Whatever you do, don’t call Olivia Pope a sidepiece!
“I feel like we all relate to that. We all have a job identity where we have to be in control … but then behind closed doors we’re human. I love that about her,” Kerry says of her character and her love affair with the President.
And as for Olivia Pope being a sidepiece?
“I think that’s debatable. I don’t like the expression sidepiece because I think when you call a woman a ‘piece,’ it objectifies her. But I think also: the president has said to her ‘I will leave my wife or you’ and she said no. Is she a sidepiece or is she just somebody who’s afraid to be all in? I don’t know. Only Shonda Rhimes knows!”
Tell Us: What do you Gladiators think? Is Olivia Pope a sidepiece?