Columbus Short Plotting TV Return With ‘Empire’?

    Apr 7, 15 by Qwest7 4 Comments


    *Columbus Short’s character may have been killed off on “Scandal,” but the actor may be finding new life on “Empire.” Chatting with E! Online, Short alluded to “bridging my music career with my acting career” as he addressed rumors of him appearing on the second season of the hit Fox show. “Big things are happening,” […]

  • Kerry Washington: ‘People of Color, Gays Pitted Against Each Other’ (Watch)

    Mar 23, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *“Scandal” star Kerry Washington was named the 2015 GLAAD Media Awards Vanguard winner on Saturday, an honor given to significant allies of the LGBT community. However, Washington’s speech – which brought the crowd to its feet several times – was broadened to include other disenfranchised groups in the United States, including African Americans. “When I […]

  • Shonda Rhimes Says She Hates the Word ‘Diversity’

    Mar 18, 15 by Qwest7 Leave a comment


    *Shonda Rhimes’ influence on television over the last few years is one that has brought different kinds of stories to viewers. As the person behind the shows comprising ABC’s popular Thursday night line-up (“Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder”), Rhimes is credited with bringing to light diversity to roles that were […]