Olivia and Fitz couldn't have been further apart as "Scandal" returned to ABC. In fact, they were on opposite sides of the case this week. Fitz had nominated a man for the Supreme Court only to have a mistress scandal erupt. When the woman came to Olivia, she found herself standing opposite her one-time man to defend his nominee's "other woman."
They did have a conversation on the phone, but it proved to be a "heartbreakingly emotional" moment, according to EW. At this point, it hurts too much for them to spend even a moment together, and yet they can't stop reaching out to each other. It was Fitz who picked up the phone this time.
"I was calling, because apparently I haven’t kicked myself enough today and I needed a little more misery," he told her. "You ruined me. I’m ruined."
"I'm ruined!" Olivia countered, but Fitz told her he didn't care.
So it wasn't a very productive call, but it was communication. And it left Buddy TV a little uncertain. "At this point, it really seems impossible for them to even have a brief moment together," their reviewer wrote. "But on the other hand, Olivia and Fitz seem like the end game."
It certainly seems that way, but it's going to be a very bumpy road to get there, apparently. The journey continues on "Scandal," Thursdays at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.
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