Whetting fans” appetites for the season premiere later tonight, Kerry Washington promoted “Scandal” on “Good Morning America” on Thursday (October 3).
At the end of last season, it became public news that her character Olivia Pope was the president”s mistress and that Rowan is actually her father.
Speaking about the paternity revelation, the 36-year-old actress explained, “Yea, I had no idea. Joe Morton, the actor who plays my dad, he knew, but I had no idea. When I got the script for the season finale, I turned to the very last page of the script and I saw those three letters, d-a-d. I thought, “Are you kidding me! This is my father!” So that is exactly where we start the season premiere.”
Declining to give any plot details for the upcoming season, Kerry shared, “Every week it”s a rollercoaster ride and we all feel really lucky to be on this show.” Check out “Scandal” Thursdays at 10:00pm ET on ABC and watch Ms. Washington”s entire interview below.
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