Singer Jill Scott Tested for the Role of Olivia Pope?

JILL SCOTT AS OLIVIA POPE

Can You Imagine Jill Scott as Olivia Pope?

With the 100th episode of Scandal set to air this Thursday, cast and crew were recently brought together by the Hollywood Reporter to discuss what it took to bring the controversial political drama to network television. It was of course no shock to hear ABC wanted the part of Olivia Pope to be played by a white woman, despite the character being inspired by real-life African American political fixer Judy Smith. What was a bit shocking, however, were some of the names being thrown about to play Olivia once the network agreed to the casting of a black woman.
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Photo Shoot: Kerry Washington for Opi

KERRY WASHINGTON - OPI -WASHINGTON DC COLLECTION

Kerry Washington Gets Glam for Opi Photo Shoot

Kerry Washington’s latest collaboration has her headed back to the White House. As previously reported, the Scandal actress has once again teamed up with Opi, this time to create a whole new line of Washington DC-inspired colors for the fall. The 15-shade collection officially goes on sale today, and with it comes images from its first print campaign, which were unveiled earlier this week via Opi’s official website.
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