“Well, I cried a lot,” the 35-year-old actress admitted. “I cried at the table read. Kerry [Washington] cried. Bellamy [Young] cried. It was incredibly moving on so many levels, and it was a very emotional experience.”
And though star Washington has been pregnant twice while filming the show, her character, Olivia Pope, has never gone past the first trimester of pregnancy. Lowes is excited to share her first-time motherhood with her co-star and friend.
“Kerry's been my mentor to my life in every category,” she told ET. “That’s what I can say. And motherhood is no different.”
It was recently announced that the ABC drama would be ending after season seven, which Lowes is both sad and excited about. WATCH: ‘Scandal’ Star Katie Lowes Announces Her First Pregnancy, Addresses Cancellation Rumors
“It's bittersweet, of course, but it's also the best because, you know, we love it so much and I just feel so grateful for loving something so much,” she said. “I also feel like we're just gonna blow the last season off the -- it's just gonna be huge, and we're gonna blow the roof off and I'm excited for that.”
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