Wednesday 16 January 2019

Scandal stars share touching messages as last episode airs

The show has come to an end after seven seasons.

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By Kerri-Ann Roper, Press Association Entertainment Editor

Scandal’s leading lady, Kerry Washington, has paid tribute to her co-stars after the last ever episode of the television show aired in the US.

The 41-year-old, who played tough-talking Olivia Pope in the Shonda Rhimes series for seven years, posted a series of pictures on Instagram to honour her fellow actors.

In a photograph of her alongside other main cast members Darby Stanchfield (Abby Whelan), Katie Lowes (Quinn Perkins) and Bellamy Young (Mellie Grant), she wrote: “I love my #Scandal Sisters. #Scandal family is real. #TheFinalScandal”.

Washington also posted photographs of her and Tony Goldwyn, who played the US President and her on-off romantic lead in the series.

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Show creator Rhimes thanked fans on Instagram alongside a screen grab of Jeff Perry (Cyrus Bean) from the final episode.

She wrote: “Thank you for an amazing 7 seasons. #overacliff #scandal”.

Perry also tweeted, calling his co-stars a “beautiful tribe”.

Felicity actor Scott Foley, who played Jake Ballard, tweeted: “East Coast! Thank you thank you thank you for your devotion, your time and your tweets. It’s been such an amazing ride. #scandal”.

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