Mama Pope Revealed: Veteran Actress Added To ‘Scandal’ Cast As Olivia Pope’s Mother

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Maya Pope now has a face!

Khandi Alexander Will Play Olivia Pope’s Mother On ‘Scandal’

Last week, we gave you a list of actresses whom we thought could nail the role of Olivia Pope’s mother on the hit ABC drama-series ‘Scandal,” and now the real mama Pope has been revealed.

via Huffington Post

Khandi Alexander has been cast on “Scandal” in a key role.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the “Treme” star will play Maya Lewis, Olivia Pope’s dead (for now?) mom. Look for Alexander to maker her debut in the Thursday, Nov. 7 episode of the hit ABC series.

THR reports Alexander’s character will appear in flashbacks because SPOILER ALERT, Maya Lewis was killed in a plane crash that President Fitzgerald Grant (Tony Goldwyn) may be responsible for.

Huck (Guillermo Diaz) and Jake (Scott Foley) discovered the president’s involvement in the plane crash during the Thursday, Oct. 31 episode of “Scandal.”

So Bossip fam, what do you think of Khandi as mama Pope?

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