Welcome to the Gladiator Report for the "It's Good to Be Kink" episode of Scandal. Here you'll find highlights, quotes and more from the world of Olivia Pope and company. WARNING: There are spoliers here if you haven't seen the episode yet. Enjoy!
Leo is the Dustbuster: What exactly does this mean? The answer can be found in the pages of a tell-all book a woman named Sue Thomas (guest star Lena Dunham) is trying to get published. It dishes on the dirty details of the sex lives of DC’s elite. Leo “The Dustbuster” Bergen is just one of the featured players. This affects Abby in a way he can’t possibly understand.
This Town: Olivia realizes that the prospective tell-all author, Sue Thomas, is publishing her book because she’s angry. Her old boss fired her when she wouldn’t sleep with him. Olivia helps her get justice. She’s surprised by the genuine appreciation she receives from Sue. She’s further blown away when Cyrus offers to pay the $3 million for the book.
Novel Writing Is a Cutthroat Business: Quinn and Huck happen by Sue’s apartment as she’s being held at knifepoint. One of the men in her book doesn’t want her to ruin his life. The DC power player, nicknamed “Double Stuff” by the way, ultimately drops the knife. Huck shuffles him out of the apartment to deal with matters in his own shocking way.
Take a Seat: Mellie declares that she’s running for a senate seat in Virginia. This is jarring news to Cy and Abby. Elizabeth figures out that the first lady is running for a senator’s seat in Virginia as part of a plan to be president someday. Elizabeth wants to be her campaign manager.
State of Mind: Jake gives Fitz the scoop on Olivia’s state of mind. It’s not great. She’s drinking lots of wine while keeping a gun close by. Olivia thumbs through Sue’s book. A short time later, she’s out at a bar picking up a strange man. Olivia offers to bring him back to her apartment before having a panic attack in the restroom. It’s a very different story the next time these two meet.
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