Mellie Tells Jake's Wife Vanessa to Wake Up
Vanessa (Jessalyn Gilsig) cannot help the campaign any longer. Jake is draining her and she wants out. Mellie (Bellamy Young) says Vanessa is asleep at the wheel and needs to wake up. Mellie advises her to serve the country by sticking with Jake while at the same time figuring out what she wants and how his role as Vice President can help her get it. If Vanessa can do that she will know each day she is making a sacrifice that will result in her happiness in this scene from 'Scandal' Season 6 Episode 5, 'They All Bow Down.' Watch the premiere of "Scandal: The Final Season" THURSDAY October 5th at 9|8c on ABC.