Scandal Stars Thank Fans For Support After Season 3 Premiere

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The stars of “Scandal” were out in full Twitter force on Thursday night, live Tweeting the dramatic Season 3 premiere of the ABC show.

The cast also thanked their loyal gladiators for tuning in – here’s what they had to say:

Kerry Washington (Olivia Pope): “Wasn’t tonight’s premiere BANANAS?! I feel so BLESSED to be a part of this EPIC show! And soooo grateful that you all are watching #Scandal WE LOVE U #gladiators XO THANK U SO MUCH FOR WATCHING TWEETING & SPREADING THE WORD! See you next week ---> WHATS IN THAT FOLDER?!”

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Jeff Perry (Cyrus Beene): “THE LUCKIEST ACTORS ON THE PLANET SAY YOU ARE THE MOST AMAZING FANS IN THE GALAXY!!! SEE YOU NEXT THURSDAY! Xoxoxo Cyrus”

Katie Lowes (Quinn Perkins):” #Gladiators!!!! I missed you! And I missed #AskScandal. Thank you for being awesome! #ScandaIisBack Thank you, Gladiators.”

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Joe Morton (Rowan Pope): “Thanks #Scandal #Gladiators for all your compliments. Many made me laugh. Wish I could respond to more tweets. It was a fun experience!”

Tony Goldwyn (Fitz): “There you have it!!! See you next week Gladiators! Thanks for watching!!! XOXO”

Columbus Short (Harrison Wright): “Thank you to all the #Gladiators who showed up tonight. Aint no bitches here! Love yall. I think twitter broke down tonight.”

Darby Stanchfield (Abby Whelan): “#Gladiators! THANK YOU for tuning into @ScandalABC!!! We are so blessed to have the best fans ever! SEE YA NEXT WEEK for live tweeting! XO”

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Bellamy Young (First Lady Mellie Grant): “#Gladiators I LOVE YOOOOUUUUU!!!!! I’m still shooting 307, but I’m w/u in my heart. HOW CRAZY GREAT IS THIS EP?!?! #ScandalIsBACK”

Shonda Rhimes (“Scandal” creator): “So grateful to all of the awesome fans out there! @ScandalABC @GreysABC #Scandal #greysanatomy”

“Scandal” airs Thursdays at 10/9c on ABC.

-- Erin O’Sullivan

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