This week’s episode of Scandal took the show’s dedication to female empowerment to a whole new level: Vice President Susan Ross (played Artemis Pebdani) breaks up with her cheating boyfriend turned momentary fiancé, David Rosen (played by Joshua Malina), after she finds out that he’d done something behind her back that ultimately convinces her to drop out of the presidential race.
“Susan, please, I love you, I think you’re amazing,” Rosen says, sending Ross into the #BossMode that Rhimes’ characters are so famous for embodying:
The rant leaves Rosen speechless, and she shows him out of her office, saying, “You can go now, ’cause guess what? You just got dumped by the Vice President of the United States of America, and she has work to do.”
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