10 Things You Didn't Know About Cast

Find out 10 interesting facts you probably didn't know about the TV Series 'Scandal'.

From the drama, to the cast and lovable villains, the political-thriller TV series 'Scandal' has us all obsessed with it.

The series presents us with one of the most interesting, exciting, annoying love story on TV... Yes, the Olivia and Fitz romance comes with lots of mixed feelings, but then we still love the way they toil with our emotions.

Pulse.ng presents you with 10 things you probably didn't know about your favourite TV cast and show. Here we go;

  • Guillermo Diaz who plays Huck  is openly gay.
  • The Olivia Pope character is based on Judy Smith, who was  the Deputy Press Secretary to President George H. W. Bush.
  • Can you imagine Gabrielle Union as Olivia Pope? Well, Gabrielle Union was up for the role of Olivia Pope. The actress earlier this year revealed in an interview with The Associated Press that she was in the run for the 
  • Tony Goldwyn
  • Kerry Washington campaigned for President Obama in his first election.
  • If the president in the show was Black, Kerry Washington revealed that she would not have signed on the show as people would have had the impression that Olifitz is a refection of her relationship with President Obama.
  • Tony Goldwyn (president Fitz) was the voice of Tarzan in the 1999 Animation Disney film.
  • Kerry Washington was named the number 2 on TIME’S 11 Most Influential Fictional Characters of 2013
  • Columbus Short (Harrison) and Khandi Alexander (Olivia's mom ) were offered their roles without having to audition.
  • Kerry Washington is the first African-American actress to star in an hour-long network drama series since 1974.

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