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The Scandal star’s announcement follows the news that she is expecting her second child with her husband, Nnamdi Asomugha. ABC also announced Tuesday that the hit show will begin Season 6 midseason 2017, instead of this fall.
“We did have to make some adjustments to Scandal for a variety of reasons that had to do with the production schedule,” the network’s chief Channing Dungey told reporters ahead of the ABC Upfronts.
Perhaps the same plan is in the works for when baby No. 2 arrives?
“I'm really blessed because my daughter gets to be at work with me a lot so that’s really fun and wonderful. Everybody at work really likes it," she said at the time. "She brings a lot of joy wherever she is so it's fun to have her around."