Kerry Washington Handles Columbus Short Legal Drama Questions Like She Does Everything Else… With Class!!!

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This woman is a class act!

Kerry Washington‘s Scandal co-star Columbus Short has been involved in lots of legal drama over the past year, so the question came up during PaleyFest on Sunday.

[ Related: Columbus Short Cites Cocaine Use & Drinking Problem As The Real Causes Of His Scandal Exit ]

The 38-year-old actress addressed how the cast dealt with their “real-life scandal,” saying:

“The one thing that I would say, just so that it’s clear: Everyone who’s in this family is in this family whether you’re in this show or not. I don’t celebrate the laughter at that question. I understand the question, and thank you for giving us so many viewers and thank you for understanding why we’re not going to answer that.”

That’s a perfect way to shut down the topic! Brava, Kerry!

Looks like she really has learned a thing or two from being Olivia Pope!

[Image via FayesVision/WENN.]

Mar 9, 2015 12:51pm PDT

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