OK, obvi SPOILER ALERT before we even get started here!
Scandal is already one of TV's most kill-happy shows, just behind Game of Thrones and the nightly news.
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But damn, Kerry Washington! How is Olivia going to deal with the death of yet another loved one??
On Thursday night's shocking episode, Jake did indeed give his testimony about Fitz's involvement in shooting down a civilian airliner.
Then Olivia's NEW boyfriend Russell sneaks into her office and STABS HIM!
Why?? It turns out Russell is working for her father! And Papa Pope ordered the hit! On his own daughter's ex!
And the most messed up thing? Right before Olivia's father made the order, he totally told his daughter how proud of her he was! Ick!
The show ending so abruptly left fans wondering if maybe Jake could have survived the attempt on his life, but sadly, actor Scott Foley confirmed to fans that he was in fact deceased.
Sorry, Gladiators. He's really gone. Another beautiful man bites the dust.
Cue the Boyz II Men: It's so hard… to say goodbye… to shirtless Jake…
[Image via ABC.]
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