While the media and the White House scramble to figure out the shooting, Abby decides instead to call her friend Olivia.
on Thursday night (May 19) at The Paley Center for Media in New York City.
showrunner Shonda Rhimes used last night's episode of the hit political drama to take a stand on how the media scrutinizes women in Washington, just as Hillary Clinton prepares to announce her long-anticipated bid for the presidency in 2016. But they also write about If I wear lipstick, I'm dolled up. They wonder if I'm trying to bring dresses back. So, what happens to you, happens to me, which is why I'm writing a letter of resignation.
Rhimes' shows might be best known for their crazy plot twists, but another hallmark of her work is the powerful soliloquy, delivered quickly and emphatically. And they don't like it that I repeat outfits, even though I'm on a government salary. There are anonymous blogs that say I'm too skinny.
As we learned Thursday night, the Shadowy Organization™ approached Abby during the election about her own political aspirations (#Whelan2020!
(It was that abuse that united Abby and Olivia.) See more The Couples of Shondaland: ' Grey's Anatomy,' ' Private Practice,' ' Scandal' What transpires is nothing short of a miracle for the Leo, who as VP Sally Langston's (Kate Burton) campaign manager, was a total weasel.
Leo leaks Charles' political misdeeds to the press, and he's forced to drop out of the race.
On last night's episode of , White House Press Secretary Abby Whelan (Darby Stanchfield) contemplated resigning from her post when another woman, played by Lena Dunham, threatened to write a tell-all about the sex lives of several men in D. They have a running joke that I'm on a hunger strike until I can be liberated by the democrats. Every article that comes out about me has your name somewhere in it because apparently there's this rule: In order to mention my name, they also have to report to the world that there's a man who wants me.
C., including Abby's boyfriend, political consultant Leo Bergen (Paul Adelstein). My work, my accomplishments, my awards—I stand at the most powerful podium in the world, but a story about me ain't a story unless they can report on the fact that I am girlfriend of D. fixer Leo Bergen, like it validates me, gives me an identity, a definition. Tell me, when they write articles about you, Leo, how often do they mention me?