Kerry Washington

'Scandal' cast participates in live reading of final episode

Kerry Washington hopes that when people look back on "Scandal," they remember the show as courageous and bold.

The woman who made the character Olivia Pope a household name spoke about the ABC series' impact as it aired its final episode after seven seasons on Thursday. While most fans were watching on TV, a few lucky ones were able to watch Washington, Tony Goldwyn, Bellamy Young and other cast members do a live reading of the show at El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles. The special event was a benefit for The Actors Fund charity.

During the reading, the death of one of the series' original characters was revealed.

Washington says she didn't know about the...

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