'Scandal' actors dish on favorite characters

Yeas and Nays,Politics,Alicia M. Cohn

"I really love the first lady. She's a monster. She makes me laugh."

- Darby Stanchfield, who plays Abby on ABC's "Scandal," when asked for her favorite character on the show on a webcast Thursday. Bellamy Young plays fictional first lady Mellie Grant.

Stanchfield and Columbus Short, who plays Harrison, promised 'shipper fans "we will always and forever be Team Abbison regardless" of a hypothetical romance.

Although Short said future storylines are on a "week-to-week need-to-know basis," Stanchfield made one prediction based on the executive producer's reputation: "Of course Harrison's going to have a love interest. It's just a matter of time. It's Shonda Rhimes!"

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