Warning: Minor spoilers for most recent episode of ABC’s Scandal
Based on her Facebook musings, Sheryl Sandberg is quite the fan of ABC’s Scandal. With a strong female lead like Olivia Pope, how could she not be? So we wonder what the Facebook COO thought of Thursday night’s episode, which referenced Lean In in the most malevolent manner.
This season features a very skilled and very lethal network of lady terrorists, headed by Pope’s evil mother, Marie Wallace. When one of Pope’s employees tries to convince a lady terrorist who is lower on the totem pole to turn on her mass murder-causing boss, here’s what he gets as a response:
Someone has been doing her reading. While it is admirable to advocate for oneself in the workplace and value the power of mentorship, this probably isn’t what Sandberg had in mind.