Press Secretary Jen Psaki Draws Comparisons to Scandal Star
Abby Whelan? Is that you?
As President Joe Biden‘s push secretary manufactured her grand entrance this week with her first White House briefings, Scandal fans felt like they had been experiencing déjà vu.
Viewers of the ABC drama swiftly found the remarkable resemblance between genuine authorities employee Jen Psaki and the purple-headed character Abby Whelan, played by actress Darby Stanchfield on Scandal. Abby (or Purple) furthermore served as White Dwelling press secretary on the demonstrate, until eventually she turned the chief of employees to the fictional President Fitzgerald Grant.
Immediately after all, Abby doesn’t have some safety clearance. She has all of it.
1 lover assumed Television set mastermind Shonda Rhimes was guiding it all, perhaps conspiring to have Biden employ the service of Abby’s lookalike and therefore permitting us to stay in the environment of Scandal IRL? The tweet read, “The new press secretary looking like Abby Whelan. I see you Shonda!” We are not so confident.