The third season of Scandal has been absolutely insane and we have learned a ton about Mellie Grant, the long suffering First Lady played fabulously by Bellamy Young. We have seen just how much staying with President Fitz has cost her and how she truly was the driving force with razor sharp vision for his whole political career – until Olivia Pope turned up and turned their marriage inside out. Scandal fans are unsure of a million things but we do all know that Fitz and Olivia simply can’t stay away from each other for very long. Mellie knows this too and now she is through playing the victim.
According to the Feb. 24th print edition of GLOBE Magazine when Scandal returns from winter break Mellie is going to delve into an affair of her own. Jon Tenney has been cast as Andrew, the First Lady’s new lover. This twist is sure to make the dynamics between Mellie, Fitz and Olivia interesting now, don’t you think? I mean, it’s one thing for Fitz to be shady, but how the heck is he going to handle knowing that Mellie is also now unfaithful? He clearly expects to have her as an option, if he decides to really try and make the marriage work. What if that option doesn’t exist? Will Fitz jump through hoops to get his wife back or should he stay with Liv?
This sounds like a great plot twist and it’ll show us a totally different side of Mellie, one that we haven’t met yet. Are you anxious fr Scandal to return? Will you be tuning in on Feb. 27th for your fix of Liv, Fitz Mellie and the rest of the cast? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below!