Everyone loves a good scandal, unless you’re in the center of it!
Scandal is a hit show on ABC about powerful people behaving badly. It stars Kerry Washington as a tough-as-nails crisis manager in Washington, D.C., and there’s no shortage of scandals and secrets for her to keep under wraps.
“It’s nice as a woman to play a character where I don’t have to dumb down.” -Kerry Washington
— Traci Rooks (@RowdyRooksy) February 7, 2013
Kerry Washington is an passionate supporter of One Billion Rising, a global campaign launched by the movement V-Day to end violence against women. She explains to Katie why the cause means so much to her.
“I would never have the life I have today…if it weren’t for brave, beautiful women like Diahann.” -Kerry Washington
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) February 7, 2013
Kerry Washington’s character in Scandal, Olivia Pope, is based on a real-life crisis manager named Judy Smith. Judy has helped many famous clients weather world-class scandals, including Monica Lewinsky and Michael Vick.
“I think he’s done a good job at staying on that road of redemption.” -Judy Smith
— Shaneen the Dream (@TheWriteModel) February 7, 2013
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson has definitely had his fair share of scandals. He’s known as the “Baddest Man on the Planet,” and is also the first to admit that he’s done some bad things. But Mike says those days are behind him, and he’s ready for a second round in a brand new ring.
“This is me changing my life.” -Mike Tyson
— Americo C. Martins (@AMartins40) February 7, 2013
Kiki Tyson is Mike Tyson’s new wife. She is also the writer behind Mike’s one-man show, Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth. What was it like for Kiki writing about all Mike’s notorious scandals?
“Mike is a good guy.” -Kiki Tyson
— Gifted1 (@gifted1) February 7, 2013
Although Mike Tyson is one of the most famous heavyweight champs of all time, his two cameo roles in the Hangover movies really launched him back into the public eye. He’s also been in a popular Funny or Die skit and plans to continue working in acting and comedy. How has comedy helped Mike with the process of finding more self-love?
“Something good happened.” -Mike Tyson
— shelley kozinuk (@shelley_98) February 7, 2013
Did you know one of Mike Tyson’s passions is raising pigeons? Find how out he became interested in such an obscure hobby.
“Everybody used to bully me.” -Mike Tyson
— Synetheia Newby (@Newbian_Queen) February 7, 2013